Regulars 02 by Thisispaper

Pared down, go-to bags handmade in Warsaw

Warsaw-based Thisispaper is an adventurous design studio that’s thrived in not only crafting local pieces (with fervent care toward environment and makers) but beautiful online and print content as well (which rarely features the brand, instead focusing the spotlight on other interesting makers of the moment). The small team has recently released their second iteration of Regulars: simple, everyday bags made to order by hand …

Designing Polska at Tent London

Our interview with the show's curator on the current boom of Polish design and where it's headed next

At Tent London, part of London Design Festival, some of the most interesting spaces to visit for design-hungry visitors are the country pavilions, delivering an overview of what the creative talents in each place are working on right now. Among them are 100% Norway (which we covered last month), and our new favorite Designing Polska, which offers an extensive look at the best graphic designers …

Socially Conscious Snow Leopard Vodka

A new luxury spirit that donates a percentage of its proceeds to conservation

For consumers who don’t have time to try all of the many different vodkas on the market, it’s tough to know the liquor’s true nuances and build brand allegiance. With the newly released Snow Leopard Vodka, however, there’s an added value to every purchase: conservation. The high-end spirit is distilled and handcrafted in small batches in Poland’s Polmos Lublin, using fertilizer and pesticide-free spelt (rather …