opens pop-up flat in Cologne in May


On the first weekend in May, the pop-up flat of - Germany's largest living community - will open in Cologne for the fifth time. "We want visitors to experience the SoLebIch flat with all their senses and discover new perspectives on their own homes," explains SoLebIch founder Nicole Maalouf. The interior designer transformed the historic chapel of the design hotel QVEST into a home where cooking, living and sleeping are combined in a loft-like concept.

With the pop-up flat, shows that living can be more than that: an experience that reaches all the senses, that visitors can feel, hear and taste. Colours, shapes and surfaces in the SoLebIch flat invite you to rethink your everyday living.

In the historic chapel, exclusive new products and sought-after classics from brands such as Artemide, USM, Thonet, Hästens, Kaldewei, Gira, Freifrau, Stokke, Wagner, Conmoto, Jan Kath, Amazon, Lumas and many more can be experienced in a homely ambience. Impressive plant and flower installations by as well as and Teegenuss mit Avoury will provide visitors with unique moments.

Living connects - that is the idea behind, the online living magazine with pictures from real pictures from real homes. At the heart of is the community of home-loving people who show new home pictures online every day. was founded by Nicole Maalouf and Daniel Eichhorn, who were voted among the 200 most important influencers in the design world by Architectural Digest: "In 2007, the two people from Munich created what was soon to become the largest German-language living community. In the meantime, they are permanent AD partners, make books, design rooms and events - and still personally and devotedly look after their online family."

Visits are free of charge during the specified opening hours.
Friday, 06.05.2022: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Saturday, 07.05.2022: 15-22 hrs.
Sunday, 08.05.2022: 3-8 p.m.

Chapel of the QVEST Hotel
Gereonskloster 12 (Gerling Quarter)
50670 Cologne
Tel. 089 5527 4020

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