Market risk manager Daryl Foo fondly remembers his childhood days, spending time at his grandparents’ home, a small house in Kembangan. “I still clearly remember the terrazzo flooring and the fabric sofa,” he recalls.
A Season Of Giving
Gifts For The Home
Festive greetings and thoughts sent to family and friends via WhatsApp messages are often cold. Handwritten cards with heartfelt thoughts are usually more appreciated.
The Rad Ad Days
Way before television and video ads started popping up on Facebook and smart devices, there were print advertisements.
Are you going to bed with your makeup on because you’re too tired to remove it? With the festive season in full swing, it pays to have clean skin if you don’t want to suffer a breakout just before a party.
For the first time, you can tour The Palace of Versailles without having to hop onto a plane. Virtually Versailles is the world’s first exhibition that lets visitors experience the historical landmark entirely through digital assets.
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore is known for its wonderful buffet at The Colony, and for its sexy bathrooms.
JENNIFER CHENG LIKES to tell the story about the tree growing in the middle of her house.
The Sound of Sleep
Do you snore or sleep next to a spouse who sounds like a chainsaw? Snoring is often viewed as an annoyance, but it can be a symptom of obstructive sleep apnoea, where a person stops breathing repeatedly while sleeping because of a complete or partial blocking of his or her airway.
Job perks and how to get them
THERE HAS PROBABLY been a stage in most people's working lives when they wished they could quit and join the likes of Google and Facebook...
One Home for All
Somewhere in the Bukit Timah area, between the Sixth Avenue and King Albert Park MRT stations, is what looks like your conventional two-storey good class bungalow.
Whether you’re in the market for new furniture for the home, or just a fan of browsing in stores for ideas, you’re invited to the #TBLblockparty at Tan Boon Liat Building - a one stop shopping orgy that’s taking place this weekend.
Whisky lovers take note. For the first time in its history, Auchentoshan has handpicked and bottled a rare single malt Scotch just for Singapore.
Let There Be Light
CALL IT THE ultimate terrace house challenge. As most owners of intermediate units are painfully aware of, trying to get more light into a space that's hemmed in on both sides is never an easy task...
Back To Our Roots
What do the Jurong Town Hall, The Great Madras hotel in Little India and the Khong Guan Building at 2 Mactaggart Road have in common?
Make Christmas more personal with a decorative wreath you make yourself rather than buy off the shelf. If you don’t know how, floral boutique Ask a French - Flowers can teach you in a fun series of workshops that do more than teach you DIY skills.
Say goodbye to bulky kitchen appliances and hello to more countertop space with the KITCHENminis range of scaled down equipment from the German brand WMF.
When it comes to selecting materials for the home, the sky's the limit - if your wallet stretches that far, that is. Purists can insist on Calacatta marble, which can only be found in one quarry in Carrara, Italy, and known to be the most expensive. Or, if you want to make a different but...
IF YOU INSTINCTIVELY reach for a plastic straw each time you’re served a drink, you’re not alone. But increasingly, it is becoming more difficult to find any, particularly when you are at a hotel.
Cuvée’S New Look
Just in time for the festive season, Maison Perrier-Jouët has unveiled a distinctive new bottle shape for its Blason Rosé champagne, inspired by the Maison’s historic Blason de France Cuvée. Created from the 1955 grape harvest, Blason de France was Perrier-Jouët’s first prestige cuvée, and its most...
We all love a sleep in, and with bedlinen from Sunday Bedding, getting out of bed will be even tougher.
That Lofty Feeling
For Sharon Foo and Ronald Huang, it was love at first sight. Not for each other - although that of course played a part - but for the Bukit Timah apartment that they knew would be their first marital home.
Tran Uyen Phuong
A typical day for Tran Uyen Phuong begins at 4.30am, and it doesn’t stop until late into the night.
Drawing From The Past
SINGAPORE’S TRANSFORMATION from a small fishing village to a modern city today can be seen through its architecture - from the kampong houses of old to today’s gleaming skyscrapers.