Your idea for berlin

The award ceremony for this year's Design Souvenir Awards

The winners of the "Your Idea for Berlin" Design Souvenir Competition

Berlin as a souvenir? That was precisely the theme of our "Your Idea for Berlin" design souvenir competition. And we recently honored the three final winning designs at a vernissage organized to launch the design souvenir exhibition.  more


Our blog features interesting interviews, exciting articles, current exhibitons and book reviews all focusing on the theme of Berlin & Souvenirs. What's new in the world of souvenirs? What do our jury members, project partners and Berlin-based creatives have to say about it? How long has the competition been running and how long will it continue? For answers to these querstions and more read our blog.


    Public Choice Award

    At long last, our Public Choice Award gets underway today. As you already know, the three final designs chosen by our expert jury will receive €5,000, €3,000 and €2,000 respectively. But we want to hear your voices, too! Starting right now, you are invited to vote for your favorite in our online gallery... more

    Interview with Tim Dinter

    Tomorrow, an affiliated event known as the Graphic Novel Day will take place at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele. This gave us the perfect excuse to sit down with Tim Dinter, an illustrator and cartoonist who has been depicting Berlin for many years in his work as a comic strip writer and illustrator... more

    There is tremendous potential here that shouldn't go to waste!

    We talked to Jürgen Schepers, the man who currently holds the position of "Creative Industries Coordinator" at the Berlin Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) and also just happens to be a member of our competition's expert panel... more

    I am not you! MIT DEM ABC DURCH BERLIN (With Your ABCs through Berlin)

    How are you supposed to explain to a six year-old how and why the Berlin Bear became the city's trademark? “Mit dem ABC durch Berlin” ("With Your ABCs through Berlin") is an expert assistant. The book is a turbulent journey of discovery through Berlin... more

    Interview with our patron Michael Michalsky

    Tonight's the night! The announcement of our 20 nominees at the DMY Festival! We're thrilled and very much looking forward to it. We sat down with our patron Michael Michalsky to chat about the competition, souvenirs and his personal souvenir star... more