• Our photo diary takes you behind the scenes at Fashion Week
  • Deadly Möbius Strips at Rohkunstbau
  • Luther revamped: urban art in today's Berlin
  • A taste of international street food with Bite Club
  • Stay cool this summer at Haubentaucher
  • Defeat and liberation: remembering the war

Habitat’s new home

Habitat is playing homemaker for the first time in Berlin. After Hong Kong last weekend and the Philippines next month, this is just one new store that is being added to the French interior designers’ quickly growing global map. But the Habitat team said they felt at home in Berlin – their thoughtful, minimal chic fits right in to the city’s modern design scene. [READ MORE]

KunstAsyl. Art doesn’t get more relevant than this.

KunstAsyl – translated as ArtRefuge – began in March 2015 at a temporary housing unit for refugees in Berlin-Spandau. [READ MORE]

Boxhagener & beyond: exploring Berlin by market

It is often said that local markets reveal a great deal about the area in which they are found. Get yourself over to Boxhagener Platz deep in the city’s old East this weekend to kickstart your exploration of Friedrichshain. [READ MORE]

Humans of Street Food Thursday – a photo diary

Located in Markthalle Neun on Kreuzberg’s Eisenbahnstraße, this vast indoor food market offers edible treats from around the world and an excellent opportunity for people watching.  [READ MORE]

Berlin Phantasmagoria: Surrealism and the best of the 20th century

Three bowler hats take a break from flying on a rosebush; a woman follows a cloaked creature with a mirror for a face through Hollywood; a crazed man crawls towards his wife, held back by their apartment furniture. This, dear readers, is what you will find at the cinema of the Sammlung Scharf-Gerstenberg, Berlin’s magnificent museum of Surrealist art located just opposite Charlottenburg castle.  [READ MORE]

Kollwitzstraße: families, film stars & Käthe herself

If you’ve walked along Unter den Linden up to the Brandenburg gate, chances are you’ve walked past or been inside the Neue Wache, which since German reunification houses the sculpture of a mother and child dedicated to all victims of war and human violence. The sculpture was made by German Expressionist artist Käthe Kollwitz, who lived and worked at 56a on the street we now know as Kollwitzstraße. [READ MORE]

Fire and Forget. On Violence.

Give someone a weapon and they’ll soon have a target, author Martin Gerhard Reisenberg once said. The exhibition “Fire and Forget” at KW Berlin places familiar images of war, our ambivalence toward weapons and fascination with violence at its focus.  [READ MORE]

Coming full circle: Fashion Week July ’15 round-up

It’s her final FW assignment. Berlin&I, a little bleary-eyed, snaps away at the runway of the Ethical Fashion show at Postbahnhof. Enter a hunky group of lads wearing nothing but pairs of ethically manufactured underwear. The faces look familiar… [READ MORE]

Coffi: a piece of Italy in Berlin

Coffi Italian film and arts festival (July 9 – 12) is here. If you haven’t been already, expect music, arts exhibits, short and feature film screenings, crafts workshops and events for your bambini, like the kids’ jam session on Sunday afternoon. [READ MORE]