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6 posts categorized "Berlin Design & Handmade"

Flowers in Berlin: An afternoon with Ruby Barber

How long have we Berliners watched the world of floristry thrive overseas and pined for the same? I was delighted when gifted Australian florist Ruby Barber invited me to a grand Charlottenburg flat to chat as she set up the......

Three beakers at Thone Negrón

The Berlinale was on when I stepped into the new premises of Ettina Berrios-Negrón's boutique Thone Negrón in Linienstraße. The restful space, done in shades of sage and mushroom, was quiet. The designer herself, tape measure in hand, was kneeling......

To brighten each morning

It's only six weeks or eight weeks after Christmas that you can say with any certainty what your favorite present was. It's not only the jaunty form: the tea kettle also has the merriest whistle. From the ever-lovely enamel shop......

Taschen sale (& giveaway)

© Akihisa Masuda, from Tree Houses But oh, lush ink-saturated pages can brighten a slate-skied day. © Bibliothek Werner Oechslin, Einsiedeln, from Six Books of Euclid Today I'm pleased to team up with a publisher I love, Taschen, who makes......

January snaps

me collectors room for a lightweight look at the childhood drawings of Berlin art darlings: Paperworlds. Volksfaden for their lustrous range of Spanish wools. Du Bonheur for pastries that sing of buttery perfection (the Kouign Amann and the monkey bites......

Made in Berlin: Golden stars

Photos courtesy of Cut & Make Tulips in April, golden stars in December. One side of the card is white, the other a rich gold: folding back the perforated peaks reveals the pattern. --- Cut & Make, Berlin-based stationery firm,......