When it first opened in 1976, Red House Seafood – one of Singapore’s oldest seafood restaurants – was literally named after the red-coloured house it occupied on Upper East Coast Road.
From Singapore to Milan
WITH MAJOR EVENTS around the world cancelled or postponed because of the Covid-19 outbreak, it’s no surprise that Milan Design Week has been pushed to June from its original date in April. It may still be postponed further or even cancelled outright, but it hasn’t stopped Singapore-based...
Don’t stay home without this stylish addition to your residential workspace.
Living in the Past and Present
DEPENDING ON WHERE you’re facing, Kenneth Kan and his wife Mei Ling either live in an old house or a new one. The reality - it’s a mix of both.
For Karen Yue, group editor at travel trade publisher TTG Asia Media, travelling during the coronavirus outbreak has had some unexpected bright spots.
Faraway, so close
While the United States and Canada jointly add up to North America, it’s always been the US that has dominated in terms of pop culture, food and lifestyle. Celine Dion, Justin Bieber and Ryan Reynolds may be some of Canada’s best known exports but you’d hardly realise that given their huge...
Design world feels the fallout from Covid-19 pandemic
SAVVY shoppers know to head to the biannual pop-up shopping event Boutique Fairs Singapore (BFS) to get their hands on the latest offerings by local designers and retailers.
The Art Of Plating
This plate looks like marble thanks to the technique of combining coloured clay. Each plate comes with a distinctive pattern and will stand out against dark coloured tables.
A Gathering Space
IT DOESN’T SOUND like much, but all Maggie Tum wanted for her new home was a bigger kitchen, a proper sofa and a dining table.
WORKING FROM HOME? Orders that take too long to deliver? Sick of fast food?
Out of the Box
ARCHITECTS CAN EASILY reel off the briefs of most clients building a new home: “Build a house as big and tall as possible so that the land can be fully maximised”; or “Pack it with as many bedrooms as you can.”
Singapore Design at the Olympics
THESEUS CHAN LOVES skateboarding, so he couldn’t be more chuffed that his favourite sport is making its debut at the 2020 Summer Olympics this July in Tokyo.
Co-Living Gets A Heritage Spin
Sharing a legacy home with strangers is the latest trend in the rental.
DESIGNERS ALVIN TAN, Melvin Chee, Jackson Tan and William Chan could be brothers if they didn’t have different mothers.
Office or Club?
Co-working space and social club Crane opened in mid 2019, and in less than a year it has already expanded into a bigger space.
INTERIOR DESIGN CONSULTANT Wilfred Cheah’s day job is to create beautiful homes. In his free time, he still does the same, but a different kind.
Aesthetic doctors Kevin and Iroshini Chua first met some 25 years ago, and have been together ever since, and they would not have it any other way. A mutual friend had introduced them, when the Chuas were both studying at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
A Home to Grow Into
CREATING A FIRST home together can be a fun affair for a couple. “Should we go with a Scandinavian theme or something more colourful and funky? Should we aim for something classic or contemporary?” they might ask.
Towkays Of Yore
TAN TOCK SENG. Tan Lark Sye. Aw Boon Haw. Lee Kong Chian. They’re the names of early Chinese pioneers who set the stage for Singapore to grow into a vibrant First World business hub.
Houseful Of Memories
IT HAS BEEN decades since Timothy Chia, chairman of industrial equipment and automotive products distributor Hup Soon Global Corporation, lived in his childhood home, but he still speaks fondly of it.
Snapshots Of Yesteryear
WHAT DO THE former Tanjong Pagar Railway Station and the old National Stadium have in common? They may be gone but they still bring back fond memories for Singaporeans who used to take the Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM) train into Malaysia, or cheered at concerts and football matches at the old...