London: Singapore Creative Talents Serving A Creative Rojak Fix

Processed with VSCOcam with a6 preset

LONDON – A pool of Singapore’s best creative talents are living it up in London as they set base in Brick Lane Yard as part of Singapore : Inside Out experiential cross discipline showcase, serving a creative rojak fix that ranges from architecture to fashion, film to food, music to performing and visual arts in one of the most creative hot spots in London.

Processed with VSCOcam with a6 preset ^ Artist, Speak Cryptic takes up a wall in Brick Lane, London

Processed with VSCOcam with a6 preset

Processed with VSCOcam with hb1 preset

One of our favourite creative talents in Singapore is non other than chef/artist Janice Wong owner of restaurant 2am:dessertbar. Edible art is how she describe her works, it does not only look amazing, it taste amazing too. On showcase at Singapore : Inside Out is her work entitled 1000 Crosses. We were greeted with a sweet warm aroma as we stepped into the space. Overhead, are lollipops hanging off a colourful brush-stroked panel. “I wanted to create everything with locally inspired flavours – chili padi, gula melaka, kaffir lime and even bakkwa which is pork. So what better way to taste Singapore than pull a lollipop off the ceiling?”

Continue reading

London: Singapore Music Night 2015

Processed with VSCOcam with hb2 preset

LONDON – Singapore Music Night held at The Lexington, London organised by Singapore Music Export showcased some of Singapore’s finest music acts. The night kicked off with electronic duo .gif playing some sick electronic sounds inspired by bad dreams, stories and jungle sounds – hauntingly beautiful!

Processed with VSCOcam with hb2 preset

Back from their North America tour a couple weeks back, with no sign of fatigue, Pleasantry took the stage and brought the house down with their post-rock sounds! Good vibes all around!

Continue reading

McBike: MacDonalds New Cycling-Friendly Packaging

McBike

 

Argentinian agency Tribal Buenos Aires came up with the neat idea of McBike. Riding on the idea of moving towards sustainable energy and healthier lifestyle the McBike suggests as a subtle introduction towards the future. Kickstarting their campaign in Copenhagen, Denmark it is slated to make its presence across the globe. Never would you imagine putting cycling and McDonalds together now would you?

Screen Shot 2015-06-23 at 3.51.01 am

Screen Shot 2015-06-23 at 3.51.20 am

Screen Shot 2015-06-23 at 3.52.37 am

Continue reading

The Best Way To Exit An Exhibition: SLIDES

Processed with VSCOcam with hb2 preset

Processed with VSCOcam with hb2 preset

LONDON – Carsten Höller : Decision exhibition which now runs at the Hayward Gallery Southbank Centre till the 6th of September 2015 is one that is for sure not to be missed. Playing on the idea of decision-making, uncertainties and doubt – the works left us walking away in between the grey area of knowing and not knowing. Oh and what better way to exit an exhibition than a 3-storey high slide?

Continue reading

Designs of the Year 2015

Processed with VSCOcam with hb2 preset

Processed with VSCOcam with hb2 preset

Processed with VSCOcam with hb2 preset

LONDON – Designs of the Year 2015 is back with its eighth edition with a whole new range of designs from all over the world – ranging from products, fashion to architecture – the entire exhibition showcases 76 best of the best most inspiring and innovative design projects. Be sure to catch the exhibition now on till 31 March 2016, Design Museum London. Continue reading

+65 Convos: MATTER

REN^ Ren, Co-Founder of MATTER (Photo Creds: Creative Mornings Singapore)

Hello guys! I’m Renyung! I was trained in sociology, graduated from the London School of Economics with a thesis in social entrepreneurship; worked in the travel industry and eventually, after starting and closing a co-working space and crowdfunding platform, am now working towards making textile artisanship in Asia sustainable and relevant in the form of MATTER.

Continue reading

+65 Convos: UXSG

KS

Hey there! I’m Khai Seng. I’m part of the (self-)organizing committee for User Experience Singapore (UXSG), which is a community platform for experience design practitioners run by fellow practitioners like myself. UXSG includes monthly meetups, weekend workshops and a conference that has run for the last 2 years.

Continue reading