Konfekt

Who wears the trousers?
A modern guide to power dressing

Art & Culture / Fashion

Forget sized-up shoulders and male tailoring, it’s time women donned power from within …

Wallpaper*

Detached from space and time

Art & Culture

Terunobu Fujimori’s teahouses literally grow on trees. The Japanese architect builds poetic sites of ceremonial encounter into the forks and onto the trunks of trees. Now the 73-year-old is inviting fans of environmentally aware modern architecture to tea at the Hombroich rocket station …

 

Walter Knoll

Airy Elegance

Art & Culture / Interior Design / Travel

Two blues. The neon signage of the Norton Museum of Art shines in Yves Klein blue against the deep blue sky of West Palm Beach. With a strong sense of aesthetics, the architects at Foster + Partners have carefully redesigned the house and turned it into a magnet for lovers of art and architecture …

Wallpaper*

Lindbergh’s Legacy

Art & Culture / Fashion

Peter Lindbergh still had the story of his complete works to tell. Right up until his death in September 2019, he continued working on the exhibition ‘Untold Stories’, the first and only works exhibition that he ever curated …

KTCHNrebel

The restaurant at the end of the universe

Food / Travel

The World’s Best Restaurant of 2019 is about as far away from glamorous metropolitan life as you can get… but here, in the South African fishing village of Paternoster, De Wolfgat creates dimensions of flavor that big-city foodies can only dream of …

Lamborghini Magazin

Carlo’s brave new world

Food / Travel

The kitchen of Milanese chef Carlo Cracco is a melting pot of northern Italian traditions and the latest experimental techniques, forging an unmistakable culinary signature. Now, the Italian chef has opened a very personal and luxurious stage for his culinary creations …

KTCHNrebel

Squaring the circle

Food / Travel

Just a few months after opening, a San Francisco burger joint has already achieved cult status. Their secret? Gourmet quality plus restaurant robotics …

Wallpaper

“I don't believe in leisure time”

Art & Culture

A blonde woman on a beach chair, working on her holiday tan. Her eyes are covered to protect them from the sun, her legs are slightly apart. Was this photo taken by a voyeur from the foot of her lounger? No. Martin Parr captured this scene in 2000 on Knokke beach in Belgium. …

Lufthansa Online

Travel Guide San Francisco

Travel

What would San Francisco be without the Bay? Likely only half as amazing. Every visitor to the northern Californian metropolis should cross the Bay at least once by boat. From the water, the view of the high-rise downtown skyline, Signal Hill and the Golden Gate Bridge is simply spectacular …

KTCHNrebel

From Waste to Taste

Food / Interview

Douglas McMaster: brilliant, uncompromising, uses a lot of superlatives. Also, kind of a rock star. His first restaurant, Silo, which opened in Brighton in 2014, takes the “zero waste” idea to new heights. Since September 2017, the 31-year-old British chef has been outdoing even himself …

Lufthansa Magazine

Golden Promise

Art & Culture / Travel

Speeding across a bridge over the Enz, one of the three rivers that wend their way through Pforzheim, a Porsche Boxster is struck by a ray of evening light and momentarily gleams almost as brightly as the setting sun. …

J’N’C

The Year of the
Greyhound

Fashion / Interview

The Netherlands is not only a seafaring nation, but also a country of free spirits. That’s why René Descartes chose to settle there, above all other countries, convinced of its tolerance and the fact that he was not at risk of being burned at the stake.

Walter Knoll

The sofa revolution

Interior Design

Why the sudden appearance of upholstered furniture in our offices does not equate to laziness. And how a homey office environment makes us more focused, relaxed and efficient …

Wallpaper

“I want to be a machine”

Art & Culture

Robert Wilson’s adaptation of The Sandman by E.T.A. Hoffmann garnered him standing ovations in Düsseldorf.
To transcend the human by aesthetic means – this striving is something the American director Robert Wilson has in common with the late Andy Warhol. After the world premiere at the Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen, who co-produced it, Wilson’s adaptation of The Sandman had its debut in Düsseldorf on Saturday.

Sportswear International

The Five-Years-Roadmap

Fashion / Interview / Retail

In 2004 Simon Mottram first threw a handful of cycling styles into the race. A lot of water has flowed down the Thames since then.

 

Panorama Magazin

Retail of the Future

Fashion / Interior Design / Retail

Personality, exclusivity, variability, individuality: These parameters will determine the future of retail trade. Inspired by the hottest names in the retail world and the most elaborate concepts, we would like to show you where retail businesses are headed. …

Walter Knoll

A part of the family

Interior Design

A strong character, but soft around the edges – the furniture in the new headquarters of KPMG Belgium immediately shows visitors what they can expect: reliability, warmth, stability

Sportswear International

What does seamless shopping mean?

