Shop For Good

Gallery and lifestyle store K+ and Scotts Square shopping mall are bringing back the popular makers market K+ Artisans Weekend.

Full Circle

Life, as they say, is a circle. Spiritually, it's seen as a constant loop so even when one ceases to exist, it doesn't necessarily mean the end of life...

On Home Ground

Had Lim Choon Hong not spotted an ad for a private cluster housing project in Upper Bukit Timah one day, he would not have bought his current home - a four-storey home within walking distance of Bukit Timah Nature Reserve.

More Than Just Hollywood

Say Los Angeles and iconic landmarks such as the Hollywood Sign, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and Universal Studios come to mind. And if you want to do any celebrity spotting, La La Land is where you want to be.

Dian Xiao Er a hit in Shanghai

DEPENDING on how you see it, a long queue outside a restaurant can mean many things. For the hungry diner, it would be a lengthy wait before tucking into a meal. But to Samuel Yik, founder of restaurant chain Dian Xiao Er, it means he is on to something good, especially when the said restaurant is...

High notes

Fancy an evening of fine dining with opera singing at a cafe? AEIOU Cafe is bringing that back again.

May the force vacuum with you

Star Wars fans will want to get their hands on these robot vacuum cleaners. Made by Samsung, the POWERbot Star Wars Special Edition robot vacuum cleaners come in the shape of Darth Vader or a Stormtrooper.

Toy Story

Like many home buyers, Jian Yang had a checklist when he was searching for his first home some years ago.

Liquid Gold

FANS OF JAPANESE WHISKY had better move fast. Suntory Whisky has just launched the Yamazaki Mizunara 2017 Edition in Singapore. There is no word on how many bottles there are in Singapore, but there are only 5,000 bottles available worldwide.
Memories - a MINI look at Singapore's heritage

Waterfront Wonder

FOR YOUNG SINGAPOREANS, Punggol, with its numerous residential blocks and heartland malls, may seem like yet another housing estate.

Kitchen Takeover

Award-winning nomadic culinary collective Paris Popup is taking over the Open Farm Community (OFC) for three weeks.

Love of bikes

There are no Monets or Picassos in this art gallery -just plenty of bicycles.

House Proud

The furniture selection at online store FLAUNT is so stylish that customers will naturally want to, well, flaunt them.

Under the sea

When up-and-coming illustrator Wu Yanrong found out that less than 5 per cent of the sea has actually been explored, she became so curious about marine life that she even made a book about it for a school project.


The Bespoke Shirt Project, by tailor shop Inventory, is an ongoing initiative where a handful of creatives from different disciplines are invited to reinterpret the classic shirt.

Tomorrow land

Halo City may look like any other electric scooter, but it prides itself on being an effective solution for "the last mile" problem in daily commute, letting you travel effortlessly to and from bus or train stations...

A home abroad

Business travellers to Singapore are increasingly spoilt for choice, especially in accommodation options. In just October and November alone, four new hotels have popped up: the Sofitel Singapore City Centre at Tanjong Pagar, InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay, Courtyard Marriott Singapore...

Jurong’s New Town

MARINA Bay Financial Centre may be Singapore's prime symbol of progress today, but roll back 50 years or so and it was actually Jurong which catapulted Singapore from fishing village to developed nation...

Edible art

They look like candles or soaps but NestBloom is an edible flower that 'blossoms' into a creamy bird's nest dessert. Forget hours of double-boiling, the blooms are pretty enough to bring to the dining table even. Each is colored differently according to its flavour - pick from...

Creative space


Wealth through health

Yoga studios are a dime a dozen in Singapore, but that is not stopping Elvina Cheong, 27, from opening one. In fact, since July 2016, she has opened two branches of Freedom Yoga, the first at Cecil Street, and a second at Holland Village.

Big screen design

The seventh edition of A Design Film Festival returns this year with a selection of 10 films that reflect the zeitgeist of the global design landscape.

High tea spa

Mandarin Oriental Singapore has partnered with the artisans of luxury skincare, Aromatherapy Associates London, to create a bespoke spa-inspired afternoon tea at Axis Bar and Lounge.

In a good space

Nearly four decades ago, celebrated designer Anouska Hempel changed the way hipsters (of that era) travelled.

Taste of kiwi

It's the inevitable question any newbie visitor to New Zealand will ask: North or South - which is best?...