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The Coup is your #Berlin agency blending strategic creative concepts with implemented #PR activities since 2010.

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The Coup specialises in developing strategic creative concepts ready to implement alongside typical PR and media communications activities.

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We aim to build a bridge to digital brand development through Corporate Blogging, Corporate Podcasts, Corporate eBooks and applications.

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With her roots in PR and journalism, The Coup founder Melanie Marten sees storytelling as the most important tool for reporting in both public and B2B media.

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27th
April 2017

by thecoup
The Coup

momenzzGLOBE launch on Indiegogo

Now there’s a better way to stay in touch Today, luxury design veterans Daniel Bösch and Patrick Sutterlüty launch an unprecedented product that seeks to combine the vast possibilities of digital technology with the time-worn intimacy of giving and receiving beautiful, meaningful gifts. momenzzGLOBE is a stunning, premium-quality ornamental sphere with a Swarovski crystal heart […]

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02nd
April 2017

by thecoup
The Coup

WELCOME TO YARDS STORE

Yards is an independent store for premium menswear founded in Manchester, UK. Yards is born from the idea to provide the men of North West England with a destination for globally sourced, carefully curated menswear. Now, the Yards selection is available internationally at www.yardsstore.com. Founded in 2015 by two fashion buying graduates Kyle Gorman & […]

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23rd
March 2017

by thecoup
The Coup

Jaspr launches cash-free trading app

Jaspr, www.jasprtrades.com, is making their cash-free trading platform available to the public on iOS and Android. With several hundred early access users already trading everything from bike repair services to PlayStations, the Jaspr team is betting on Berlin as ground-zero for the most advanced barter platform to date. Founded by three former colleagues from language […]

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24th
January 2017

by thecoup
The Coup

[paper.] launches minimalist backpack [square.] at Kickstarter

The new brand [paper.] from Berlin kicks off pre-orders for the minimalistic backpack [square.] at Kickstarter [square.] comes in rectangular and minimalist shape from the heart of Berlin. [square.] is the first backpack from [paper.], made for city nomads. The statement: away from outdoor feeling and wanderlust, on to straight lines. [paper.] uses the innovative […]

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07th
November 2016

by thecoup
The Coup

ACPAD – Electronic Orchestra for your guitar

ACPAD – Electronic Orchestra for your guitar – available now www.ACPAD.com Following a successful Kickstarter campaign last year, the latest music industry innovation is now available worldwide. ACPAD closes the gap between acoustic and electronic music with its innovative musical hardware. ACPAD combines universal midi controller technology and connects it with an acoustic guitar. The […]

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06th
November 2016

by thecoup
The Coup

KACOSTA Urban Premium Clothing

With the debut collection, the label KACOSTA deals with the theme of Coincidence. The collection encounters; release from intentionality, reason, purpose, sovereignty and overthinking. “If you know exactly what you’re going to do, what’s the good in doing it?” – Pablo Picasso Does coincidence exist? The sources of inspiration can be found in the history […]

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26th
October 2016

by thecoup
The Coup

GETAWAY – Join the fleet

GETAWAY is the world’s first crowd sourced on demand mobility fleet, now any car owner can monetize his car seamlessly by connecting it to the fleet, GETAWAY takes care of everything from handover to payment, insurance and much more. For the drivers with GETAWAY you can just take any car you want in your area […]

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08th
October 2016

by thecoup
The Coup

BERLIN MEETS TAIMAK – THE LAST DRAGON

The American martial arts expert and actor TAIMAK is the unforgettable, highly recognized and much-loved superhero from the legendary movie THE LAST DRAGON. Taimak was only nineteen when he was CAST as Bruce Leroy Green in his first leading role in THE LAST DRAGON, one of the most unique martial arts movies of all time. […]

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19th
September 2016

by thecoup
The Coup

#PRontheGO Factory Workshop #1 Digital Startups

September 28, 2016 #PRontheGO Factory Workshop #1 Digital Startups The first #PRontheGO Factory Berlin Workshop is especially designed for Digital Startups and aims to bring them an insight and inspirations into the methods and possibilities of Public Relations. Key guest lecturer is Andrew Burton, a PR specialist with working stations as Senior Account Director in […]

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21st
July 2016

by thecoup
The Coup

Alan Bonner: Night Music

UK singer-songwriter Alan Bonner demonstrates unique nocturnal sound with new album ‘Night Music’   “This is the type of music that will endure long after other fads and fashions have passed on by” - Electric Harmony Blog “Mr. Bonner has the means of a pauper but sings with the heart of a king.” – Surviving The Golden […]

