If you’ve ever moved to a different country, you’ll soon find out that while the grass is sometimes greener on the other side, there are certain things that will never feel like home. South Korean artist Sunkyong moved to Berlin and found this out, so she illustrated her experience in the series, I hate Berlin, I love Berlin.
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In a short film called ‘Spirit of Berlin’, we get to see a rare sight: everyday life in the war-torn city in vivid colour. Captured just two months after the end of WWII, the film shows civilians attempting to return to normal life by cleaning the streets and picking up debris from fallen structures.
In Berlin, you can be sucked into paying quite a few euros for a meal, let alone a glass of wine. But if you’re coming to this city, there’s a restaurant you need to try, not only for its food and wine, but for its ancient honour code. At Weinerei, you pay what you want.
It has been almost 25 years since the Berlin Wall came tumbling down. An oppressive symbol of division, its removal in 1989 reinstated free access between East and West Germany. To commemorate this historical event, a 10-mile reinterpretation of the wall will be installed by light artist Christopher Bauder and film maker Marc Bauder on November 7.
Photographer and videographer Adam Magyar has created this oddly compelling video short taken from inside a train as it arrives into platform at a station in Berlin. It has a surreal and somewhat creepy edge to it, particularly the sight of two girls running between crowds standing on the platform.
With a loft like this, who needs IKEA? Georg Bechter Architecture has designed a multi-story loft in Berlin that saves space with its smartly built-in furniture. At the centre of the room is a rounded white glossy panelled column that integrates a fireplace and a flat screen TV.
Rone is a notable street artist who has created many works of art on the streets of Melbourne. Recently, he spent five days in Berlin to create a mural, which he says is one of the largest he has ever attempted. The mural is on a five-story building and is a portrait of fashion model […]
Late last year, Mitte’s Floris Feinkost shop launched Berlin’s first 24/7 one-stop gourmet vending machine. The automatic delicatessen offers freshly stocked, high-end products such as pint size bottles of Legras & Haas Champagne, a selection of Peter’s pralines and Dutch stroopwafles. The price range is between two Euros and 20 and can be paid by […]
Steeped in history, rich in culture, and awake all night long: breathtaking Berlin is the city that keeps getting better. Since its infamous Wall fell, Berlin’s creativity has flourished, with art galleries, bars, theatres, and iconic architecture springing up all over the formerly Soviet-era cityscape.
Dance music and Berlin nightlife are essentially synonymous in 2013. Home to some of the most important labels, producers and spaces in dance and electronic, Berlin is a clubber’s mecca. The “Berlin sound“, essentially minimal techno/”micro-house” music championed and produced by, amongst others, techno legend Richie Hawtin, began to trickle into mainstream night clubs in the US around around 2003, as progressive house and techno fused into something dark, repetitive and hypnotic.
We had our sights on French artist Clement Briend when he projected a hell lot of faces on trees for his Cambodian Trees project. Well, we are just as intrigued by his Berlin series. Here, he projected images of the city landscape in a much more intimate settings: people’s homes. In a way the projections […]
Nhow is Europes first music hotel. This gem is located in the center of Berlin and features two music studios. This is the place to stay if you want to do some recording, collaboration, or just soak up some inspiration.
The world’s leading festival of contemporary character culture, Pictoplasma kicks off today for three days of inspiring talks, screenings and more. It all happens in Berlin and runs until April 13.
Hilfiger Denim has teamed up with Yvan Rodic, photographer and founder of the Face Hunter blog, who has worn a live feed camera while exploring Berlin in search of the best street style. His footage is also being streamed to the Hilfiger Denim space to further complement the collection. Watch this video to see Rodic […]