Tag: culture

  • Look to Pompeii

    Look to Pompeii

    Modern civilisation should always look to the ancient Roman city of Pompeii for a lesson on humility and destruction.

  • Historic Couture

    Historic Couture

    Valentino Who? The Royal Chambers fashion pieces in Dresden would inspire any fashionista. Intricate couture looks fashioned for royalty displayed are an eye full of rich materials and details. The Schloss museum located in the historic center of the Baroque city is worth a style visit.

  • 2022 Cannes Gets HEAVY

    2022 Cannes Gets HEAVY

    The 2022 Cannes Film Festival went with heavyweights this year unveiling a star studded line up. Competition for the Golden Palm include features from directors David Cronenberg and Claire Denis along with sixteen other works. Big Hollywood titles unspooling on the French Riviera include TOP GUN sequel MAVERICK and Baz Luhrmann’s ELVIS. Cannes Film Festival […]

  • A Design Influence on Me.

    A Design Influence on Me.

    Bauhaus Museum Weimar opened in April 2019.  Its collection houses pieces from the 1920’s to the present.  Focusing on design, art, dance, and architecture, the Museum narrates the history of Bauhaus over 3 floors.  Side Note: The Black and Paper logo was influenced by the Bauhaus  movement.  We incorporated some of the graphics in our […]

  • Second Day in Weimar

    Second Day in Weimar

    Exploring the cultural city offerings on my staycation.  Still inspired and strolling around the city.  It’s easy to see why Weimar has appeal. On the second day,  I saw the dramatic and elegant.  

  • Classy Weimar

    Classy Weimar

    For my first travel in the New Normal I decided on  a staycation. As if I had a choice. Nothing is flying these days. Where to go? The city of Weimar, located in Thuringia, a 3 hour drive from Berlin.  I knew little about the city.    Classy, compact, and elegant the former Grand Duchy Capital […]

  • Staycation Weimar

    In Weimar.  All the details coming soon.

  • Berlinale 2020

    Take A Chance to Redeem  “In a crisis, be aware of the danger–but recognize the opportunity” by JFK.  The countdown to Berlinale has begun. But before 70thedition of film festival has unrolled a single film reports from local press have painted a glooming picture. A crisis in the making months before the first walk on […]

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