What is singing anyway? Is it an artistic act? What do expression, mirror of the soul or a political act mean? How do animals sing? Is it a difference to sing together or alone in the shower? – 21 authors write about philosophical, poetic and practical aspects of a cultural technique that is always part of our natural expression.
“Urban Calm” – the fall/winter collection 2019/20 of Karin Rocke – strives for beauty in reduction: Architectural proportions, a combination of at most two colors, best merino wool and mohair, made in Germany. An uncoated paper transfers the soft surface to the print product, straight lines create order and space for every piece of the collection to shine.
A big shiny field of metallic orange-red hot foil reflects the light. Inside black, dense letters form the word “Ziegel” (brick). Above an angry panting wolf. The first edition of the re-designed Hamburg yearbook for literature collects poetry and fiction of almost fifty writers from Hamburg and illustrations by Line Hoven.
Christmas is the time of the year, when you think on your beloved ones, when you pause for a moment to say “thank you”. Still one of the nicest ways to tell is by a handwritten postcard, a little personal surprise in the moment of opening the postbox in the everyday rush – and even more, if it’s not a cheesy golden-stars-and-tree ensemble but a simple black-and-white design that manages to put a smile on the face!
“Characters” is a new magazine from Walter Knoll. It tells of inspiring people, brands, they work with, and furniture, they create. What do they all have in common? Personality and excellence. Interviews, reports, photographs and illustrations present striking people as well as high-end furniture with personality. And the second issue is already in the making…