Meet Eliza Mórawska aka WHITE PLATE

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. Eliza-Mórawska_fot.-Krzysztof-Kozanowski_Magazyn-Usta_a

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TypoThursday ● THIS&THAT

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.
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Nice to meat you…said the Butcher to the Cow

In a prime location, between Opera and MuseumsQuarter, a hip new restaurant opened up last spring which has shaken up the dining scene of Vienna. Said the Butcher to the Cow is not only unique in its impressive name and interior, but also in the cuisine it serves. Combining three loves of mine: burgers, cheesecake and gin, I had to go and check it out! main

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Relax & Eat at Urban House in Bratislava

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. uh_3

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TypoThursday ● Fontarte

Fontarte – a typographic, graphic design studio and independent publishing house was established by Magdalena Frankowska and Artur Frankowski in Warsaw back in 2004. With extensive knowledge and passion towards typography, their work is distinguished by its original letterforms and unique typographic style. They’ve become the go-to agency when looking for high-quality custom typefaces. From an incredible list of clients and projects, I’ve selected works for you to enjoy.

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Paper Yarns & Twines by PaperPhine

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. dawanda_paperphine_garn_weiss_03_holzspule_neu_05_zweispulen_1024x1024

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Branding for Buna by Kristina Bartosova

In Graz, Buna stands for the finest artisan coffee. Owned by a renowned barista Susanne Feier, Buna offers high quality and delicious coffee made with the utmost dedication and care. In the heart of the shop you can find a large purple coffee machine, so it was only fitting that graphic designer Kristina Bartosova chose that to be the color to represent the shop in their visual identity. With two shops now on opposite sides of the city, Buna is taking over the city, one coffee cup at a time. 

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Inspiration + Paper = Schachpapp by Katharina Hölz

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!

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Selected Illustrations by Agata Endo Nowicka

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! 0e839d634c7f3f229682e6905228b865 Continue reading

Origami Inspiration by Lampshado

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.rp_plise_diamant_041-500x500.jpg

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