Collectors in Poland – we checked what they are gathering, and why and how much their collections gain in value. We described people with a broad spectrum of interests, ranging from Scandinavian design, GDR glass, and Polish photography to plastic beads and toys from Olympia flea market. In the new USTA Magazine we bring you interviews with specialists in collecting like Maurycy Gomulicki or Adam Leja.
After months of intense work we can proudly announce that we have opened our own bistro. We serve vegan food, third wave coffee, orange wines and we have a small greenhouse with succulents, and artisanal ceramics – everything we love most gathered in one place. This is our Eden. Come visit us in Saska Kępa!
Żonglerka (eng. Juggler) is a newly opened bistro bar in Krakow’s Salwator district. It is located in a cosy, angular space of a former grocery store. When Julia and Szymon were opening the bistro, they had good wine, good coffee, and slow Saturday breakfast in their minds. They also wanted to revive the social and cultural life of their quarter and do something for their neighbours.
With a grain of his own unique contrariness, he readily emphasizes that in case of Category 5 hurricane, he would remain sitting in his living room, eating peanuts and contemplating nature’s frenzy. Meet Rodrigo Larios, architect, artist and master in living.
In the current issue of the USTA Magazine you can read an interview with Andrzej Bargiel, the first man to ski down the Broad Peak in Karakorum. Few years ago he left everyone behind in the prestigious Elbus Race in extreme class. Last summer he established a new record in the fastest conquest of the five highest peaks of the former USSR. Andrzej tells us about the hardships, the turning points and the reasons why it is worth going alone in the mountains and live there day by day.
Sometimes you just need talent and some luck to make it big in New York. More often though, you need to work very hard and be ready to make sacrifices, because you know that there are dozens of thousands of other ambitious artists. We discuss big city life, finding balance and the Icelandic spirit with artist Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir, aka Shoppy.