Elegant Embellishments is a Berlin-based design firm founded by Daniel Schwaag and Allison Dring. Schwaag and Dring are interested in systems that respond to a new set of invisible criteria for physical space. They are investigating new materials and methods for quick modification to improve buildings. Read More
The Berlin based guidebook author, travel journalist and photographer Paul Sullivan from the UK and his colleagues want to change the behavior of tourists with their website “Slow Travel Berlin“. Read More
Materia defines German rap at this very moment. As the son of a sailor he spent his childhood in the district of Lichtenhagen in Rostock close to the seaside which still influences him. He was also a talented football player. He was so gifted, that he played for the youth team of FC Hansa Rostock, to which he still maintains a close relationship. Read More
Hien Le was born in 1979 and he knew early on that he was going to make his way into the fashion industry. He was initially trained as a clothing tailor in Berlin before working at the French Marie Claire and for the Belgian fashion designer Veronique Branquinho in Antwerp, where he gained some practical experience.
In 2008, Le graduated as a fashion designer from the HTW Berlin. To learn more about the diverse world of fashion, he started working for the PR agency “Agency V”. Two years later, he decided to use his wide range of experience in design, production, public relations and sales and founded his own fashion label “Hien Le”.
Since then, Hein Le who is based in Berlin, implements his own idea of a reduced aesthetics. His label shows pure minimalism with a high standard of quality and attention to detail. In summer 2010, Hien Le presented his first collection at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Berlin.
Let‘s talk about eating in Berlin. Since the beginning of 2014, Berlin got its first Food Soap. Based on the success of “40 Days of Dating”, the Twins Maria and Sophia Giesecke started a culinary journey throughout the city. From top restaurants to the deli around the corner to the worst dive bars, the twins ate their way through Berlin for 40 days in a row. Read More
Nike van Dinther was born in March 1988 and studied fashion journalism and media communications. During her last years of studying she switched between Dusseldorf and Berlin to work for ArtSchoolVets. From fear of a fixed employment, she and her old school friend Sarah Gottschalk founded their own blogzine named “This is Jane Wayne“.
Finsterworld is a movie written by Christian Kracht and Frauke Finsterwalder. Finsterworld is director Frauke’s first feature film and explores a surreal world where the weather is perfect, the school kids wear uniforms and police officers appear in bear costumes. But this world leads the audience over into a perfidious world and a caricature of our society.