Jun First

Jun Yoshida takes us on a quick tour of his childhood kitchen and gives us a crash course in Japanese cuisine and its local roots

AVRTIKL, a vertical home of visual culture

The first specialized bookshop for design and architecture in the heart of Sofia

"Hvarchillo" in the Rhodopes

Aesthetics, comfort, calm and balance in the village of Kiselchovo

A poetic encounter between words and shapes at the table

A Home for Good Design

Ambitio Home opened its doors in October and offers small improvements that can bring new life and harmony to any home

A Soulful Atmosphere

The home of the heart, or a bohemian island in the middle of the city

The Spark of Comfort

How to ignite your memory with fragrance

Floor Culture

A new approach to craft techniques for “dressing” the floor

Over the last twelve years, the workshop has been developing its signature aesthetic, and recently its foreign client list has been growing

Zero Waste Station

Or a store where a full basket equals an empty bin

The Home of Green Satire

This year's edition of the Gabrovo Biennale combines the city's iconic frugality with ecology, and we spoke to the director of the Museum of Humor and Satire, Margarita Dorovska, about it

KANAAL: Тhrough the proper channels

Antonia and Lyubomir Chonos have been married for fifteen years, and even though two thirds of their marriage have been spent at KANAAL, they can still make each other laugh, which is probably the key to their success.

After years in which vinyl factories and record companies around the world suffered from the lack of profitable interest in their product, with its high sound quality and collector's value, and many expected an even darker future of total market collapse, a new trend surprised everyone – a significant jump in vinyl sales.

Here and There - Two Places for Culture

One of the good things about December is the anticipation of what the coming year will bring. That is why we are looking for future "hot" destinations for culture and art which we can visit regularly. Where we will experience things and become enriched by them. Where we will make connections between our heritage, modernity and global trends. Between here and there.

Atelier: Can't Let a Jazz Hall Go Thirsty

The event series "Hala Jazz" is organized by the craft beer brand Hala, and the format presents a rare influx of ideas from places that have shut down to those that survived the recent crises: the jazz musicians that play at Atelier until recently played in the semi-secret Try C bar next to the Sofia Court House.

Dancehouse: Derida Stage, DNA, Etude Gallery and Toplocentrala

Over the years, a number of spaces (some more sustainable than others) have provided a space for contemporary dance, although the ones entirely dedicated to this form can be counted on the fingers of one hand – which creates the impression that modern dance is everywhere and almost nowhere all at once.

One Book Bookstore

At a time when small businesses are struggling, bookstores are opening and closing, and there are many challenges with distribution, Yordan D. Radichkov did something quite strange: he opened One Book Bookstore, at 8 Varbitsa Street, which only sells one book for a specific amount time, along with prints by illustrators who worked on that edition.