In case you missed them… here’s a recap of our top 5 stories for the month of March.
1 April, 2015
#1 Thomas Heatherwick: Finding the Right Stew
Addressing a full theatre, Thomas Heatherwick began his lecture at LASALLE College of the Arts by providing context as to ‘why’ and ‘how’ he became a designer. Growing up, a young Heatherwick was never caught in a predicament where adults would question, ‘what do you want to be when you grow up?’ He spent his childhood immersed in things he enjoyed: spending time with his grandfather, who had a collection of books about people who changed the world with ideas; being taken to exhibitions where he saw designs for space, handmade ceramics or visions of a new London. Read more.
#2 Connexion: A Holistic Healthcare And Hospitality Experience
Located in the historical neighbourhood of Farrer Park in Singapore, Connexion is a new development by DP Design encompassing a diverse range of accommodations and healing facilities that seek to provide places for healing and relaxation, all in one destination. Read more.
#3 The Cappellini Capsule Project
Having cemented its name as a furniture trendsetter, Italian label Cappellini has been known to work with gifted designers over the years on unique products and furniture pieces. This year, to coincide with the SG50 campaign, Cappellini and furniture retailer DREAM have collaborated on a unique project where five home-grown talents in the creative industry have been invited to design one-of-a-kind art pieces inspired by iconic Cappellini products. Read more.
#4 MAISON&OBJET ASIA 2015 In Review
Continuing from its buzzing inaugural show last year, MAISON&OBJET ASIA returned to shore with a second edition held over three days at Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore, from 10 to 13 March. Read more.
#5 Fritz Hansen: Anchoring Asia
Dario Riecherl, Fritz Hansen’s Vice President Asia Pacific, tells us how the opening of the Danish company’s first flagship store in Singapore is a sign of greater things to come. Read more.
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