Hands-on experimentation is a vital part of the design process, shares Pan Yi Cheng, the chief creative producer of PRODUCE. That belief is at the heart of the multidisciplinary design studio’s methodology, ideas and ambitions.
habitusliving.com.sg/ The Aesop Experience
Three new Aesop stores in Singapore provide distinct experiences drawn from the locale’s rich history. Luo Jingmei writes
Robb Report/ Escape Artists
Lekker Architects compare design to a game, in which they find great pleasure in unravelling. We speak to the firm’s founders on their playful, rigourous brand of architecture and design.
Robb Report/ The Master of Mise en Scene
The bespoke spaces created by Robert Cheng of Brewin Design Office offer sensual and timeless living with their rich details, layered narratives and well-composed sceneries.
Sleeper / The South Beach, Singapore
From the vestiges of a disused military site in the heart of Singapore’s cultural district arises The South Beach, a playful yet sophisticated hotel inspired by its tropical, cosmopolitan locale.
Atelier Vierkant/ National Gallery Singapore
Edition ICFF New York, 2016 National Gallery Singapore _ Singapore is a bustling metropolis whose urban scenery changes year by year. Mainly new skyscrapers and commercial buildings all glistening glass and steel, it is hard to find within this shiny fabric something with history and […]
D+A / The Search for Pace and Place
‘Lost City 3’ is a recent exhibition at Chan Hampe Galleries that highlights and reiterates important viewpoints on Singapore’s fast-changing urban fabric.
D+A / Green Luxe
Designed by international design firm AvroKO, 1 Hotel Central Park is an elegant, authentic and thorough eco experience that goes beyond hippie notions of green living.
D+A / Open Surgery
In House V, Red Bean Architects introduces a series of architectural manoeuvres to turn an originally dark and disconnected house into one that is airy and engaging.
D+A / Dissolved into the Neighbourhood
The Whitney Museum of American Art comes home to Manhattan’s gritty Chelsea neighbourhood and is given a vibrant and accessible presence by Renzo Piano Building Workshop.
Cubes / Duality in Abstraction
Hong Zhu An’s artworks are intricate montages combining Eastern and Western mediums and influences.
Cubes / Room with a View
Thai architect Duangrit Bunnag on The Naka Phuket’s authentic and intuitive architecture.