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Getting crafty, in the Weekend magazine


IN a buy and throw society like ours, why make something yourself when you can just get it off the shelf somewhere? As interest in all things artisanal grows, more are discovering the joy of crafting something with their own bare hands that can be displayed in their own homes. From ceramics to glass-blowing and furniture making, Friday's edition of Weekend magazine shows you where you can pick up a craft or two.

We also find out the latest travel trends from Chang Theng Hwee, the founder of bespoke travel company Country Holidays who is now the head of luxury operator Scott Dunn's Asian business.

For chocolate lovers, look out for more exotic variety as bean-to-bar chocolate makers make their presence felt.

Meanwhile, watch company De Bethune's former CEO Pierre Jacques rejoins the company to set it on the right track, and Marina Bay Sands announces plans to open its next new ground-breaking nightspot.

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