MANU BURGHART is an ILLUSTRATOR & ART DIRECTOR who's CLIENTS include FASHION and DESIGN COMPANIES like FALKE, THOMAS RATH and NYC's HINTMAG.COM. Her work has appeared in several PRINT MAGAZINES - she contributes regulary to BRAND EINS, Economy Magazine, GQ ITALY,  KID´S WEAR,  LACANIAN INK, and VERY MAGAZINE.Corporate Design & (Re)-Branding as well as her NON-COMMERCIAL ARTWORK & COLLABORATIONS
Manu lives and works in Cologne, Germany. For further Information please CONTACT

I prefer drawing to talking.Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies. Le Corbusier

Liebe deine Stadt / Book

Book Publication

by Merlin Bauer

Cover: Design Manu Burghart

Editor: Merlin Bauer
Project/Idea/Concepts: Merlin Bauer
Liebe deine Stadt
Layoutdesign/Cover: Manu Burghart 
Title: Liebe deine Stadt/(Love your City)
Öffentliche Angelegenheiten in Köln
Publisher: Greven Verlag 
Published April 2009

450 Pages/ca. 400 Pictures in Color 
and Black/White 

Published in German/English
Editing: Gabriele Rivet
Translation: Brian Currid, Karl Hoffmann
Presented at Art Cologne/Open Space 
and Museum Ludwig Köln

Order the Book at Walther König 

The Project "Liebe deine Stadt" and "Strandbox" by Merlin Bauer is now made visible in this phantastic Publication. "Liebe deine Stadt" is a very unique Approach on Culture and Architecture in the City of Cologne.


Aleida Assmann, Jan Assmann
Boris Becker, Gottfried Böhm
Bazon Brock, Albrecht Fuchs 
Ulrich Gutmair, Lilian Haberer
Friedrich W.Heubach, Barbara Hess
Candida Höfer, Hiltrud Kier
Susanne Kippenberger, Kasper König
Friedrich Kurrent, Alexander Markschiess
Wolfgang Pehnt, Walter Prigge
Hans Schilling, Rainer Schützeichel
Boris Sieverts, Thomas Sieverts
Martin Struck, Michael Zinganel
und Peter Zumthor



Various Pages

"Liebe deine Stadt"
Text Page
Houses for Cologne by Barbara Hess
Charles Aznavour Songtext
Pehnt Archive
Opera Building Cologne
FAZ Article Opera Building
Afri Cola Building
Afri Cola Building Details
Opera Building Photo by Candida Höfer
Pavillion Photo by Albrecht Fuchs
Parc House Photo by Albrecht Fuchs
Postcards Garden Show Exhibition
Statical Drawing "Liebe deine Stadt" Sign
Sign at Nord-Sued Fahrt Cologne
NZZ, Neue Züricher Zeitung, Pressclip/Bookrecomentation
Kunsttexte, Bookreview, January 2010, Page 1
Kunsttexte, Bookreview, January 2010, Page 2
Kunsttexte, Bookreview, January 2010, Page 3
Tagesspiegel, February 2010
Monopol, Magazine for Art and Living, September 2009
Die Welt am Sonntag, 25 October, 2009