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Bathroom design through the ages

Mar 18, 2019

On average, we spend up to three years of our lives in bathrooms. Which makes it all the more important to have beautiful bathrooms to pamper ourselves in. And recently, bathroom design has undergone something of a revolution, incorporating high-quality fixtures and furnishings, and an exciting range of spa elements. From the age of functional bathrooms, we have moved into the era of true temples to wellbeing.

Lifestyle

The fascination of glass: Creating the open spaces we know and love

Nov 23, 2018

Floor-to-ceiling windows and sweeping glass facades have long been in trend. It is little surprise that more and more architects are using glass in their buildings to create astonishing architectural features, such as glass partitions and even glass floors. But why is it that we are all so fascinated by brilliant glass architecture?

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The best locations in Germany’s fashion metropolis

Nov 09, 2018

Altbier, Karneval und die bekannte Einkaufsstraße Königsallee: Die nordrhein-westfälische Landeshauptstadt hat viele Facetten. In der Heimat des Dichters Heinrich Heine lässt sich Kultur genießen und Zeit im Grünen verbringen. Nicht umsonst wird Düsseldorf regelmäßig unter die lebenswertesten Städte der Welt gewählt. In vielen Vierteln der Rhein-Metropole herrscht eine besonders hohe Wohnqualität. Wir liefern einen Überblick über die Top-Lagen.

Lifestyle

The reinvention of Kaufhaus des Westens

Oct 30, 2018

Kaufhaus des Westens – perhaps better known as KaDeWe – is one of Berlin’s most famous institutions. This noblest of department stores first opened its doors in 1907. The cityscape of Berlin has changed a lot since then, but the magnificent department store is still an integral part and a popular tourist destination. KaDeWe, which changed hands in 2015, is now set for significant redevelopment. Crucially, the latest makeover will combine tradition with modern requirements.

Lifestyle

Gin: What is it that makes this drink so special?

Oct 22, 2018

Gin has become a real trend product. But where does the drink have its origins, why was it almost banned and how is it best served?