• 24, Jul 2014 - Art & Design

    Takeo Paper Show 2014

    A subtle exploration of paper’s allure.

    The endless possibilities of paper, coupled with the open-ended theme of “subtle,” recently formed the premise of Takeo’s Paper Show -- an art exhibition for which 15 designers were invited to explore the allure of the material.

  • 24, Jul 2014 - Stories


    L'échapée Belle

    Everytime I go back to my roots, I’ll always get hit by a sense of nostalgia, a kind of feeling that I’ve lost everything that are in front of me. What was familiar becomes unfamiliar, but I would look at all these things with a new perspective. I would catch ...

  • 24, Jul 2014 - Lifestyle

    Moroccan Boucherouite Rag Rug

    Homemade montage.

    Vibrant colors create visual impact. Combined with a variety of flourishing shades, it’ll feel like pieces of memories, filled with love and hate. I really enjoy staying close to the ground, a neutral place where I can sit and read or paint, whether it’s summe...

  • 24, Jul 2014 - Art & Design

    Revealing The Concept of Found MUJI

    Interview with Naoto Fukasawa

    In Plato’s theory of ideas, everything in the world is a replica of the perfect form from the pure land. In today’s design world, we appear to own too many innovative products. Even though we gradually find out about our individualistic needs, most of the time...

  • 23, Jul 2014 - Tech

    Eclipse TD-M1

    Hi-Res AirPlay speaker system.

    The egg-shaped AirPlay supported wireless speaker system is powered by a 3.1" full range driver, incorporates a DA convertor operable in non-oversampling mode at sampling rates up to 192kHz/24bit, which makes the sound even more faithful to the source. With th...

  • 23, Jul 2014 - Lifestyle

    Modular Lunch Trays by Josiah Jones

    A project on designers and their food choices.

    Using the “language of lunchtime routines,” Jones explored the old adage of “you are what you eat,” through the mediums of photography, graphic and product design.

  • 23, Jul 2014 - Fashion

    DOEK Court Shoe

    A Tribute to the Kurume Kasuri Textile.

    Kurume Kasuri is a method of textile dyeing invented by a woman named Inoue Den during the Edo-era in Japan, a technology that has over two hundred years of history. The woven fabric uses white cotton threads, with dye from natural indigo. It utilizes a manual...

  • 23, Jul 2014 - Art & Design

    Bicycle Travel Journal

    Jot down every little wonder from the journey.

    My world would immediately expand whenever I go for a bike ride. I would pick up my speed as the familiar cityscape fades out into the unknown, due to the fear of loosing the vigor of the new. Nigel Peake was trained as an architect and made his mark through a...

  • 22, Jul 2014 - Art & Design

    The Giant Tank of Jellyfish

    Walter Hugo & Zoniel’s public art display in Liverpool.

    Created by the artist duo of Walter Hugo & Zoniel and hosted by Gazelli Art House, the surprising psychedelic display was intended to have a “discordant presence” within the building and to intrigue passers by and those residing in the surrounding areas.

  • 22, Jul 2014 - Lifestyle

    Aureola by Luca Nichetto

    A tea set inspired by the act of sharing.

    Luca Nichetto’s Aureola collection was inspired by the importance of the tea ceremony in many parts of the world. The Venetian designer developed the tea set together with Russia’s Lera Moiseeva, and arrived at its design after years of personal research and o...

  • 21, Jul 2014 - Art & Design

    Jeremy Everett : NO EXIT

    Recording Time.

    American artist Jeremy Everett, first had a degree in Landscape Architecture before completing his MFA. After understanding the big scale of cities, he concentrated on tiny things in life. One can easily find nature in his works, not the sceneries, but the med...

  • 21, Jul 2014 - Art & Design

    The Art of Hsiao-Ron Cheng

    Surreal worlds inhabited by childlike and cruel creatures.

    Dreamy and rendered in soft colors, it was Cheng’s personal painting that captured our attention with its beautiful, surreal style and complex subject matter. Her work often depicts children, plants and animals, and explores the “deformities” that physically s...

  • 18, Jul 2014 - Lifestyle

    Urbanist Kit

    Selections from Monocle Shop.

    Tyler Brûlé, editor-in-chief of Monocle has always been drawn to Asian cities, especially the city of Tokyo. Its recent branch (second in Asia) opened in the Wan Chai district of Hong Kong a few years ago, representing a medium where words translate to objects...

  • 18, Jul 2014 - Culture

    A New Man by Hughes William Thompson

    An award-winning exploration of loneliness.

    Supported by the Kevin Spacey Foundation and based on a short story by Etgar Keret, this humorous and beautifully-crafted film is a compelling exploration of one man’s loneliness. After a particularly painful breakup with his wife, Charles begins a new morning...

  • 18, Jul 2014 - Art & Design

    The Collages of Q-TA

    Offering a child’s view of the world.

    Surreal, childlike and often slightly strange, the collages of Japanese artist Q-TA are similarly intriguing exercises in perspective. Influenced by artists like Warhol and Banksy, as well as the films of Jan Švankmajer and Terry Gilliam, the Tokyo-based art d...



4, Jul 2014 - Stories

Unexpected Welcome

DMY Berlin

8, Jul 2014 - Fashion

COMME des GARÇONS Transparent Bag

Have it your way.

4, Jul 2014 - Culture

Citi × 60
City Guides

Creatives show you the best of a city.

10, Jul 2014 - Stories


Hideout.fm, International Nights of DJ Music and Art

2, Jul 2014 - Art & Design

Found Muji arrives in Hong Kong

Revealing The Value of Exploration and Discovery.

3, Jul 2014 - Fashion

Han Kjøbenhavn Army Shirt

Modernizing classic Danish workwear design.

9, Jul 2014 - Tech

3D Printer

Enjoy 3D printing by recycled PET bottles.

9, Jul 2014 - Culture

Made in Tohoku by The Inoue Brothers

Celebrating the lives of Tohoku’s local artisans.

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