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  • 2, Sep 2014 - Art & Design

    At Rest

    Photography by Emma Kisiel

    In a society where blood stains are removed, mortuaries and dumps are isolated, we most probably would exclude the topic of death entirely from our thoughts whenever we wish to.Emma Kisiel is an American photographer, whose works have always been focused on th...

  • 2, Sep 2014 - Culture

    Somebody App by Miranda July

    A new messaging service and public art project.

    Like job interviews, proposing or breaking up with one’s significant other, some things are better done in person. It’s only fitting then, that artist/actress/writer Miranda July recently partnered with Miu Miu to launch “Somebody,” a new app that encourages s...

  • 1, Sep 2014 - Art & Design

    Cloud Clear Horizon

    Thilo Heinzmann's first solo show in Asia.

    The movement of hand and air, or the slim perforation on an aluminum sheet – both are textures expressed in the paintings of German Artist, Thilo Heinzmann. The pure appearance of these works reflect his reconsiderations and reinventions of painting. The artis...

  • 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...

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21, Aug 2014 - Culture

Obscura Vol 16 /
Summer 2014

Think of Living More. Think of Less.

22, Aug 2014 - Fashion

Obscura
Tote-bags

A Sense of Familiarity.

31, Aug 2014 - Art & Design

PMQ X MUJI Designers-in-Residence

Ideal homes remodelled.

29, Aug 2014 - Stories

Moments

Île de la Cité

26, Aug 2014 - Art & Design

Ancient Coppice Stools

Paul Harnden Photo Book & Exhibition

26, Aug 2014 - Art & Design

Restored Drawers
by Schubladen

Modern designs from old wooden drawers.

28, Aug 2014 - Lifestyle

Classic Canes Walking Sticks

Your reliable partner.

19, Aug 2014 - Lifestyle

HALE Furniture

Aluminum and steel designs by Jonathan Nesci.

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