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…

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…

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…

Beijing’s Moebius Strip: where every piece of glass had to be customized

Phoenix International Media  凤凰国际传媒中心 Building status: Completed in Year 2013, May Land area: 18821.83m2 Built-up area: 75368m2 (Ground: 41630m2,basement: 33738m2) Height: 55m Depth: 15m Located in the South-west corner of Chaoyang park, Beijing, the Phoenix International Media has once again brought a new visual impact to its audience around the globe. On the contrary to its…

Van Cleef and Arpels: The Art and Science of Gems

April 23, 2016- Co-curated with ArtScience Museum Singapore, Van Cleef & Arpels and the French National Museum of Natural History Collection is showcasing 400 jewelry, 250 gems and minerals. Private collection including Ocèan Tiara (2011) Her Serene Highness Charlene of Monaco, Principalty of Monaco, and jewelry of famous celebrities, e.g. Elizabeth Taylor are also presented…

ArtScience Museum unveils landmark exhibition FUTURE WORLD: Where Art meets Science

Imagine, play and explore in Singapore’s largest permanent digital art gallery SINGAPORE – Starting March 12th 2016, visitors can embark on an interactive journey of exploration, and play at Future World – ArtScience Museum’s new permanent exhibition, where 15 digital art installations come to life through cutting-edge science and technology. FUTURE WORLD: Where Art meets…

Tomomi Nitta: Infinite set. ArtStage ICYMI P2

Tomomi Nitta, Oil and Crystal power on canvas 183 x 22cm.  Infinite set.  About the artist Tomomi Nitta  (新田友美, b.1978) a Japanese artist born in Nara, Japan, graduated with a law degree in 2001 from Kyoto University, and Tama University of the Arts in 2010.  Prior to her education at Tama University of the Arts,…

Canadian Mountains: Lake Louise

Where is it: Lake Louise Ski Resort. The nearest city: Banff and Calgary (Alberta, Canada). Lake Louise is located in Banff National Park. When to go: Mid-November to May. Best months to ski; December to March. Why Lake Louise: Six months of snow, and about three months of decent-inches of snow to ski and to…