Tue

12

Aug

2014

SUMMER BREAK : HVAR, CROATIA

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Three weeks ago we left Berlin in our car on a hot and sunny weekend and drove 1500 kilometers south to Croatia, took a ferry to the beautiful island of Hvar, put up our tent, tired from the long drive and a night in the car, when it started raining like crazy. Our tent was almost blown away by a storm during the night and when we crawled out of it the next morning our campsite neighbours told us that this was the worst summer ever on Hvar. Rain, storm and unusually low temperatures. At the same time Berlin experienced one of the warmest summers ever. I felt like packing and driving back home but the thought of another 20 hours in the car stopped me from it. Which was good because we had a wonderful time on Hvar, despite some rain and lower temperatures than we expected, but still loads of sun and beach weather. Turquoise water, Hvar's amazing landscape, beautiful little towns, fresh fish and having my three VIPs with me 24/7. Pretty close to perfect.

 

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Fri

18

Jul

2014

AT THE APARTMENT WITH SITZFELDT

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Two weeks ago a bunch of design- and lifestyle bloggers from Berlin came together one evening to discuss "authentic styling", enjoy some delicious food (cooked by one of our hosts from Sitzfeldt) and simply spend a good time in a relaxed atmosphere together at a really unique place in town: The Apartment is partly a private apartment, partly a place you can rent for events and photo shootings.

 

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Tue

01

Jul

2014

"COLORS" OF JUNE

 

Hello July! Bring back the color, please!

 

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Wed

25

Jun

2014

ROXY MARJ

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Tue

10

Jun

2014

GARDEN TIME

 

Sun, a beautiful garden and a cup of coffee. What else do you need on a hot weekend like the one we just had? ( A lake to take a swim, okay.)

 

During the summer season my father opens the doors to his workshop's garden to the public once a month and everyone is welcome to enjoy his little oasis in the middle of the city, listen to music, see an exhibition or watch someone perform, depending on the program of the day. The "Open Garden" events are celebrating their 10th birthday this year. Time flies by so fast...

 

If you happen to live in Berlin or plan a trip - feel free to drop by. You won't regret it.

 

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Mon

26

May

2014

COLOR COMBO #4

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Two images, one color palette. 

Number 4, May 2014

 

image sources: parc and cube | fluxi on tour

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Mon

19

May

2014

A MORNING

detail | minmoka.com

 

Slowly slowly we're settling in our new place. Here are some of the things I like most about it right now.

 

Little details here and there, the view from our cosy balcony, the morning sun on our kitchen table. 

 

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Fri

16

May

2014

MARBLED

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Yes, I have been infected by that marble virus too, I admit it. I had been looking for marble beads for a while and couldn't find any I liked. In the end making them myself by mixing black and white polymer clay was much easier than I expected.  

 

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Tue

06

May

2014

SOMETHING GREEN, SOMETHING BLUE AND SOMETHING NEW

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As you can see my easter break was very green and a little blue, too. 

 

And after the break? I packed my things and moved to a new place. Our new place. While I'm typing this I'm sitting at my desk in front of the window of our new living room/homeoffice, looking at some old friends who found a new home, too. I'm still surrounded by boxes and there's still some (ok, lots of) work to do but it feels very right. 

 

I'll share some bits and pieces of the new place soon. (When I have a new camera...) 

 

And now off to do some more unpacking!

 

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Thu

17

Apr

2014

BLINK, BLINK!

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Just a short hello and goodbye before I unplug and take a little easter break. Sorry about the silence here lately  - the reason is not only my usual every day life but also the fact that my camera is broken. Very sad... I know what my next investment will be - until then my phone will have to do the job!

 

Happy easter to all of you! 

 

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Tue

08

Apr

2014

COLOR COMBO #3

color combo no. 3 | minamoka.com

 

2 images, 1 color palette.

Number 3, april 2014.

 

sources: haider ackermann via vogue | caroline wiart 

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Mon

31

Mar

2014

ANGRILLING

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"Angrillen" is what we call having the first barbecue of the season to welcome the warmer part of year. There was a lot of "angrilling" going on this weekend, in and outside of town. We celebrated this important day at the lake. What a great way to end a week, what a good memory to begin the new week with. 

 

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Sat

22

Mar

2014

SEA VIEW ? ZOO VIEW !

Sea view vs. Zoo View: The 25hours Bikini Hotel Berlin / via minamoka.com

 

Hello! Long time no see... I escaped to a little island and enjoyed sun, sea and sand. Now I'm super relaxed and ready to bring you some travel inspiration from my hometown. Berlin can't offer sea view like the one up there from our terrace last week. But it can offer zoo view! The recently openend 25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin is located next to the Berlin Zoo in the center of (politically former, geographically still) West-Berlin.

 

Design Scene - Darling Werner Aisslinger and his team were responsible for the interior design and they created a very cool and trendy space with hammocks, indoor plants and comfortable sofa landscapes (I like that color palette!) and lots of outdoor terrace space to enjoy the amazing view: The Berlin Zoo on one side, the famous Memorial Church on the other side. That's as much West-Berlin as possible and makes the Monkey Bar and the Neni Restaurant on the top floor definitely worth a visit.

 

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Thu

06

Mar

2014

ETSY PICKS : SHAPE AND PATTERN

shape and pattern | minamoka.com

 

An object made and designed by the talented Henrike Schoen, one of many nice and really affordable mixed media collages by Jesús Perea and a necklace for berlin and map lovers. I hope you like them all as much as I do. 

 

object.01 by bastisRike | City Landscape 30 by Jesus Perea

Pulsader Berlin's Beat Necklace 

 

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