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PATTERNS AND OTHER STORIES

Sometimes we see exhibitions that draw attention to unknown legacies. Interwoven Connections: The Stoddard Templeton Design Studio and Design Library, 1843-2005 is one of them. We had a closer look…
What happens when manufacture and design go hand in hand? What is the legacy and historical relevance of this kind of fusion? The current exhibition Interwoven [...]

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More kind words from magCulture, yuhei!

IF A TREE FALLS AND NO ONE IS AROUND TO HEAR IT

Bomba Estero | A Take Away Show | Part 1 from La Blogotheque on Vimeo.
To those who live to scour Berlin’s soundscape, teeming with many a diamond in the rough, Petite Planètes will stand as the ultimate lovesong (excuse the cliché) to music’s overlooked, obscure, or near obliterated.  Uniting documentary, music video, and art [...]

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We are receiving so many kind words about our latest issue with Brian Eno from so many side, it’s kind of touching – including our friends at magCulture. If you’re heading over, make sure to also read a brief interview with Matt Willey, who designed our issue with Chris Ware; and someone we admire almost [...]

MARMITE

You can divide the world into those who like and those who don’t like Marmite, or at least the Anglo-Saxon world, since the rest of us are likely not to have heard of Marmite ever before. So for the uninitiated, the BBC’s Good Food section (and I can hear a roar of cynical sneering coming [...]

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Kind words once again from magCulture…

PEAKS AND PERKS #04: 2012 IN SOUND

Our studio soundtrack in 2012, in no particular order:

PEAKS AND PERKS #03: 2012 IN BERLIN MOMENTS

Berlin, as every other city, has its ups and downs, moments where you would just love to hug the entire city and give it a big smack on the cheek, and others where you wish it straight to hell. Some of those worth remembering from 2012:
Summer storms are a rare treat in Berlin, and for [...]

PEAKS AND PERKS #02: 2012 IN DEATHS

To file prominent deaths under ‘peaks and perks’ might sound a little macabre, but as every year, the world has become a little poorer for these extraordinary individuals passing away – all of them, we dare say, would have made worthy mono.kultur issues. So it goes:
The godfather of visionary architecture and mastermind behind the extraordinary [...]

PEAKS AND PERKS #01: 2012 IN MAGAZINES

The end of the year is of course a good time as any to cast a quick glance backwards, and as it goes, us mortals tend to remember the good over the bad, and thankfully so. Hence, over the next few days, a few personal highlights, of course entirely subjective and biased. And where better [...]