Modern Parametric Bridges

Excellent engineering and science would inevitably incorporate aesthetic elements. Few individuals would consider a boring solid colored steel spanned across from land A to B as an item pleasing to the eyes. Bridges as an architect would put it – as a connector; a messenger to forward exchanges between two grounds. It has to be…

Insane Marketing Stunts

This featured writing is a dedication to dreams – ‘Acts that you would have thought of as a child but never quite had the budget to make it happen. ‘ The very first advert that came to mind was Sony’s Bravia Bouncy Balls in San Francisco, 2005. A case of at least 250,000 balls thrown…

Jackson Pollock : Drip

You might have watched the blockbuster – The Accountant . Excellent choice! The guy who knows the rules and hijacks to his advantage. That red piece of black dripped art painting Free Form, 1946 which made its appearance in the movie, of course,  was not the original piece by Pollock. For those who do not…

AI Art

This might be a tack bit of an old news since Christie’s first auction of Artificial Intelligence work piece has gone on a showcase to be sold and hung on the wall. The choice of selling a physical object for an aesthetic intent questions – What is Art ? And here comes the open market…

Art for Art-Trade. One Terminal.

Hello there, Nao&WGallery has moved out of Shopify. It was a huge dilemma for us to choose to either remain our relationship with Shopify or to move all art-related items to one terminal outlet. Before the end of year 2017, a review has to be called for. It is a transition and to raise the…

There is Light at the end of the Tunnel

Many, many years ago I exchanged a few conversations with a professor in mathematics/ statistics over a Go-chess game; refer to end text or Google to learn about the game. And of course the reason why I am sharing the narrated version of the conversation is because of its relevance to the topic of this…

Affordable Art SG 2017

Most of us are aware of pseudo-artworks or triple A-grade artworks on the market, and sometimes items from these markets are purchased for casual display or interior works. Although consumers’ choice to purchasing pirated artworks are not within the creators’ control, it is essential to highlight that there are major differences between the real and…

Living it up to The House of Dior

The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture At the National Gallery of Victory (NGV), until November 7th, 2017. If you have missed The House of Dior exhibition in Melbourne, Australia, we have some pictures for you. We are not sure if this exhibition will go on global or cities tour, but it seems…

Reads: Your Last Summer Drive

This is not a paid or sponsored posting. Let’s start off with a book on architecture and design. It is very difficult to find a classic and useful book which stands true through the test of time. If you are an architecture student or already a profession in design you would have learned a lot…

Selling of Lin’s Artworks

Bring Art Home She is running out of storage space and moving out of her island. Hence, a posting about selling part of her artworks. About the artist Yuhui Lin (NY Lin) Lin is the founder of NaoRococo and The Waterhouse. Before her active involvement in art and design journalism, she had dedicated all of…

Positioning your object on canvas

If you are a photographer or have taken some pictures using your first digital/ film SLR, you will have realized the position of an object has the ability to tell a story. Steve McCurry has his nine-guidelines of introducing objects in his pictures (published by COOPH). As for painting or drawing on canvas, the concept…