Thinking out of the box

Cord-Siegfried von Hodenberg, Director of the Königlichen Gartenakademie,on what makes for stylish gardens with character.


A gardener of Eden Interview with landscape gardener Maximilian Holzhausen

With his team of ambitious planners, gardeners and technicians, Maximilian Holzhausen carries out premium-sector outdoor projects. They are in the business of turning unique visions for gardens into reality – from exclusive garden landscapes through stylish swimming pools to elegant lighting concepts and harmonious integrated solutions.


Tiles in outdoor areas: The combination of stylish design and functional merits

In the summer months, the home opens up onto the terrace and into the garden. Stylish yet robust porcelain stoneware tiles from Villeroy & Boch extend the living area into the open air and create settings in which to relax and enjoy special moments.


Transcending inside and outside

Interview with the architect Pascal Flammer


VICTORIAN by Mary Katrantzou

A tile collection combining graphic modernism and history


The rediscovery of colour: The maestro of pigment from Aichstetten

Artists, restorers and designers all over the world swear by colour pigments from the Allgäu to reproduce the finest nuances of colour.


Star Chef Heinz Winkler

With fine products and high-quality materials, star chef Heinz Winkler ensures that his guests feel completely comfortable.


1860: Hygiene as a status symbol

It was thanks to a discovery by Louis Pasteur that the need for hygiene became fashionable


Wine takes its time

Meeting Peter Petgen, ninth generation winemaker and owner of the oldest recorded winery in Saarland.


Tradition and functionality are not a contradiction

Winemaker Peter Petgen on traditional winemaking and the requirement for the highest hygiene standards.