Room To Grow

LOOKS CAN BE deceiving at the home of Chris Chen and Tina Yeo. From the outside, it looks like your garden variety terrace house in Serangoon Gardens, inhabited by a suburban couple and their young children. But once you’re inside, you’re wowed by its slick designer elements such as a dramatic...

High On Highballs

The best drink to cool down with on a hot day is not an ice cold beer as you might think, but a highball. Find out more at American bourbon brand Jim Beam’s alfresco pop-up bar at Clarke Quay, which is serving them from one-of-a-kind draught machines. These machines are supposed to dispense perfect...

Future Reality

In the near future, instead of electric scooters, city folks may zip around town on the Motoroid, an electric motorcycle that employs artificial intelligence and Yamaha-exclusive technologies aimed at creating a whole new personal mobility experience.

Home For The Holidays

IT’S NO SECRET that Singaporeans love to travel. So much so that if you’re not fast enough, you’ll find flights and hotels for popular holiday periods snapped up a year in advance, if not longer. But what is a little less known is that even when Singaporeans are not travelling overseas, they are...

Travel Insider

Who needs a hotel concierge when you have an app to help you? First established in New York, Porter & Sail is now available in Bali, Phuket, Sydney and Singapore, where it partners boutique hotels such as The Warehouse Hotel, Berlin’s Hotel Zoo and Katamama in Bali to offer a seamless booking...

Watch and Learn

If you like working with your hands, check out the new TV channel Makeful HD, which focuses on fun DIY projects.

Retirement Home

RETIREMENT IS A BIG milestone in any career person's life. Some people mark it with a new car, expensive watch or taking off on a leisurely round-the-world cruise. Either that or they play a lot of golf and watch the stock market. ...

Keep Calm And Tangle On

ZENTANGLE is not the name of the latest dance craze, nor is it a hairbrush that promises to keep tangles away while making you feel zen.

Driving Style

A luxury stay at the St Regis Singapore starts the moment a majestic Bentley arrives to pick you up at the airport - or your home if you're splurging on a fancy staycation. ...

Portable Scent

Frequent travellers who like comforting scents in their hotel rooms should pack Muji's new portable aroma diffuser in their suitcase. The cordless, palm-sized device disperses scent whenever it's needed - just apply three to five drops of essential oil on the felt pad, and the scent can...

Mid-Autumn Night's Dream

Mooncake time has come around again, with the annual deluge of baked and snowskin treats heralding the Mid-Autumn Festival that falls on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month.

The Right Fit

IS YOUR HOME IN NEED OF A NEW LOOK? You could (a) buy new furniture, (b) paint the walls, or (c) jazz up the space with a rug.

Design For All

The colourful flats at Rochor Centre may be in the midst of being demolished, but for 13 days from Sept 28, you get to recreate the structures at a specially built pavilion at the Marina Bay Sands Event Plaza.

Happy Trespassing

It's not every day that you can casually wander around the Pasir Panjang 'A' Power Station, the Old Changi Hospital or the former naval base housing in Sembawang. Managed by the Singapore Land Authority (SLA), these buildings are usually off limits to the public. ...

Smells Like Home

Australian skincare brand Aesop has launched its first product for the home. Designed for Aesop by Studio Henry Wilson, the Brass Oil Burner is crafted from solid brass in Australia using a lost wax-casting process - an ancient technique utilising wax moulds to cast metal objects - to ensure each...

Get Crafty

Craft purveyor, The General Company, and The Balvenie, the world's most handcrafted whisky, have teamed up for a series of pop-up events to celebrate the spirit of craft. The Balvenie House of Craft offers workshops, supper club dinners, film screenings and community talks. The craftsmen...

The Heritage Protectors

PEARL BANK apartments. People's Park Complex. Golden Mile Complex. Their days are numbered as the wrecking ball looms alarmingly close, even as most Singaporeans make the appropriate noises about the killing of our architectural landmarks. ...

Charles Tan

BUY A T-SHIRT online for S$20, and stand a chance to win a Mercedes-Benz CLA 180 Coupe. While doing your bit for charity at the same time. If it sounds like a scheme to virtually bribe you into giving money for a good cause, it is, in a way, but Charles Tan believes that the end justifies the means...

Play Time

Singapore's biggest pop culture convention - the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) - is on this weekend with jaw dropping displays of cosplay pageantry, exhilarating eSports contests and appearances from iconic artists, including comic artist David Finch who has drawn for the...

Wear and peace

We rush about so much, it's hard to find the time or inclination to chill out, be calm and appreciate the lush nature around you...

A slice of Sentosa's past

With attractions such as Universal Studios Singapore and Adventure Cove Waterpark, Sentosa certainly lives up to its tagline "State of Fun". But long before there was Resorts World Sentosa, the island formerly known as Pulau Blakang Mati was a British military base and a Japanese prisoner...

Eye spy

JUST AS THERE ARE different health screenings for a person depending on his age, vision care concept store Videre provides personalised eye care services tailored to different age groups.

Greenest Shophouse In Town

FROM THE OUTSIDE, there is nothing to indicate that the Duxton Road office of HKS Asia Pacific Design Consulting looks any different from a conventional shophouse office.

Born From Healing

ONE IS AMERICAN, the other Japanese. But adversity strikes regardless of geography or culture. Cord Cohen and Kazumasa Kawasaki have both shown how they overcame personal health crises to create their own skincare and wellness brands in the process.