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ANALOGRAUM — CONTEMPORARY DESIGN AT POP-UP SHOWROOM #7

ANALOGRAUM — CONTEMPORARY DESIGN AT POP-UP SHOWROOM #7

If you’re a lover of minimalist design and timeless furniture, you’ve probably come across Franziska Wernicke’s Analograum. Since launching the concept store in 2016, Wernicke has remained true to her concept, using her focused eye and sense of style to curate design pieces. Every year, new objects are added to the collection, which has gained a reputation for its focus on strong forms and craftsmanship. 2022 additions include the Plié shelving system by the Lisbon-based designer Util, finished in hand-brushed raw aluminum. The shelving units offer the perfect balance of design, functionality, smart construction and elegance. You can admire these new objects as well as well-known classics by Sabine Marcelis, Martino Gamper, Form.Lightning and Serax at the temporary showroom Erstererster gallery in Prenzlauer Berg (open until Sunday 05.06.2022). If you can’t make it to the Salone die Mobile in Milan, then Analograum is your Berlin-based solution. Innovative furniture fans: assemble.

Text: Milena Kalojanov / Photos: Analograum

Analograum at the Erstererster Gallery, Pappelallee 69, 10437 Berlin–Prenzlauer Berg; map
Until 05.06.2022 11–20h

@analograum

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SUMMER STYLE AND SELF CARE ON LABELS — SHOP LOCAL BRANDS FOR FUN SUNGLASSES, SKINCARE, TEES AND MORE

SUMMER STYLE AND SELF CARE ON LABELS — SHOP LOCAL BRANDS FOR FUN SUNGLASSES, SKINCARE, TEES AND MORE

Summer often arrives with calls for a style and self-care revamp. But how can you update your look and give your body a boost without the guilt of waste and emissions? You’ll find the answer on your phone, thanks to Labels, the planet-friendly delivery service for fashion and beauty from local Berlin brands. Just in time for lake days, bike rides and sunny walks, the app’s latest additions include the trendy and customizable sunglasses from R.T.CO. The brand uses natural and renewable cellulose acetate and non-scratch materials to ensure the glasses will endure summer after summer. Designed in Berlin, they feature Italian craftsmanship and Carl Zeiss lenses. Our favorites: the statement Bottle green and Hudson blue shades. But what good is protecting your eyes just to allow your skin and hair to suffer from the rays? Enter I+M Naturkosmetik Berlin, whose plant powered, nanoparticle-free and climate neutral skincare collection makes constant reapplication of sticky sunscreen a thing of the past.

The range includes a waterproof SPF 50 sunscreen, an aftersun and a 2-in-1 gel that genuinely is good for both body and hair (and ideal for camping trips). The Labels app is also full of fresh fashion finds, including from On Vacation, the brand whose sustainable organic cotton and super soft tees come complete with gorgeous streetwear motifs and fun phrases to add a pop to each fit. Oh, and the best part about getting your summer essentials from Labels? Your order will be delivered by e-bike right to your door. Sunny season: we’re ready for you.
 
Text: Rosie Gilmour / Photos: Steffen Grap & Sophie Doering

Labels

@labelsapp

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DISCOVER GREEN DIVERSITY AND GIVE YOUR OUTDOOR SPACE A PLANT-BASED MAKEOVER — HOFGRÜN NURSERY

DISCOVER GREEN DIVERSITY AND GIVE YOUR OUTDOOR SPACE A PLANT-BASED MAKEOVER — HOFGRÜN NURSERY

The bees are buzzing, the grass is growing and our shoulders are feeling the sun’s rays once again. Yes, spring is here, and that calls for a plant-packed visit to Hofgrün. Before you even arrive at this plant nursery, you know you’re in the right place thanks to the giant signage standing above a colorful sea of flowers. Inside, you’ll find everything from spices to grasses, with perennial plants a particular speciality. Hofgrün has been growing greenery on the site since 1985, when they took over the Kreuzberg municipal nursery (the district parks office remains next door). Head to the right, and you’ll find another green oasis that includes bee boxes and an insect hotel.

