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Pointed Polish giant
A new landmark is drawing pedestrians’ gazes in Poland’s capital city.
Letters for Ukraine
An Instagram design campaign from the global creative community is showing support for Ukraine
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A Better Built Environment
Designer Agnieszka Białek’s Enclaves on Vistula River is a Peaceful but Engaging Alternative to WFH
Organically inspired, but using high-tech techniques, Enclaves is a new co-working design.
5 quirky buildings that show architecture with a twist
From a smog eating building in Poland to a cultural centre in Senegal that cools itself and more.
Colourful totems in Poland carry strong message about climate change
Totemy by Alicja Biała and former Design Indaba speaker, Iwo Borkowicz, symbolises the relationship between people and the forces of nature.
This Polish designer created a book that puts you in the shoes of someone with dementia
The Polish photographer and communication designer turned her frustration into art.
Photo series presents thought-provoking look at humanity stripped bare
The project highlights the fragility and vitality of the human body juxtaposed against the backdrop of urban architecture.
5 examples of great creativity from Poland
Known for its vast history and diverse culture, Poland also has mad artistic chops.
The muted and impactful photography of Marcin Ryczek
A visual artist whose minimal arrangements speak volumes.
Making sneakers sustainable with the ‘Shoetopia’ project
Two Polish students are challenging traditional methods of shoe production with their 3D-printed sneaker.
The Mashambas Skyscraper
A skyscraper conceived as an educational centre and marketplace for new agricultural communities in sub-Saharan Africa.
Kamila Iżykowicz’s RITU range reflects the different stages in a woman’s cycle
This global grad’s jewellery collection emits soothing scents when you engage with it.
Would we trade gold and silver for jewellery made of light?
Conceptual design studio panGenerator used light projection to envision the future of jewellery design.
Kamila Iżykowicz is a poetic designer, creating with a mixture of skill, knowledge and intuition. Her work is based on the senses and an understanding of time.
The expressionist splashes of Patryk Hardziej
This graphic designer draws from many schools of creativity to inform each new artwork.
Musicon: the one-man band inspiring kids’ creativity
“It’s time for a revolution in children’s education.”
Step into the harsh realities of This War Of Mine
This video game provides a sobering view of living under war-time conditions.
Could the flying B-Droid help bees with pollination?
Scientist develops another robotic pollinator
Do insects like the way we taste?
To Flavour Our Tears places humans on the other end of the food chain.
The ‘glow-in-the-dark’, energy-efficient cycle lane
This unique solar-powered bicycle path is guiding Poland’s nighttime cyclists.
Basia Dzaman: The future of 3D printing and robotics
Global graduate Basia Dzaman harnesses new technologies to explore traditional embroidery patterns.
Basia Dzaman on the intersection of robotics and creativity
A Polish student from the School of Form in Poznań, Poland has designed a robotic arm that reimagines the lost art of snutki.
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