Best Practice: The World Champions in Glass Art

The Derix Glass Studios in Taunusstein have been entitled to call themselves “Stained-Glass Artists to the Papal Court” for more than 100 years now. Today, they are clear trendsetters and the global market leaders in this rediscovered art. What do Cologne Cathedral, Reims Cathedral, the Rockefeller Center in New York, and the European Central Bank... Continue Reading →

Hot Spot: The Bauhaus city

One hundred years ago architect Walter Gropius established the Bauhaus in Weimar. As teaching got underway there, Modernist architecture was already starting to take physical shape in Frankfurt. In the footsteps of Ernst May. “While we, Ernst May’s colleagues, were essentially only able to work on the new theories and only on paper, May succeeded... Continue Reading →

Quarterly: Media survey

Media influences public views. How national and international newspapers, magazines and Internet platforms see current developments in the FrankfurtRheinMain region. “Citi sets post-Brexit Frankfurt trading hub in motion” The “Financial Times” on the American Citigroup’s new German investment company. “Property prize for the new Old Town” The “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung” on the Mipim Award for... Continue Reading →

People: 2019 Designer of the Year

In Paris, Sebastian Herkner has been chosen as 2019 Designer of the Year. A graduate of Offenbach University of Art and Design, Herkner still lives and works in Offenbach. Why? A visit to his studio. Not much has changed since those days, some ten years ago. Herkner receives the visitor to his studio in Offenbach’s... Continue Reading →

Best Practice: Excellence from nature

Ever more people are trusting in the healing powers of nature and relying on natural therapies. In Giessen, a multi-award-winning company has made a major success of this: Pascoe Naturmedizin. German Design Award 2018, German Brand Award 2017, for eight years now one of the best employers in Germany, and for four years one of... Continue Reading →

People: The Hollywood Star from the Main

Famous film music composer Hans Zimmer is sending his songs out on tour in Germany. So who is this retiring Frankfurt citizen who has had such a glowing career in Hollywood? There are countless variations to the soundtrack of Hans Zimmer’s life. The best-known is the one that tells the Hollywood story, with him winning... Continue Reading →

Cultural around the year in FRM

It might be rather cold and uncomfortable outside these days, yet this is no reason to spend your time bored on the couch. We have a few tips for you on what to do during the winter weather! Of course, we are looking forward to warmer temperatures and cannot wait for the life on the... Continue Reading →

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