In addition to the in-house cultivated perennials, the nursery also sells organic compost, flower pots and fertilizer to get you growing and offers tips to make your garden bee- and insect-friendly. If you need a little assistance to turn your space into a plant paradise, Hofgrün also offers a landscaping service for gardens and terraces. Whether you want to stock up your herb garden, add some color to your patio or start your own vegetable patch, a trip to this Kreuzberg oasis is a must – and it makes a great excursion too!
 
Text: Anabelle Grundmann / Photos: Arundhati Shenoy

Hofgrün, Methfesselstr.10–12, 10965 Berlin–Kreuzberg; map
Mon–Fri 14–16h & Sat 10–13h

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DISCOVER UKRAINIAN DESIGNERS — POP-UP FASHION EVENT AT LOBE BLOCK

DISCOVER UKRAINIAN DESIGNERS — POP-UP FASHION EVENT AT LOBE BLOCK

Pop-ups are an amazing way to bring together local creatives. But what if they could help unite a continent? Enter ArtCode.UA, a cultural initiative that connects Ukrainian artists with the rest of Europe and raises awareness of the plight of their homeland. This Friday and Saturday (20.-21.05.2022), Artcode will be hosting a special fashion market at Lobe Block to present the work of Ukrainian talent. Browse ethereal organza-style chiffon dresses from Nadya Dzyak, tailored blazers and trousers with a design twist from Katerina Kvit and colorful stockings that pack a punch from Shur Shur, among many other items. Afterwards, accessorize with a chunky gold chain or clip-style ring with blue or yellow enamel courtesy of the demi-fine brand Poche Jewelry. If all the shopping makes you hungry, stop by the Lobe Lokal canteen for coffee and brunch. All proceeds from the pop-up go directly to the brands taking part, with a portion donated to those affected by the war. Ready to get to know Ukraine’s innovative design community? Lobe Block is where it’s at.

Text: Rosie Gilmour / Credit: Magnus Petterson & Litkovskaya

Lobe Block at Hund Hund & Lobe Lokal, Böttgerstr.16, 13357 Berlin–Gesundbrunnen; map
Ukrainian Designers Pop–Up – 20–21.05.2022, Fri 10–18h & Sat 11–18h

@artcodeua
@lobelokal

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TETO TOFU: ARTISAN BEAN CURD MADE IN BERLIN — RECOMMENDED BY CHRISTINA HOFFMANN

TETO TOFU: ARTISAN BEAN CURD MADE IN BERLIN — RECOMMENDED BY CHRISTINA HOFFMANN

Comparing the tofu from Teto Tofu to its supermarket equivalent is like comparing a silk scarf to a potato sack – that’s how big the difference is. This Berlin bean curd maker has turned tofu into a fine art. After extensive research in Japan, owners Tomoko Yamada-Schneider and her partner Joscha Schneider have dedicated themselves to the ancient craft of tofu production – using local soybeans of course. The duo deliver by bike to Berlin’s top restaurants, delicatessens and shops and you can order the tofu for pickup online. A full selection of Teto’s products (including delicious biscuits) are sold every Saturday at the Boxhagener Platz market in Friedrichshain. To find out more about the pair’s tofu, you can chat with them at their stall or go one better and join their workshop on 21.05.2022 at the Schlossgut Finowfurt manor house in Brandenburg. There you can discover the different steps of tofu production and sample various types of fresh tofu and soybeans.

Text: Christina Hoffmann / Photos: Dirk Stenger, Teto Tofu & Philine Bunte

Christina Hoffmann has lived in Berlin since 2007, moving from Neukölln to Kreuzberg. Christina has been exploring the city as a wheelchair user since 2019.

You can order Teto Tofu products online.

Workshop at Schlossgut Finowfurt on 21.05.2022, Schlossgutsiedlung 9, 16244 Schorfheide; map
You can register online.

@tetotofu

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