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CULTURE
Bikes Meet Art in 100Copies' Cyclism
The merits of cycling have long been pondered and quipped about by everyone from Albert Einstein to Nelson Mandela. Inspired by this vast array of two-wheeled wisdom, Singapore-based creative director Thomas Yang painstakingly worked 300 of these...
CULTURE
Interview: Jennifer Mehigan
There's twofold brilliance within the large-scale works of Sydney-educated, Singapore-based artist Jennifer Mehigan. From a purely visual standpoint, her swirls and slashes, blobs and explosive use of color please an exploring eye. Delving further...
DESIGN
PHUNK + 1956 by Tai Ping Carpets
Founded in 1956 to preserve the historical craft of handmade carpets, Hong Kong's Tai Ping has grown into a global leader in quality carpeting. In recent years the renowned maker of woven Axminster, hand-tufted, machine-tufted, printed carpet and...
TRAVEL
Best of CH 2011: Five Travel Pairings
After yet another year of seemingly endless adventure, we look back on our favorite trips of 2011 and the items we bring when we take to the road. With the right gear and the right destination, a last-minute red-eye becomes a welcome surprise...
DESIGN
Saporiti Luxury Towers
by Adele Chan Presented in Asia two years ago, the first-ever Saporiti Design Award Exhibition showcased the works of nine promising Singaporean designers who were tasked with creatively conceiving luxury towers that would hold, store or display...
STYLE
Black Market No. 2
Taking a cue from their select inventory of conceptual young designers, Singaporean boutique Black Market's newly formed sister shop Black Market No. 2 toes the line between fashion and art by extending their involvement with clothing into other...
CULTURE
Kult Magazine
A publishing concept that bridges print, digital and display mediums like touchscreen or arcade console, Singapore's free, quarterly Kult Magazine by creative agency Kult 3D is set to release its sixth art-centric issue with a theme focused on extinction...
TRAVEL
Haji Lane
Singapore's enormous, glittering shopping malls in and around Orchard Street are wall-to-wall major-brand retailers, the stuff of a shopaholic's dream. For those seeking something more intimate, the indie boutiques on Haji Lane are far from the...
TRAVEL
Wanderlust Hotel
With its handy book-like itinerary given out to all guests, Singapore's 9-month old, 29-room Wanderlust Hotel puts travelers in the mood for discovery from the get-go. Their clever attention to detail, carried throughout the hotel, make the boutique...
DESIGN
Bracket
A foreword by BBDK design agency founder and Thinkingforaliving's Duane King on the modern definition of craft kicks off the inaugural quarterly issue of Singaporean magazine Bracket, featuring interviews with an international who's who in the creative...
STYLE
Vice and Vanity Jewelry
by Ezra Natalia Vice and Vanity is a jewelery design studio in Joo Chiat, Singapore where the feeling is that vice belongs "in your heart and soul." Former Club21 employee Vivi Masturah Lim and Fine Arts graduate Aaron Kao are the designers...
CULTURE
Fish Reflexology Spa
There are a few places in the world, mostly in Asia, that use Doctor Fish to help treat dermatological disorders like Psoriasis. The fish eat affected and dead areas of the skin leaving the healthy parts alone. More recently a few spas started touting...
CULTURE
Museum of Contemporary Horological Art
Part of the Tempus Temple of Time watch fair in Singapore, Mocha (Museum of Contemporary Horological Art) just opened and they are hosting their first show ever. Housing some of the most important and rare contemporary watch collections, the first...