One of my favorite venues in the city is the Stadtgarten restaurant and club alongside the beautiful parc of the same name. Highly recommended are the Cologne Sessions parties which take place in the legendary basement called Studio 672.
Website
stadtgarten.de
Address
Stadtgarten/Studio 672, Stadtgarten, Cologne, Germany
Current city: Cologne
Born in 1988 in Cologne/Germany Hugo Hoppmann is a graphic designer and art director who graduated from ECAL in Lausanne/Switzerland in summer 2011. Alongside his studies he interned at Bureau Mirko Borsche, worked for Berlin-based culture magazine 032c and found his own publication Better Mjstakes. After a powerful one-year stint at Meiré und Meiré (working full-time on projects such as Kenzo, Andy Warhol’s Interview magazine, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 032c, brandeins) he has now returned to independency, traveling the world in pursuit for new adventures.
 

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