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…

Interior deco apps and furniture design

It is very, very rare to find individuals who know-their-knows in tech, and by means of knowing what you really know is to be able to break down every single programming code and re-programme for your very own use. The irony about listing what fluency is in your CV (concerning a software programme) is a…

Stack it up! Containers like your childhood building blocks

The use of old shipping containers has gained its popularity in Asia. First of all, it is relatively less costly than the usual building bricks and glass. For less than 2,000 dollars you get a ready-made room, an entrance, a small window, lights and an in-built ventilator or small air-condition. If the containers were to…

Infograph and The Social Experiment

The Publishing Game, You Game? Most marketers and public relations managers have no time to consider the options of where to release the news and on how many days the campaign has to run prior to the start of the event or for the launch of a product. Digital publishing, similar to print but not…

Project Design: A Bridal Studio

Small Space for a Makeover About the Client Zann is a renowned makeup artist in Singapore. She has a portfolio of international and local celebrities, works with the media, C-suites executives and members of the parliament. The purpose of the partial studio conversion is to provide a nice workplace for bridal makeup and design of…

First Generation Bank Notes

This posting is a bit off from our usual boundary of concern. Recently, an art collector has filed for a request to sell one of his art treasures. The collector is selling the first generation of China’s RMB bank notes. It is a complete set and there are 210 sets of such collection in the…