The U Press N˚3



the xx

Features

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Music

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In Control

Oliver Sim, co-vocalist, bassist and founding member of The xx on putting together the pieces that matter.

Found Stories

Culture

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Found Stories

Dan Feng, owner of Select Books on literature and languages of his world.

Neighbour: Mr & Mrs Lai

Food

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Neighbour

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Neighbour: Mr & Mrs Lai

Mr and Mrs Lai have been serving up springy minced meat noodles since 1992, and have, over time, developed an instinct for achieving the perfect al dente texture.

HAY furniture

Design

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A Craft Above The Rest

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

elodie bellegarde traditionally modern

Culture

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Food

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Traditionally Modern

An exploration of Singapore’s tasteful heritage where old and new staples converge on the dinner plate.

Boo Jun Feng film director pink dot

Culture

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A Human Truth

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.

wong lip chin going where shanghart

Art

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Going Where?

Consider Singapore’s past, its identity and the path to the future through the eyes of local artists Robert Zhao Renhui and Wong Lip Chin.

Unqui Designers

Design

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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.

Green purveyor

Fashion

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Green Purveyor

Nadya Hutagalung, on translating her eco-friendly beliefs into sustainable fashion choices.