Time for another instaspotlight, a series where I'm highlighting my favourite instagrammers from Berlin and beyond. This second round is dedicated to lindaberlin. The person behind lindaberlin is (surprise!) Linda from Berlin. Linda is a passionate photographer and a very productive instagrammer. She has a great eye for details, light and composition. What I like about her gallery is that she is showing a very unique perpective of Berlin - very minimalistic and graphic, yet capturing the city's soul and atmosphere.
And please hop over to her gallery - there's so much more to discover.
Here`s my first insta-spotlight, in case you missed it.
The only good thing about business trips for those who stay home: unpacking presents after the trip. We got some new little treasures from india.
No, not a piece of wood from India, but from the street in Berlin. Spray painted white.
The box is from India, the necklace is something I made recently. They get along well!
Have a good and relaxing weekend!
I skipped the october edition of designclaud's moodboard challenge - but this month I'm joining the party once again. The motto for November was: bright colors! I think only someone who is spending her November in Bali, like Claudia, can think of a motto like that... The task was to find a photo we took and that fits the motto and create a moodboard based on its color palette. I picked a picture from our trip to Thailand - the colorful inside of a boat.
And that's the color palette:
I like colors - for myself, but even more for kids. So my moodboard turned out to be one dedicated to all things kid related, from toys to clothes to diys. (Links to the image sources can be found below.)
If you want to be part in the link party you can find out everything you need to know here.
One of my favourite places from our recent trip to New York City was Printed Matter. Stores like these are one of the reasons why I love big cities so much - where else can you find a place full of artist's publications from all over the world?
Printed Matter is actually more than a store, it's an indendent non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of publications made by artists, founded in 1978. It has been located in different spaces in Manhattan before moving to the current storefront location in Chelsea on 195 Thenth Avenue. If you ever have the chance to go there it I highly recommend a visit. And bring some time with you...
What is it about the light in New York City? It's definitely special. And it creates great patterns and shadows on the city's beautiful facades.
It's been a little more quiet than usual here on the blog lately... I started a new job and like every new job it's very challenging and time consuming, especially in the beginning. I'll continue blogging, but there might be times with a lot less posts and others with more time to dedicate to this place.
Here's a little collection of things that have been surrounding me lately:
I can't stop looking at the colour combination of that hortensia and a branch I found in the park last week.
I decided to invest in handmade wristwarmers - it's going to get cold soon. Finally a pair that fits, the usual "one size fits all" wristwarmers are usually to big for me.
A batch of printed instagrams from our Thailand trip arrived. I have a couple of ideas for them. More to follow.
And I made some simple pieces of everyday jewelry - after finding a way to organize my jewelry making supplies it's so much easier to get started and make something. It has already become a bit of an addiction.
We're having a beautiful, sunny and warm late october these days - I hope most of you, too.
Wishing everyone a good start into the week!
Last week was birthday week and that means: Lots of flowers in the house!
I got spoilt this year with many many presents. Two of my favourites are the two things that make the world a better place: Earrings...
made (yes: crocheted metal wire!) by my talented sister. One of a kind, not for sale, only mine. mineminemine!
... and: Icecream!
We bought delicious la newyorkina paletas during our walk on the High Line in New York where they also sold this book by Fany Gerson and I screamed: "I need this book because next summer I will make popsicles from fresh fruit and sell them in a little cart on the street!" My husband said: "Yes, sure." and managed to buy the book for me right there without me noticing it.
Ahh, birthday week was nice. Well, let's start into a regular week now!
I really don't know why I picked this motto for my etsy finds. But all of them make me smile!
...and that may as well be the reason.
We came back from a great week in New York City a week ago and were expected by a huge pile of work and sick children, so I was forced to keep it a little quiet around here. Yesterday I had a minute to go through my pictures to see if there was anything I could show you here - I didn't plan any blogposts before, I prefer to travel without any pressure to produce something...
These are some impressions from our walk on the High Line in Chelsea. The High Line is a former freight rail line that has been turned into a public park and is one of the newer attractions of the city that didn't exist yet the last time I was in New York in 2002. I had heard so much about it and was really looking forward to seeing it with my own eyes. Even though it's always full of tourists it is a calm and quiet place (instead of traffic all you hear is the clicking of countless cameras) in the middle of the city and a great place to relax and enjoy an unusual perspective - or just an easy shortcut from Chelsea to Midtown.
Oh, these days went by much too fast...
Have a good week everyone!