For stylish nomads or born and bred locals, who are interested in experiences rather than expenses, this guidebook is designed for anyone who has an eye for quality, design and authenticity.
Featuring a highly curated selection of places including secret beaches, boutique retreats, gorgeous villas, cool cafes, food favourites, surf spots, traditional artisans.. The list goes on! Anna Chittenden brings you time-tested tips and the best insider addresses on the island.
Printed in full color, with hand-illustrated maps and original photography, the book is organized to give you all the information you need.
A5 size, softcover
At Home With Plants
If you've been to our flagship store, you'd know how plants can truly transform a space into something beautiful.
This book is a wonderful introduction to styling your own home with plants. Plants serve as much as decor as a statement on nature. Used aesthetically, plants can become a focal point and sculptural element in your home design, to create a particular mood.
an and Kara show you how to transform your home with plants and tells you which plants will work best where and how to care for them.
From strikingly geometric terrariums to pretty hanging baskets, practical herb pots and colourful window displays, this book is packed full of exciting and gorgeous ideas. Specially commissioned photography by Nick Pope throughout proves that bringing the outdoors in really is the best form of interior design.
Ian Drummond, Kara O'Reilly
Hardback, 176 pages
Through the lens of design, The Machinist documents the stories of a lathe machinist and his community in the Jalan Besar district of Singapore. In their words, we learn how they come to dedicate their entire lives to mastering a skill, and question the meaning of craft in a rapidly changing urban context.
Wendy Chua, Xin Xiaochan and Yuki Mitsuyasu
20 x 30.5 cm
How Loneliness Goes
How Loneliness Goes is about those of us who abide in the city. My wish is for this book to wander in my stead, exist as a testament to existence, and credibly proffer the possibility of beauty as a balm for everyday sorrow.
48 pages, Hardcover
Brass Chinese Chess Set
This item is made to order. Please allow production time of approximately 2 - 3 weeks.
Hand lathed and polished solid brass, engraved and finished with enamel paint.
Chess board in solid nyatoh and sapele veneer.
DIMENSIONS (L x W x H) CM
41.5 x 37.5 x 3.5
Designed by Wendy Chua and Gustavo Maggiotogether with SCENE SHANG, a chess set made of brass, machined and polished by local auto parts maker Hup Yick. Each piece is made by hand, by one of the last industrial craftsmen in Singapore. The parts are cut out of solid brass pieces, shaped into its asymmetry for a tactile memory to a simple game. In the auto spare parts community, it is very collaborative by nature of the trade, drawing a parallel with the way Chinese chess is played.
Limited Edition, special engraving on chess board upon request.
Debut at Singaplural 2017, March.
Made in Singapore.
30-Second Ancient China
Always wanted to find out more about Ancient China's 5000 year history?
30-Second Ancient China unlocks the secrets of its Bronze Age glories and offers summaries of everything from the lost cities of the Zhou kings and the elaborate oracle-bone rituals that were practiced at their courts to the exquisite bronze vessels that gave the age its name, and the birth of Confucianism.
Add topics dealing with everyday life in Ancient China, and succinct biographies of some powerful figuresfrom Wu Ding, king of the Shang, to Sun Tzu, author of The Art of War, the first ever treatise on military strategyand 30-Second Ancient China becomes the perfect introduction to one of the great ancient civilizations.
Part of the 30-Second series - a quick and dirty introduction to the essentials of what you need to know.
In this series:
Dr Yijie Zhuang, Qing Cao
Hardback, 160 pages
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Select pieces can be customised to make the perfect pieces for your homes. Our creations are designed around you – your tastes, your stories and histories.