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Did You Miss Our Top Stories?

In case you missed them… here’s a recap of our top 5 stories for the month of June.

Rochor


BY Janice Seow

7 July, 2015


Top Image: View of Rochor, Singapore. Photo: Darren Soh

#1 Procon Events & Marketing: Play At Work

Procon Office Architology
Photo: Bu Shukun. Courtesy of Architology.

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

1000 Singapores
Photo: Rendering of Paris Tube View. Photo: Curators of 1000 Singapores: Eight Points of the Compact City 

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

Singapore INdesign Intimate
Photo: Greenlam with WOW Architects for 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

Vinum FUUR
Photo: Béton Brut

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

Humanscale Robert King Niels Diffrient
From left: Robert King and Niels Diffrient. Photo: Humanscale

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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