Alpha Mail: Wacky Stamps Go Viral
A series of stamps commemorating the oddest holidays you’ve never heard of have earned a young Polish designer worldwide attention… A Warsaw-based designer has had his work thrust under an international spotlight after creating a set of stamps celebrating bizarre, little-known holidays. Titled ‘The Calendar of Unusual Holidays’, the... Read more
Cepelia Closes!
It’s really going to happen – months after it was announced that McDonald’s would take over one of Warsaw’s most iconic examples of post-modernist architecture, May 4th will see Cepelia – the structure’s tenant for the previous 53 years – close their doors one final time. Opened in 1966,... Read more
Collage

Collage

Shopping 2 May 2019 0

The idea is simple: to present all a woman needs under one roof. Specializing in beauty products and design pieces, Collage’s portfolio ranges from jewelry and fashion to succulents and tableware. Always stylish, the underlying quality of the products isn’t for dispute. Collage ul. Rozbrat 28/30, facebook Read more
8288

8288

Shopping 20 April 2019 0

The graphic art of co-owner Robert Kuta; hard-to-find scents by Andrea Maack; stationary by Midori; and beautiful jewelry pieces by the likes of All Blues and Otiumberg await inside this thrilling, fresh-minded concept store. Blending the functions of a gallery and shop, the aesthetic value of 8288 is impossible... Read more
Slou

Slou

Shopping 15 April 2019 0

Founded from a love of simple, beautiful things, this suburb treasure is an enclave of design-minded items that range from ceramics and plant pots to stationary, clothing, cosmetics and art. Diverse as it is, all objects are linked by their extraordinary aesthetics. Polish designers are prominent, but by no... Read more
Love Poland Design
Founded with a fondness (but not longing!) for the PRL period, the retro undercurrent of this souvenir store is impossible to ignore. Proudly stocking only domestically produced objects, head to Love Poland Design to stock up on wacky Palace of Culture socks, amusing mugs, illustrative poster art and cotton... Read more
Plantarium

Plantarium

Shopping 23 January 2019 0

Why? Because flowers are sooo old-fashioned. Focusing on low maintenance air plants, owner Kamila Burchardt has accrued a number of big, leafy ferns, towering succulents, hard-to-find plants that are uncommon to Poland and accompanying accessories to lift up your home. Impressive in scope and outlook, your apartment won’t ever... Read more
Stefan

Stefan

Shopping 3 January 2019 0

If you ever wanted your own personal Jesus, then look no further than Sklep Vintage Stefan. Insanely kitsch figurines await, but so too does a horde of strange vintage treasures. Original LOT Polish airline posters, rose pink Czechoslovakian vases, snarling porcelain tigers, East German desk lamps and WARS-branded cutlery... Read more
Fenek

Fenek

Shopping 8 November 2018 0

Mostly working with porcelain, Agata Klimkowska and Tosia Kiliś founded Fenek in 2014 with their brand growing a cult status ever since. Open two days a week (see their FB for details), visit their workshop to find a range of highly personalized, artisanal creations that are guaranteed to pimp... Read more
Cloudmine

Cloudmine

Shopping 7 November 2018 0

Presenting fashion lines and design items from a personally selected pool of Polish designers and artists, Cloudmine’s philosophy is built around support for young, independent and upcoming designers. “We don’t chase trends and one-season brands,” they says, “instead, we love classics, minimalism and style.” And that’s exactly what you’ll... Read more