Shop with purpose: sustainable gifts for your loved ones

Our wall art, calendars and vintage frames make for perfect Christmas presents

Ho ho ho! Is that you, Santa? Might as well be. It’s almost Christmas time again and we would like to inspire you to get your loved ones beautiful and meaningful presents this year, all at the same time: whenever you purchase our one of a kind wall art, photo calendars or postcard sets, Photocircle and its artists each donate to a humanitarian or development project somewhere in the world. Buy once, give twice.

To make it a bit easier for you not to postpone your Christmas shopping until the very last hours again, our early bird special saves you 15% on all our products till December 20th. Just use the voucher code JOLLY15 during checkout.

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Ode to Berlin

Photography from the city by the river Spree

The Berliners are unfriendly and inconsiderate, gruff and self-opinionated, Berlin is repulsive, loud, dirty and grey, construction works and blocked streets wherever you go. But I feel sorry for those who can’t live here.

Anneliese Bödecker



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Solar Bridge Schools in Rajasthan

An update on our project with the Barefoot College

A while ago, we funded our project with the Barefoot College in Rajasthan. So we thought we’d give you a little update on what happened with the money we donated to India:

The futures of children, who work at a young age, is mapped out from the beginning: working as a child, accepting smaller jobs later, and barely being able to provide for the family as an adult. Thus, poverty carries on from generation to generation. In the Solar Bridge School, children, who work during the day, benefit from a basic education – as they study in the evening, by the light of solar lanterns. The schools are located directly in the villages where the children live and work.

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More Art for Everyone

Framed Posters as a Way of Life

Posters are for teenagers only? Our framed art prints prove the opposite: they are uncomplicated and classy, modern and elegant at the same time. Combined with our top-notch, handmade wooden frames and mounts, they make every wall look as good as new. Whether you g for a black or a white frame, with or without passepartout, illustration or photograph – nothing pimps up bare walls as our high-quality art prints and classic frames, reflecting your very own personal style. Turn your home into a cozy retreat, stylish event hub for crazy dinner parties, a warm nest for your loved ones or your very own art gallery.

Check out our curators favorite framed art prints and see for yourself:

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Framed poster for the nursery by Larvol Marianne, from €20


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Sending girls to school with the Afghan women’s association

We funded school education for 50 girls for an entire year!

Aaaaaaand another project completely financed: with your help, we raised €1,000.00 for a new girls’ school in Bojasar, Afghanistan. We were thus able to fund school education for 50 female 1st graders for an entire year! Our partner in Afghanistan, the Afghan Women’s Association, systematically supports Afghan women and children in the following areas: school education, vocational training / trades, construction of clean drinking water wells, healthcare / health education, emergency relief and family sponsorships.

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