Author Archives: Nadine Laux

Wild Human Life – a nomadic creative studio
in a Mercedes-Benz 508 D.

A man standing next to an old fire engine looking through binoculars

They want to live sustainably and celebrate their freedom. The nomadic design studio called Wild Human Life is looking for alternatives to high-tech on the road in Europe. The two inventors Alizée and Yoann, live in their converted Mercedes-Benz 508 D, which serves as their mobile workshop and home.

They want to live sustainably and celebrate their freedom. The nomadic design studio called Wild Human Life is looking for alternatives to high-tech on the road in Europe. The two inventors Alizée and Yoann, live in their converted Mercedes-Benz 508 D, which serves as their mobile workshop and home.

Tradition meets innovation:
With the Sprinter into a world of experiences.

A Sprinter parked in front of a tree house

With a love of detail, the company creates and builds unique worlds of experience. Specialists from various trades are united under one roof.

With a love of detail, the company creates and builds unique worlds of experience. Specialists from various trades are united under one roof.

On the road with Ourvanquest:
Making life in the van family-friendly.

A man and a woman with a child in their arms are posing in front of a white Sprinter

Gianna and Jake didn't plan for life in a van. Today the family lives and loves their everyday life in their Mercedes-Benz Sprinter named VANessa.

Gianna and Jake didn’t plan for life in a van. Today the family lives and loves their everyday life in their Mercedes-Benz Sprinter named VANessa.

Changing over time: The history of the Mercedes-Benz Vans.

Three vans from different eras drive one after the other

The van was born in a competition between Carl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler. In the end, the companies founded by the pioneers merged - a decision that has shaped the history of the van to this day.

The van was born in a competition between Carl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler. In the end, the companies founded by the pioneers merged – a decision that has shaped the history of the van to this day.

This extraordinary building material
brings light into darkness.

Five Sprinters driving on a country road

Innovation and versatility are the top priorities for master glazier Hans Hudler-Oswald. The Sprinter is undoubtedly the right vehicle for his company, Bayernglas.

Innovation and versatility are the top priorities for master glazier Hans Hudler-Oswald. The Sprinter is undoubtedly the right vehicle for his company, Bayernglas.

The right frame:
Espace Soardi relies on the Vito.

Retail premises of a framing a business

Some works of art also work well without them. But most only find their perfection in the right frame designed by an expert. The French craftsmen of Espace Soardi are experts in this relatively unnoticed craft.

Some works of art also work well without them. But most only find their perfection in the right frame designed by an expert. The French craftsmen of Espace Soardi are experts in this relatively unnoticed craft.

A 99-day journey with the
Mercedes-Benz Vito.

Two people sit with their back to the camera relaxing next to a Vito

The photographer Magdalena and her father Markus are travelling from Germany to the Middle East in their Vito. They have a close connection and a common goal: to learn about new cultures.

The photographer Magdalena and her father Markus are travelling from Germany to the Middle East in their Vito. They have a close connection and a common goal: to learn about new cultures.

A Gentleman’s Tale: Tailor-made
suits out of a Sprinter.

A man and a woman standing back to back in front of a black Sprinter

A Gentleman's Tale's tailors provide a practical and efficient alternative to conventional tailoring in the modern city state of Singapore.

A Gentleman’s Tale’s tailors provide a practical and efficient alternative to conventional tailoring in the modern city state of Singapore.

From Düsseldorf into the wide world:
The Mercedes-Benz T 2.

Ein weißer Mercedes-Benz T 2 fährt über eine Brücke

The T 2 is the successor to the L 319 and can still be seen as an evergreen with a production span of almost 20 years - thanks to its longevity, appearance and versatility, it achieved cult status.

The T 2 is the successor to the L 319 and can still be seen as an evergreen with a production span of almost 20 years – thanks to its longevity, appearance and versatility, it achieved cult status.

Mario Adornetto’s Sprinter as creative room.

A man standing in front of a painted Sprinter in the driveway of a house

Whether in his paintings or his architecture studio –
Jack of all trades Mario Adornetto has found his own creative form of expression.

Whether in his paintings or his architecture studio –
Jack of all trades Mario Adornetto has found his own creative form of expression.