Warsaw Design Guide

Warsaw Design Guide, Warsaw, Poland (B)

This Warsaw design guide covers design shops, galleries and museums to help you discover the most beautiful design gems in central Warsaw and in the Praga district.

It covers applied arts and industrial design in the 20th and 21st centuries, with a nicely arranged chronological display.

Members of the public donated everyday items, such as electrical appliances, cosmetics, tea and chocolate boxes from the communist era. The collection is very impressive. It’s rare to see so many vintage items in one place.

It’s interesting to note that graphic designers had a unique kind of creative freedom under communism. That’s because they were not designing ads or packaging in order to sell. Marketing wasn’t part of the process, as there was no competition in the market, people bought whatever was provided.

This 3 floor shopping centre inside an old tenement house is home to a selection of boutiques and design shops.

You’ll find sashion, jewellery, art and home decor and plenty of original gift ideas by Polish and international designers and brands. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Warsaw Design Guide
Guide Location: Poland » Warsaw
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tal Hayoun
Read it on Author's Website: https://brightnomad.net/warsaw-poland-design-guide/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • The National Museum
  • Museum of Life Under Communism
  • Mysia 3
  • TFH Koncept
  • Pan tu nie stał
  • Design Forum Warsaw
  • The Warsaw Neon Museum
  • Koneser
  • The Polish Poster Gallery
  • The Poster Museum
  • Wilanów Palace

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