Bart Pogoda is one of these people whose life is an inspiration for others. He quit his office job and traveled low cost around the world, telling the stories of people he met on the road. In the process, he learned to take pictures and become one of the leading photo-bloggers in Poland. His passion was such that soon he became one of the top professional photographers in the country.
OFF Festival is a unique event on the map of summer music festivals in Europe. The organizers invite only indie, low-fi, experimental, and avant-garde artists who are worth showing, including bands like The Flaming Lips and Dinosaur Jr. This year’s special event is devoted to Frederic Chopin. Born in Poland 200 years ago, the composer’s […]
Karol Grygoruk, acting as the Pepper Pirate, takes pictures of hipsters and strangers amidst the coolest spots in Warszawa. He catches the dark side of the city and the colorful people who sin there.
Have you ever thought about how much energy you might be wasting just using your muscles to move your body? Well, Jakub Szczęsny from Warsaw clearly has. He has decided to collect the energy of people exercising outdoors by building, in conjunction with a group of engineers and the team the FunBec.eu foundation, a synchronised […]
Polish illustration superstar, hipster mum, edgy creative director of lifestyle magazine, Exklusiv, and my best friend, Agata Nowicka’s site finally got a makeover, with tons of new exciting work. Be the first to witness the coolest of Warsaw.
Polish artist and designer Marek Cecula makes cheeky, phallic, yonic, and scatological pieces out clean, industrial materials (porcelain, stainless steel, chrome), taking Duchamp’s urinal to a new and strikingly beautiful level.
Splitting her time between the UK and her native Poland, Beata Szczecinska works under the name of Cityabyss and creates illustrations that are heavily influenced by the world of fashion, graphic arts, photography, design and modern cityscapes. Her works has been featured in publications such as Varoom Magazine, Computer Arts Magazine, Illusive 2 Book, Katalogue, […]
H.R. Geiger has nothing on Polish painter Zdzislaw Bekinski. The late artist’s obsessively rendered and nightmarish visions draw as much from Bosch and the Renaissance as they do from the surrealists while still capturing modern notions of death and terror.
With its long history in poster design and with a younger generation of artists who grew up with both Eastern and Western European influences, the ‘new Poland’ is booming. I had a blast when I visited Warsaw about a year ago and met all the movers and shakers in design. My friend just sent me […]