must have

must have competition has been held for three years. Its purpose is to select the most interesting products from Polish designers or manufacturers. The market is screened and the most valuable examples are selected by the specially appointed Board of Experts composed of representatives of media and major design centres. Nominated products not only must be made in Poland but they also must be available for purchase in the market. must have is a quality mark affixed free of charge. The companies may use it in the Polish and international markets. It has been conceived to showcase the good Polish design and thus promote Polish business and designers.

This year, 350 projects was qualified to the first stage of the competition – including products nominated by the Board of Experts and those entered directly by manufacturers. The Board of Experts has recognised 66 of them. 52 objects will be displayed to the public in October, during the next edition of the must have exhibition.

Composition of the Board of Experts:
Agnieszka Jacobson-Cielecka – Programme Director, School of Form
Marta Lubaszewska – journalist / owner and designer, Pani Pieska brand
Zuzanna Skalska – Trend Research Consultant – Vanberlo
Ewa Solarz – editor of the “DomplusDom” online advisory magazine
Małgorzata Szczepańska – editor-in-chief, “Elle Decoration”
Ewa Trzcionka – editor-in-chief, “Design Alive”

EXHIBITED PRODUCTS:

1. “Mosty Przez Wisłę” [Bridges over the Vistula] Game / designed by: Emilka Bojańczyk, Diana Gawronkiewicz / produced by: Podpunkt / www.podpunkt.pl
2. Alexander’s Seven Stones / designed by: Arkadiusz Majewski / produced by: Red Bird / www.redbird.pl/
3. Fold me! Paper Collections Aesop’s Fables / concept: Magda Korcz, Sylwia Mendyk, graphic design by: Sylwia Mendyk, texts: Łukasz Tyma / produced by: Fold me! / foldme.pl/
4. “Kolejka” [Queue] Game / designed by: Karol Madaj / graphics: Natalia Baranowska, Marta Malesińska / www.manukastudio.pl/ produced by: IPN / ipn.gov.pl/
5. The Poor Toys / designed by: Bartek Mucha / produced by: Poorex / www.poorex.pl/
6. Toll’s Toy / designed by: Grzegorz Cholewiak / produced by: Drache&Bär www.dracheundbaer.com/
7. Mikrozwierzęta [Microanimals] / designed and produced by: Kuba Morkowski www.facebook.com/mikrozwierzeta
8. Bawa Table / designed by: Klaudia Kuhn / produced by: Interior Records / interiorrecords.pl/
9. FSO M20.02 Watch / designed by: Adam Tomaszewski / produced by: Xicorr / xicorr.com/
10. Hochglance – Coal Jewellery / designed by: Kaja Nosal, Bogna Polańska, Roma Skuza / produced by: Pracownia Bro.Kat / pracowniabrokat.pl/
11. Sleeper Glasses / designed by: Kasia Łupińska / produced by: Massada / massadaeyewear.com/
12. Shanghai Bag / designed and produced by: Ania Kuczyńska / www.aniakuczynska.com/
13. XC3 Rucksack / designed by: Wojciech Kłapcia / produced by: Pajak Sport / www.pajaksport.pl/
14. Sensenia Bedclothes / designed by: Maria Witecka, Magda Jonas-Poławska / produced by: Sensenia / www.sensenia.com/
15. Senseniamini Bedclothes / designed by: Maria Witecka, Magda Jonas-Poławska / produced by: Sensenia / www.sensenia.com/
16. Kilim / designed by: Kosmos Project (Ewa Bochen, Maciej Jelski) / produced by: Kosmos Projekt / www.kosmosproject.com/
17. Masks: Bear, Wolf, Bird / designed by: Kosmos Project (Ewa Bochen, Maciej Jelski) / produced by: Kosmos Projekt / www.kosmosproject.com/
18. Penta Discs / designed by: Przemysław “Mac” Stopa / Massive Design / produced by: Acrea / www.mybath.pl
19. Beza Washtub / designed by: Beza Projekt / produced by: Acrea / www.mybath.pl Acrea / www.mybath.pl
20. 4You Table / designed by: Piotr Kuchciński, Joanna Leciejewska / produced by: meble VOX / www.meble.vox.pl/
