Freunde von freunden Berlin
The book presents twenty-five Berlin creatives in their workspaces and homes. The pictures focus on human beings in private settings. Nothing seems staged; the photographs emphasize the authentic qualities and idiosyncrasies of the sitters, including many trendsetters such as gallerists, collectors, artists, photographers, illustrators, architects, shopkeepers, and entrepreneurs. Professional photography and a loving eye for detail unite to offer a unique and exclusive glimpse into the storied lives of Berlin’s creatives. With background information and insiders’ tips. With a foreword by Adriano Sack The design studio NoMoreSleep, working with a team of photographers, editors, graphic designers, and networkers, launched Freunde von Freunden (Friends of Friends) as an online portal in 2009; the site now has a monthly readership of more than 150,000, providing a forum to the culture and creative scenes in Berlin and beyond.Hardcover, 336 pages Price DKK 429,00
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Berlin Wonderland Wild Years Revisited, 1990–1996. Shortly after the Wall came down, subcultures boomed in Berlin’s Mitte district. The compelling photography in this book brings an almost forgotten era back to life and shows just how much the city has changed since then. Editors: Anke Fesel, Chris Keller / bobsairport
Release Date: May 2014Format: 21 × 27.4 cmFeatures: 240 pages, duo-tone printing with neon spot color, hardcoverLanguage: German/English
The Monocle Guide to Good Business is a book for would-be business leaders, start-ups, and established companies that feel it’s time for some new ideas. It’s a book made to be used. Write in its margins and turn over the corners of its pages. But don’t expect management speak or miracles for untold riches. This is not a book about staging a revolution. Rather, this is a book about doing things well—from how you run the show to the pens you buy. And even about taking your dog to work.
Oh yes, it’s the all-singing, all-dancing pop sensation Robyn! In this issue for Autumn and Winter 2014, the exuberant Swede speaks about her extraordinary transition from ’90s teen star to mistress of her own musical universe. This tenth edition of The Gentlewoman is replete with women of international glamour and worldly wit – the Scottish broadcaster Kirsty Young; Dutch artist Marlene Dumas; the hilarious American comedian Kristen Wiig; indefatigable journalist Vanessa Grigoriadis; British soap star Maddy Hill and the new face of Japanese fashion, Chitose Abe of Sacai, are among them. These in-depth interviews and chatty articles are interleaved with fantastic fashion stories and thoughtful sartorial expositions, while essays on the art of hosting and fastidious case studies on delightful details all provide new perspectives on modern living.
Christoph Niemann’s whimsical hand-drawn animals made his Petting Zoo App an international sensation. The broad range of personalities created by the famous illustrator proved to be popular with children and adults alike. Now, 36 of them can be found on the colorful cards of this memo game. The whole family will enjoy finding matches among the charming collection of characters and training their memories in such an enjoyable way. The Petting Zoo Memo Game is not only a “must-have” for fans of Christoph Niemann’s work, but also an attractive gift for any occasion. The cards, which are made out of stable cardboard, can be easily grasped by the smallest of hands and are made to last. Combining classic educational fun with contemporary design, this memo game makes a great addition to any household.
The creator of some of the most popular, enduring images of late 20th-century art, Keith Haring was also an iconic figure of the downtown New York scene in the 80's.
Christina Clausen's documentary offers an affectionate, deeply personal glimpse into Haring's life, from his early years growing up in a small, conservative Pennsylvania town to his heyday as a world-renowned artist, rubbing shoulders with the likes of Madonna, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol, Grace Jones, Yoko Ono, among many others.
Released in conjunction with The Andy Warhol Museum, 13 Most Beautiful...Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests features 13 of Warhol's classic silent film portraits. Subjects include Nico, Lou Reed, Edie Sedgwick, Dennis Hopper, and more. Shot between 1964 and 1966 at Warhol's Factory studio in New York City, the Screen Tests are presented with newly commissioned soundtracks performed by Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips. This is the first ever authorized DVD release of films by Andy Warhol.
Extras: Behind the scenes video about the new soundtracks - 40-page book with liner notes and biographies.