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07th
July 2016

by thecoup
The Coup

Chala – The urban barefoot experience

Chala is a barefoot sandal with a design reduced to the bare essentials. With Chala you’ll be stepping on vegetable tanned leather soles, tied in locally crafted original Chala laces wrapped around your feet – providing a unique footbed experience. The whole footwear range is extensively customisable, from eco leather and vegan soles, to sole, […]

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17th
June 2016

by thecoup
The Coup

Hagen Vogel Exhibition: Age of Fanart

YOU’RE INVITED. HAGEN VOGEL “AGE OF FAN ART” FRIDAY, 8TH JULY 2016 7PM HUMBOLDT BOX BERLIN /SKY LOUNGE A SOLO EXHIBITION EVENT PRESENTING HAGEN VOGEL ARTWORKS ∙ Oil paintings portraying Lara Croft, Dr. Earnhardt /Far Cry, Sven Marquardt /Berghain and Pope Benedict XVI amongst others ∙ ∙ Audience-interaction «LIDL» ∙ ∙ Open Bar ∙ Get […]

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16th
June 2016

by thecoup
The Coup

Open Design Italia – Best of 2016

Open Design Italia is a design talent incubator for international designers from product design, interior design, jewellery and accessory design and fashion that started out in 2010. This year’s final exhibition followed a call for application and competitions in three cities of Italy: Milan, Rome and Naples. 57 of the best designers showcased their designs […]

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19th
May 2016

by thecoup
The Coup

Hagen Vogel – A Master of Fan Art

Hagen Vogel (*1988, Berlin) ushers in a new era of fan art. His influences range from the internet and gaming scene to the fan culture and communication that accompanies it, as well as from fanaticism.  Vogel portrays his heroes using elaborate oil painting techniques which establish himself somewhere between high culture and pop. Lara Croft, […]

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21st
April 2016

by thecoup
The Coup

Call for application: Open Design Italia 2016

Product, fashion, jewelry, interior and graphic /web designers: Take the chance now to showcase your work in Italy! Open Design Italia is a talent incubator where international designers, makers, creatives and craftsmen meet, establish relationships with one another, and grow their businesses. Participants for Open Design Italia 2016 will be selected during three events in […]

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25th
January 2016

by thecoup
The Coup

Irish Film Festival in Berlin: Shebeen Flick 2016

SHEBEEN FLICK BERLIN 2016 17th – 20th March 2016 Moviemento Berlin For the 5th time Shebeen Flick festival brings a curated selection of current films from Ireland’s vibrant film industry to Berlin. From the 17th to the 20th March the Shebeen Flick Irish Film Festival will showcase current works from Ireland’s pulsating film industry. Starting […]

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22nd
January 2016

by thecoup
The Coup

Digital Berlinale by Digital Biscuit

Digital Biscuit invites you to celebrate the launch of the Digital Biscuit programme at the Berlinale. Come play at St. Oberholz Zehdenicker with the cutting edge Virtual Reality platform by UFOMAMMOOT, enjoy free drinks thanks to Jameson Irish Whiskey and the music stylings of Dj Alexis M and Blue MC. 12th February 2016, 8pm Sankt […]

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28th
September 2015

by thecoup
The Coup

SPECIAL SCREENING: WE WANT YOU TO LIVE

13th October 2015 Special Screening in Berlin: WE WANT YOU TO LIVE – Liberia’s Fight against Ebola   On the occasion of The World Health Summit, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting invites you to a special screening of: WE WANT YOU TO LIVE A Film by Carl Gierstorfer & docdays production The documentary by […]

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23rd
September 2015

by thecoup
The Coup

LEGAL WORKSHOP FOR STARTUPS

Startups – Legal matters!You’ve started your business and are ready to fly high, but are overwhelmed by the legal pitfalls that await you?Berlin PR agency The Coup presents legal office hours during Startup Safary Berlin in collaboration with the law firm Wetzel, www.wetzel.berlin. Since 2010, The Coup is working in the creative industries and startup […]

