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  • 31, Aug 2014 - Art & Design

    PMQ X MUJI Designers-in-Residence

    Ideal homes remodelled.

    Last year, we came across MUJI HOUSE, a project where MUJI design fills a living space with the help of a selected group of designers & architects, and of course its own products. The result is a true representation of the brand’s philosophy, as well as an imp...

  • 29, Aug 2014 - Stories

    Moments

    Île de la Cité

    My husband brought flowers into my life.It has always been essential for him to be surrounded by colors, light and plants.We’ve been together for a while now and it feels like somehow we have become one. We do love the same things and have the same needs.

  • 28, Aug 2014 - Art & Design

    Ha Wan Pao, Making Friendly Papers

    An exclusive interview with Anna Gleeson.

    Ha Wan Pao – a local print publication of usually no more than 40 pages per issue – uses the technique of risograph­ printing against coarse grey white paper material, which gives readers an inexplicable feeling of satisfaction as their fingers flip through e...

  • 28, Aug 2014 - Lifestyle

    Classic Canes Walking Sticks

    Your reliable partner.

    A scepter is one of the key attributes of European nobles from the old ages. Imagine a gentleman wearing a long coat and long boots, with a pair of gloves and a cane – that was the standard attire of the high society. Fast forward to the present day, a walking...

  • 26, Aug 2014 - Art & Design

    Ancient Coppice Stools

    Paul Harnden Photo Book & Exhibition

    Back in the days when environmental issue was not a concern, an ancient woodland management method called Coppicing was already established to tackle the problem of over-harvesting. The practice can be traced back to pre-history, and it has been of great signi...

  • 26, Aug 2014 - Art & Design

    Restored Drawers by Schubladen

    Modern designs from old wooden drawers.

    Owned and operated by designer Franziska Wodicka, Schubladen -- which means "drawers" in German -- specializes in the creation of beautiful shelving and storage designs from old wooden drawers.

  • 25, Aug 2014 - Art & Design

    Rafael Varona’s Impossible Bottles Series

    Magical miniature worlds in vessels.

    Inspired by the original objects, Varona’s series showcases “worlds kept in what appears to be a vessel,” all of which shouldn’t logically fit through the neck of a bottle.

  • 22, Aug 2014 - Lifestyle

    MAO's Design Ceramics

    Simple goodness of nature.

    He plants and makes ceramics. With over twenty cats in his home studio, they often break Mr. Luo’s work while walking pass, then they’ll sleep quietly. Life is calm.

  • 22, Aug 2014 - Fashion

    Obscura Tote-bags

    A Sense of Familiarity.

    We often cling onto familiar objects when we’re far away from home. It’s like the more we have of these particular artefacts, the easier it’ll be for us to be less nostalgic.Presented here are two cotton tote bags from our Obscura brand. Created with our direc...

  • 22, Aug 2014 - Stories

    Unexpected Welcome

    Design is about love: Marcel Wanders

    In the widespread support for minimalistic designs, with “form follow function” as the main striving aspect in the current era, Dutch designer Marcel Wanders maintains emotions, romance and love within his designs; in which these components require “fanciness”...

  • 22, Aug 2014 - Lifestyle

    Hide and Seek from Gestalten

    The architecture of cabins and hide-outs.

    Showcasing a range of charming and elegant hideouts that satisfy our yearning nature, the book looks at the highly individual cabins, hideaways, and summer homes that meld traditional architecture with modern living in fascinating and surprising ways.

  • 21, Aug 2014 - Art & Design

    COGOO Saddle Blossoms

    A beautiful solution to an ugly problem.

    Using the allure of flora, the project re-appropriated the seats of the neglected two-wheelers as planters, arranging them in bicycle parking lots to attract the attention of pedestrians. Each saddle was also given a name plate with the species of flower it co...

  • 21, Aug 2014 - Culture

    Obscura Vol 16 / Summer 2014

    Think of Living More. Think of Less.

    We often dress less and eat light during hot summer days; for what seems like a figure of speech is in fact a reminder to strip back to the everyday essentials of life, the concept of living with simplicity in mind.As a continuation of cultivating the art of d...

  • 21, Aug 2014 - Lifestyle

    Rose Bakery Lemon Cheesecake

    An exclusive recipe for Obscura.

    When Rose Bakery opened in Paris in 2002, Rose and Jean-Charles Carrarini offered a fresh way to eat and the idea of take-out to a city that loves to sit down and eat a hot lunch. They were doing something French in London (they built Villandry in the 1990s) a...

  • 21, Aug 2014 - Tech

    Modbook Pro X

    Turns your Retina MacBook Pro into a graphics tablet.

    Modbook Pro X will retain all the connecting ports, CPU, GPU and display of the 2013 Retina MacBook Pro, then finally transformed into an all-black tablet which is 17.8mm thick and weighs 2.2kg.

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21, Aug 2014 - Culture

Obscura Vol 16 /
Summer 2014

Think of Living More. Think of Less.

21, Aug 2014 - Lifestyle

Rose Bakery Lemon Cheesecake

An exclusive recipe for Obscura.

22, Aug 2014 - Fashion

Obscura
Tote-bags

A Sense of Familiarity.

26, Aug 2014 - Art & Design

Ancient Coppice Stools

Paul Harnden Photo Book & Exhibition

22, Aug 2014 - Lifestyle

MAO's Design Ceramics

Simple goodness of nature.

22, Aug 2014 - Stories

Unexpected Welcome

Design is about love: Marcel Wanders

21, Aug 2014 - Art & Design

COGOO
Saddle Blossoms

A beautiful solution to an ugly problem.

19, Aug 2014 - Lifestyle

HALE Furniture

Aluminum and steel designs by Jonathan Nesci.

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