Contributed Q&As with independent shopkeepers from Berlin and Istanbul to the website The Shopkeepers, which features noteworthy shops from all around the world.
The immensely talented German-Turkish cake designer Dilek Topkara of Dilekerei in Berlin
Aslı Bilgin, the female entrepreneur behind the Istanbul-based, 100% natural beauty brand and boutique Homemade Aromaterapi
Beyza Özler, the Anatolian carpet expert with a hippie soul of Wild Heart Free Soul in Berlin
Çağla Yılmaz, the Istanbul-based florist queen behind the flower and design shop Mitza
Kaan Bergsen, the founder of Istanbul’s pioneering third wave coffee brand and shop Petra
Dóra Földes of Grus Grus, a beautiful living room of vintage clothing and objects