The True Spirit of Tokyo: Ai Fukasawa, Gakugeidaigaku, Tokyo
Illustrator and Art Director Ai Fukasawa opens up her home to us in Gakugeidaigaku, a lively neighborhood of Tokyo where small streets and corner shops abound.
Ai shares her thoughts on seeking inspiration in traditional crafts while taking us on a tour around her typical Tokyo home and studio, on Freunde von Freunden.
Thank you Ayako Kaneko and Antonia Märzhäuser.

The True Spirit of Tokyo: Ai Fukasawa, Gakugeidaigaku, Tokyo

Illustrator and Art Director Ai Fukasawa opens up her home to us in Gakugeidaigaku, a lively neighborhood of Tokyo where small streets and corner shops abound.

Ai shares her thoughts on seeking inspiration in traditional crafts while taking us on a tour around her typical Tokyo home and studio, on Freunde von Freunden.

Thank you Ayako Kaneko and Antonia Märzhäuser.

In Focus: A documentary About Tribal Culture in Modern Nigeria

Yemi Oduwale, a flemish actor born in ‘86, has a Belgian mother and a Nigerian father. His grandfather is ill, and he wants Yemi to succeed him as a ‘chief’ in Nigeria.

Through the documentary 'Worthy of the Crown' we follow Yemi on his quest for identity whilst discovering what Nigeria stands for today.

Only one more sprint away to pushing this film towards greatness, Yemi and his team of Redhorse reporters need your help: Check out their IndieGoGo Campaign and find out if you’re worthy of the crown.

Riverbed - Olafur Eliasson’s New Solo Exhibition
A new solo site-specific exhibition by artist Olafur Eliasson will be on show at Denmark’s Louisiana Museum of Modern Art where a giant landscape will unfold throughout the space’s south wing.
Eliasson merges the outside with the inside and takes into account the visitors’ interaction with his installation. 
The exhibition starts on 20 August 2014 and will be on show until 4 January 2015. More information here.

Riverbed - Olafur Eliasson’s New Solo Exhibition

A new solo site-specific exhibition by artist Olafur Eliasson will be on show at Denmark’s Louisiana Museum of Modern Art where a giant landscape will unfold throughout the space’s south wing.

Eliasson merges the outside with the inside and takes into account the visitors’ interaction with his installation. 

The exhibition starts on 20 August 2014 and will be on show until 4 January 2015. More information here.

Instant Face Change

You know how some old extravagant ladies say “I need to put my face on” when they’re referring to their make-up routine? Well, this video is the literal translation of this phrase as it shows how advanced technology can change your make-up instantly.

Through a combination of real-time face tracking and projection mapping, the model in the video can move around whilst her face changes constantly.

Head over to Nobumichi Asai’s websitethe team’s head designer, for more details.

FvF Mixtape #74 by  Nick Forsberg & LVNCE aka. San Diego Whales‘San Diego Whales’ is a synonym for the get-togethers of two friends, Nick Forsberg & LVNCE, whenever they get the chance to drop some tunes.
For FvF, the two Berliners compiled our Mixtape #74 as an acoustic ode to the perfect summer picture. Discover this hip hop heavy tape that merges tracks from 20Syl, Busta Rhymes and King Krule, on Freund von Freunden.

FvF Mixtape #74 by  Nick Forsberg & LVNCE aka. San Diego Whales

‘San Diego Whales’ is a synonym for the get-togethers of two friends, Nick Forsberg & LVNCE, whenever they get the chance to drop some tunes.

For FvF, the two Berliners compiled our Mixtape #74 as an acoustic ode to the perfect summer picture. Discover this hip hop heavy tape that merges tracks from 20Syl, Busta Rhymes and King Krule, on Freund von Freunden.

Men’s Handcrafted Grooming Products – Frank Leder
During our weekend stroll around the city of Berlin we spotted these wonderful medicinal-like bottles with bakelite screw caps and amazing illustrations at Süper Store in Kreuzberg. 
At a second glance, we noticed it is the ‘Traditions' men's grooming products line, our former FvF Guest and fashion designer Frank Leder talks about in his portrait on Freunde von Freunden. After seeing them live, we are sure to put them on our list for the perfect gift come holiday season.

