Arts & Objects
WHEN YOUR FAVE CRYSTAL LABEL STARTS MAKING FURNITURE TOO: Saint-Louis X Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance
We’ve all faced this dilemma one time or another: Bought some pretty damn nice Saint-Louis crystal, don’t have an equally chic surface to place ‘em on. Well, Saint-Louis has heard the inner most thoughts of interior design obsessives by coming ...
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RECAP: Taipa Village Art Space Launch (Macau)
Have you ever walked around a city and wondered about the backstory of the graffiti (also known as street art) on the walls, staircases, and random corners of alleyways? If you live in an urban landscape like New York City ...
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BOXING DAY: Babaobox
Monthly subscription boxes have been slowly but steadily popping up, not only in our mailboxes but in variety and range. It’s easy to overlook them as a passing trend – especially the most popular breed of beauty boxes – something ...
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History Buff: On the Runway
Let’s be honest: nowadays, only half of a fashion show is about the clothes. The other half goes to theatrics, both on and off the runway. Show-goers and their virtual followers expect to be wowed. In the recent fashion weeks, ...
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Outside Looking In: Thomas Gibbs
Melbourne-based portraitist Thomas Gibbs explores the influence of compassion, vulnerability and insecurity to the human psyche.   All too often, artistic representations have focused on trying to bring to light the ineffable sensations of pain, struggle, isolation and confusion. Yet ...
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Know Your Vino: Penfolds’s ‘The Rewards of Patience’ book
Want the chief winemaker of one of the biggest wine labels in the world and a select panel of 30 vino experts in your living room guiding you through the red in your glass? While we don’t like to burst ...
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Paper Power: Tatcha Aburatorigami Japanese Blotting Papers
We won’t lie, we make half of our shopping decisions based on packaging, and Tatcha has done it right in this department. Aburatorigami Japanese Blotting Papers? We're sold. These blotting papers come in quaint packets, and the sheets themselves look ...
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In the Flesh: Amanda Wachob
American tattoo artist Amanda Wachob takes inking into the realm of fine art. Her popular abstract interpretations and brushstroke-type works belong inside a frame.   “Fire in a halo.”   On her website, under the link ‘About’, Brooklyn-based artist Amanda ...
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The Wild Card: Ren Hang
The authorities classify him as a pornographer but Ren Hang is simply a photographer pushing for freedom in his field. His go-to themes of nudity and homosexuality are on the verge of giving his conservative society a nervous breakdown.   ...