Creative Alps

The three B’s of Creative Alps, Jens Badura, Matthias Bunsen and Andreas Bunsen, had to…

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Out into the fields of botany

Food, healing powers, protection, buzz – nature has provided people with everything they need to live. This is still the case today. But many of us don’t know the plants in our…

Into the woods

Snow covers the mountains for months, until it all melts in the spring and flows down to the valley. Then the time has come for Christoph Finkel to salvage gnarled mountain timber.…

Matured to perfection

There is no sewing machine in Alexander von Bronewski’s leather manufactory. He sews the seams of his products, almost exclusively made of cognac-colored, vegetable-tanned cowhide, by hand using French waxed thread. This…

A grape mind

A good 200 years ago, wine was grown in the Bavarian Lake Constance region around Lindau. However, in the course of time, fruit cultivation replaced vine cultivation and the winegrowing fell into…

FUNK- Eyewear maker with passion

Welcome to FUNKeyewear in the tranquil village of Kinsau. Here you will find the “Gläserne Brillenmanufaktur”, a center of optics, administrative offices, a warehouse and most importantly, the main factory. There, FUNK…

Turning heads

Handmade traditional hats are worn today for many occasions. The hat is part of the traditional costume and is therefore an expression of identity, for example in traditional folklore groups. Viewed individually,…

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Indigo textile dying at Blaudruckerei Koó

Blaudruck is a traditional method of textile dying with indigo. Actually the word printing (Druck) is confusing since the textile is dyed with indigo, not printed.