To the Holy Mountain: A Pilgrimage to Hilandar

For anyone who has had any kind of brush with the Serbian education system or the Serbian Orthodox Church, Hilandar is etched in the memory as the place where the glory of medieval Serbia survived almost intact for more than eight centuries. Hilandar was founded in 1198 by Stefan Nemanja, the first ruler of the Serbian medieval Nemanjic dynasty, and his son, Archbishop Sava, who … Continue reading To the Holy Mountain: A Pilgrimage to Hilandar

Pokretači #41 Tamara Panić i Miroslav Milović – Oblikus / Beograd

Gosti su Tamara Panić i Miroslav Milović iz dizajn studija Oblikus. Oblikus je redak, ako ne i jedini, dizajn studio iz Srbije koji je dobitnik prestižne Red Dot nagrade za dizajn. Red Dot su osvojili 2014., za njihovu prelep Moonlights sistem osvetljenja koji je izložen u Red Dot muzeju dizajna u Singapuru. Tamara i Miroslav su više puta nagrađeni i za svoj kreativni nameštaj za … Continue reading Pokretači #41 Tamara Panić i Miroslav Milović – Oblikus / Beograd

SpomenikDatabase: How an American Helped Preserve Memories of Yugoslav WWII Memorials

About a decade ago, Yugoslav WWII monuments were almost forgotten at home but started capturing people’s imagination around the world when Jan Kempenaers, a Belgian photographer, created his ‘Spomeniks’ (‘Memorials’) series, which included images of striking monuments at Kosmaj in Serbia, Podgaric in Croatia and Tjentiste in Bosnia and Herzegovina. His eerie photos of oddly-shaped memorials in dramatic settings attracted the attention of design and … Continue reading SpomenikDatabase: How an American Helped Preserve Memories of Yugoslav WWII Memorials

Pokretači #40 Element_handmade / Beograd

Element_handmade su 2017. pokrenule pet drugarica sa Hemijskog fakulteta u Beogardu sa željom da ostanu u kontaktu sa svojom profesijom pored redovnih poslova. Nataša Đurković i Tamara Ristanović pričaju o tome kako je raditi sa prijateljima, kako se probijaju na tržištu i, naravno, zašto su sapuni napravljeni saponifikacijom najbolji za vas i vašu kožu. View this post on Instagram Dragi naši, na našem profilu objavili … Continue reading Pokretači #40 Element_handmade / Beograd

Pokretači #39 Stefan Gajić – 180 grama / Beograd

Stefan Gajić je mladi dizajner iz Beograda koji je pokrenuo jedinstveni časopis o dizajnu i kulturi – 180 grama, koji vraća nadu da štampani mediji nisu (još) mrtvi. U 180 grama, besplatnom listu inicijalno  malog tiraža, Stefan je uspeo da okupi neke od najboljih dizajnera iz Srbije, ali i sveta, i pokazao da je sa malo resursa moguće postići puno. Beleške View this post on … Continue reading Pokretači #39 Stefan Gajić – 180 grama / Beograd

Pokretači #38 Ognjen Vučković – Samo Pivo / Beograd, Subotica

Ognjen Vučkovic, jedan od ljudi iza Samo Piva, prvog isključivo pivskog bara u Beogradu, koji je otvoren na samom pocetku zanatske pivske scene u Srbiji, 2013 godine. Sa Ognjenom sam pričao o tome kako su Samo Pivo, festival Vrteška i kompanija 300 Čuda, stimulisali rast craft pivarstva, ali naravno i o načoj zajedničkoj strasti prema pivu.   View this post on Instagram Popodne… #samopivo #tronbrewery … Continue reading Pokretači #38 Ognjen Vučković – Samo Pivo / Beograd, Subotica

Hidden Belgrade (36): ‘German Bridge’ and its Hero

Belgrade’s relationship with this iconic green-arched bridge, the city’s shortest and oldest continuously standing, started off in the worst possible way during the darkest days of World War II. After Nazi Germany attacked the Kingdom of Yugoslavia on 6 April 1941, the Royal Yugoslav Army blew up all of Belgrade’s bridges on the Sava and the Danube in order to slow down the enemy advance. … Continue reading Hidden Belgrade (36): ‘German Bridge’ and its Hero