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Euromaxx Highlights

Beach Beasts: Dutch inventor Theo Jansen creates moving sculptures. Full Grown: British designer Gavin Munro lets trees grow into the shape of furniture. And Chef of the Year: Peter Maria Schnurr is cooking up a storm.

Theo Jansen's strand beasts

Dutch artist Theo Jansen creates what he calls "strand beasts" or beach beasts. They are complex constructions made from simple materials like plastic tubes, move on their own and can harness wind power.

The Polish city of Wroclaw

The Polish city of Wroclaw is a 2016 European Capital of Culture. The city has undergone a radical transformation in the years since its massive destruction in WW II. Now residents and visitors celebrate its revival.

Fashion illustration through the years

The drawings by Swedish fashion illustrator Mats Gustafson are in demand with designers and magazines. For nearly 40 years he’s been capturing the latest trends in pastels and water color.

‘Full Grown’ furniture

British designer Gavin Munro is fulfilling his childhood dream by having trees grow into the shape of furniture. He spent over ten years developing the technique and was able to harvest his first table in January 2015.

German Chef of the Year

The chef of the Leipzig restaurant ‘Falco’ has been named the German Chef of the Year 2016 by the restaurant guide Gault Millau. Peter Maria Schnurr already has two Michelin stars under his belt.

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