“The Open Centre” is an initiative aiming at affecting long-term change in the public space of Poznań, with special focus on the city centre. It is a forum of meetings and exchange of ideas and experience addressed at a variety of communities and stakeholders. It is an ideological continuation and powerful development of the activities initiated during the Poznań Design Festiwal and of the informal initiative known as “Otwarte” [Open], active in the city in the years 2012-2015.