Berlin is Germany's cutting-edge culture capital, from contemporary art galleries to emerging designers. Take a look at some of the Berlin-based talent Dwell has profiled over the years in our design itinerary.
The East Berlin neighborhood is entirely new, zoned for town-house construction. Each floor of the house is more or less completely open from front to back, so the interior gets plenty of light in spite of the long, narrow lot.
With an in-room bathroom constructed out of old windows, occupants are meant to feel like they are in a writer’s enclave. The century-old skylight and walls are remnants from the pension hotel.
Hella Jongerius / Jongeriuslab in Berlin
Elisa Strozyk’s Mortimer Wooden Carpet is made of teak veneer mounted on linen.
Featured in Dwell's Young Guns lineup for 2013 were the duo behind 45 Kilo. The pair had recently relocated fulltime to Berlin after a stint at the Bauhaus school in Weimar, where they learned a rational, unfussy approach to furniture design.
Juergen Mayer's An Der Alster 1 building, completed in 2009, is one example of the architect's exuberant style in Berlin, Germany. For more on Mayer, read Dwell's interviews, parts one and two.