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Creative Chameleons

Marvin Schuhmann and Valentino Betz refuse to be pigeonholed.

Coworking Cosmos

Werner Aisslinger is one of Germany’s most sought-after designers. He talks to COMPANION about the new 25hours Hotel The Circle Cologne, analogue places in a digital world, and working in the bathtub.

Frankfurt for Foodies

Exploring Germany’s banking city with James Ardinast – a tour from bites to beats

Walzing Vienna with Hannah Neunteufel

A grand tour from culture to consumption.

A Portait of Yoshi Sislay

Drawing the Jungle.

Zurich - Where Bankers Take a Midday Dip

A travek blogger explains the city.

Little Tokyo

About one-fifth of all Japanese people in Germany live in and around Düsseldorf. No wonder, then, that this metropolitan region is also being shaped by Japanese culture.

Between the Strings

For Grandbrother, Lukas Vogel and Erol Sarp, the sound spectrum of the grand piano is not limited to its chords.

Culture of Wine

Wine without Dress Code.

Changing Minds in Frankfurt

Agents of Change

To Friendship

Bartender Jörg Meyer and restaurateur Rainer Wendt enjoy high-quality drinks and food not only as business partners but also as friends. For this issue of COMPANION, the duo share their favorite food pairing: a drink and sandwich that go as well together as they do.

Designing a City's Tomorrow

Werner Aisslinger about the future way of work and live.

Teufelsberg

Fran's Favourite Place in Berlin

The Sound of Wine

Two guys, two bottles, two playlists.

Vessel for H2O

Art for a good cause - How does it work?

Splish - Splash in Berlin

Swimming in and around Berlin

The Tastemaker - Rainer Wendt

Lessons about Attitude to Life.

Royal Bavarian Design

Interior designers Andrea Kraft-Hammerschall and Armin Fischer tell stories using rooms.

Creative Circle

Home of the secound 25hours Hotel in Zurich.

Berlin After Dark

Joy and Mine at the interview.

The other Munich by night

Munich is known for a lot of things but exciting nightlife is not exactly one of them.

FREITAG - The Slow Entrepreneurs

A conversation about values, goals, happiness and patience.

Best of Vienna

Of coffee, big wheels, and a trip to Bratislava.

A Modern Feast

Ines Czaya and Stephanie Wissmann of Let’s Dine have cooked up a new take on a Bavarian classic.

Coffee Cosmos by Mr. Hoban

Coffee to go in a paper cup is passé.

Analog Sound Ambassador

The analog experts from Supersense

Free the Food in Vienna

Shopping free of plastics.

Hamburg – Where Erotica and Fish Rolls come together

A travel blogger explains the city.

Artist in residence - Anna Lukashevsky

For four weeks Anna Lukashevsky took over the studio at 25hours Hotel Langstrasse.

Long Live München

Barbara Vinken loves Munich. Twelve years ago, Germany’s most elegant academic moved to the Bavarian capital.

The Boilerman

Joerg Meyer talks about hotel bars, highballs, and Hemingway

The Kitchen Conductor

An interview with Joji Hattori.

Long Live München

Okwui Enwezor is one of the most influential contemporary curators

Evoking Emotions

COMPANION invited Nadja Schildknecht, co-founder and co-director of the Zurich Film Festival, to compile a playlist of her favorite famous movie soundtracks.

Sustainable App Cosmos

Living healthily, saving resources, taking care of the environment, and, naturally, also of our fellow humans.

åland is the best inspiration!

Design from Finland

Royal Bavarian Design

Johnny Talbot and Adrian Runhof are making world-class fashion right here in Munich.

Beyond Success

An interview with Bobby Decker

Designing Hospitality

Questions & answers by Erik Nissen Johansen from Stylt.

The "Schlafaffe", who likes to travel - Part I

Dubile in South America

Balagan – Pleasant Chaos

A portrait of Haya Molcho.

Bye-Bye, Jet Lag!

Five best practices for relaxed travelling.

Pop loves Classic

Is Classical Music Outdated?

Pride Walk and CSD - the Best Places in Europe

Summer travel recommendations by Stephan Luecke.

Sight Running

Explore the city by running.

You Have to Catch the Holy Ghost

Sn interview with Sonny Daze.

The Food Wizards

Bompass and Parr from London.

The Good Bag by canvasco

canvasco shows how to upcycle.

Werner Aisslinger

An interview about design and architecture.

Around the World

An interview with Christoph Hoffmann & Bruno Marti.

Around the World - Part II

An interview with Nils Jansen and Michael End

Around the World - Part III

An interview with Karen Mester-Lichtsinn & Florian Kollenz

Around the World - Part IV

Project journey to Nepal with Viva con Agua.

The Mental Detox Castle

The recipe for success at one of the best luxury spa hotels in the world at Elmau Castle is based on a special concept called “mental detox”:

Future Ballet

Wayne McGregor is one of the most prominent contemporary choreographers of today. He will make his Munich debut in 2018 at Bayerisches Staatsballett’s annual Ballet Festival Week.

Roaring Berlin

companion joins author and journalist Boris and illustrator Robert on a tour inspired by the Roaring Twenties

Vienna’s Got Talent

Nadiv Molcho is a theater and movie actor, comedian, director, screenwriter, and producer — all that at the age of 27. A talk with companion.

A Man and the Sea

A love of the sea made Nikolaus Gelpke into a publisher. He found his calling in life working on Mare in Hamburg.

Frankfurt’s Book Heaven

An overnight stay at the Frankfurt Book Fair? An intriguing idea — though one that’s been impossible up until now.

Spaces of Transition

People in hotels are a peculiar species — and have inspired artists to soaring flights of creativity, as our columnist Rainer Moritz recounts

Spotlight On women

Talented women all over the world are joining forces in increasing numbers to combat the patriarchy through the synergy of their networks. One of these young communities is Clam Club.

Behind the Curtain

Hans-Joachim Flebbe has created a business out of his love for film. COMPANION sat down with the visionary entrepreneur to talk premium movie theaters, smelly nachos, and receiving praise from Hollywood.

Blau Pause

For Companion Theresia Enzenberger has created a very different kind of map, which highlights unusual Bauhaus locations to be discovered in cities that are home to our 25hours Hotels


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