Issue DA12 Home School _ Brewin Design Office is a Singapore-based multidisciplinary design studio whose projects are characterised by rich tactility, refined taste and fastidious attention to bespoke craftsmanship. Established in 2013, it is helmed by Robert Cheng, whose mastery in creating atmospheres of quiet […]
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Design Anthology / Pondering Porcelain
Issue DA12 Pondering Porcelain _ Designer and design educator Hans Tan works a lot with porcelain, but he’s no expert on the material. “I can’t turn on the wheel or cast a piece of ceramic well,” he confesses. “My work contends with issues concerning […]
D+A/ Loops, Folds and Curves
The Naga House by Kite Architecture Studio melds functionality into a sensual, explorative form.
Design Anthology/ Loving the Land
Landscape architect Chang Huaiyan’s designs reflect his quest to understand the vast complexity and immaterial aspects of one’s natural environment.
Cubes/ Beyond the Parallel
In the Wall House, Red Bean Architects’ response to the limitations of the terrace house typology is an enigmatic, textural wall constructed of stacked concrete blocks.
The Design Society Journal/ Produce
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.