Chief Innovation Officer at DBS Bank, Neal Cross, explains the importance of psychological safety and the experiences he's had that shape his current work.
For Paul Gabie and Spencer Forhart, a shared passion for fine drinking paved the way for their multi-concept business The Proof Collective.
Javier Perez and Joshua Adjodha of Series of Intentions consider the importance of space, and how it has shaped each of their establishments including the Kilo group of restaurants.
A look back at Potato Head Folk’s Keong Saik Carnival, a day spent revelling in a curious mix of modernity and nostalgia.
Best known for their Potato Head F&B outlets, co-founder of PTT Family, Ronald Akili, shares how authenticity and soul remain tangible in the group’s multiplying establishments.
Philip Chin and Peter Teo, founders of PS. Gourmet, speak on humble beginnings, recognising opportunities in unexpected places and growing with the times.
A canary in the coalmine of publishing, Kinfolk has bucked all trends. Its founder and editor-in-chief, Nathan Williams, shares the vision that transformed a homespun magazine with no advertising into a global phenomenon.
The U Symposium 2015 brought together print lovers across Asia to celebrate the theme of Magazines Contemporary in Singapore.
A multi-sensory landscape presentation that is Singapore: Inside Out (SG:IO), through the hearts and minds of Singapore’s emerging creatives.
Or how a Little Red Dot made its own American Dream.
Annabelle Fernandez, co-founder of indie magazine retailer Magpie, on the process of curating print publications.
Frederik Frede, co-founder of Freunde von Freunden, on collecting faces and spaces of creative individuals all around the world.
Yuni Hadi, Executive Director of SGIFF 2014, on the transformation of the nation’s largest film festival these 25 years.
Simple comforts found in everyday life remind us how we are all empty vessels meant to be endlessly filled and refilled.
Exuding an air of unparalleled confidence, The Dean explains what it means to live old school values and new school thought.
A conversation with Stephen McGlashan, owner of Eastern Market, on the art of architecture and the science of fashion.
Alongside the ardent folks of Shingu City, Leonardo Pellegatta had the chance to experience a baptism by fire for himself.
Sometimes the harshest terrains are the best breeding grounds for compassion, hospitality, and a keen curiosity for the unfamiliar.
Annabelle Fernandez, co-founder and curator of independent magazine retailer, Magpie, on why print will outlive us all.
We packed our bags full of local wares and set sail for London. Our destination? The Monocle Summer Fayre.
Sean Lee, founder of hu'u Bar and now hu'u Villas Seminyak-Bali, on always knowing how—and where—to get the party started.
Arnault Castel, founder of Kapok, on making his own rules and building his personal retail dream landscape.
Local roasters Maison Ikkoku, Nylon Coffee Roasters, Highlander Coffee and Chye Seng Huat Hardware go beyond our shores to bring you their signature coffee.
Tyler Brûlé, editor-in-chief of Monocle, on spontaneous freedom in order to make good things happen.
Utrecht and NOW IDeA founder Hiroshi Eguchi, on bringing people together, one book at a time.
Dan Feng, owner of Select Books on literature and languages of his world.
An exploration of Singapore’s tasteful heritage where old and new staples converge on the dinner plate.
Three years ago, filmmaker Boo Jun Feng made a splash at Cannes with Sandcastle. Now ready for his second feature, he discusses the ideals at the heart of his work.
P. Senthilmurugan, or “Sam,” on the ups and downs of the magazine industry.
Dion Lee, on understanding every contour of the female form to create modern, lasting womenswear.
A hearty meal and conversation with local tastemaker Tracy Phillips at Commune Bistro, on living beyond work and play.
In conjunction with A Design Film Festival (ADFF) 2013, three film directors and producers shed light on their subjects and creative inspirations.
Wee Teng Wen of The Lo & Behold Group, on creating lasting experiences, in every sense.
Kenny Leck, the founder of BooksActually, on the deeper reasons behind setting up and running an independent bookstore.
A common future requires a unity of visions, an endeavor that is more difficult than most would believe.
A tribute to the dying art of visual trickery, through the eyes of a seasoned circus spectator.
Dancing in the water requires knowledge and practice, but more importantly, a listening ear for the melodies of the ocean.
The freedom to control and appreciate details of a commute makes travelling from one place to another all the more enjoyable.
They say the real Napoli is found here in the Spanish Quarters of the city. In this neighborhood, the Napolitan language is most vivid and authentic.
A reflection on the perseverance of a landscape unthreatened by the odds of its survival, it evolves into a beauty stronger than before.
Michelberger Hotel was designed to provide a warm and genuine stay, without compromising on the quality of hospitality.