Backround

50s

Author: Bianca KILLMANN

Rock’n'Roll and Boogie Woogie give their own megaphone to the youth in the 50s. Hairstyles with a Flat, a forwards piled up hair quiff, and a fashion with petticoats, nylons, high heels, shepherd’s check pattern and Vichy-quares underline the attitude to life.

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60s

Author: Bianca KILLMANN

People conquer the universe, while at home on earth a really bad mood rules. The 60s are the decade of big problems and changes at the same time.

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70s

Author: Bianca KILLMANN

Colourful, more colourful, Flower Power. In the era of the 70s there seem to be no borders any more – except of the own, of course. And even these can be overcome, in the meantime, with psychedelic aid.

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80s

Author: Bianca KILLMANN

With A Little Peace singer Nicole takes the biscuit of the time and wins the Eurovision Song Contest in 1982. Citizen groups and great demonstrations mushroom up, while the Greens – quite legally – enter in the Bundestag.

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90s

Author: Bianca KILLMANN

While the reunion is celebrated in Germany, Iraqi troops march in in Kuweit 1990. A military alliance by 34 countries with the USA at the head form up and attack in January of the subsequent year Saddam Hussein and his troops. The Second Gulf War has begun.

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andtradition

Author: Bianca KILLMANN

Andtradition, Denmark. Verner Panton Lighting and Lamps.

“Craft meets art. Function meets form. Material meets potential. This is Nordic tradition. And this is our heritage that we cherish and keep”, says &tradition (before Unique Copenhagen), who wants to combine handicraft with contemporary design.

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Designercarpets

Author: Bianca KILLMANN

Designer Carpets, Designer Rug, Teppich Drechsle, Loerrach in Deutschland. Carpets and Rugs from Verner Panton.

High quality carpets that are based on designs by famous designers – this is the philosophy of Designercarpets. That means that each rug is manufactured by hand exclusively for its new owner.

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