Though various apps have been developed to be a consolation for the loss of Polaroid in 2008, a lot of us still miss the real feeling of instantly taking and processing a picture. And there is help: The Sofortbild (instant picture) shop offers a selection of vintage Polaroid cameras, the instant photography devices by Fuji and the complete range of analogue films by The Impossible Project.
Archive: March 2012
After having to search for their first space in Prenzlauer Berg for two years before finally opening it in 2009, the Mitte store of Garments was found in a mere week after the decision was made to open a second branch.
The Smart Deli opened its doors in February 2002 in Friedrichshain and moved to Mitte last year to a much bigger store.
Andreas Murkudis’ concept store, that was founded in 2003, might just be the most well known Berlin store world-wide and has helped establish the city’s international importance and appeal. After the building of Murkudis’ former location in Mitte’s Münzstraße was sold, the team was lucky to find an enormous and bright space in the former Tagesspiegel newspaper building.
Soto is the store for the contemporary Berlin Mitte man, opened in April 2010 by three very contemporary Berlin Mitte men: David Fischer (above in the picture with his colleague Lia), Philip Gaedicke and Omer Ben-Michael, all with a background in fashion and sensing a certain gap in the selection of local menswear stores.