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63 posts categorized "Made in Berlin"

Three stops along Potsdamer Strasse

I was seeking tea to refresh me when P103 Mischkonzern caught my eye. The interior is cavernous, very restful in its incompleteness, still sparsely decorated, and for the first twenty minutes, I was alone. The proprietor explained they were Quereinsteiger......

The right brush

More hoarding for the winter, this time a pot scrubber, this one made at a workshop staffed by disabled individuals in operation since 1928, from their shop on Oranienstraße....

Berliner Blau (Open Art Academy with the Kunsthochschule Weissensee)

It's lovely, as the weather turns cool, to learn something new, to harness that whoosh of back-to-school energy. I spent a weekend sponging a green solution onto watercolor paper, then watching it go blue in the sun. That cyanotype course......

Letters in a new place (Buchstabenmuseum & sunset)

Oxford, Scotland, Brandenburg: Thursday evening was the first moment I felt truly back. The opening of the Buchstabenmuseum's new premises was a highlight. In a former GDR department store near Jannowitzbrücke, the vast collection of rescued letterforms have space to......

Chevrons & polka dots (& a fabulous craft shop)

On rainy days, a quick trip to Hobbyshop Rüther will keep you fuelled for hours. Hobbyshop Rüther, Goltzstrasse 37, Berlin-Schöneberg (map), other branches listed here. A craft and artist supply emporium in business since 1969....

Make your own sunshine

... for where else will you find it? Popping out saturated fluorescent-red petals and slotting them into their stems, the perfect start to a late winter morning. Find these exquisite tulips and more by Berlin-based cut&make at R.S.V.P. and elsewhere,......

Studio visit: Wednesday Paper Works

The second courtyard is loud with saws whirring from the ground-floor workshop. Up the dusty stairs, a tiny sign hangs on the metal door. Wednesday Paper Works' studio is a light-filled Fabriketage with white brick walls, into which they moved......