Tag: Berlin

Berlin

After arriving in Berlin, we hopped on the 100 bus. Beware of low ceiling on top deck. Berlin buses aren’t as big as london buses! Jumping off at the Bauhaus museum we enjoyed some of the design work on display (produced at the Bauhaus from 1919 until 1932). With tutors such as Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky and Josef Albers, it must have been an amazing place to study. Much of the work is recognised as design classics today. The Miles Van der Rohe chair a personal favourite. It’s easy to spend as much time in the shop as the exhibition. There are some lovely objects but they don’t come cheap!

Another favourite tourist hot spot is what’s left of the Berlin Wall . The most interesting part now has murals painted by international artists. The trabant cars that line the road are also eye catching. I crouched down to do a quick sketch. As soon as I started drawing, a bus load of tourists pulled up behind me and flocked around the car. I think they must have thought it was special. I hastily finished my drawing and moved on . . .

Here’s a sketch I did whilst waiting for the train back to Potsdam.