Posted on | January 30, 2013

Stylish bar in Vienna’s 6th district. If you were to compare the area that ‘If dogs run free’ is located in to NYC, lower Gumpendorfer Strasse is probably similar to Mercer Street in Soho. It’s cute. Check it out.

Address: Gumpendorfer Straße 10, 1060 Vienna



© Foto Stefan Zenzmaier und Daniela Krautsack



Inspiration Trip 2013 #1: Berlin

Posted on | January 29, 2013

2013’s early days and it was time to hit the road again.

5 days in BERLIN: 7 meetings, 3 exhibitions and lots of inspiring networking and catching up with friends.


After very inspiring talks with Carsten Fillinger and Gerald Hensel from Scholz & Friends, Stefan Schmidt from Dieckertschmidt, Karsten Warrinck from Ambermedia, Brand Experience Expert Christian Vatter, Photographer and Public Space Curator Gregor Frotscher and Josef Lentsch and Ulf Brandes from the RSA that will feed some new piece of city research which I am currently working on, I was already more than content. It’s the so-called ‘cherry on the cake’ when you get the chance to absorb all kinds of impressions from walking the streets with your camera, talking to friends, taxi drivers, and anyone keen to express themselves in the city whose residents call it ‘a place where you feel free’. Freedom to express one’s opinion – on house walls, in their daily work, in the way people dress and how they express – whatever it may be.



The downsider was some noticeable frustration about the much-discussed topics of ‘gentrification’ and ‘the hate against the Swabians’ that passed every meeting and dinner table.

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MostContagious Report 2012

Posted on | December 13, 2012

Contagious Magazine is one of the coolest industry magazines when it comes to analyzing trends and presenting the hottest campaigns and ideas from the global creative industries. Their annual review MostContagious2012 of the trends, technologies and creative innovations that have influenced brands in 2012 a must-read for my industry fellows. So, download it, cancel your plans this upcoming weekend and enjoy the read!

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Ars Electronica 2012: Interview mit Julius von Bismarck

Posted on | September 4, 2012

Wer den Raum betrittt, in dem der Versuch unter Kreisen von Collide@ CERN-Preisträger Julius von Bismarck installiert ist, bemerkt zunächst nichts Ungewöhnliches – bis plötzlich etwas in Bewegung gerät. Die Hängelampen im Raum beginnen zuerst langsam und dann immer stärker zu schwingen, als würde das Gebäude schwanken. Jedes Licht folgt einer bestimmten Choreografie. Die mathematisch berechneten zyklischen Bewegungen dabei sind von Wellenmustern inspiriert.

Das folgende Interview führte ich mit Julius von Bismarck im Rahmen der Ars Electronica am 2.9.2012 in Linz (Österreich):

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Posted on | August 8, 2012

World Renowned Street Artist and Typography Hero Ben Eine was recently invited to Vienna by Street Art Gallery Inoperable to paint shop shutters in the 4th and 7th district.

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