The beach cafe “Cafe de la Plage” is located at 6 Rue des Grands Sables, 29369 Clohars-Carnoët, Bretagne, France. It was build in 1924 on the site of the Buvette de la Plage, the place where patron Mary Henry accommodated Paul Gaugin, Charles Filiger, André Gide, Meijer de Haan, Henry Moret and many other artists. Some paintings by Gaugin and other artists can be admired in the adjacent museum, Maison-Musée du Pouldu. So, if you happen to come by, check it out. The photo was taken in 1994.
While walking down the Reeperbahn the other night, I realised that the “Esso Buildings” (Esso Häuser) have been demolished already. If you are interested in how it came to that, I recommend Initiative Esso Häuser for some additional reading. Basically, it was a building complex created in the 1960ies with some clubs (e.g. Molotow) and stores on the Spielbudenplatz as well as cheap apartments for low income tenants. In 2009 it was sold to Bayerischen Hausbau GmbH & Co. KG with plans for a […]
In case you ever wondered what else you could do with your instragram pictures, this might be right for you. Mint Digital, the London based product development studio who brought you stickigram, is back with boomf. What is it? It’s your instagrams on marshmallows! Why marshmallows and not cakes or something like that? According to Mint Digital: shipping costs. Marshmallows don’t need to be cooled or frozen, they a light and thin so they can be sent via mail not parcel […]
Here are some more impressions from my visit to Google Campus in London. It is a non profit endeavour by Google to provide London with a hub for collaborative innovation in the tech startup scene. It’s located in Shoreditch, opened in 2012 and provides entrepreneurs with speedy wifi, a café, frequent networking and speaking events, a co-working place and access to accelerator programs like seedcamp. With a free permanent resident membership you can gain access 24/7 and hang out at […]