21. Swing Bench / designed by: Jan Kochański / produced by: Delivie / www.delivie.com/
22. Trefle Stool Seats / designed by: Piotr Kuchciński / produced by: Noti / noti.pl/
23. DIAGO Chair / designed by: Tomek Kempa, Filip Ludka, Megi Malinowska / produced by: Tabanda / www.tabanda.pl/
24. RM58 Armchair / designed by: Roman Modzelewski / produced by: Vzór / vzor.pl/
25. Prop Armchair / designed by: Studio Szpunar (Nikodem Szpunar, Kamila Niedźwiedzka)/ produced by: Paged / www.pagedmeble.pl/
26. HOVER Sofa / designed by: Tomek Rygalik / produced by: PROFIm / www.profim.pl/
27. MAX 42 Table and MAX 43 Bench / designed by: Wayne Maxwell Design / produced by: Dller / dller.pl
28. 3+ Chair / designed and produced by: Zieta Prozessdesign / www.zieta.pl/
29. CLIMB Shelving System / designed by: Bashko Trybek / produced by: LaChance / www.lachance.fr/
30. Pillou Radiator / designed by: Nonegrupa – T. Krzempek, M. Szaban / produced by: Terma Technologie / www.termagroup.pl
31. “Kto ty jesteś?” [Who Are You?] Book / text by: Joanna Olech, graphic design by: Edgar Bąk / Wydawnictwo Wytwórnia / www.wytwornia.com/
32. “Kłopot” [Trouble] Book / text and illustrations by: Iwona Chmielewska, typographic design by: Anna Niemierko / Wydawnictwo Wytwórnia / www.wytwornia.com/
33. “Brud” [Dirt] Book / written by: Olga Woźniak, illustrations by: Patryk Mogilnicki / Wydawnictwo Hokus Pokus / www.hokus-pokus.pl/
34. “Lala Lolka” [Lolek’s Doll] Book / designer by: Katarzyna Bogucka / Wydawnictwo Ładne Halo / www.ladne-halo.pl/
35. “Cyferki” [Numbers] Book / Ola Woldańska, Jacek Cygan / Wydawnictwo Czerwony Konik / www.czerwonykonik.pl/
36. “Drugie urodziny prosiaczka” [The Second Piglet’s Birthday] Book / Ola Woldańska / Wydawnictwo Czerwony Konik / www.czerwonykonik.pl/
37. Notebooks / designed by: Ania Piesiewicz / produced by: Pisak Studio / www.pisak.com.pl/
38. “Nieladaco” Personal Organizers / designed by: Łukasz Zbieranowski / produced by: Nieladaco / nieladaco.com/
39. “Yerbata” Packaging / designed by: Konrad Basan, Robert Orszulak, Daniel Hozumbek / produced by: John Lemon / www.john-lemon.pl
40. “Naturalne Gotowe Zupy Homemade” [Homemade Natural Ready-to-Eat Soups] Packaging / designed by: Andrzej Wieteszka, Anna Matusiak / produced by: Home made / www.homemade.pl/
41. Łowicz Premium / designed by: Agencja Czteryczwarte Brand Design / produced by: Agros Nova / www.czteryczwarte.com/
42. Labels for Preserves / designed by: Katarzyna Bogucka / produced by: Pan Tu Nie Stał / pantuniestal.com
43. MODERN Collection / designed by: Barbara Rydzak, Magdalena Gazur / produced by: Manufaktura w Bolesławcu / ceramika-design.com.pl/
44. “Linha Matrix” Porcelain Collection / designed by: Bartek Mejor / produced by: Vista Alegre Atlantis / www.vistaalegreatlantis.com
45. “White Breakfast” Porcelain Collection / designed by: Magda Pilaczyńska / produced by: Kristoff / www.porcelana-kristoff.pl/
46. “Great Inventors” Porcelain Collection / designed by: Kaja Kusztra / produced by: Kristoff / www.porcelana-kristoff.pl/
47. “Nathalie & George” Porcelain Collection / designed by: Maria Jeglińska / produced by: Kristoff / www.porcelana-kristoff.pl/
48. “New Atelier” Porcelain Collection / designed by: Ćmielów Design Studio / produced by: Ćmielów / www.porcelana.com.pl
49. “Touch of Blue” Porcelain Collection / designed by: Modus Design (Marek Cecuła, Dagmara Kopała) / produced by: Polskie Fabryki Porcelany “Ćmielów” i “Chodzież” S.A / www.porcelana.com.pl
50. MUM Lamps / designed and produced by: Piotr Kuchciński, Małgorzata Bernady / www.piotrkuchcinski.pl / www.bernady.pl
51. Cyclone Lamp / designed and produced by: Bartek Mejor / www.bartekmejor.com
52. 360°Lamp / designed and produced by: Bongo Design / www.bongo-design.com

