November// Polish furniture of 40-60’s

One of the inspiring furniture maker of post-war years is  Wladyslaw Wolkowski- Polish artist, specializing in projects made of willow. He designed furniture and objects of everyday use, in 1957, he designed a set of custom-made furniture of the royal court of Belgium. Since 1968, he devoted himself to designing tapestries created from string, wood and metal. The work of Wladyslaw Wolkowski was created on the basis of natural materials, used the wicker, straw, flax and hemp rope, reed, wood and bamboo.

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Teresa Kruszewska is  one  of the more important Polish designers of the latter half of the 20th century. She was educated in the tradition of local crafts, based on a solid knowledge of preferred natural materials, placing the main emphasis on humanist aspects, defining the users’ needs and the principles of ergonomics, which drew upon certain elements of Scandinavian design.

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