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    Berlinograd 1920s

    Berlinograd 1920s: In Conversation with Gala

    January 24, 2018

    Gala, first named Elena Diakonova, was born in the Russian Empire and moved to Switzerland at an early age then later to Paris, where she married the young poet Paul Éluard. She was a feminist of the highest order. She viewed herself simultaneously as a feisty woman but also a muse who could be called upon to serve an artist on the path to absolute success, thereby gaining fame and immortality herself. Gala is undisputedly an important figure of the…

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  • events

    Berlinograd Fairy Tales at Cafe Voland, 18th December 2016, Russian Standard and craftZentrum Berlin are coming together once more this year at Christmas. We’re happy to present our 1st Christmas-themed party ‘Berlinograd Fairy Tales’ at Cafe Voland in Prenzlauer Berg on December 18th, 2016 from 12:00 pm…

    December 5, 2016
  • design

    Ekaterina Koroleva, Illustrator, Prenzlauer Berg

    Meet the lovely Ekaterina. I first came across the very talented illustrator when COUCH Magazine published a beauty editorial with her illustrations. Being already familiar with her work from Elle and other publications, I…

    January 10, 2016
  • design

    Niina Pechkovskaya, Illustrator, Neukölln

    This is Niina. Yes, Niina with double “i”. Niina was born in Saint Petersburg and when she was only two years old, she moved to Tallinn, Estonia. “The word ‘nina’ in Estonian means ‘nose’,”…

    November 1, 2015