Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Box off Berlin - shop and gallery

Another great, unexpected find in the touristy area surrounding Checkpoint Charlie. Box off Berlin is an amazing gift shop selling Berlin gifts produced by local artists and crafts people, a long way from the mass produced selection in most gift shops in the tourist areas of the city.

The back space of the shop is an art gallery which changes its exhibits, again from local artists, every two months or so. A fascinating place.

We loved these light shades made from recycled plastic bottle tops. Such a simple idea but so effective. My son was mesmerised for some time!

Definitely a place for that unusual Berlin gift.

Address: Zimmerstr. 11. 10969 Berlin

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