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The eighth issue of the OBJECTS magazine titled „Manufakturenstrasse“ is retooled! The „Deutsche Manufakturenstrasse“ is being launched which gives reason enough to present this brand new project initiated by the Direktorenhaus. The almost 2.300 kilometer long touristic route leads along the best German manufactures across all states. Well-known beyond German borders is the traveling exhibition "Handmade in...

Launch of “Deutsche Manufakturenstrasse”

The Deutsche Manufakturenstrasse is a holiday route which spans 3.000 km through the whole of Germany - from the Baltic Sea to Lake Constance - running along numerous traditional German manufactory sites. The aim of the Deutsche Manufakturenstrasse is the preservation of manufactories in Germany as well as the fostering of the social and political awareness of their importance as bearer of Germany's material...

Next Exhibition - Moscow

  The All-Russian Musuem of Applied and Folk Art is situated in an old manor house which lies in a heritage estate in the centre of Moscow. The museum features masterpieces of Russian applied art and regularly hosts international exhibitions of the highest repute. The museum‘s collection consists of a rich variety of exhibits including antique lacquer miniatures, textiles, metalworks and pottery as well as...

Handmade Worldtour

Start of the Handmade Worldtour! For further Information visit the Website: Handmade-Worldtour


The seventh issue initiates the “Handmade in Germany” worldtour, an exhibition that shows a range from traditional craftsmanship and luxurious products to young german design. We look behind the scenes of ceramic manufacturing plants, the old art of shoemaking, the biggest Replica Workshop in Berlin and explore much more. Several comments discuss the role of crafts in our modern times, how and why they can...

Illustrative 2013

Illustrative, the international art show, is unique and one of a kind for exhibiting contemporary illustration art. Leading illustrators from all around the world will be taking part once again to complete our Festival in Berlin. From August 31st to September 8th 2013, the Festival presents over 200 Illustrators at Direktorenhaus (Berlin-Mitte), located in the heart of the creative capital. For the 2013...

Objects N°6

New OBJECTS and Illustrative catalogue 2013 are out! Together with the brand-new issue of OBJECTS magazine it provides a top-class compilation of worldwide protagonists from the fields of art, design and crafts. Moreover the spezial combined issue shows especially with gorgeous picture spreads the variety of Illustration und graphic as an artistic discipline. The magazine is a collector’s item, 144 pages big...

Objects No. 5 - Handmade in Germany

The fifths issue "HANDMADE IN GERMANY" introduces us again to the hidden world of intelligent craft: Valentin Löllmann, German furniture designer, gives us an insight into his Wonderland world, the Italian Design Duo Formafantasma are working on the aura of objects. Essays by leading designers. Roman Bittner explains why the fight for minimalism and reduction in the world of design will lead to...