Is it Public or Private?

Where is our private space in the city? As revealed in the previous Zentuary trend, we are all looking for a silent and peaceful retreat in our busy city. BMW Guggenheim Lab, a mobile laboratory that travels around the world to rethink about urban life, is currently in Mumbai exploring the topic of privacy in…

Super senses emerge

For the colourblinds, it would not be so easy to understand how colours influence to human senses. Not anymore for colour sounds application introduced by Neil Harbisson known as Sonochromatic  cyborg artist. He made a device attached to his head turns colour into audible frequencies that makes each colour has its own tone depending on its frequency.Instead…

Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong 2013

The first Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong just finished in the last weekend. The 3-day event hosted a wealth of contemporary art from all over the world at a relatively affordable price (HKD1,000-100,000). Founded by Will Ramsay in London in 1999, he aims at bringing contemporary art to the mass. “Fundamentally, we believe art should be…

FW2013 Ready to Wear Runway Trends Report Part 2

In the previous runway trend report partI, I’ve mentioned a lot about a place for green as a key colour. However, green doesn’t particularly come with military trend like everybody thinks. Military trend in this season comes in blue camouflage. Not surprisingly, when there is less green around your environment , the next colour from…

FW2013 Ready to Wear Runway Trends Report Part I

Even though black is the absolute colour for Autumn/Winter, the consequence along black in each seasons are different.You might have seen different implications of black and grey through several shows from the 4 major cities runways. Including multicolour of green,which is not simply brings just one or two shades in a total look. … Green  is not only green colour anymore. ……

Visual Inspiration: Surface Illusion

Is seeing believing? An emerging visual trend tells u it’s not. Appearance of object and its material are being paired unexpectedly. For example, Japanese artist Jiyuseki crafted stone sculpture as if it is soft and malleable. The appearance of the sculpture is a contrast to the texture of stone. Or you look at Taiwanese artist…

NO WIFI Zone by KitKat

As we are busy connecting with the world, there is not much chance to have a real break. Therefore, instead of Free Wifi, KitKat introduced Wifi-Free Zone in Amsterdam to help people take a break. Wifi jammers were set up to block signals within a five meters radius. Busy workers can stop by the wifi-free…

Fashion Call for Safety

When I was in the Bangkok airport a month ago, I realized they have a newest body scan security machine put in place. The lady in front of me was so scared that she had to go into another queue that haven’t got this machine yet. She was trying her best to protect her privacy…

Low-tech Creativity

The world is moving forward faster and faster everyday. A new generation inventor stimulated by digital know-how would be undoubtedly creating new technology to assist in every step of their life. Even so, it doesn’t seem very easy in many developing countries where high technology could not be approached because of not much economical support….

Fashion Goes Young

Fashion brands have a new interest in naivety when promoting their new collection. In last season Philip Lim launched a comics book Kill The Night for its fall collection. As his collection was heavily  influenced by fictions like Sin City and V for Vendetta, comics book becomes a natural channel to amplify the heroine message….