Industrial chic in Dusseldorf

Discover whimsical architecture, edgy street art and cosy clusters in this German city embracing old and new

Along the Rhine, giant plastic figures scoot up a heritage facade.

Nicknamed Flossis, they look like escapees from a plastic fantastic world that are playfully exploring the chic German city of Dusseldorf.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 09, 2018, with the headline 'Industrial chic in Dusseldorf'. Print Edition | Subscribe