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15th
April 2015

by thecoup
The Coup

STARTUP SAFARY BERLIN #4

Startup Safary Berlin #4 – Highlighted by Zalando, SAP and PeriscopeStartup Safary Berlin is a three days open-door event aiming to enhance the visibility of Berlin’s digital start-up scene. Taking place directly inside the offices of selected key startups; attendees can meet company founders of key startups as well as their talented teams, VCs, accelerators, […]

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14th
April 2015

by thecoup
The Coup

PODCAST ÜBERMORGEN

Podcast Übermorgen – A glimpse of the future.Philosophical back and forth with Abbas Saberi and Willy Kramer is now available as downloadable audio straight from the Podcast shelf: Podcast Übermorgen is the the new German language talk show about social issues including feature-length future prophecies from the fields of science, technology, economics, ecology, education and […]

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23rd
March 2015

by thecoup
The Coup

ART, LOOS & DANIEL CHLUBA

Wash & Observe: The Dixicuzzi is the world’s most crazy hot tubIn Berlin, art can easily be found on the toilet. A recent highlight of the Berlin club and gallery scene being the conversion of regular portaloos into the mobile party and wellness sensation, the Dixicuzzi. Here, the artist Daniel Chluba fuses two green construction […]

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03rd
February 2015

by thecoup
The Coup

BLUE MC CLUB TOUR “LET’S DO IT”

Fans of electronic dance music! Check-out Berlin’s hottest export out of Australia – Blue MC.The Mistress of Ceremonies with her bird of paradise outfits and flowing mane is on a club tour, rapping and singing her way through Germany, Austria and Switzerland throughout 2015. Coming along for the ride are Berlin Vinyl DJ alexisM with […]

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11th
January 2015

by thecoup
The Coup

3T1B MOVIE PREMIERE PARTY BERLIN

The German culture-clash comedy 3 TÜRKEN & EIN BABY #3T1B is celebrating its Berlin premiere on the 19th January 2015. The Premiere party, attended by the leading actors EKO FRESH, KOSTJA ULLMANN & KIDA RAMADAN is taking place at The Grand club Berlin.About the film:Comin’ at you from the craziest flat-share in all of Frankfurt […]

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24th
September 2014

by thecoup
The Coup

THE Y FEAT. DANIEL CHLUBA AND BLUE MC

THE Y :: THE PERFORMATIVE POSTMODERN AS AN EXPRESSION OF MODERN AUSTERITY IN THE AGE OF PRECARITY EDITION 2 – If this means nothing to you then you’ve found the right place. Together with Sleaze, The Coup invites you to a meaningless mega party blowout in the tradition of Generation Y. Can’t wait to see […]

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05th
July 2014

by thecoup
The Coup

SNOOP DOGG AT ASPHALT CLUB BERLIN

SNOOP DOGG at ASPHALT club Berlin – SNOOPADELIC DJ set 26th July 2014Be there on the 26th July when DJ Snoopa-motherfuckin-delic rocks ASPHALT Club!Once again ASPHALT club in Berlin-Mitte serves up the finest tunes with mega sensation: DJ Snoopadelic – none other than Rap legend and international playa Snoop Dogg! ASPHALT is flying him in […]

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29th
June 2014

by thecoup
The Coup

MINGA BERLIN’S MOD REVIVAL

Get teleported straight to London at the height of the swinging sixties with the glowing colours of the new MINGA BERLIN sock collection. In this Mod Revival, orange and signal red, cyan and dark blue are the strong colours ruling the allover-blackandwhite. The era’s obsession with graphic design collides perfectly with MINGA BERLIN’s 21st century […]

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12th
May 2014

by thecoup
The Coup

PAPP UV INSIDE OUT

Cyberpunk in the second generation of PAPP UVThe release of the second generation of PAPP UV‘s follows the huge success of the first line of PAPP sunglasses with further improvements to their unique design and functionality. The designer Cantemir Gheorghiu has brought the flexible lenses to the front of the frame giving the sunglasses from […]

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03rd
March 2014

by thecoup
The Coup

ST. PATRICK’S FESTIVAL BERLIN 2014

This years’ St. Patrick’s Festival Berlin takes place one day before Irish Paddy’s day with a parade starting from Plaenterwald on Sunday 16th March at 2pm.The organisers of the event Dara Drea O’Neill and Fernanda Parente imported this famed celebration of Irish culture to Berlin 4 years ago. When it kicked off in 2011 the […]

