A Finnish architect has built his dream house amidst nature. Marco Casagrande’s home sits among cliffs and pine trees. He’s made it look like a stranded ship that has found a safe haven in this place.
As two museums celebrating the career of Yves Saint Laurent open, DW explores the great couturier's rivalry with another larger-than-life icon of fashion, the German designer Karl Lagerfeld.
The famous designer spent nearly 30 years working in his Parisian studio. Yves Saint-Laurent's couture house is now opening to the public, providing insight into his influences and how he worked.
Kalsarikännit? How to plumb the Finnish soul through emojis. Is it real? An exhibition brings together hyperrealistic bodies depicted in art. Plus: folded paper decorations for shop windows and fashion houses.
Producer Janine Jackowski puts films by and about women to the fore. Including Maren Ade's prize-winning Toni Erdmann.
The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize in literature, is cutting all ties with a man facing a series of sexual harassment allegations. The influential person had been closely linked with the institution.
With the successful staging of "Fiddler on the Roof," the Komische Oper celebrates its 70th anniversary. For DW columnist Gero Schliess, the smallest of the three Berlin opera houses is particularly inspiring right now.
Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German.
After the "Jamaica" coalition talks aimed at building the next German government collapsed in Berlin on Sunday, Germany's top culture critics took to Twitter to voice their opinions.
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