A set of 20 cards featuring the best of the German language's extraordinary range of compound words.
We are all hugely dependent on language to help us express what we truly think and feel. Germans in particular have been geniuses in inventing 'compound' words that elegantly articulate emotions or experiences that we all know, but that other languages require whole clumsy sentences or phrases to express.
• LUFTSCHLOSS (Air-Castle): Literally, a castle in the air or a dream that is unattainable - a word that suggests that German culture is deeply indulgent about big dreams, but also gently realistic about how hard it can be to fulfil them.
6.25" x 4.5" x .75"