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This issue is dedicated to Passion (1 mn)

The main theme of this issue, one we explore in our conversation with Petr Ludwig, is the quest for a lifelong passion. We aim to rouse your own spirit and zest, and to this end we introduce severa...


Between Women (and Men) (2 mn)

Each Soffa issue includes an article that is particularly close to my heart. The one I am most passionate about this time is a story that explores female sexuality and menstruation and is accompani...


Interview : Crusader for passion (10 mn)

HE IS SOMEONE TO WATCH, SOMEONE WHO WILL ENRICH YOU TIME AND TIME AGAIN. AN AUTHOR, MOTIVATOR, PUBLICIST AND CONSULTANT, PETR LUDWIG BECAME KNOWN FOR HIS BOOK KONEC PROKRASTINACE [END OF PROCRASTIN...


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Travel : Romanian’s big heart (8 mn)

Marvelling at the starlit sky while camping in a deep forest. Christian Bendel documented the night sky every night of his stay in Romania. FAR MORE THAN THE CLICHÉD HOME OF DRACULA, ROMANIA IS A ...


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Collage : IT’S (2 mn)

IN RECENT YEARS, TELEVISION SERIES HAVE BEEN GAINING IN POPULARITY ACROSS THE GLOBE. SUSPENSE, EXCITEMENT, A WELL-CRAFTED PLOTLINE – THESE ARE THE INGREDIENTS OF THE SOLID PRODUCTIONS THAT HAVE RAI...


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Design : Passion for D! (4 mn)

DEELIVE AND SOFFA HAVE BEEN WORKING HAND IN HAND FOR SOME TIME, INSPIRED BY THE NOTION OF ‘CONSIDERED BEAUTY’. THE DEELIVE BRAND WAS BORN IN 2015 OUT OF A PASSION FOR PURE DESIGN, GUIDED BY A DESIR...


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Utterly czech :Brief Exposé (2 mn)

MOST PEOPLE LIKE TO HANG AROUND THE HOUSE IN SOMETHING COMFORTABLE – A LOOSE DRESS, BAGGY SLACKS OR THEIR FAVOURITE PAIR OF JEANS. FOR MANY CZECHS, SPENDING THE EVENING AT HOME IN WORK CLOTHES IS U...


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Design : Czech grand design (1 mn)

SOFFA IS A PROUD PARTNER OF THE ANNUAL CZECH GRAND DESIGN AWARDS, ORGANISED BY THE ACADEMY OF CZECH DESIGN FOR THE TWELFTH YEAR RUNNING. ON THE FOLLOWING PAGES THE ILLUSTRATOR ANDREA ŠAFAŘÍKOVÁ PRE...


Photoessay : I am woman! (2 mn)

HERE AT SOFFA WE LIKE TO TALK ABOUT TOPICS THAT HAVE BEEN UNJUSTLY OMITTED FROM COMMON DISCOURSE AND USE OUR PLATFORM TO EXPLORE THEM OPENLY. ONE OF THESE IS THE STRANGELY TABOO SUBJECT OF FEMALE S...


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Photoessay : Pleasure (2 mn)

Photograph: Nude, Untitled, Anna Volpi, order at www.annavolpi.com Moon Pearl Erotic Aid, €135 and Nude Dildo Erotic Aid, €120; both www.onnalifestyle.com | Venus Balls Classic Edition, €89 and M...


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Your Monthly Clock (1 mn)

Track your monthly clock to discover your body and the various phases of your cycle. You will find that it will be valuable not only for you, but also for your partner, family and your surroundings...


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Science : All fired up (8 mn)

PASSION FOR SCIENCE COMES FROM AN INSATIABLE THIRST TO UNDERSTAND THE WORLD AROUND US. IN OUR SCIENCE FEATURE WE INTRODUCE THREE YOUNG AND HIGHLY ACCOMPLISHED SCIENTISTS WHO PROVE DAILY THAT ZEROS ...


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Cars : Electric Style (1 mn)

HERE AT SOFFA WE LOVE SPONTANEOUS JOURNEYS, FAST DRIVING AND THE WIND IN OUR HAIR. BUT WE DON’T LIKE TO DAMPEN OUR JOY WITH THE LARGE CARBON FOOTPRINT THAT CONVENTIONAL CARS LEAVE BEHIND. THAN...


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Décor : Beauty in our midst (1 mn)

Purity Vases, design Studio Moser, Moser | Around Small Table, Muuto and Plaisir2 Coffee Table, Zeitraum; both from www.stockist.cz Painting: Těžké hlavy, 2017, Karolína Klimešová, www.karolinakl...


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Travel : Pull of the archipelago (7 mn)

The village of Gásadalur is found on the west side of Vágar Island and offers panoramic views of the neighbouring Mykines Island as well as vistas of one of the most famous of the archipelago’s wa...


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Fashion : Romantic Nostalgia (1 mn)

Karin: dress and kimono, both H&M Conscious Exclusive 2018 | earrings and ring – New Barocco collection, bracelet – Roman Barocco collection; all Roberto Coin Simona: shirt, jacket and pants; all ...


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Luce Solida (3 mn)

AT THIS YEAR’S MILAN DESIGN WEEK, SOFFA WILL SHINE NEXT TO GALLOTTI&RADICE, THE ITALIAN FAMILY COMPANY THAT HAS BEEN PRODUCING HANDMADE GLASS OBJECTS FOR MORE THAN SIXTY YEARS. IN GLASSMAKING ARTI...


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Creative People : Meat of the matter (5 mn)

The interior of the butcher’s shop was designed by Paul and Michaela. After an initial attempt to involve designers, they went with their personal style and passion for collectibles. Their favourit...


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Interior : Fencer’s Paradise (5 mn)

PASSION TAKES MANY FORMS AND SHOWS ITSELF IN VARIOUS GUISES. WHILE IT MAY NOT BE IMMEDIATELY EVIDENT, TRUE ZEAL ALWAYS RISES TO THE SURFACE AND MANIFESTS IN OUR BEHAVIOUR, APPEARANCE OR PERHAPS OUR...


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Trends : Less is not alwaysmore (3 mn)

IT MAY HAVE SEEMED THAT STARK MINIMALISM HAD WON THE MONOPOLY ON 21 ST CENTURY INTERIOR DESIGN, BUT LIFE IS ABOUT CHANGE AND SO WITH GREAT JOY WE WELCOME THE RETURN OF WARM TONES AND THE ORGANIC IM...


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Architecture : On firm ground (6 mn)

IT USED TO BE SAID THAT A TOWN WITH A SAVINGS BANK WAS A PROSPEROUS TOWN. SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS WELCOMED THE SENTIMENT AND RESPONDED IN KIND: THEY HELPED PEOPLE MANAGE THEIR FINANCES, SUPPORTED CHAR...


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Art : Exquisite beauty (1 mn)

TUCKED AWAY IN A PICTURESQUE CORNER OF PRAGUE’S BUBENEČ NEIGHBOURHOOD, A STONE’S THROW AWAY FROM STROMOVKA PARK, LIES AN AUCTION HOUSE BELONGING TO THE COLLECTORS MARIE AND TOMÁŠ HEJTMÁNEK. THE HOU...