Emily Phillips

In an atelier and gallery space on Torstraße, there lives a maverick who has spent much of his adult life documenting the world’s wars on paper, film and canvas: Australian-born George Gittoes. Read more


At the Neue Nationalgalerie, Mies van der Rohe’s sober, minimalistic entrance hall has been transformed by an ornate carpet and a golden chandelier – the epitome of what the Bauhaus crew couldn’t stand. Read more

When Londoner Jason Andrews first came to Berlin in 2005, it was for the weekend. Little did he know that five years and a published novel (November) later, he’d be living here and launching an English literary magazine with a fellow Anglophone, Becky Crook. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Vattenfall

You’ve surely seen them buzzing about – BMW Minis outfitted as zero-emission electric cars. They're part of a pilot project set up by BMW and the energy giant Vattenfall to bring environmentally sound cars to the city’s streets. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

Four innovative Berlin-based film websites, in the words of their creators. Read more

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Photo by chaosinjune (Flickr)

For those who mainly rely on public transportation but occasionally need the freedom of their own vehicle, joining a car-sharing network may be a more convenient and cheaper option than paying for a car that spends 98 percent of the week in a parking spot (once you’ve finally found one!). Read more

Interviews & Portraits

Dropped your dentures from smiling to much on those jostling U-Bahn rides? Thanks to Berliners’ honesty and a German knack for organisation, they might show up again at the BVG Fundbüro. Read more

Interviews & Portraits


Photo courtesy of Pam Am Lounge

Stepping out of the elevator and into Pan Am Lounge is like travelling back in time a few decades. Read more


Photo courtesy of Azazel Jacobs

For Azazel Jacobs, filmmaking is a bit of a private affair. Before asking his parentsto star in his most recent film Momma’s Man, Jacobs co-wrote and directed The GoodTimesKid, in which he, his best friend (co-writer Gerardo Naranjo) and his girlfriend (Sarah Diaz) play the lead roles. Read more


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