As a designer Andreas Lexa provides brand solutions that create value through state of the art design and technology.
Lisa Simone, Galore
"I definetly have my mothers hands, at least from the outside. Look! These are hands for the piano. I remember when my mother and I held our hands together and were amazed how similar they are. But I play the piano differently than my mother did. Thats why I sing that I neither have my mothers hands, nor her voice."
Kiefer Sutherland, Galore
Kiefer Sutherland is a Canadian actor and musician.
"The ten years in which I worked as a rodeo rider because I was no longer receiving interesting roles which were exciting me were most liberating for me. For a decade the main question which followed me was: how did I end up here?"
Susann Atwell, Die Zeit
Susann Atwell is a moderator and lives in Hamburg.
"When my insolvency became public, I got fewer jobs. I am at home in the lifestyle glamour segment where a broke woman doesn’t fit in."
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Jörn Walter, Die Zeit
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Jörn Walter is an urban planner and was Hamburg's chief building director from 1997 to 2017.
"I chose Hamburg to find a white skyline."
Maren Heyn and Wiebke Becker are filmmakers and work in Hamburg as Knallrotfilme.
"We do our best to add an unique ruhrarea-rhineland-hanseatic touch to every Knallrot project."
Ewald Lienen, Galore
Ewald Lienen is a former soccer player and was coach of FC St. Pauli amongst others.
"Soccer is ours not theirs. We have to remove the profiteers from the sport. This sport does not belong to club presidents, sports directors, or coaches who earn money on transfers or the manipulative intermediaries and agencies."
Meinhard von Gerkan, Focus
Meinhard von Gerkan is an architect and founder of gmp Architects with headquarters in Hamburg.
"From the outsider’s perspective, I suppose I am a capitalist, but not in my self-imagined consciousness. In my own emotional realm I position myself more on the left."
Tom Till, Die Zeit
Tom Till is commercial director of the Thalia Theater in Hamburg.
"We’ve always known The Thalia pays the lowest salaries of the major German state theatres, and pushes them through negotiations as hard as iron. I think that it just can't be like this."
Isabella Golinski is an actress and lives in Hamburg.
"I do my best people studies on parents and their children in candy shops."
Prof. Kurt Wettengl, Deutsche Bank ArtMag
Prof. Dr. Kurt Wettengl is an art historian and director of the Ostwall Museum in Dortmund.
"What pulls me in is the possibility of contributing a measly little bit towards a shift in mentality in the Ruhr area."
Julius Ohlemann is an actor and lives in Kiel.
"I would like to talk about positive forms of fatigue."
Wolke & Klegrin, Heimatdesign
Dipl. Des. Michael Konstantin Wolke is an object designer and Prof. Thomas Klegin is a professor at the Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences in Krefeld.
"We have two qualities in common: We are both living in extremely close touch with nature and we are down-to-earth."
Jörg Rosowski, Focus
Jörg Rosowski is a banker and founder of Capricorn Capital in Hamburg.
"With the invention of my Robo-Advisor every small investor will eventually be able to evaluate the recommendations of their investment consultant themselves."
Simon Glöde is the singer of the band Gløde and lives in Hamburg.
"I grew up with songs by Lionel Richie. Back then it was rather buttery melodies that mostly came out of me."
Jasmina Musić is an actress and lives in Cologne.
"My parents moved to Dortmund because of the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Then I studied in Hamburg. Now I work in Düsseldorf and Berlin."
Kay Voges is an independent director and artistic director of Schauspiel Dortmund and lives in the Ruhr area.
"The theatre must not be a museum in which we repeat the old things over and over again."
LynxLynx comprise Diddi, Dan, Jan, and JW and are based in Dortmund.
"It may hurt a bit sometimes. That's also what we like about Velvet Underground so much. When they hammer so cold and slice hard into our eardrums."
DIE ZEIT Literatur
The writers Nadire Biskin, Leona Stahlmann and Lütfiye Güzel in an intense discussion with literary critic Ijoma Mangold on how the German book market works and who is accepted to be part of it.
“A publishing company had read the first 50 pages of my manuscript and invited me, so I met the publisher. One of his first comments was: “Miss Stahlmann, you are really an author with attitude.” And I thought: What attitude? Then I realised he wanted me to become an author with attitude because that’s what he wants to sell.” (L. Stahlmann)
Arnold & Nico, Kohl PR
I had the chance to spend some time with the former photographer Arnold Schnittger who takes care of his son Nico since 24 years. When Nico was six months old multiple handicaps were diagnosed so he needed full time care by his father.
„Often friends turn away, neighbours turn away and many family carers are being left alone and have to cope with caring for their loved ones all by themselves. The greatest reward for me as a family carer is the smile of my son, his high spirits, his attitude to life and when he is happy. And he is happy at least twenty hours a day.“
Mundraub, loved gmbh
On a scavenger hunt with editor Lesley-Ann Jahn to find edible plants on public grounds in Hamburg via mundraub.org.
"During my farewell round through the green I discover even more apple trees, which are not on the map. “Get over there now, it's worth it!” After all, my own basket is already full."
Kamasi Washington, Galore
Saxophonist Kamasi Washington in the morning after a concert in a hotel room in Hamburg.
"If Mozart were to appear in my garden suddenly, I would tell him: Wolfgang Amadeus, the ingredients have changed, but my approach to composition is not unlike yours."
The Dorn Apartment, Hygge
Enjoying the February sunshine with Andrea Dorn in her hygge 50s apartment in Schleswig-Holstein.
"I moved into my first flat when I turned eighteen and brought a kidney table, cocktail chair, and rubber tree with me. Since then I collect pieces from this period. It's like a little time-travel."
Boran Burchhardt, Die Zeit
Artist Boran Burchardt and his controversial work Veddel vergolden in Hamburg- Veddel.
"Language imposes problems of translation. Sculptures are more likely to reach people with a Western understanding of art. Gold is what everyone understands."
Sabine Heinrich, Heimatdesign
Moderator Sabine Heinrich in Cologne on “home” and her novel Sehnsucht ist ein Notfall (Longing is an emergency).
"As my heroines set off, grandma has the feeling she needs tell someone and Eva asks: “Why?” And grandma says: “Because we want to be missed.”"
Hamburger Dom, Die Zeit
Touring the funfair Hamburger Dom with the author Moritz Herrmann in Hamburg-St. Pauli.
"We both laugh, and I want to embrace her, but I can't, because the bar is between us. But it’s the only thing that stands between us."
Reisenthel, Spring & Summer campaign 2019
An atmospheric journey to Umbria with the new Reisenthel bags for the Spring & Summer 2019 collection. The interaction of light/shadow and bodies in the sunny surroundings of Umbria creates a warm and inviting atmosphere, accompanied by the Reisenthel bags.
Concept: Johann Cohrs
Models: Sophie Alfers, Christoph Nittschalk
Styling: Coren Pollok Hair & Makeup: Maria Mutz
Reisenthel: Susanne Schubert, Sonia Raeder
Uuio, Visual Identity
Clear forms, made from only the highest quality materials. Children's furniture and toys from uuio.
The still lifes for UUIO express a classicly childlike mindset regarding space and design. UUIO products are staged in harmonic situations and photographed with warm light to accentuate their pleasant aura.
Enversum, Ten years
Out and about on a rooftop in St.Pauli to remember ten years of Enversum GmbH.
Representing the human side of the private company as a partner for public electricity and gas: Employees and management are in a relaxed and reflective mood at their tenth anniversary celebration.