The U Press Nº15



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Art

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By Sheer Force of Will

Sculptor and artist Han Sai Por reflects on a career spanning more than three decades, and why nature is a subject that remains close to her heart.

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Craft

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Waxing Poetic

Daphne, founder of botanical fragrance atelier Candles of Light, discusses the intangibility of scent and the fragrances that mark various moments in time.

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Music

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Human Nature

Glass Animals’ Dave Bayley introduces us to the stories and people that lie at the heart of the band’s second album.

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Neighbour

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Neighbour: Mr Wong

Mr Wong, owner of clock shop Thinkers Novelty, shares his experience on the pursuit of the craft of horology.

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Advertorials

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Design

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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.

Compact Life by MUJI a clean sweep

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A Clean Sweep

Rounding out our pursuit of a simple, pleasant life by looking inwards at more personal, private spaces within the home.

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Food

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Aperitif O’clock

A glimpse into the history and customs of the French l’apéritif, with a guide on how best to enjoy the pre-dinner ritual.

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Design

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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.

perfect pairings the cheese artisans

Food

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Perfect Pairings

Charles Goh considers how various elements—design and experience, cheese and wine, purveyors and appreciators—come together under one roof at The Cheese Artisans.

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Music

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Web of Intrigue

Homegrown electronic music producer Intriguant considers the two years of experiences that have gone into his debut album, and why spatial sound is a recurring theme in his work.

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Design

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Common Ground

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