From The Streets

From The Streets

Features 5 April 2019 0

Fresh from their international travels, the Republic ¥ art movement returns to Warsaw with style to spare…   A preposterous, self-invented parallel world inhabited by monsters and other creatures of the imagination, Republic ¥ is the country you’ve never visited, and Dawid Majgat its vagabond-at-large and diplomatic voice. “It’s... Read more
Look To The Future
News that one of the planet’s top architects is set to build in Warsaw has caught the city’s imagination… One of the world’s leading architectural firms is set to revive a decrepit corner of Warsaw as part of a project funded by EPP and Echo Investment. Already known for... Read more
Well Bronzed

Well Bronzed

Features 29 March 2019 0

A giant bronze sculpture by Poland’s most valuable female artist has left officials at the Palace of Culture & Science brassed off after going under the hammer in March. A statue titled Friendship found itself at the center of a bitter war of words in March after its previous... Read more
Hole In One

Hole In One

Features 25 February 2019 0

As belts loosen ahead of Tłusty Czwartek, the Insider speaks to Kamila and Patrycja of MOD about their personal donut journey… Photographs by Kevin Demaria A compulsory inclusion on any shortlist counting down Warsaw’s top restaurants, MOD has proved a phenomenon since opening three-and-a-bit years back. But it all... Read more
Loving It Up In Old Town
There’s no better time than Valentine’s to soak in the timeless magic of the city’s Old Town district… Even those who hate the Old Town for its artifice – and let’s be honest, we all know some prat that claims to have avoided it for years – aren’t so... Read more
Review: El Koktel
The Door’s Locked? Yes, and for a reason. Firstly, to keep undesirables at bay, and secondly, to add a personal touch. “We’re not a speakeasy,” stresses co-owner Mateusz, “but by keeping the door locked we’re able to meet and greet each guest and also say good bye at the... Read more
A Vintage Year

A Vintage Year

Features 21 January 2019 0

Unleash your inner treasure hunter this January to seek out the pre-loved gems that give the capital a vintage swagger…     Play… The Game ‘Great bars of Poland’, Case File No. 254: Gram. Tricked out to look like a circus Big Top (read: parachuting chimps hanging from red and... Read more
The Art Of Poster

The Art Of Poster

Features 10 January 2019 0

A former stage designer of great prestige, Ryszard Kaja has since found a second life as one of the country’s best-selling poster artists. Here, he talks about his ‘Poland’ series, a critically acclaimed collection of over 120 tourist-style posters that have taken the nation by storm…  INTERVIEW BY ALEX... Read more
In Focus: Fort Institute Of Photography
Out in deepest Mokotów, a former fortress has been developed into one of Warsaw’s primary cultural attractions… BY STUART DOWELL A wide-angle look over Warsaw’s landscape of photo galleries offers rather slim pickings for a city of its size and importance. However, zoom in on Mokotów’s post-Tsarist fort on... Read more
Glow All The Way

Glow All The Way

Features 12 December 2018 0

Warsaw’s love of neon shows no sign of abating with three more landmark signs added within months of each other… CeDeT Designed and produced in East Germany as ‘an expression of gratitude’ after the Germans were given use of the first floor to sell their consumer goods, the original... Read more