The U Press Nº10



Aesop skincare kyoto

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Under the Skin

We speak to the creatives behind Aesop as they share with us why fashion, music, yoga and ceramics has everything to do with beauty and skincare.

bubble up opinion op-ed yesterday meet tomorrow

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Yesterday, Meet Tomorrow

To keep or throw, to stay or go.

Tay Wei Leng artist

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The Unfiltered Lens

Refocusing the critical eye that she once brought to Time magazine Asia as Deputy Picture Editor, artist Tay Wei Leng produces evocative photographs that lay bare the discords in society today.

Rethinking labels stolen fashion

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Fashion

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Rethinking Labels

Elyn Wong, founder of cult fashion label Stolen, on perception as expressed through the vacillating nature of the garment, and the growing seamlessness between disciplines.

singapore inside out brandon tay syndicate

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Music

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A Sensory Flood

Jonathan Kiat, co-founder of the audio-visual collective synonymous with Singapore’s underground music scene, Syndicate, on public reception and rampant collaboration.

Homecoming embracing our own singapore inside out

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Craft

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Better Together

Edwin Low, founder of retail gallery Supermama, on why creating an aesthetic voice for Singapore is a task that necessitates collaboration.

A series of encounters zarch collaboratives

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Architecture

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A Series of Encounters

Randy Chan, award-winning Principal Architect of Zarch Collaboratives, on undertaking his most ambitious project yet.

singapore inside out Homecoming embracing our own

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Homecoming: Embracing Our Own

After inciting untold creative and cultural encounters in Beijing, London and New York, the travelling microcosm of Singapore’s contemporary creative culture finally heads home.

aesop path less taken

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Path Less Taken

The principals of Aesop on doing what they believe in, even when no one else does, as the only way worth living.

Charlie Lim singapore artist singer

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New Old Soul

Having performed internationally and alongside prominent acts such as Alt-J and Kimbra, prodigious singer-songwriter, Charlie Lim, holds his own with his distinctive, soulful sound.

Nathan Williams of Kinfolk quiet is new loud

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Quiet is the New Loud

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.

elodie bellegarde satiated je ne sais quoi

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Satiated

A guide to being your favourite companion while letting go of things over a snack or a full meal.

Robert Zhao renhui critical zoologists

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Natural Obsessions

Into the hearts of the Singapore x New York City artists that decipher the world that Mother Nature dreams for us to live in.