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  • 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.

  • 21, Aug 2014 - Fashion

    PLAYBACK handmade accessories

    Linking to the past.

    Objects can easily be obtained but will always be in the motion of change – an unstable state that fazes us all. They often get lost in time, it’s like being covered by a thick layer of dirt and earth.

  • 21, Aug 2014 - Art & Design

    Camelflage Series by David Schwen

    A fun art project involving paint and a camel.

    Created with acrylic paint, found materials and a toy camel, the series features the plastic figurine hidden against a variety of backdrops, including cherries, bricks, sand, a plastic bag and my personal favorite, a burger. Together, the images form a series ...

  • 20, Aug 2014 - Stories

    MOMENTS

    Tram No. 120

    It’s not common to find a century-old public transportation system in every city, especially one where the medium becomes a moving theatre of the notion of daily life. Moving from the West to the East and back, one can absorb the history, stories and changes o...

  • 19, Aug 2014 - Lifestyle

    HALE Furniture

    Aluminum and steel designs by Jonathan Nesci.

    Founded by Nesci in 2006, HALE specializes in functional, minimalist furniture that’s locally made from materials like aluminum and steel. In many cases, the designs are also “formed around industry capabilities and employ experts in a variety of manufacturing...

  • 19, Aug 2014 - Lifestyle

    The Art of Daily Life

    Obscura × kapok Opening Party Recap

    Launched last Thursday, our joint-collaboration with kapok began with a heavy rainfall just before the opening, but it soon cleared up and it all went to plan.For this special occasion, kapok’s director Arnault Castel has chosen a selection of products that re...

  • 19, Aug 2014 - Fashion

    Imaginative Apparel Scenes II

    Fall/Winter 2014 Women's Accessories collections.

    A pretentious cactus is having an afternoon nap in a cushy pose;Slice an eggplant and let it fall away like onion rings; An open vase is accompanied by eyes who blinked into life. Creating an eternal moment that is snapped by the shutter;

  • 18, Aug 2014 - Stories

    Five Things

    #007: Obscura's Selections – 
Obscura × kapok Pop-Up Store

    When you’re feeling tired or drained out, you can always look back to the details of your daily essentials, as you might find a way out from the mundane. Following the selections of Arnault Castel (link), Obscura has also chosen a selection of objects for sell...

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Ivania Carpio DIY Coat Stand for Obscura

An exclusive design by the founder of Love Aesthetics.

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OBSCURA Summer 2014 Playlist

Think of Living More. Think of Less.

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