A couple of weeks ago Die Macherei opened its doors at Europaallee 109. I was curious so I paid them a visit. What I found was a small room that bears a lot of treasures without feeling crowded.
The designer pieces are made by ten different artists and their labels. From clothes to bags and from jewellery to furniture you find everything. Each designer has his or her own style so it's easy to place to their creators.
The ten heads behind Macherei see themselves as a collective that supports innovative and sustainable design as well as transparent and local production.
You won't find any sales staff, each person who'll help you is one of the ten designers. So you can ask them anything. Of course, they can tell the most interesting stories about their own pieces but that's just a reason to come back. I like that personal touch.
I'm currently redecorating my apartment and have been looking for unique furniture and pieces to make the «Ron Cave» my own. Fortunately Switzerland has tons of «Brockenhäuser», second hand shops where old furniture and beautiful
2. Gotta Matcha?
Ok, admittedly, the chocolate cake i wrote about a few weeks ago was rather rich and decadent. So this week i have come up with a healthier, but no less tasty dessert alternative. A super creamy cheesecake that doesn't need to be
3. Sharing Is Caring
Shared living is all the rage andin a country where making friends is difficult and is renowned for it’s reserved population, it’s a great way of developing relationships and a sense of community. At the forefront of this concept is
1. Nature Photography
Images far from urban life
2. Russischer Transport
Welches russische Transportmittel würdet Ihr wählen: Gagarins Rakete "Wostok", den Bio-Lada oder das Dnepr Seitenwagengespann?
3. Pictures around the world
Show me your favorite pictures from the world, do not forget to mark them on the map!
1. A different perspective on breakfast
This is the shopping list that my flatmate Luki wrote on a post-it yesterday, which looks much the same as the lists of many other millenials. It took him three minutes to walk to the nearest shop, where he filled his basket,
1. Casa nostrana
Albisstrasse 25, 8038 Zürich
2. Lucky Dumpling: Authentic Chinese
6 years ago we welcomed 'Dini Mueter' to the Langstrasse. This summer, the bar and restaurant underwent a refurbishment and just reopened its doors with a new concept and a new name. Well, actually the new name is also the concept: Lucky
3. Ooki: All the way from Tokyo
Whenever a new Japanese restaurant opens somewhere, you can be sure that I’m not far behind. This new locale is called Ooki and serves gyoza, ramen, tempura, udon, Japanese curries and sake. The interior is very authentic, the
It’s past the middle of January so we’ve reached the lowest point in the «Januarloch» and are crawling slowly and exhausted out the other side. And i have a few more give-aways to give you some energy for the final push. First up, three lucky Ronsters can win a copy of the amazing retro orange chair, (pictured.) which is from the Möbel Zürich shop in Kalkbreite. Hit the link and then hit «Schreib Mir» to let me know why you’d like to win. Secondly. Fancy yourself as a self-made Sauron forging a ring of power just to lose it to a hobbit? Then i have just the thing. I am giving away three ring making kits (value CHF 149) from Bishu . Hit the link and then hit «Schreib Mir» to let me know why you’d like to win.