Designer Zhesya Mikhailova and her husband live smack in the middle of Saint Petersburg’s historic center. Here they found their apartment in a listed 19th century building and complemented it with modern furnishings.
This house has a second roof whose ridge digs into the ground. Polish architect Robert Konieczny received a Design Award from Wallpaper Magazine for his “ark” in Brenna, Poland.
A vacation home in the Peloponnese, right on the shore. The designers wanted to use a natural color scheme -- including the blue of the sea, and the beige of the local sandstone.
When their second child was born, Nina and Jacob Salo knew they needed more room. So, with the help of two architects, they used the generous loft space above them to create a flat fit for a family.
Big stars, hot topics, tough competition: Arts.21 goes behind the scenes at the Berlin International Film Festival. Actress Ine Marie Wilmann, filmmaker Tsitsi Dangaremba, and photographer Birgit Kleber show us the Berlinale up close and personal.
Agent 007 is definitely one of the most famous British fictional figures ever created. But according to some sources, he was actually born in the Ruhr valley. An exhibition in Bochum promotes the spy's German roots.
Who will represent Germany at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel? Following a long and complicated selection process, here are the contenders. Public voting and a panel of experts are to decide on the winner.
Titian was initially seen as an upstart in 16th-century Venice, but today he's considered a innovator who changed art history. An exhibition at Frankfurt's Städel museum shows the trail he blazed and its broader impact.
What started as an online student directory aimed at ranking women by their looks quickly grew into the world's most popular social media platform. But as DW's Courtney Tenz argues, we might be happier Facebook free.
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