Makers Bible visiting Mayer‘sche Hofkunstanstalt in Munich. Mayersche

Mayer‘sche Hofkunstanstalt – Chamber of Reflections

The Mayer’sche Hofkunstanstalt is one of the world’s leading workshops for glass design and mosaics.…

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A lifelong love affair

It is often coincidences that give life a decisive turn. Ernst Gamperl actually wanted to become a carpenter and then came to woodturning rather by chance. But this marked the beginning of…

The “Gwand”

At the Graseggers, it’s all about the “Gwand”. And that means nothing other than the fact that the fourth generation of the Graseggers is already exclusively concerned with ensuring that buyers not…

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…

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Sommerfrische – Fine hotels and mountain retreats

Starting with the Makers Bible “The Alps”, we decided to look beyond workshops and studios, with their extraordinary Makers & Crafters, and also introduce passionate hosts and accommodations. To survive in the…