In case you missed them… here’s a recap of our top 5 stories for the month of June.
7 July, 2015
Top Image: View of Rochor, Singapore. Photo: Darren Soh
#1 Procon Events & Marketing: Play At Work
Designing an office for a creative company is no easy task. Other than providing functional workspaces, the interior designer or architect has to rise to the challenge of imbibing an equal – or more – amount of creative or conceptual vigour for its workers. Read more.
#2 1000 Singapores: Eight Points Of The Compact City In Paris
In celebration of 50 years of diplomatic ties between Singapore and France, 1000 Singapores: Eight Points of the Compact City will draw parallels between Singapore and Paris, with regards to urban planning strategies, human capital investments and infrastructure improvements. Read more.
#3 Singapore Indesign Intimate: The Project 2015
The Project is a collaborative programme that pairs up Exhibitors with architects, designers, artists and other creative studios for the creation of installations that stir and instigate viewers to contemplate a product beyond its conventional function. The five participating teams for this year’s programme were challenged to consider the theme, ‘Balance’. Read more.
#4 Triple Play
Between the three cousins Vinum Fine Wines, The Whiskey Library and Caveau Wines, Vinum has the full wine-and-whiskey-appreciating demographic cornered. FUUR Associates, helmed by partners Dean Chew and Jasper Chia, was engaged to design these three retail spaces for the prominent gastronomic group. FUUR’s portfolio of F&B projects includes Jigger & Pony, Coast & Co, Jekyll & Hyde and Penny University. The latest trio to join the list is located in the Shaw Centre along Orchard Road. Read more.
#5 Robert King: Humanscale’s Universal Language
Over the years, Humanscale has become a brand synonymous with usability, simplicity and user comfort. The company that pioneered ergonomics maintains close relationships with its customers and conducts regular research and case studies worldwide on working habits. These form the starting points of its two to four year long process of bringing a product to market. Besides materializing groundbreaking functions, Humanscale’s products are incorporated with seamless functionality, as Robert King, CEO and founder, believes that, “If something is really easy to use, it gets used. If its not, it ends up being just a barrier to to movement.” Read more.
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