It's not what you write

It's with what you write that counts

There are only a few writing instruments which have been successful in the market for decades without big changes. One of them is the Kaweco Classic Sport. It follows the design of the year 1935.


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Lambretta & Mod

...and Vespa

The idea of producing a cheap form of transport for the working classes immediately after the Second World war, was on top of each European country's list. When Italy was getting liberated in 1944 and the Allied Forces travelled up north, Ferdinando Innocenti saw the american Cushmans. A scooter which was used to convey intel from one division to the next. It was a revelation for him.


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Buckets of Rain

buckets of tears..

Bob Dylan, born as Robert Allen Zimmerman in 1941, has just died at the age of **. From the moment I first lay down a weary tune of his, I was hooked for live. Saw him perform live 5 times and jumped on stage on one occassion. My 2 minutes of fame brought to me by Dylan. He toured until the very end with his Never Ending Tour, which took off in 1989! The phenomenon and my true musical hero, Ol Bawb!!

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poMaDe & hAirCarE

It's a guy thing

It is a guy thing and it has been for many years now and once and again it becomes mainstream and vanishes. The use of pomade can be traced as far back as the 1800s. During that century, the most common item used was bear fat. In the early part of the 20th century, however this was replaced by other ingredients, such as petroleum jelly, beeswax, and lard.

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jOhan BruNinX

joins ekstur with..Delftware!

Aiming high at an unexplored territory for us isn't something new. Finding an artist helping us to kick-off our Ekstur Supports topic was something else..The name did come up a few times but getting in contact took some time, coming up with an idea to collaborate took some thinking.. but the result shows that we were on the money with this one..Petit Lapin Tile No. 1 to No. 5

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feat. Ferdinand Porsche

It was in the year 1931 when Ferdinand Porsche, yes Mr. Porsche himself, came up with the idea to build a car for everyone. Well, not exactly his idea but he was the first to come up with a rough drawing of a car that later became the Beetle. A car that still is to this day in the Top 10 of best selling cars ever..

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and his legacy

I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.

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fRom cAr fRamE suitcase

The Trabant was first produced in 1957, at the VEB Sachsenring Automobilwerke in Zwikau. Until 1990 a total of 3,096,099 cars were produced. After ordering one, it could take up to 20 years before the car acually got delivered. The first types had a small two-stroke engine and were famous for their heavy pollution and rather high fuel consumption (7l/100km). That the cars frame was made out of coardboard however isn't really true..

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