This New Hotel in Poland Is a Creative Paradise
In the heart of Kraków, Poland, is where you'll find PURO Kraków Kazimierz, a beautiful new 228-key hotel nestled within a bustling creative community. Designed in collaboration with ASW Architects and Conran + Partners, each room features an individual curation of visual modern art that was sourced from artists both locally and throughout Europe.
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For instance, five Polish illustrators were commissioned to create three different pieces of artwork inspired by the Kazimierz neighborhood.
From a futurist graffiti mural on the reception wall by local street artist Nawer to the modernist city-scape collages by Mateusz Szczypiński, the hotel has sought to provide guests with a unique, artistic experience, mixed with a curated sense of design at every turn.
Furniture has been sourced from various places throughout Europe, with pieces by Denmark’s Carl Hansen & Son, Fritz Hansen, By Lassen, Mater and Gubi; Italy’s Moroso and Baxter; Sweden’s Fogia; and Spain’s Kettal. The hotel also boasts two independent eateries, which feature local breads and pastries as well as high-quality, locally-sourced dishes with a sophisticated twist. Even the the on-site spa uses products from Alba1913, one of Poland’s oldest holistic health and beauty specialists.