In conversation with the minds that took Aesop’s Brass Oil Burner from concept to product, and growth, vision, and new directions for the brand.
Wong Sweet Fun, Chief Transformation Officer at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, talks about the essential elements that must come together in a healing environment.
Since 2009, Nathan Yong and Jefery Kurniadidjaja have led the charge for good design in Singapore, bringing the best from around the world and onto their shop floors at Grafunkt.
Ahead of Supermama’s seventh anniversary, founder Edwin Low reflects on the business, its history and what it means to be creative.
Wee Teng Wen, co-founder and managing director of The Lo & Behold Group, on the importance of his team and how design brings concepts to life.
Uncovering the unexpected, yet everyday relationships we share with design, starting with one of our favourite topics: food.
Felix Loh, CEO of the Gardens by the Bay, discusses the delicate ecosystem of people, plants and practice that makes a great garden.
Industrial designer and creative advisor at MUJI, Naoto Fukasawa, on the pursuit of normal and the necessary intersection between his work and personal life.
Justin Zhuang, editor of SingaPlural 2017’s feature project TOMORROW: Design Stories of Our Future, shares his thoughts on storytelling, design, and the inextricable link they share today.
Machineast, Roots and Japanese casual wear retailer UNIQLO shed light on their collaboration, and discuss the evolving role of technology in design.
When shared respect for a creative medium, philosophy or aesthetic gives rise to partnerships that inspire.
Mark Yong, chairman of SingaPlural, explains how his involvement with the design festival has informed his own approach to collaborations and design.
Chinese couturier Guo Pei looks back on her 30 years in the industry and what luxury means to her.
Award-winning artist-designer Jaime Hayon gives us a glimpse into a life lived in pursuit of wonder.
Nathan Yong, a prolific homegrown furniture designer and co-founder of Grafunkt, discusses his new book and what he hopes to accomplish with it.
Into the minds of the Singapore × New York City architects that understand how to build for a new progressive way of living.
Nathan Yong, co-founder of furniture design label Grafunkt, on the many facets that contribute to good design.
Founder of Nendo, Oki Sato, on why great ideas are best conceived from the simplicity of everyday life.
Tom Dixon, industrial designer and creative director of his eponymous brand, on the importance of naivete.
Supermama, proving all objects have a story to tell, one touch at a time.
Jefery Kurniadidjaja and Nathan Yong, founders of Grafunkt, on constructing a future built on customer relations and quality craftsmanship.
Rolf Hay, founder of Danish furniture brand HAY, on achieving timeless design with patience and panache.
A salute to forward-looking young designers with a drive to make a difference in the world we live in, one ingenious invention at a time.
A conversation with the Spanish artist-designer on his notion of never-ending play.
At Hotel Wiesler, things are done differently. We find out what matters at this hotel by speaking to the courageous spirit behind it.
A conversation with the architect on the ever inventive mind.