A family affair

SINGAPORE (Mar 5): There is a saying in design circles that the best designs are the ones you do not even notice. They are so subtle, you take them for granted. A perfectly tactile light switch. The smooth swiping motion on your smartphone’s screen. The crown of a mechanical watch that makes satisfying clicks as you wind it.

I think this as I am — of all things — eating lasagna at Casa MANINI, a 46-seater, homestyle Italian restaurant in Serangoon Gardens that opened in mid-February.


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