TYPE COLLECTIVE AT NOU9 GALLERY
type collective is made of 8 romanian designers in love with type. alex beltechi, andrei ogradă, felix hornoiu, koma sinistro, vlad neuman, nicu duta, octavian budai and vian peanu. they have a shared love of all things typography and lettering and a new show. you can watch the teaser here.
BECA’S KITCHEN IS A GREAT BISTRO
beca’s kitchen is this new bistro in bucharest. it bleeped on my online radar when my people started checking in at this mysterious beca’s kitchen. they promote fresh organic eating, without preservatives and such. they serve meat and fish, but also vegetarian and vegan options.
GIFT IDEAS – CUFF LINKS MADE IN ROMANIA
what do you think about this pair of cool cuff links?
THE UNREPEATABLE MARTYN JACQUES FROM THE TIGER LILLIES
here you have an interview with the wonderful martyn jacques! because i had been wondering if i could possibly top last year’s tiger lillies review? and i just had to find something even better.
START UP LOOT IS HERE TO STAY
stelu and ana have just opened their own graphic design studio, in bucharest.
WATCH OUT FOR UP AND COMING SKATER PETRUTZ DIATCU
the japanese say: fall down seven times, stand up eight. that could be petrutz’ middle name.
ROMANIA TAKES UP BLACK FRIDAY
black friday is the day after thanksgiving, when the christmas shopping season officially starts. it is habitual that retailers open their stores very early in the morning and offer huge discounts.
STICKER BOMBING IN BUCHAREST
we too have sticker bombing and i’m glad to report it!
THE TIGER LILLIES SHARED AND RETWEETED MY STUFF
the tiger lillies shared and retweeted my posts. could i be any happier? insert huge garfield smile here!
LACRIMI SI SFINTI – A CONTEMPORARY TAKE ON TRADITIONAL ROMANIA
earlier this year, a new restaurant opened in bucharest’s old center: lacrimi si sfinti. it means tears and saints and it’s a direct reference to a book by famous romanian philosopher emil cioran. the restaurant aims to serve an updated version of romanian traditional cuisine.
INTRO BRINGS EAMES BY VITRA TO BUCHAREST
on thursday, i went to the opening of the eames by vitra show at the ark. design events are rare in romania so i was very glad to see this partnership between vitra and intro celebrating the influence of the visionary designer duo.
RAW IN BUCHAREST – LENTE CAFE
i had a great time last night having raw vegan dinner with friends.