Men’s Handcrafted Grooming Products – Frank Leder

During our weekend stroll around the city of Berlin we spotted these wonderful medicinal-like bottles with bakelite screw caps and amazing illustrations at Süper Store in Kreuzberg.

At a second glance, we noticed it is the ‘Traditions' men's grooming products line, our former FvF Guest and fashion designer Frank Leder talks about in his portrait on Freunde von Freunden

After seeing them live, we are sure to put them on our list for the perfect gift come holiday season.

Electric Nights - Berlin Atonal 2014
The influential Berlin Atonal festival returns to Berlin’s Kraftwerk, the iconic former plower plant. The vast industrial space will be filled with electronic music and visual art as an amazing lineup will take turns at the decks with Cabaret Voltaire Official giving their first performance in over two decades.

From 20 to 24 August, the industrial complex will host world-class musical events, large scale audio-visual installations as well as street food and a full catalogue of seminars, lectures, master-classes and screenings. 
FvF is preparing a sonic treat from the festival afterwards, so stay tuned.
The nights in Berlin are bound to get way more electrified as the innovative festival comes closer and closer.
Get your tickets here.

Electric Nights - Berlin Atonal 2014

The influential Berlin Atonal festival returns to Berlin’s Kraftwerk, the iconic former plower plant. The vast industrial space will be filled with electronic music and visual art as an amazing lineup will take turns at the decks with Cabaret Voltaire Official giving their first performance in over two decades.

From 20 to 24 August, the industrial complex will host world-class musical events, large scale audio-visual installations as well as street food and a full catalogue of seminars, lectures, master-classes and screenings. 

FvF is preparing a sonic treat from the festival afterwards, so stay tuned.

The nights in Berlin are bound to get way more electrified as the innovative festival comes closer and closer.

Get your tickets here.

Ones to Watch – Instagram
Hayley Eichenbaum's Instagram feed is filled with good-looking compositions, geometry and eye-catching use of color. Since we are a sucker for all of the above we thought we would share two of the images that make her online assemblage so special.
Through ‘Ones to Watch’, this new micro-column, we’ll share with you our discoveries of creative talent from the vast Instagramland.

Ones to Watch – Instagram

Hayley Eichenbaum's Instagram feed is filled with good-looking compositions, geometry and eye-catching use of color. Since we are a sucker for all of the above we thought we would share two of the images that make her online assemblage so special.

Through ‘Ones to Watch’, this new micro-column, we’ll share with you our discoveries of creative talent from the vast Instagramland.

Capturing Music Festival Culture
Music festivals have quite a strong appeal to them - apart from the bands playing, we’re always curious about the crowd and behind the scenes snapshots.
Pooneh Ghana's photographic work is all about musicians and festival goers caught up in the infectious atmosphere anyone who's been to a festival is familiar with.
Look through her photography collection here.

Capturing Music Festival Culture

Music festivals have quite a strong appeal to them - apart from the bands playing, we’re always curious about the crowd and behind the scenes snapshots.

Pooneh Ghana's photographic work is all about musicians and festival goers caught up in the infectious atmosphere anyone who's been to a festival is familiar with.

Look through her photography collection here.

Dutch design for Creative and Playful Grown-upsWe know Kidsonroof from their playful cardboard houses, kitchens and more fun items for the little ones. They’re so fun we’d wished to be a child again.
So how great is it, they decided to develop a grown-up furniture line as well! The small collection features two light-wooden tables, a stool and sofa. Have a look here and find some Kidsonroof items at Tiny Store in Berlin.

Dutch design for Creative and Playful Grown-ups

We know Kidsonroof from their playful cardboard houses, kitchens and more fun items for the little ones. They’re so fun we’d wished to be a child again.

So how great is it, they decided to develop a grown-up furniture line as well! The small collection features two light-wooden tables, a stool and sofa. 

Have a look here and find some Kidsonroof items at Tiny Store in Berlin.