Workplace design majors join hands

TWO major firms specialising in workplace interior design have come together to form a strategic partnership.

Outlook for Luxury: Conservative Buying

DINING OUT AND travelling aside, what do people miss most during a lockdown? Heading out to the stores to buy non-essential items,
it seems.

Outlook for Luxury: Holiday With A Purpose

EVEN AS AIRLINES chalk up losses, cut back or cancel flights totally, there is still cautious optimism that wanderlust will return before the end of 2020.

Background Detail

Dress up your online meetings with free virtual backgrounds courtesy of designers and creative companies.

Around The World At Home

THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC has put a hold on many people’s travel plans, including married couple Rajiv Gupta and Koh Yen Ling.

Sparking Joy In Your Career

THINK ABOUT YOUR JOB. Does it fulfil you? Are there moments when you're glad you're doing this job and no other? Do you wake up some days thinking how lucky you are to go to work? Do you get shower, get dressed, and walk to your car with a spring in your step? In short, does your job "spark joy...

Creativity in the Time of Coronavirus

Do you have a family member who refuses to stay home and you are tired of nagging them to? Local design firm Stuck, has designed a series of doorknob hangers reminding people not to leave their homes unnecessarily.

Designer Masks

Minor Miracles is known for its colourful prints that are inspired by paint strokes, so its masks are no exception. Retailing at S$12, they’re so popular that they are now in their second round of production.

Sonic Solitude

UNLESS YOU LIVE ALONE, noise is a given when you work from home.

Look Good, Feel Good

Just because you are spending a lot of time at home doesn’t mean you should stop caring for your tresses.

Green Oasis

MOST LANDED HOMES have a garden on ground level. But this corner terrace in Bukit Timah has a garden on each on its three levels – which may look good but also means major punishment for the designated gardener assigned to do all the watering.

A New World

IF YOU WERE to ask Mother Nature how she celebrated the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on Apr 22, she might say that it was a quieter party compared to previous years. There were fewer humans on the streets, more wildlife roaming, the skies were clearer, she could breathe easier and the waters...

Jason Pomeroy, founder of Pomeroy Studio and Pomeroy Academy

LIKE MOST jet-setting professionals, the Covid-19 outbreak has put a damper on architect Jason Pomeroy’s travel schedule. The UK-born, Singapore-based architect is usually flying three times a week to Europe, the Middle East or around Asia, for work or lectures.  

Sculpted Blooms

FLOWERS HAVE THE power to brighten up any space, all the more so now that our own homes have become the focal point of our lives.

Be creative and get paid

ARE you someone who is creative, love to share your knowledge with others but not sure where's the best platform to do so?

City In Red

SCENES OF A QUIET Orchard Road, Marina Bay, and the CBD are now the new normal as people are told to stay home as part of “circuit breaker” measures.

Design on Film

SINCE MID MARCH, design fans have been getting their fix not from virtual museum tours or digital festivals but by watching the films of independent filmmaker and photographer, Gary Hustwit, who is streaming his movies for free during this Covid-19 outbreak.

Safe Scents

WASH YOUR HANDS. So we’re told repeatedly. But if soap and water are not available, hand sanitizer is the next best alternative.

Business As Usual

While most Singaporeans are still getting the hang of staying home during this Circuit Breaker period, Charles Yap has it down pat.

Living Bold

THE SHOW KITCHEN is the heart of every home, where friends gather to watch their food-loving host serve wine and canapes elegantly arranged on a shiny marble island.

Let Everyone Eat Cake

KNOW SOMEONE WHO’S serving a Stay Home Notice? Or are you just feeling more down by the day as you’re stuck at home? Local bakers and pastry chefs have noticed the nation’s blues, and have come up with novel edible ways to bring on some cheer.

All Star Dining

ON AN AFTERNOON in late March, Odette’s chef Julien Royer and his team temporarily forgot their worries about a drop in diners and the difficulties of getting in imported produce, amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Living in a Designer Space

Dawn Bey, founder of print and textile studio Minor Miracles, isn’t just a good fashion designer, she’s a savvy entrepreneur too. “Retail rent in Singapore is too high for us to own a shop, but we’ve found the next best solution,” says Ms Bey, who runs the business with her husband Jason Song....

Woman of Substance and Style: Prescription for Caring

SEVENTEEN YEARS AGO, Ann Tan vividly remembers coming home from work one day to her then two-year-old daughter, who ran excitedly to her for a hug. It was the height of SARS then. The toddler suddenly skidded to a stop and told her: “Mummy, I cannot hug you until you go shower.” 

Flower Power

SPRING’S FLOWERS ARE blooming and Van Cleef & Arpels isn’t far behind with new designs added to its Frivole collection to mark the arrival of Spring. Flowers have been the inspiration for the Maison’s jewellery collection since 1906.