In case you missed them… here’s a recap of our top 10 stories for the month of January.
4 February, 2015
#1 Experiencing WOW
The founders of WOW tell us how their projects engage not just the physical senses, but our sense of memory and time. Read more.
#2 Art Spectacle
Stepping into teamLab’s interactive installation ‘Flowers and People, Cannot be Controlled but Live Together – Dark’ is like wandering through a pixelated dreamscape: flowers bloom across the floor and walls, slowly, magically. At points, they wither, their petals floating across the three-dimensional canvas, and fade away into the darkness as viewers step across the digital field. Read more.
#3 Schiavello: Asia Now
Charged with leading Schiavello in Southeast Asia, Anton Schiavello talks regional strategy and how he plans to further strengthen the highly successful Australian family business in this part of the world. Read more.
#4 Café Of the Future?
While passers-by making their way along Upper Circular Road may not immediately register what The New Black is – only that it looks uncannily like futuristic science lab – the sleek, minimalist interior with punchy colours will more than likely catch their attention. Read more.
#5 Brewin Design Office: Crafting Spaces
Founder of Brewin Design Office, Bobby Cheng, is intent on creating bespoke spatial experiences with attention to craft and strong ideation. Read more.
#6 Canberra MRT Station Goes Nautical
DP Architects have been responsible for the design of a significant number of rail projects in Singapore, from Orchard MRT Station and Somerset MRT Station in the heart of town, to ones located in the heartlands, such as the Serangoon and Woodleigh stations.
For its upcoming Canberra MRT Station project, which sits along the existing North-South line, the design team has drawn inspiration from the site’s historical importance as one of the main conduits into the former British navel base in northern Singapore. Read more
#7 wynk;collaborative: Exploration through Collaboration
The trio of founding design partners at wynk;collaborative share an undeniable passion for design and combine their past professional experiences for a collaborative approach to their diverse array of projects. Read more.
#8 Along The Golden Mile
Darren Soh’s photographic installation at Objectifs sets us up to see buildings and the built landscape of Singapore in new ways. Read more.
#9 Ran Hwang’s Private Garden
In her latest exhibition entitled “Becoming Again” at Third Floor – Hermès, Korean artist Ran Hwang uses tiny objects to create mesmerising landscapes that reflect on the fragility of life. Read more.
#10 The Shapeshifters
Voon Wong of Viewport Studio talks about why you should take a multidisciplinary approach to solving design problems. Read more.
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