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editor / journalist / photographer / architect / trespasser of abandoned spaces / culinary genius / paul auster / jasper fforde / nikon / thekooples / surface to air / dries van noten / six scents / david bowie / goldroom / erlend oye / vin rouge / mega loads of delicious coffee / ...

BERLIN
+ some day

+ some day

One day, GabrielDesigns will be able to take a photograph of its own cafe racer. But until that day…
+ friday morning, cafe giro

+ friday morning, cafe giro

+ my morning ride?

+ my morning ride?

+ we're working here!

+ we’re working here!

+ and spring starts, Berlin

+ and spring starts, Berlin

With 20 plus degrees in Berlin, everyone is sneezing and hating being alive with hay fever. But at least the sun is back out after a sabbatical of several gray months, and the skies were feeling quite blue today. Going out for a walk into Berlin’s Mitte rewarded GabrielDesigns with a shot of this sunglassed...
+ the power of fashion

+ the power of fashion

There’s some youths that see the world with eyes wide open, and by doing so, they set themselves apart from their peers. Some discern the power of intellect and devious trickery, of principle and morals, and for some, the power of fashion. The feel of a good suit, the visual command it can strike paired...
+ the fashionables of Wedding

+ the fashionables of Wedding

The Gabels of Berlin make yet another appearance for GabrielDesigns. For good reason too, the wedding outfit is back in the sunlight for Sam. Textured trousers with horizontal pocket cuts and a bold white/blue stripe shirt. The wedding coat was unfortunately stolen but it’s been replaced with a weathered destressed leather piece. The cowl is...
+ Man o' War

+ Man o’ War

smoking jacket – Cavalli. scarf – Iranian hand knit. jeans – The Kooples. socks – Happy Socks. watch – Movado. weekender bag – Surface2Air.
+ at hamburger bahnhof

+ at hamburger bahnhof

The world today is a far more sinister place than you could ever image. And the future will make Wells shudder in fear. Oh it will shine and glimmer, glitter and glow in the light. But eventually it WILL consume…all.
+ tuesday dinner

+ tuesday dinner

It’s time for another food post! This time Cuisine Wrangelstrasse 5 went for an all vegetarian dish. Slice sweet potatoes and purple potatoes into wedges, then place them into a large pan or baking dish along with garlic and shallots. Rub with huile d’olive and squeeze fresh orange juice over potatoes. Bake in the oven...
+ goodmorning snow

+ goodmorning snow

This morning was a flurry of snow, for once I walked to the U-bahn without music, to hear the crunch crunch of snow under my shoes.
+ all things apple

+ all things apple

What do prodigious friends bring back from southern Germany for their prodigious friend? Incidentally that would be me and as the recipient, I’ll disclose the answer. APPLE PRODUCTS. Home made and imported from Regensburg, Germany by the Gabels of Berlin, we have here with us this weekend, apple jam and apple juice – which lacks...