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“A hero can be anyone. Even a man doing something as simple and reassuring as putting a coat around a little boy’s shoulder to let him know that the world hadn’t ended.” – Bruce Wayne You would recognize this quote if you saw the Dark Knight Rises lately. Everyone can be a hero, not by…

Contemporary Archaeology

Historians and Archaeologists studied our past by looking at artifacts.  The broken pieces dug up from the soil were linked together to form the story of our ancestors. Imagine it’s 3012 and someone discovers a few unidentified objects that once was part of human’s life. What would they be? Artist Christopher Locke created modern fossils…

White out

White is the colour of summer and all white is the right colour of this summer. Our very own catwalk trend report already showed how designers get innovative in putting together head-to-toe white. Rei Kawakubo’s interpretation is one of the most captivating examples. Paris’s Musée Galleria is temporarily exhibiting the whole Comme des Garçons SS2012 collection on Docks…

To Last, or Not

Damien Hirst’s retrospective at Tate Modern has been up and running for a month and I finally got a chance to pay a visit yesterday. Despite it’s a Saturday evening with room full of visitors, there’s a pervading smell of death. Hirst is obsessed with this topic. A series of animal preserved in formaldehyde shows…

See the lights See the colors

Colors impact every creature in the world. They are part of our lives. Emotions can be shifted owing to the diversity of colors. Nevertheless, how do you know that the colors you see from your surroundings are true? How do you know that there is no another color despite your eyes sight ability? From these…

Boundary Blurring: Bring local to global

Between East and West, North and South, there is no definite boundary anymore. Are you sure that black contrasts with white? Are you sure the opposite of male is female? Come from a boundary blurring world, designers feel more legitimate to put local ideas on global stage. Here are some evidences from London Fashion week. Nova Chiu…

Retell Fairytale

We always need a bit of fairytale in our life, don’t we? Last year, we saw another fairytale of dream come true with the royal wedding. In this year and the next, there will be no short of retold classic fairytale lining up in the cinema. Mirror, Mirror, a twisted Snow White tale featuring evil…

Visual Generation: Images speak louder than words

When I first used pinterest to find images months ago, I did not expect that it will go mainstream. Unlike other social media platform that you post status/link/photo/video, pinterest is strictly for image only. I would imagine that only people in visual-related industries are interested in it. But seems it’s not true. There are currently…

We are Nomads

I am a modern nomad. Came from Hong Kong, but I am now working in London after studying in France and Italy. I am constantly adapting to different cultures – constantly on a journey. There are a lot of people like me out there, who are living in a modern nomadic lives. New York in…