Category Archives: PULSE of POLAND

Łódż Fashion: OFF out of schedule

Fashion Philosophy / Fashion Week just ended here in Łódż. It was epic in May, and parts of it were pretty great this October. The ambience accounts for a lot of it. Many more photos and descriptions are to be … Continue reading

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Muminki Forever!

Growing up in Poland and then Canada, I was exposed to a completely different set of childhood characters and stories than were my American friends. Sure, we had Tom and Jerry. Once we had moved to the US, I was … Continue reading

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LODZ Murals

Łódż is an old Polish working-class city- much of it is desperately in need of a paint job. As such, it is full of cool old Communist-era mural advertisements (mostly for businesses that no longer exist). They definitely add a … Continue reading

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Textile art in Factory City

This weekend, I checked out the LODZ Central Museum of Textiles.  In addition to some cool installations and the International Textile Triennale exhibition, the museum has a huge collection of tools used in textile manufacturing all the way back to … Continue reading

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