Must have is a vote in which a group of experts, including media representatives and representatives of important design centres in Poland and abroad, has selected the most interesting, attention-worthy projects of Polish design, reflecting current trends in our country. The laureates of must have include big and well-known enterprises, and also small family and friends’ initiatives related to furniture, interior design, lighting, packaging and toys. In each case, the choice was determined by their innovativeness, functionality, ergonomics, quality and beauty of the project.

Out of 150 nominated objects, 42 have been selected which we recommend as examples of a wise and conscious strategy of investing in design. We are happy that there are so many of them. We believe that in the future we will choose from a growing number of good objects.

We recommend the following as must haves.

Curator: Ewa Solarz –
Architectural consultation:
Jacek Rzyski

Experts Board:
Czesława Frejlich – Editor-in-chief of the “2+3D grafika plus produkt” quarterly;
Ewa Gołębiowska – Director of the Silesian Castle of Art And Enterprise in Cieszyn;
Agnieszka Jacobson-Cielecka – Artistic Director of Łódź Design Festival;
Marta Lubaszewska – Main editor of the “Domosfera” website;
Elle Decoration editorial staff: Małgorzata Szczepańska, Ksenia Kaniewska, Judyta Sawicka, Iwona Jąkalska, Anna Chwalińska, Weronika Kwiatkowska, Elżbieta Stasiak, Magdalena Willmann, Agnieszka Zuchora;
Zuza Skalska – Consultant Trend Research – Vanberlo;
Ewa Solarz – Editor of the web-based interior design vademecum “Domplusdom”.

Project of the must have folder to download.

Projects included in the must have exhibition:
1. Integra Line Ovens / Project: Code Architecture & Design Sp. z o.o. / Manufacturer: Amica Wronki S.A.
2. CablePower™ Lamps / Project: Maja Zalewska, Marek Kostykiewicz / Manufacturer: CablePower
3. Las Fabric / Project: Ewa Nowakowska, Małgorzata Gajewicz / Manufacturer: Fabriqa
4. Next Sofa / Project: Mikołaj Wierszyłłowski / Manufacturer: Iker
5. HOT² Heater Family / Project: Mikołaj Wierszyłłowski, Wojciech Barański, Przemysław Stawicki / Manufacturer: Instal-Projekt
6. Berga Lamp / Project: Monika Brauntsch, Sonia Słaboń, Kafti Design
7. Plum Jam Jar / Project: Igor Banaszewski / Manufacturer: Krakowski Kredens Sp. z o.o.
8. Egg Puff / Project: Agnieszka Kwiecińska, Miuki
9. Vivienne Westwood Doll / Project: Laloushka, Marta Hryniak
10. Hopscotch / Project: Emilia Jakubowska, Lilyshop
11. Cousin Cuento Pillow / Project: Katarzyna Cebulak, Mudo Design
12. SIG1 Chair / Project: Marian Sigmund / Manufacturer: Paged Meble
13. Pepo Couch/ Project: Maciej Kukurba, Pan Popi
14. “Siała Baba Mak” Book / Pan Tu Nie Stał, illustrations: Katarzyna Bogucka
15. Green Tea Refreshing Bath & Shower Gel Packaging / Project: Phenomé i Ah&Oh / Manufacturer: Phenomé
16. Weavies / Project: Katarzyna Herman-Janiec, Protein Design
17. Pasanka Carpet / Project: Joanna Rusin
18. Stockholmer X Piece of Furniture / Project: Johanna Ocias, Stockholm Werkstätte
19. Lampania lamp / Project: Tabanda
20. Falon Seat / Project: Tabanda
21. Ribbon Heater/ Project: Bartłomiej Drabik / Manufacturer: Terma Technologie Sp. z o.o.
22. Doll House / Project: Farida i Krzysztof Dubiel, Trzy Myszy
23. “D.E.S.I.G.N.” Book / Author: Ewa Solarz, illustrations: Aleksandra i Daniel Mizielińscy, Dwie Siostry Publishing House
24. Jakubki / Project: Karina Marusińska / Manufacturer: meble Vox
25. PookPook Children Furniture / Project: Code Architecture & Design Sp. z o.o. / Manufacturer: meble Vox
26. Locomoco Children Furniture / Project: XY Studio
27. Zieta Prozessdesign Drab / Project: Oscar Zięta / Manufacturer: Zieta Prozessdesign Sp. z o.o.
28. Jena Bath Tub & Shower Base / Project: Mowo Studio: Monika Elikowska-Opala i Wojciech Opala / Manufacturer: Marmorin

Other projects awarded with the must have label:
1. Honorata’s Tea Packaging / Project: Patrycja Kuhn / Manufacturer: A. Blikle Sp. z o.o.
2. Łomża Unpasteurized Beer Label / Project: Touch Design / Manufacturer: Browary Regionalne Łomża Sp. z o.o.
3. Floating Sofa / Project: Philippe Nigro / Manufacturer: Comforty
4. Palafitte Sofa / Project: Lucidi Pevere Studio / Manufacturer: Comforty
5. Good Calory Royal Porridge / Project: Agencja Reklamowa Brandy: Marek Głowacki, Maciej Konopka / Manufacturer: Ekoprodukt
6. Cream packaging – 1.1 Face The Cream / Project: Magdalena Beyer / Fridge by yDe
7. Vertigo Eyeshadows / Project: Inglot Sp. z o.o. / Producent: Inglot Sp. z o.o.
8. “PGR. Projektowanie Graficzne w Polsce” Book / Authors: Jacek Mrowczyk, Michał Warda, Karakter Publishing House
9. Wega Wash Bowl / Project: Marmorin Design Studio / Manufacturer: Marmorin
10. PLUM Tables / Project: Tomasz Augustyniak / Manufacturer: Noti
11. “Niewielki Słownik Typograficzny” Book / Author: Jacek Mrowczyk, Czysty Warsztat Publishing House
12. Yego Activ Shower Gel for Men Packaging / Project: Barbara Biernacka i Peplińska/Zielińska/ Manufacturer: Ziaja
13. Studio Box Piece of Furniture / Project: Mariusz Małecki, Studio Ziben
14. Paper Town / Project: Robert Czajka, Papierowe Miasto

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