Monthly Archives: February 2016

Cool Ceramics by Astier de Villatte

Cool Ceramics by Astier de Villatte

What: Astier de Villatte, Ceramics-Manufactory
Where: Paris

Admirers of the cultivated table culture: these china dishes will delight you!

I have a distinctive weakness for fine china. Whether KPM or Dibbern, Rosenthal or Meißen, inherited, bought, or received as a gift: At home mountains of china pile up ‘till they reach …

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At home with Cultural Manager Dr. Gerald Matt

At home with Cultural Manager Dr. Gerald Matt

Who: Dr. Gerald Matt, Cultural Manager
Wo: Vienna, Austria

The apartment of Dr. Gerald Matt in an old building: The door opens and I enter a different world

Presumably he is one of the last Bohemians of Vienna, who celebrates the savoir vivre with Austrian grandeur. A dandy straight out of …

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Louis Vuitton: How fashion learned to travel

Louis Vuitton: How fashion learned to travel

What: Louis Vuitton Exhibition “Volez, Voguez, Voyagez”
Where: Grand Palais, Paris

The Louis Vuitton-Exhibition “Volez, Voguez, Voyagez” (flying, sailing, traveling) is currently shown at the Grand Palais in Paris

I still remember my first Louis Vuitton-Handbag: the ‘Speedy’, a classical bag, which my grandmother gave me for my passed “Abitur” certificate. …

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The best Schnitzel is served in Tel Aviv!

The best Schnitzel is served in Tel Aviv!

What: Restaurant Café Noir
Where: Tel Aviv, Israel

A classic in the Tel Aviv restaurant scene: The Café Noir

“You have definitely go to Café Noir,” recommended an Israeli friend of mine. “There you get the best Schnitzel in whole Tel Aviv – and you feel like being at Borchardt’s.” Eating …

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