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  • 21, Nov 2014 - Stories

    Herman Miller Living Office

    Truly about the people.

    Amongst the chitchats in restaurants and bars during after hours, you would often hear people talk about their work. Whether it is about stress, colleagues or workload, there’s always a sense of complaint in their tone. People may agree with the saying – “If y...

  • 21, Nov 2014 - Lifestyle

    Baseball Coins Pouch

    Created by NOTHINGLASTSFOREVER

    The texture of baseballs has always reminded me of the university campus. During the times I walked past the school’s sports field, I would hear distant cheers and applauses for hits and home runs, which became the background music of school days. At times, th...

  • 21, Nov 2014 - Art & Design

    GUM Series by Marion Fortat

    The beauty of imperfection.

    I’ve never been a fan of perfection when it comes to art; I find that flaws are much more interesting, and add character and humanity to a work. Ceramics and glassware, in particular, are often great examples of the beauty of imperfection, and my favorite exam...

  • 20, Nov 2014 - Culture

    I Think Things Are Getting Better

    A book of cell phone photos.

    There’s no denying that Instagram is one of the most interactive and creative social media platforms out there. Whether you’re looking for food pics, live images from the runway or a visual record of someone’s personal life, the photo-sharing tool has become a...

  • 20, Nov 2014 - Culture

    A FINE BALANCE

    On Poetry and Edward Hirsch

    I’ve long had a love-hate relationship with poetry. I was 15 when I started writing creatively, and the same age when I composed my first poem, but it was almost a decade later that I truly gained respect for the art form. Growing up, I dreamed instead of beco...

  • 20, Nov 2014 - Art & Design

    500 Colored Pencils by felissimo

    The social ability of drawing tools.

    I used to collect pens when I was small and my pencil case was filled with sparkly glitter pens made in Japan. I would think twice before using them, so my mother, who is just as interested in the aesthetics of stationery as I am, bought me a set of 20 odd pen...

  • 20, Nov 2014 - Lifestyle

    HUHU Cushion

    A reliever for fidgeters.

    “HUHU” is the unconscious breathing noise we make when we are asleep. Whether it’s loud or faint, or at times relaxed or hurried, it could be due to what we are dreaming at that moment. While some people may snore when they are in deep sleep, it is certian tha...

  • 19, Nov 2014 - Lifestyle

    Bloc Hyalin

    A household essential.

    Potassium alum has long been used as a deodorant and an antiperspirant by ancient Egyptians four thousand years ago. In the ancient civilizations of India and China, records of alum usage was also often seen. According to the Chinese medical book De Pei Ben Ca...

  • 18, Nov 2014 - Art & Design

    Tape Paris

    Created by Numen / For Use for COS.

    Each scrunching step moistens into the transparent layers, tugging onto the plastic texture slightly as each foot lifts off. Have you ever played with tape when you were young, folding them together until the see-through material becomes obsolete, clouded with...

  • 18, Nov 2014 - Fashion

    Nallik

    Protection and nurturing in a loving way.

    As one of the sub categories of the indigenous people who belong to the Eskimos – whom are also sometimes being referred to as “people who eat raw meat”, they choose to call themselves the Inuits, which means “people” – a name that defends their national digni...

  • 18, Nov 2014 - Culture

    Print Matters

    A Conversation with Angela Hill of IDEA Books.

    Not long ago, I had a conversation with my father, a librarian, on the current state of books and the future of publishing. Among the topics we discussed were the long-term viability of traditional bookshops and libraries, and if the entire book industry – fro...

  • 17, Nov 2014 - Art & Design

    Joseph Rodgers Pocket Knives

    A knife for Gentlemen use.

    During first century AD, the Romans invented the folded pocket knife for soldiers and travelers to bring to different situations as practical tools. Until the 16th century, the multifunctional folded pocket knife had become an essential for every European man....

  • 17, Nov 2014 - Lifestyle

    Ostrich Pillow Mini

    Diminishing embarrassing moments.

    An idea usually works when it is able to click with different pools of people. If the idea is also a humorous one, it will be hard for it to fail. Studio Banana Things have aced such thinking, making their Ostrichpillow® a global hit. It might appear to be the...

  • 14, Nov 2014 - Lifestyle

    Yoga Joes

    Violent toys become peaceful.

    Reinvention of classics doesn’t always work, but if it does, it could be even more successful than its predecessor. When it comes to things like toys, even though they are ever-changing, they all still share that similar idea of being able to bring their playe...

  • 14, Nov 2014 - Lifestyle

    Le Labo Solid Perfumes

    Solidly scented.

    People usually become more aware of their appearance and style while growing up because they are exposed to different looks. Such experience teaches us about our very own preferences. I didn’t realize until after junior high that I care about how I smell, and ...

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14, Nov 2014 - Lifestyle

Yoga Joes

Violent toys become peaceful.

20, Nov 2014 - Lifestyle

HUHU Cushion

A reliever for fidgeters.

18, Nov 2014 - Art & Design

Tape Paris

Created by Numen / For Use for COS.

19, Nov 2014 - Lifestyle

Bloc Hyalin

A household essential.

17, Nov 2014 - Lifestyle

Ostrich Pillow Mini

Diminishing embarrassing moments.

21, Nov 2014 - Art & Design

GUM Series by Marion Fortat

The beauty of imperfection.

20, Nov 2014 - Art & Design

500 Colored Pencil by felissimo

The social ability of drawing tools.

20, Nov 2014 - Culture

I Think Things Are Getting Better by Amardeep Singh.

A book of cell phone photos.

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