Archive for April, 2011

For the first time in years I haven’t been to Milan Design Week (as I was still in Asia) – and one of the biggest bummers was probably to have missed the annual Fornasetti Party. One digital token, however, I got from it: the Nucleare Vade Retro sticker that they handed out. It is their latest […]


Just to make my New Year wishes complete, another Happy New Year to everyone – this time it’s the Thai one! The Songkran Festival is celebrated in Thailand traditionally from 13th to 15th April and coincides with the New Year of many calendars in Southeast Asia. It’s actually great fun, as it’s basically one huge water battle along the streets. Everybody […]


If you go traveling to Myanmar, better bring an iron – you might need it to straighten your dollar bills! As you can see in the pictures, there is quite a difference in the visual appearance of the bills of the local currency (Kyat) and the US dollars that the foreigners bring in. And now […]