A new decade is upon us and already, a series of must-see exhibitions is on the cards. Here is a round-up of some notable events coming to Design Museum in London, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris and the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany.

Exhibition highlights

Six unmissable design exhibitions in 2020

SINGAPORE (Jan 17): Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street from May 6, 2020A footwear phenomenon in recent years, sneakers will take centre stage at the Design Museum in London with a show that exploresthe many aspects of today’s must-have shoes. The De


The Reluctant Artist

Growing up with a mother who has always painted, lawyer Nicholas Hanna never thought much of the paint pots strewn around the house, or the paintings that covered the walls of his home. A serendipitous incident that saw one of Dorle Lindner’s paintings

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Your Week Out

SINGAPORE (JAN 10): It’s the Singapore Art Week and here are more highlights from the art event of the year:


EAST Meets Art

An eclectic and imaginative art installation by renowned American artist Carlos Betancourt has made its debut at the EAST hotel in Brickell, Miami. This is part of a brand-new art programme, Art at EAST: Urban  Remix, presented by EAST Hotels. In fact, t


Pondering on wisdom

With just four words in Mandarin, Kong Fu Zi or Confucius, as he is better known in the English-speaking world, made a poetic comparison between a gentleman and a pot. Loosely translated, the words jun zi bu qi mean “an educated man should not just be a

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Your week out


Things to do

Your Week Out

The Nyetimber Secret Garden at 1880 Singapore Until Feb 29, 2020

In print this week

The curated effect

SINGAPORE (May 6): It is not enough today to merely indulge in the pleasure a luxury product affords — one must also gain an understanding of its history, its heritage… its raison d’etre. In the light of this, the house of Hermès has been orchestra


Exquisite art coming up for sale

The Edge Auction 2019 has on offer highly desirable and collectible artworks by top Malaysian artists as well as leading contemporary artists from Southeast Asia.


Sweet success

Famed for her whimsical confectionery and desserts, pastry chef Janice Wong is also an artist, an entrepreneur and the face of her fast-growing empire of all things edible