The rooms that people live in tell us much more about them than one might think. Not only the „public rooms“ we create to be on display but the little rooms like our bathroom, the corners where our hidden inner places peep out. Everybody I’ve ever visited has these little secret places where you see the inner personality, the sensitive self. Read More
In Berlin exists a quite big sharing and exchange culture. If I have something I don’t need anymore, I usually put it on the mailbox with a note saying „zu verschenken“. Hardly ever something is not taken by someone. Books, Clothes and even furniture, somebody in the building could find a use for those things. Read More
What would you think, suddenly seeing lots of blue trees in the forest on a morning walk? It’s kind of surreal and kind of beautiful.
One of the most beautiful places I photographed last year was the apartment from Ulf Sommer. Luca Lancini designed the place new but if you ask him it was Ulf who did the design. Luca’s task was to find out how Ulf wants to live, what are his needs. Then to create exactly that place – and it worked out. Ulf feels at home at this place. Luca has a very special approach to create a place for a client. His work often leads to a relationship much closer than usual for an architect.
Matcha tea is often mentioned when it comes to the new trendy super foods. I am told it is rich in vitamin C, selenium, chromium, zinc and magnesium, all the ingredients one should be looking for, to keep one’s skin youthful and beautifully glowing. Read More
The Nordic Embassy in Berlin, is showing the work of some nordic Artist and Manufacturer in the exhibition „Structure“. The topic is “structure” or “track” – in whatever form. The wide spectrum of unique interpretations ranges from surprisingly new materials to structural experiments and innovative aesthetic effects.
Structure combines Nordic craftsmanship and design and presents visions, innovation and craftsmanship of the current Norwegian creative scene. The works, designs and prototypes of 26 of the country’s greatest talents are exhibited: furniture, lighting, ceramics, textiles and furnishing accessories. The exhibition was first shown at the Ventura Lambrate in Milan in 2016.
Meet my amazing friend Gunilla Weinraub. If I write here Gunilla is an illustrator, it’s not half the truth. Besides, from being an Illustrator she is a painter, mum, jazz lover and absolutely charming. She also used to run a clothes label for very colourful knitwear, mainly if not all clothes in colourful stripes and founded 1984 a Jazz club with some friends. Read More
Sunday two weeks ago, was the tipping point of this year’s weather. One woke up and could smell it – winter was there. It didn’t matter that the following two weeks warmed up, that was just teasing.
Things worth buying!
I almost forgot how it is holding a real CD or DVD in my hands till those two arrived in my letter box! No download link.