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Brazilian Design: Meet Lina Bo Bardi

July 12, 2019 8

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Lina Bo Bardi, Casa de Vidro, Brazilian design, Brazil, architecture, Brazilian architecture, Sao Paulo

In May I was beyond happy: I visited Brazil for the very first time. A long time dream came true. And Brazil is not only amazing for its rich and lush nature, but also for its sophisticated design scene. There is so much to tell about Brazilian design – but let me start first with this highlight: the Casa de Vidro of Italo-Brazilian architect and designer Lina Bo Bardi.…

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Tisca Rugs: A Handmade Tale from Romania

July 1, 2019 4

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Tisca, rugs, Romania, weaving, Transylvania, blogger trip

Sometimes it is pure curiosity and wanderlust that takes you to new places and makes you discover new people and cultures. Other times it is design and craftsmanship. This was the case with my first trip to Romania, to be precise, to the region of Transylvania in Romania’s heart.…

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Go East: Kiev Travel Tips

February 25, 2019 15

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Kiev, travel tips, Ukraine

This winter I had the first time experience of traveling to the Ukrainian capital Kiev. And oh my was I in for a treat! Suddenly I thought the Pet Shop Boys have never been so wrong when they sang ‘Go West’.…

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From Cyprus with Love: Sister

December 3, 2018 11

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Cyprus, Cypriot design, jewelry, ceramics

If someone told you I had a sister from Cyprus, I would think the person is slightly nuts. But guess what: I just found out I do have a sister from Cyprus, alas not a person per se but a wonderful new label called ‘Sister’.…

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Residing in Style: Hotel Altstadt Vienna

November 19, 2018 15

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hotel Altstadt Vienna, Vienna, boutique hotel, hotel, design hotel, hotel tip Vienna, Vienna travel tips, interior design

For a start I would like to tweak a famous movie quote into this: Vienna is always a good idea! Honestly, that was my first thought while spending a weekend in Vienna recently. I kinda forgot how awesome, beautiful and rich the Austrian capital is.…

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