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Jeisson Martin – #EXPLOREEVERYTHING

Berlin-based photographer Jeisson Martin is willing to go further than most to ‘get the shot’, as you can see in his video series #EXPLOREEVERYTHING on his YouTube channel. The videos show Jeisson exploring the Berlin U-bahn tunnels and a rooftop with fellow instagrammer Franz Becker and an abandoned warehouse with his girlfriend Marisa Hampe. Welcome […]

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Berlin Style – Gucci vs. Givenchy

As far as the fashion world is concerned it would seem that Berlin is the place to be right now and in 2016 everyone will be aiming for that Berlin style.  Last week, within days of each other, two designer powerhouses – Gucci and Givenchy – used the city as the backdrop for their latest […]

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Berlin U-Bahn Windows – Wonky Brandenburg Gate Graphics

If you’ve used the U-Bahn (underground train) in Berlin you’ve probably noticed that the windows are covered with a transparent sticker with a repetitive white Brandenburg Gate graphic.  If you’ve given the windows more than just a cursory glance you may have noticed that the perspective of the illustrations of the Brandenburg Gate on those […]

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Berlin Punks – Berlin, Hauptstadt der DDR

Ostberlin IX – Punks is part 9 of Berlin, Hauptstadt der DDR and features a series of black and white images of East Berlin punks from 1980 to 1989. The photos offer a glimpse into another time and to those who lived through it what must seem like another world.  Mitte and Prenzlauer Berg are […]

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Atomteller – Wall plates for the nuclear family

What do you get the man or woman who has everything? Maybe, just maybe, the answer is an Atomteller – a German nuclear power plant in blue and white on a porcelain plate. The Atomteller was dreamt up in Berlin by author and researcher, Mia Grau, and Andree Weissert, an architect and designer. The pair […]

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Erdal Inci – Berlin Wall: A Data Visualization

Turkish new media artist Erdal Inci has gone to incredible lengths to get across the true scale of the Berlin Wall with his project Berlin Wall: A Data Visualization. When we think about the Berlin Wall, despite having an idea of its length, we can’t easily envisage its real size.  With this question in my […]

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Berlin Wonderland: Pictures from a Forgotten City

Anke Fesel and Chris Keller, co-editors of Berlin Wonderland: Wild Years Revisited, 1990-1996*, talk to Gestalten.tv about the images featured in the book and the momentous period that they represent in Berlin Wonderland: Pictures from a Forgotten City. The wall had recently fallen and there was a sense in Berlin that anything was possible, and just […]

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Michael Flückiger – Elephant Walk

If you happened to be glancing out of your window as Michael Flückiger rode past on his bike you might be in for a bit of a shock – the Swiss graphic designer has modified it to project the shadow of an elephant. Flückiger created what he calls his shadowmodification project with a speedometer, a […]

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