Music and silence are mutually exclusive. Generally speaking. However, the musician and sound designer Tom Blankenberg convinces you of the opposite. His sound threads weave silence into music. Now his first album has been released – „Atermus“. We visited Tom Blankenberg in his studio in a Flingern backyard.
THE DORF · THE MAG ist die jährliche Printpublikation des Düsseldorfer Urban Culture Magazins THE DORF, das seit 2014 auf www.thedorf.de Düsseldorfer Menschen und Orte vorstellt. Aufwendige Foto- und Editorialstrecken, sowie ein umfangreicher Adressteil zeigen die Stadt Düsseldorf in einem ganz neuen Licht: Produkte, Neues, Kultur, Restaurants, Stil, Orte, Projekte, Menschen und Erlebnisse, straight out of THE DORF. Ausgewählte Geschichten aus dem Magazin werden hier zweisprachig (Deutsch/Englisch) veröffentlicht. Die Printmagazine sind im THE DORF Shop auf shop.thedorf.de erhältlich.
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THE DORF THE MAG is the annual print publication of Düsseldorf's urban culture magazine THE DORF, which has been presenting Düsseldorf people and places on www.thedorf.de since 2014. Photo and editorial series as well as an extensive address section show the city of Düsseldorf in a completely new light: products, news, culture, restaurants, style, places, projects, people and experiences, straight out of THE DORF. Selected stories from the magazine are published here in two languages (German / English). The printed issue of THE DORF THE MAG ist available at shop.thedorf.de.
Suzusan is the name of the label of Hiroyuki Murase, called Hiro, who breathes new life into the Japanese craft of shibori. The company is based in a backyard studio in Flingern-Süd, opposite the Weltkunstzimmer, and sells its collection far beyond Düsseldorf. The fabric produced with this special technique has already been worn on Dior’s catwalk as well as byinternational stars like Natalie Portman. THE DORF visited him in his studio to find out more about his label, shibori and his future plans.
Oberbilk’s heart beats along the Kölner Straße. Starting at Pempelforter Straße, crossing Worringer Platz, past Oberbilker Markt and all the way to Oberbilker Allee — there it is: a road, 2.6 km long, the centre of this vibrant area, which constantly supplies Düsseldorf with new ideas, open minded people and – last but not least – a rich array of products.