Daily at Donner sells groceries at famous bookstore

daily at donner

On the ground floor of Donner, the book mecca on the Coolsingel, you will find a mini-market with fresh products from local entrepreneurs. Daily at Donner offers pastry from Holtkamp, cheese from the Kaashoeve, and bread from Jordy’s Bakery. The coffee from Man Met Bril Koffie is available to go or per bag of beans. […]

Building the city with the paper models of STRM

De Rotterdam by STRM

The Rotterdam Architecture Month is almost upon us. The whole month of June is dedicated to architecture. Ever since Rotterdam began promoting itself as ‘The architecture city of the Netherlands’ STRM started producing DIY models of Rotterdam buildings. The company started with the Robeco tower, Willemswerf, Van Nelle factory, Montevideo, Toren op Zuid and the […]

Stadshagel is a new twist on Dutch chocolate bread topping


Are grown-ups really eating chocolate sprinkles on their toast at lunch? People are surprised by the typical Dutch habit of hagelslag. Now two twins from Rotterdam introduce a new twist to 87-year-old tradition: Stadshagel. Olaf and Marise Ouwerkerk are fervent lovers of chocolate sprinkles. They came up with the idea of developing sprinkles in the […]

Record Store Day at Velvet Music and Plaatboef

Record Store Day Remy van Kesteren Nick Helderman crop

Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 to celebrate the unique culture of independently owned record stores. Artists participated by releasing music on vinyl for this day only and performing at the stores. Saturday, April 23, there is a new edition. Plaatboef at Nieuwe Binnenweg and both Velvet Music stores at the Oude Binnenweg and […]

Studio Rashkov is very much inspired by Rotterdam

Radiant Gradient by Studio Rashkov

Studio Rashkov is a graphic design agency in Rotterdam. The designers consider the studio as their playground. They can do whatever they like. From patterns to photographs, from notebooks to clothes. Recently they rolled out ROTMAT, a city-inspired yoga mat. Famous Rotterdam buildings like the Willemsbrug, Euromast, Markthal, De Hef, and Erasmusbrug are pictured on […]