Category Archive: Berlin

Q&A

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To celebrate the launch of Suol’s new T-shirt, we put some questions to Fritz Kalkbrenner the Berlin artist behind album Here Today Gone Tomorrow. What projects have you got going on? Right now… Continue reading

Q&A II

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We also spoke to Suol’s founders, Chopstick aka Chi-Thien Nguyen, and Johnjon, to find out what is going on in their worlds. What new projects are in the pipeline? CS: We’re building 5… Continue reading

melty pleasures

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words: clare This years Melt! Festival looks to be shaping up rather nicely. Massive Attack, The XX, Delphic, Pantha Du Prince and Yeasayer are just a handful of impressive names that will take… Continue reading

cheap seats

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words: christine The Berlinale caravan has rolled into town for another year, and the film festival is marking its 60th anniversary with a programme bursting with almost 400 films. With the potential for this… Continue reading

shopped

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words: molly Some pics of the Urban Gallery Store in Berlin…. where our T-shirts are on sale until 24th December. Check it out if you’re passing Torstrasse as it’s an inspiring space. Art… Continue reading

breakfast club

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words: molly Considering how much we (at Millionhands) love food, it’s amazing we haven’t written about it yet. It was only a matter of time. These Breakfast Burritos are so good they might… Continue reading

Oh, Photoautomat

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words: molly One of my obsessions is photo booths and the pictures taken in them: instantaneous self-portraits taken for yourself rather than for somebody else. An antithesis to the digital age! So… Berlin’s… Continue reading

this is good

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words: tom This art installation / video totally took my breath away when I first saw it. If you’ve been to Berlin you will probably have seen street-artist Blu’s pieces about. They typically… Continue reading

HOT AIR

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WORDS: TOM  Spotted this genius window display at OVERKILL, the streetwear shop in Kreuzberg: from Max to Maxim the History of the Air Max Trainer. Quality reading while waiting for a bus, especially… Continue reading

UNDISCLOSED LOCATIONS

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WORDS: MOLLY We’re used to parties happening in ‘undisclosed locations’ but now it’s restaurants, too. In Berlin, the new foodie trend is for secret restaurants – and they’re a bugger to find if… Continue reading

PARRA TIME

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WORDS: TOM Love a bit of Monday inspiration to kick the week off, so pleased to see Dutch artist PARRA is hosting an exhibition in August, alongside a pop-up shop-within-a-shop, at one of… Continue reading

Wicked hands scene

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WORDS: TOM LABYRINTH – the 1986 feast of bizarre from George Lucas, Jim Henson & the spikey-haired David Bowie – is a legendary film for many reasons. A pop Goblin, some muppets, crap… Continue reading

ST-ST-STUDIO

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Spent yesterday in a Tiergarten studio for the inaugural MILLIONHANDS shoot. Love it when it all comes together like that. Our ace snapper was Berliner Marie Staggat… Thanks also to our ‘modules’ Marysia,… Continue reading

SNEAKER FREAKERS

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Liking the look of SOLEMART 3 happening this Thursday in Berlin. Annual ‘convention’ for trainer fans to swap, sell, compare and talk tasty footwear… http://www.solebox.de

MILLIONHANDS x MADE TO PLAY

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MILLIONHANDS has its first music collaboration… with the mighty Made to Play label, captained by Jesse Rose. We’ll be unveiling our two designs for Made to Play next week at our grand(ish) launch!… Continue reading

CHARGE IT

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This is the Plug Freestyler by the UK bike makers Charge. It’s a neat package, and one of the best two-wheeled friends around at the minute. The lithe frame, tasty design, nimbleness, speed…

RICHLY DOES IT

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Last night we went to the launch party for Richie Hawtin’s new fashion label Richly.Hawtin, a collaboration between the music maestro and Japanese designer Isolde Richly. Cue some musicy industry types dressed in… Continue reading

WALL-OW

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The East Side Gallery – a legendary graffiti strewn stretch of the Berlin wall – is undergoing a facelift, which is a shame as we liked the scuzzy graffiti.

IT’S ALL ‘FüR ALLE’

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The golden rule is that two is a coincidence and three is a trend. So, we had to share our THREE ‘für alle’ sightings.

SNAPSHOTS

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Spring – as they say – has sprung.