Inspiration

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US Coast to Coast: The Westward Adventure

US Coast to Coast: Seattle's Space Needle at Sunset

Americans come to Europe to admire the ruins of the past, in search of an ephemeral beauty that fits common aesthetic canons. Personally, I am much more interested now in what will be… Read More

Berlin Trails: Free Street Art Along the Way

Berlin Trails: Free Street Art Along the Way

Some call it poor but sexy. Berlin is a rough and faded canvas that attracts street artists from all over the world. Incorporated in new urban projects to increase the value of the buildings… Read More

(re)Wandering in Berlin: Humboldt-Siemens

(re)Wandering in Berlin: Humboldt-Siemens

You look at the map and say: “let’s connect the father of ecology with that of the electric elevator”. Today, only a pleasant lakefront, six giant murals, the remains of a magnificent forest, and the runways… Read More

(re)Wandering in Berlin: Street Art Masters #1

(re)Wandering in Berlin: Street Art Masters #1

It is as if the most spectacular street art in Berlin was generated by a powerful explosion from Urban Nation, the “impossible museum” where our trail ends. The works of Shepard Fairey, Jadore Tong… Read More

(re)Wandering in Berlin: Sense the Distance

(re)Wandering in Berlin: Sense the Distance

From the melting pot of Karl-Marx-Straße to the neo-baroque park that used to be a gravel pit. What will stay with us? The boundless spaces of a disused airport, the war cemetery with adjoining mosque… Read More

(re)Wandering in Berlin: Off the Wall Trail

(re)Wandering in Berlin: Off the Wall Trail

Urban decadence sprouts from both sides of the wall (that wall!) and might take on the appearance of wicked clubs, alternative cultural projects, “niche” creative labs, obscure installations… Read More