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The Hippest Design Hotel To Check Into For Your Next Staycation
On the bank of Singapore River sits The Warehouse Hotel, a restored heritage building that was once a warehouse, as its name suggests. Its deep heritage roots harken back to 1895 as part of the Straits of Malacca trade route, located in the heart of the bustling Havelock Road neighbourhood which,
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A Pair Of Enterprising Designers Who Are Championing Mother Nature
Meet Tay Tzeyu and Zhiying Isabel Lim, two young and enterprising designers who create unexpected nature-inspired textile prints for their fledgeling label, Litile Collective. What is the story behind the name of your studio Litile Collective? Zhiying: Actually we are also not sure how the name came about! I thought it
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A Concept Store That Will Delight Anyone Who Loves Rustic Furniture
Located within a quiet industrial estate in Paya Lebar, Knots Living is a 3-in-1 furniture store that also houses a cafe and flower shop in its 2,600 square feet warehouse space. The business is helmed by Knots Living founder Soh Yee How, who is the founder of flower delivery service XpressFlower.
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Escape The City At This Stylish Beach Club
Sentosa’s reputation as a tourist destination and theme park hotspot may be well but there’s also the fact that the island contains some of the most pristine beaches – albeit manufactured – in Singapore. So why not take advantage of the miles of sandy beaches, swaying palm trees and the
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What Inspires Veteran Italian Designer Mario Mazzer
The prolific Italian designer and architect tells us where he gets his ideas for this modern yet timeless furniture pieces. When did you first realise your passion for design? I have the propensity to design from a very young age, but the moment when I realized what I wanted to do
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A Store To Visit For Timeless Designer Furniture
Known for its eclectic selection of lighting and furniture pieces, furnishings retailer XTRA held a prominent position at local furniture hub Park Mall as one of its key tenants for close to a quarter of a century. However, this long-term relationship came to a close when the 15-storey shopping centre
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Celebrating Design: 5 Things To Expect At SingaPlural 2017
Celebrating its 6th anniversary this year, SingaPlural, the annual anchor event of the Singapore Design Week, will be making its return from 7 – 12 March at the F1 Pit Building. Titled 'Stories- A New Perspective', this year’s edition of SingaPlural “aims to give visitors a glimpse into the creative
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10 Romantic Gift Ideas For Valentine’s Day
With Valentine’s Day just round the corner, are you prepared to give your significant other a pleasant surprise? Get ready for this romantic season by giving your home a lovey-dovey makeover with these ten charming gift ideas. Verner Panton heart cone chair What’s Valentine’s Day without hearts? Add a contemporary
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This Designer Creates Traditional Handcrafted Textiles With A Modern Twist
We speak to Japanese designer, Emiko Nakamura of em gallery, about her unique textiles that weave tradition and modernity together. What inspired you to establish em gallery and to interpret traditional Laotian and Cambodian weaving in a new way? I used to collect textiles from my travels and I have
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