Ballack

Blind loyalty

I, like all other German supporters right now, feel the need to establish that there was loyalty from the beginning.

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But my loyalty, I must confess, was of the blind kind. See, I knew very little about soccer and even less about the actual German team. That didn’t matter though. (more…)

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Design Inspiration

I’ve always had an affinity for all things design related. Sharing life with a creative who’s used to wearing the hats of artist, designer, entrepreneur and photographer has brought me that much closer to the world of lines, colour, positioning and texture. I thoroughly enjoy every minute spent in Ballack Art House space. It’s a space where crazy ideas have free reign and where the limits of design and business possibilities are forever being pushed.

Tomorrow Ballack Art House, or BAH for short, will be extending their creative space to the Gallagher Convention Centre where Inspire 2014 will be taking place. (more…)

Ballack, Balls and German Heritage

The name Ballack rang no bells for me when I heard it for the first time in December 2013. Since then I’ve seen many a soccer and art aficionado’s ears perk up at the mention of that name and I have subsequently become more clued up.

Peter Balac after a Kaizer Chiefs win in 1981 (Picture: Robert Tshabalala for Gallo)

Peter Balac after a Kaizer Chiefs win in 1981 (Picture: Robert Tshabalala for Gallo)

Former German captain Michael Ballack

Former German captain Michael Ballack

Ballack Art House creative director Ivan Ballack

Ballack Art House creative director Ivan Ballack

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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