Last week I took my parents on a little holiday to the Black Forest, to be more precise to a place called Hinterzarten where I came across this rather splendid door on one of my walks. It was something like a community centre or library... More

Building of the Week - Berlin

This is probably one of my favourite buidings ever, it's completely bonkers. The Bierpinsel (Beer Brush opened on the 13th of October 1976 as the Turmrestaurant Steglitz. It was built between 1972 and 1976 by architects Ralf Schüler and his wife Ursulina Schüler-Witte in... More

Building of the Week - Hamburg

Who knew crematoriums can be this magnificent. Well this one most certainly is. It was built between 1930 and 1932 by architect Fritz Schumacher in the Backsteinexpressionismus (Brick Expressionism) style and is located in the world’s largest park cemetery (389... More

Vintage Upcycling

I almost forgot about those until I got recently reminded by Shop Eastern Block. A lovely bit of vintage upcycling from the 1950‘s, 60‘s or 70‘s and very popular in Central Europe: Fences and gates made from leftovers of the... More