Design

Hundreds of events across Germany this year will celebrate the 100th birthday of the Bauhaus movement, whose ”form follows function” aesthetic spread around the world, shaping modern architecture and design. From New York’s Seagram Building to Tel Aviv’s White City, the clean, simple lines of Bauhaus became an integral part of the template of contemporary
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When it comes to interior pieces that are the perfect combination of comfort, luxury and innovation, no one does it better than King Living. A testimony to the brand’s excellent quality furniture is their recent win at Australia’s prestigious Good Design Awards, the highest honour for design innovation in Australia. At the 60th Annual Good
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Innovative design meets comfort with furniture from revolutionary Australian brand, KingLiving, who unveiled their newest product, one of its iconic sofas reimagined, the Jasper II, designed for living. Known for its modern design, flexibility and versatility that goes with any interior style or space size, Jasper is more than just a modular sofa. It evolves with
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For travellers who love architecture and have an interest in old, weary buildings, Malaysia offers many colonial structures that are a reflection of its rich historical past. The country was colonised by the Portuguese (1511), Dutch (1641) and British (1867), and was occupied by the Japanese during WWII. After gaining its independence in 1957, Malaysia
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Colour indeed plays a clear role in Kevin Goldman Abdullah’s life. In fact, when we met, Goldman said: “Anything that personifies colour and abstractness, and an element of fun and eclecticism, I am sold.” Clad in a jazzy multi-hued shirt, Goldman’s house doubles as a showcase of his personal taste in art and a showroom
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With the birth of new business models and technological advancements, the way we work has come a long way from the one-desk-based, 9am-5pm model. According to a survey, business leaders at the recent Global Leadership Summit in London said that more than half of their company’s full time workforce will be working remotely by 2020.
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If you happen to be at the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) next weekend, pay closer attention to the convention’s promotional keyart material as it is designed by Malaysian animation studio DinoHowl. According to Lim Chin Hwa, co-founder and executive producer of DinoHowl, the company was approached by STGCC to come up with
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Finally, Swedish home furnishing retailer Ikea jumped on the online shopping bandwagon with the official rollout of its online store last week. The new service introduces to Malaysians the single largest online shopping platform dedicated to home furnishings. Ikea.my offers over 9,000 products at the click of a mouse. Everything available in-store can be found
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If you spot an earth-toned ceramic vase at Ikea that looks misshapened, don’t complain at the nearest information counter just yet. The vase is part of a collection by the Swedish furnishing company called Industriell that was developed in collaboration with established Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek. The collection moves away from “mass-produced uniformity” and
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Barcelona-based architect Carme Pinos of Estudio Carme Pinos is behind the design for the 2018 MPavilion in Melbourne, which is envisioned as a “sensorial summer experience” within Queen Victoria Gardens. The MPavilion is a temporary structure that, taking its inspiration from London’s Serpentine Gallery, opens to the public each year in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Gardens.
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The Art Deco buildings in Mumbai – believed to be the world’s second largest collection after Miami, United States – were added to Unesco’s (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) World Heritage List alongside the city’s better-known Victorian Gothic architecture late June. The decision was approved at a Unesco meeting in the Bahraini capital
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