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28th
January 2014

by thecoup
The Coup

PAPP UV RELEASE IN LONDON

Shattered lenses, bent bridges, split rims, and of course the all too familiar dematerialised arms. Just when these common situations were finally being accepted by consumers as “charming in their own right“, PAPP UV promptly demonstrated to us that these fabrication faux-pas should no longer be compromised. Planted and grown right in the concrete of […]

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15th
October 2013

by thecoup
The Coup

CAPOOI – THE CARPET GALLERY

CapOOi takes all sorts of carpets of any origin and transforms them with your desired colours. At the new retail store in Berlin Mitte you can find a selection of oriental carpets that have previously lived in all corners of the globe. After CapOOi has infused the carpets in rich colours the personalised vintage-objects are […]

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15th
August 2013

by thecoup
The Coup

I LIKE PAPER

“I create the world around me as I like it: paper-like!“ is the motto of the founder of I-like-paper.com, Marc Aurel Hartung. From September on, this website will make all paper dreams come true. Originating from the Pappwatch, which introduced highly sought-after digital, colourful paper watches in an 80’s design, an entire collection of paper […]

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21st
July 2013

by thecoup
The Coup

POKKETMIXER FOUNDERS GET GERMAN CREATIVE AWARD

A trained sound engineer comes up with the idea of developing a music mixer that’s really easy to use. Together with a marketing manager, he implements the idea and sells the device worldwide. The product, with corporate headquarters and production centre in Berlin, is the Pokketmixer. For their mass-market niche product, Christian Komm and Robert […]

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06th
May 2013

by thecoup
The Coup

BLOGREBELLEN AT POKKETMIXER STORE

On the 21st of May, the POKKETMIXER-Store will be transformed into a dancefloor, where the cashbox will be replaced with a speaker box!The DJs behind BLOGREBELLEN will be taking over the entire shop including its outside terrace ready to feed your ears with their own self-made genre they christened DON’T CALL IT WORLD MUSIC.BLOGREBELLEN was […]

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06th
April 2013

by thecoup
The Coup

JILET AYSE DISDAS

Youth and cultural centres around Germany all have the same aim – to offer a series of musical, cultural, crafty, and sportive activities in the local community; but what special features are available in the more deprived areas of Germany, where a large portion of the youth have grown up with a different culture and […]

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06th
March 2013

by thecoup
The Coup

EWEN GUR AT GALERIES LAFAYETTE BERLIN

Artist Ewen Gur presents “LA FEMME ROCK’N’ROLL” – DIGITAL ARTWORKS from 28th March to 11th April 2013 at Galeries Lafayette Berlin.There will be fifteen artworks exhibited that are made digitally either with a graphics tablet or on the iPad and are printed as Uniques on finished aluminum in gold. The artworks show Rock’n’Roll influenced females […]

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04th
March 2013

by thecoup
The Coup

POKKETMIXER

No Battery needed – Plug&Play – Made in BerlinThe POKKETMIXER is a mobile DJ mixer that everyone on their way to cult status can easily use. Developed in Berlin and patented with a currentless functional circuit it is also produced in the capital. Plug and Play makes instant music playback possible – ideally with friends […]

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27th
February 2013

by thecoup
The Coup

COMEDIAN JILET AYSE

“Jilet Ayse“ is the fictional character portrayed by comedian Idil Baydar. This Berlin Babe is the ultimate ghetto girl who challenges all stereotypes related to Turkish-German clashes between Döner Kebabs or Schnitzels!Jilet is a reflection of a large German youth subculture known as “Kanacke” –  a community often residing in deprived city outskirts owning their […]

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02nd
January 2013

by thecoup
The Coup

PAPP UV

In 2010, Cantemir Gheorghiu invented paper glasses or as he likes to call them – Pappbrille (German for ‘paper glasses’). A charicatured gag on society consisting of a pair of glasses without lenses in them that still manage to stay on your face if you’re jumping at a festival thanks to their patented nose wings. […]

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11th
December 2012

by thecoup
The Coup

TOMMY DOLLAR EXHIBITION

THE MIRROR HAS TWO SIDES – From Monroe to Warhol and back againA POP ART EXHIBITION BY THOMAS DELLERT-DELLACROIX AKA TOMMY DOLLAR– Painting collage silkscreen by Tommy Dollar – – Photography and video installation in collaboration with Agnieszka Dellert-Dellfina – – Warhol photography in collaboration with Bruno Ehrs –Vernissage: 31.01.2013, 1930hExhibition: 01.02. till 23.02.2013 daily […]

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