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Afternoon with gourmet booze, stencil and skulls

in Business/Lifestyle

“They sold a wide variety of wares, while sharing a theme of craftiness and sustainability rather than mass production. From shoeshine to moonshine, fruity pestos to hand-decorated faux-eggs, coco-charcoal to recycled denim bags, gritty T-shirt art to luscious deli blocks and cuts.”

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Glitz (check), glamour (check), gifts (oops)

in Lifestyle/My Leipzig
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Can't beat Butlers for party place settings. (photo: maeshelle west-davies)

Out of gift ideas? Maybe these suggestions will work, or at least get your creative juices flowing.

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HGB: Art transcends borders in Leipzig

in Community/Leipzig/Refugees
The ATA's first class during the "get-to-know-you" week in 2016. (Photo: Johanna Terhechte)
The ATA's first class during the "get-to-know-you" week in 2016. (Photo: Johanna Terhechte)

In a program that encourages school-wide intercultural exchange, the Academy of Fine Arts in Leipzig welcomes refugee students for the second year in October, giving them the chance to resume their university careers in art and design.

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Top 5 highlights of the Designers’ Open (#do16)

in Fairs/My Leipzig
Designers' Open | Photo: Stefan Hopf
Designers' Open | Photo: Stefan Hopf

More than a perfectly curated exhibit, the DO is an open space and market.

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Two days in Leipzig: a design guide

in My Leipzig/Places to see
GelƤndeblick. Photo credit: Thomas Riese, 2008 / Spinnerei.
GelƤndeblick. Photo credit: Thomas Riese, 2008 / Spinnerei

It was a unique task: to tailor a Leipzig experience for a guy who writes about (and coherently lives) a very aesthetic Scandinavian lifestyle.

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Upcycling: rebirth of trash at KKW

in Culture / Entertainment/Events
Chairs made from melted recycled plastic, massimiliano adami

Designers turn trash into useful treasure.

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