Montreal-based graphic designer Julien Vallée, whose genre-bending mixed media illustrations have appeared in the New York Times Magazine and on MTV One, lent his vision to Tim Taylor’s Fandemonium essay in this month’s magazine. Having recently returned from a year in Berlin, where he created a collective exhibition exploring new paths in graphic design, he sat down with us to share his favourite places in one of Europe’s most culturally dynamic cities.

For more of Julien Vallée's travel anecdotes, click on the videos.

Click on the map for more info about the places he mentions.

 

 

PHOTOS: (BOROS COLLECTION) COURTESY OF NOSHE FOR BOROS COLLECTION; (PERES PROJECTS) COURTESY OF PERES PROJECTS, BERLIN, LOS ANGELES; (PRO QM) COURTESY OF CHARLENE LAM, DAVID MCFARLINE AND THOMAS ANGERMANN; (FRA ROSA) AND (MANO) COURTESY OF JULIEN VALLÉE; (BALKAN TRIPPS) COURTESY OF JULIEN VALLÉE AND MAURA MURNANE; (ARTHOUSE TACHELES) COURTESY OF TACHELES.