OTHER SELECTED PRODUCTS:
1. STRUKTU – Concrete Jewellery / designed by: Sylwia Kochaniec, Marek Sułek / produced by: Stage&Design / stageanddesign.pl/
2. “Cydr Ignaców” [Ignaców Cider] Packaging / designed by: Paulina Pankiewicz, Marta Przybył / produced by: Cydr Ignaców / www.cydrignacow.pl/
3. “Mapy. Obrazkowa podróż po lądach, morzach i kulturach świata” [Maps] Book / text and illustrations by: Aleksandra Mizielińska and Daniel Mizieliński / published by: Dwie Siostry / www.wydawnictwodwiesiostry.pl/
4. Luks Pomada / designed by: Studio Temperówka (Maria Bukowska, Iza Rogowicz) / produced by: Luks Pomada / lukspomada.pl/
5. Colmiaa Dumb-bells / designed by: Marcin Gacek / produced by: Atepaa / www.atepaa.pl/
6. Cero Urinal / designed by: Sanitec Design Group / produced by: Sanitec Koło / kolo.com.pl/
7. Illumia Black Exhaust Hood / designed by: Łukasz Paszkowski / produced by: Ciarko / www.ciarko.pl/
8. “Kto to widział. Przewodnik dla dzieci po Łazienkach Królewskich – do uzupełniania, rysowania i kolorowania” /?” [Who Has Ever Seen Such Thnings?] book / written by: Izabela Koczkodaj, illustrations by: Agata Dudek, Małgorzata Nowak / published by: Dwie Siostry / www.wydawnictwodwiesiostry.pl/ and Ośrodek Edukacji Muzealnej Muzeum Łazienki Królewskie
9. DOT Mirror / designed by: Katarzyna Okińczyc / produced by: Miior / www.miior.com
10. Domek na zabawki [House for Toys] / designed by: Agnieszka Zielińska-Chmura / produced by: Mukaki / www.mukaki.pl
11. ROMET WIGRY 7 Bicycle / designed by: Zespół Romet / produced by: ARKUS & ROMET Group Sp. z o.o./ romet.pl/
12. “Pomoc Domowa” [Housemaid] Packaging / designed by: Brandy Design / produced by: Dragon / www.dragon.biz.pl/
13. Packaging for Fruit in Chocolate / designed by: Brave New Concept (Magda Kałek, Kamil Jerzykowski) / produced by: LOTTE Wedel / www.wedel.pl/
14. Circles Tables / designed by: Maria Jeglińska / produced by: Ligne Roset / www.ligne-roset.pl

exhibitions

Open Programme

Open Programme offers space for all those who wish to exhibit their projects during Łódź Design Festival. Every year we have an open competition for your ideas of exhibitions, installations and presentations. Open Programme is designed for institutions, individual designers, Read more