Design



justin zhuang singaplural

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All in Good Time

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.

uniqlo airism roots machineast

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Design Well Clothed

Machineast, Roots and Japanese casual wear retailer UNIQLO shed light on their collaboration, and discuss the evolving role of technology in design.

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The U Press

Common Ground

When shared respect for a creative medium, philosophy or aesthetic gives rise to partnerships that inspire.

singaplural mark yong

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The U Press

A Singular Aim

Mark Yong, chairman of SingaPlural, explains how his involvement with the design festival has informed his own approach to collaborations and design.

guo pei chinese designer

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Fashion

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The U Press

The Dressmaker

Chinese couturier Guo Pei looks back on her 30 years in the industry and what luxury means to her.

Jamie Hayon state of play

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Features

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The U Press

State of Play

Award-winning artist-designer Jaime Hayon gives us a glimpse into a life lived in pursuit of wonder.

Grafunkt Nathan yong

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The U Press

A New Chapter

Nathan Yong, a prolific homegrown furniture designer and co-founder of Grafunkt, discusses his new book and what he hopes to accomplish with it.

living cities zarch collaboratives randy chan

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The U Press

Living Cities

Into the minds of the Singapore × New York City architects that understand how to build for a new progressive way of living.

method in madness nathan yong grafunkt

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Underscore x In Good Company

Method In Madness

Nathan Yong, co-founder of furniture design label Grafunkt, on the many facets that contribute to good design.

Designer Oki Sato

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The U Press

A Higher Purpose

Founder of Nendo, Oki Sato, on why great ideas are best conceived from the simplicity of everyday life.

tom dixon designer

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The U Press

Material Man

Tom Dixon, industrial designer and creative director of his eponymous brand, on the importance of naivete.

Supermama

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The U Press

Tactile Instinct

Supermama, proving all objects have a story to tell, one touch at a time.

Grafunkt furniture

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Marching On

Jefery Kurniadidjaja and Nathan Yong, founders of Grafunkt, on constructing a future built on customer relations and quality craftsmanship.

HAY furniture

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The U Press

A Craft Above The Rest

Rolf Hay, founder of Danish furniture brand HAY, on achieving timeless design with patience and panache.

Unqui Designers

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The U Press

Objects of Tomorrow

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.

Jaime Hayon

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Underscore Magazine

Jaime Hayon

A conversation with the Spanish artist-designer on his notion of never-ending play.

Hotel Wiesler austria

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Underscore Magazine

A New Legacy

At Hotel Wiesler, things are done differently. We find out what matters at this hotel by speaking to the courageous spirit behind it.

omer arbel architect

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Underscore Magazine

Omer Arbel

A conversation with the architect on the ever inventive mind.