She is the woman behind White Plate, one of the most read culinary blogs in Poland with over 60.000 followers on facebook, and this summer her second cook book “O jabłkach” (“About Apples”) was published. The blogger and author Eliza Mórawska took a few minutes off her busy schedule to tell us about how she started out, what’s important to become a successful blogger, her plans for the future and, of course, her new book.
BAM of the legendary ‘90s hip-hop group The Jungle Brothers and Austrian DJ Mr. Dero were looking for an innovative visual concept for their collaboration double EP/LP titled “THIS” and “THAT”, which together constitute the full album title “THIS&THAT”. Two creatives from Graz, graphic designer and art director Simon Lemmerer with photographer Stefan Leitner came up with an original idea to create an anamorphic installation of the initial letters of the album titles.
An urban loft atmosphere, delicious salads, sandwiches and sweets, great coffee, cool music and loads of books, that’s Urban House in Bratislava. Situated in Larinska street, the place is right in the heart of the old town and serves as a hang-out spot for locals and tourists alike.
Last year I took part in a DIY workshop by PaperPhine where I learned how to do my own paper yarn. I admit I was not particularly gifted, but nevertheless managed to roll two small bobbins of yarn which since then give the finishing touch to all my parcels. As Christmas is approaching I thought of stocking up on paper yarn and discovered the beautiful products of PaperPhine which range from various paper yarns and twines to accessories and jewelry made of this material.
One of the best things about being a designer is that you get to create new things or more precisely, new versions of things that already exists. German design student Katharina Hölz took a classic, the chess set which has been pretty much the same since it’s creation in the 6th century, and made a new modern DIY version of it out of cardboard of all materials. A brave move from a young designer, a checkmate!
Warsaw based illustrator and comics artist Agata Endo Nowicka began her career over 10 years ago by publishing basic Paintbrush style graphics on her blog. She quickly gained recognition for her pixelated lines and auto-ironic messages and is now one of the most active and best known illustrators in Poland. This is a sort of cross-section of her career, in the form of selected works from the past few years. Enjoy! Continue reading
We know you love origami lampshades! The DIY post from last year which taught you how to fold your own lampshade is one of the most popular posts in the Design&Paper history. It’s time for some new origami inspirations which come from a Czech company called Lampshado.