Interview

In-depth conversations with architects, designers, entrepreneurs and creatives who are changing the world with their chosen craft.

Philosophy, Harmony and Perfection – Japanese Dining à la Yoko Higashi

Yoko Higashi, owner of the Kaiseki restaurant YOSHI in Hamburg, is a master in the art of tea ceremony, Japanese flower arrangement, modern dance and the philosophy of cooking. Her dishes look like blooming landscapes, her wisdom is deep like the ocean and her love for harmony and perfection is present in every bite and in every word. YOSHI represents the translation of culture into culinary passion.

The life-changing magic of sourdough with Ailine Liefeld

As a commercial photographer, it might not seem unusual that for the last five months, Ailine Liefeld has been growing a popular Instagram page. Yet, it might be more surprising to hear that the page isn’t anything directly to do with her photography at all. What’s got this photographer so obsessed? Bread. And her 3,000-plus followers are all there for her crispy, airy, soft and often artsy sourdough.

Juan Danilo on shamanic influences and his culinary vision for the world

Growing up in Lima, Peru, Juan Danilo’s classrooms were kitchens. Taught by both his parents and grandmother from a formative age, he learnt both the culinary and holistic value of Peru’s natural produce. We sat down to discuss his family’s influence on his cooking, his journey from Peru to Germany, and more.

Berlin’s Kilim Queen: Beyza Özler from Wild Heart Free Soul

Beyza Özler is Berlin’s Kilim Queen: travelling all around Turkey, she collects vintage kilims that she restores and sells in her Berlin shop.

Nicola Rehbein
Photographer Nicola Rehbein on Timepieces & Time

Nicola Rehbein is a Berlin-based photographer. We sat down to discuss his vintage Rolex Datejust 1601, analogue vs. digital photography and staying creative under lockdown.

Manta
Save the Mantas, Save the World!

The Manta Trust are dedicated to protecting the fragile ecosystem of the mantas. We dive deep into their aims and their hopes for the beautiful animal.

Probably the best Mexican Food in Hamburg

We visited the chef and owner of arguably Hamburg’s best Mexican restaurant to talk food culture, Mexico’s bountiful supply of ingredients and how his family inspired him to be a chef.