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  • Luna – Wine Design at its best June 29

    Luna Estate is a gorgeous vineyard located

  • VIDEO: Steve Leung June 29

    Winner of the 2016 Pinnacle Award, Perspective Magazine

  • Singapore Festival of Arts June 28

    A celebration of the arts

  • CatchOn : Made In China June 27

    Founded in 2001, CatchOn is an independent

  • ‘Cultural Hong Kong’ – exhibition about West Kowloon June 26

    From now until 30 November, as part

  • Design Bar-Hopping in Hong Kong June 23

    This is a sponsored post

     

  • “F is for FENDI” – street art on the roofs! June 22
  • Senior Collaborations at SCAD Hong Kong! June 21

    There is no question that we love

  • VIDEO: Design Perspectives x Golden Pin Salon in KL June 20
  • DIY: The Bamboo Project June 19

    Soo..I got a bit excited and inspired

  • ‘craftsmanship’

    We have previously had China-based Dutch milliner, Elisabeth Koch as a guest blogger here on Style by Asia, talking about her work as a "hat maker". Read it here. In this new video, learn about which hats suit your personal face shape.

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    Wednesday, 07 June, 2017
    Vlogger

    Design can be a powerful force in our lives and also have significant social impact. Just ask Elaine Yan Ling Ng of THE FABRIC LAB.Her new collection UN/FOLD is all that.-------------------------- Every design project we undertake will result in products, environments, interfaces, or services that will ultimately have an effect on people’s lives Elaine says.The UN/FOLD project develops new material and products by capturing the essences of the traditional Chinese heritage, in a new way...

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    Thursday, 27 April, 2017
    Editor

    Freespace Happening wraps up with a two-day fest!To celebrate the last of many Freespace Happenings of the season, West Kowloon Cultural District brings you a weekend packed with great music and events! --------------------For the live music lovers we have Wedance from Korea, The Murky Crows from Taiwan, Zhaoze from China, plus a great line-up of local bands including Kolor, Qiu Hong, Sensi Lion, New Youth Barbershop, silhungmo, ANWIYCTI, Maniac and Modern Children.For literature fans the House of Hong Kong Literature presents book talks with local writers, literature-based tours and treasure hunts, their popular “Potted Poetry Workshops” and “Literary Fortune-telling” sessions...

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    Friday, 10 March, 2017
    Editor

    You have already read about crafts markets in Hong Kong and Auckland here and here, now the time comes to uncover the treasure troves of Singapore!Check out below some great spots to go for second hand, vintage or new crafts created by local designers - these markets are great for inspiration as well as picking up a gift or two. Plus, you normally get to chat with the maker themselves, asking questions about the product, the manufacturing process or even the fabrics used! -----------------------  Boutiques SingaporeHeld only twice a year – in March and November – this fair is more upmarket than the usual flea market...

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    Tuesday, 28 February, 2017
    DIY Corner

     Sometimes life presents you with the oddest combination of experiences. So it was that within days of completing a month-long sojourn in California, I found myself hurtling through the winding kampong back roads of Pahang at breakneck speeds. Our driver valiantly tried to keep apace with the Royal motorcade of the Crown Princess of Pahang, as we rushed towards prison.    Batik&Bubbles was invited to join a 3-day media tour in Pahang, a Malaysian state about three-hours drive east of Kuala Lumpur...

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    Tuesday, 13 September, 2016
    Batik&Bubbles

    Fashion designers MÜNN and TOTON were recently announced as the menswear and womenswear winners, respectively, of the 2016/17 International Woolmark Prize Asia regional final. Style by Asia talks to the winners about their collections, designing in wool, and their plans for the future.-------------------- Known for his use of interesting silhouettes and unexpected details and patterns, Korean designer Hyun-min Han of MÜNN presented a multi-layered menswear look with relaxed tailored structures created from a combination of woven wool, selvedge detail, raw edges and cable-knitted wool...

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    Friday, 26 August, 2016
    Editor

    Space is a very expensive commodity in Hong Kong and rents seem to forever increase with no sign of stopping. This has lead to a recent surge and popularity of co-working spaces, as people just don't have the space for their crafts at home and often cannot afford the rent a dedicated space commands. In a co-working space, freelancers and entrepreneurs are able to unleash the shackles of big buisness without the commitment of rent. They can meet like minded people and follow their passions.However, when people think of co-working spaces, tech startups and online businesses of many kinds are generally what comes to mind...

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    Sunday, 03 July, 2016
    DIY Corner

    You know how in one of our earliest posts on Style by Asia, we talked about the importance of supporting the local community of crafts(wo)men by going to markets and other events? Well if you happen to live in Hong Kong, we have a great one for you to check out!Handmade Hong Kong is an organisation that is dedicated to everything that is handmade, naturally, and they organise craft bazaars several times a year. These craft markets are an opportunity for the most special artists, makers, designers and bakers to show Hong Kong what they’re made of...

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    Saturday, 28 May, 2016
    DIY Corner

    Hi guys, just wanted to share an article I came across a bit earlier, about a wonderful initiative and some fantastic craftsmanship in the small community of Hohepa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did! A stop at Hohepa just outside of Napier will definitely be on my agenda on my next trip down south from Auckland! 

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    Wednesday, 11 May, 2016
    Auckland Explorer

    Style by Asia interviews Jean Francois Milou, founder and lead architect of studioMilou in Paris and Singapore, responsible for the architecture of the new National Gallery Singapore. -------------------- The new National Gallery Singapore is impressive. Not only for its collections of South East Asian art, but for the building that houses the collections. Or buildings actually, as the new museum actually is "made" by joining the former City Hall and Supreme Court buildings. The Gallery - with a surface of over 64,000 square metres and a project cost of 530 million SGD - is the largest visual arts institution in Southeast Asia, hosting the most important collections of modern art from the region and Singapore...

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    Thursday, 21 April, 2016
    Editor

    This is a sponsored article. To find out more about Maison Wasabi's products, please visit their website Maison Wasabi has, as the name suggests, its roots in France. It is more specifically a French design furniture brand, based in Hong Kong. The founder of Maison Wasabi, Maxime Roumi decided to set up the company in Hong Kong as he saw a great need for his products in a city like ours, where no apartment look alike and are full with quirks such as weird angles, shapes and odd measurements...

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    Thursday, 12 November, 2015
    Editor

    Interior design brand Timothy Oulton recently introduced its new collection for 2015, as always featuring stunning hand-finished leathers, but also new authentic materials, and its hallmark essence of daring, authentic handcrafted design. For Spring/Summer, a wide array of new pieces breathe new excitement into the brand’s iconic design themes. We learn more about them below.---------------------------------------------------- 2015 sees the introduction of Warrior, the softest most sumptuous leather finish our brand has ever created...

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    Thursday, 07 May, 2015
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