Saturday, 07 March 2020 08:40

Neue Nationalgalerie by Mies van der Rohe

It was in Berlin that Ludwig Mies van der Rohe began and ended his career.

Rapid transformation has reunified the formerly divided city – but also shown the necessity of political and planning interventions

Published in Comment
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 15:20

The New Berlin

Published in Diary
Monday, 04 July 2016 00:21

The Bierpinsel, Berlin

A 1970s landmark that was left to rot is being pulled back into the city’s consciousness

Published in Icon of the Month
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 00:00

Bikini Berlin

At this time of hyper-commercialism, the German mall is bucking the trend with a Christmas market that focuses on independent design brands and a changing roster of small-scale local makers, says Giovanna Dunmall

Published in Comment

Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
5 June – 27 September 2015

Published in Diary
Thursday, 02 July 2015 00:00

Berlin branding

With its vibrant culture and tumultuous, divided history, the German capital has many identities. Can they be unified in a single logo? Studio Regular gives it a go

Published in Rethink

From the architect's elegant glazed pavilion, visiting scholars and artists can gaze out on the Greater Wannsee for inspiration

Published in News
Thursday, 11 June 2015 00:00

Dialogues: Photographs by Hélène Binet

Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin
Until 21 September 2015

Published in Diary

The first major retrospective of the visual artist revealed the strict processes, rules and systems behind her work, says Hannah Gregory

Published in Review
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 17:05


Kraftwerk, Berlin
11–14 June 2015

Published in Diary
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 15:10

Chudy and Grase

In advance of their appearance at Stockholm Furniture Fair next week, the Copenhagen-based design duo told us about their latest collection: Strike, a series of lights that eliminate the need for a shade

Published in News
Thursday, 06 November 2014 00:00

The Promise

An exhibition on the role of art in reimagining the city is at its strongest when it sticks to home turf, says Hannah Gregory

Published in Review

The diagrammatic facade is the star exhibit at Sergei Tchoban’s archive of architectural drawing in Berlin.

Published in News

Bauhaus-Archiv Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin
Until 24 February 2014

Published in Diary
Wednesday, 25 September 2013 15:24

Barbie’s Dreamhouse

Is a life-sized version of Barbie’s house harmless wish-fulfilment or the stuff of nightmares? Agata Pyzik thinks pink …

Published in Review
Monday, 10 June 2013 18:01


Paul Bush’s film about a city that rises endlessly into the future is visually ingenious, but too beautiful to be dystopian, says Fatema Ahmed.

Published in Review
Thursday, 01 March 2012 09:36

Qubique Highlights

Berlin’s disused Tempelhof airport provided the stage for a range of intriguing designs, from the simplicity of Auerberg’s book rest to the studied chaos of Fabien Dumas’ Tam Tam lampshade.

Published in News
Thursday, 01 March 2012 09:24

Sebastian Scherer

The Berlin designer’s futuristic furniture, formed out of continuous sheets of aluminium, was one of the stars of the city’s newest design fair.

Published in News
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 15:51

Dresden Military Museum by Daniel Libeskind

Daniel Libeskind drives a steel wedge through a museum and the heart of German history.

Published in News
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