Fashion / Interview / Retail

Marc Schumacher has several ideas about what the service of the future will look like. And he knows what he is talking about: before he started as managing partner of German brand communications agency Liganova the graduated business economist worked for several years in retail himself …

KTCHNrebel

Countdown to zero

Food / Travel

For a long time, the Silo in Brighton was the lonely pioneer on the zero-waste restaurant scene. Now, a paradigm shift is finally on the horizon.

 

KTCHNrebel

The high-tech playground

Food / Travel

A new workspace has just opened its doors in San Francisco: an experimental playground for fans of high-tech cooking.

Sportswear International

The rich pursuing the young

Fashion

Collaborations are currently in vogue. Exclusive high-fashion brands in particular are trying to connect with the most recent streetwear labels through collabs–and streetwear brands are interested. Many times they even take the initiative themselves. Because both parties seem to gain from the liaison. But fashion is known to be a fickle beast. How long can this odd couple stay happy together? …

Sportswear International

Interview Virgil Abloh

Fashion / Interview / Retail

„Off-White’s Virgil Abloh: „Three years ago, no one could tell, if street fashion would last or not.“

J'N'C

Cool Cities Dubai

Fashion / Retail / Travel

A twelve-lane highway, Sheikh Zayed Road, cuts through the city. This is the main traffic artery where sports cars whizz past the high-rise apartment buildings glittering in the dazzling sunshine. …

 

 

 

 

Sportswear International

Fairway to Heaven

Fashion / Retail

The Cologne-based eco fashion label Armedangels wants fair fashion to be the object of consumers’ desire. Its success speaks for itself.

Wallpaper

From the collection to the collective

Art & Culture

The Julia Stoschek Collection is celebrating its tenth anniversary with an exhibition curated by Ed Atkins: Generation Loss. What are ten years in the art world, really? Quite a bit, when the genre is as young as time-based media.

Sportswear International

How to sell a pair of jeans today

Fashion / Interview / Retail

How are well-established labels such as G-Star Raw, to fight back? We talked to G-Star’s Sean Gregory Peron, Marketing Strategy Director, about its plan.   …

J’N’C

Cool Cities – São Paulo

Fashion / Food / Interior Design / Retail / Travel

While Rio de Janeiro is immediately associated with beaches and samba, its big sister São Paulo has a Blade Runner-style image with a criminal background: wild and potentially dangerous – and anything but sexy. …

J’N’C

Cool Cities – San Francisco

Fashion / Food / Interior Design / Interview / Retail / Travel

From the West Coast to the rest of the world: San Francisco is deemed the birthplace of the five-pocket jeans, the most important fashion statement of the past 140 years.

J’N’C

Women on the frontlines

Fashion / Interview

There are some clichés that end up actually being true: others less so. When we land in Newcastle it’s raining – which doesn’t really surprise us, even though it’s August. A typical British August here up north. For Nigel Cabourn, however, that’s just part of the story.

J’N’C

Cool Cities – Los Angeles

Fashion / Food / Interior Design / Interview / Retail / Travel

Flashing camera bulbs and famous faces. Endless sunshine and bling-bling fashion. An obsession with physical perfection and Lamborghinis. There is hardly another city that manages to capture our imaginations like Los Angeles does. And the funny thing about it: the clichés are substantiated at every turn!

J’N’C

Cool Cities – New York

Fashion / Food / Interior Design / Retail / Travel

It’s the peculiar geography of New York that makes it what it is: a sardine can filled with eight million people, basically piled up on top of one other, living and working. In contrast to most other metropolises the Big Apple has no way of giving itself over to middle-age spread: two rivers, the Hudson and the East River, hinder a geographic city sprawl. So, at least on Manhattan Island, growth can only go one way: upwards.

J’N’C

Cool Cities – Montreal

Fashion / Food / Interior Design / Retail / Travel

The spectacularly located Montreal, which lies on the left bank of the St. Lawrence River, is considered by many as the Canadian ‘Petit Paris’. And it’s not just the picturesque streets in the world’s second largest French city that are indeed reminiscent of the Seine metropolis: when it comes to guts and stylistic individualism, the people of Montreal can certainly hold their own against their erstwhile conquerors.

Gallery Magazine

Craftsman,
Aesthete and Citizen
of the World

Fashion / Interview

Istanbul, where Oriental traditions collide with modern Western lifestyles, is the hometown of the designer Ümit Ünal, who is at home in both worlds.

J’N’C

Cool Cities – Bangkok

Fashion / Retail / Travel

Taking a look at the local street fashion worn by the young generation in Bangkok, the most influential economic centre in South-East Asia, you can see how westernised they are. Rockstar haircuts, skinny jeans and designer sneakers are a given for any trendy basic wardrobe, just as much as in European climes. …

Port Magazine

The Rose Revolution

Travel

In the 1970s, in a climate that was difficult both politically and literally, Iran’s Lalehzar valley became the birthplace of a new crop – and a different way of life. …

Gallery Magazine

Master
of Ceremonies

Fashion / Interview

For the past 20 years Jean-Luc Uzan, together with his wife ­Nathalie, has been running a company dedicated to the best day of our lives.