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Berlin Block Tetris by Sergej Hein

Berlin Block Tetris by Sergej Hein

Sergej Hein came up with the idea for his Berlin Block Tetris animation walking through the streets of East Berlin when it struck him that the square blocks of the Plattenbauten (Soviet-era prefabricated concrete buildings) looked like Tetris pieces. Hein grew up in Riga but moved to East Berlin and lived in what he refers […]

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Berlin Dynamic by Matthias Makarinus

Berlin Dynamic is an exceptional timelapse video from Matthias Makarinus made up of over 50,000 photos shot between May 2010 and September 2011. I never get tired of watching this video, which was the first of Matthias Makarinus’ creations I saw, though three others have made it onto the blog before it. There are some […]

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Bekarei – Baked in Berlin with Love

Bekarei is an absolute gem of a bakery in Prenzlauer Berg that makes some of the best bread and cakes that I have managed to track down in Berlin. I have the Sausage Man Never Sleeps to thank for introducing me to Bekarei.  The bread he used for his BLT at The Breakfast Market was […]

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Visualtraveling – East Meets West Berlin

In Visualtraveling – East Meets West Berlin, Berlin-based pro skater Michael Mackrodt takes a journey from East to West Berlin on a skateboard. There was a time (in a previous life) when I rarely went anywhere without my skateboard but I couldn’t even dream of doing some of the tricks that Michael Mackrodt casually pops […]

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