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Olafur Eliasson’s “Your House”

Set up by Singaporean Alex Goh, DesignTAXI drives you to bright ideas from fields as various as Art, Photography, Advertising, Architecture, Style, Culture, Technology, and Social Media. There, you may get 8 tips on storytelling from the world’s top storytellers, or view famous logos re-imagined for a Communist regime by StockLogos. (My favorite is “Disney: Happy Endings for the 99%.) You will be inspired by the intricate work of Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson in cutting out a cross-section of his house from the pages of a book. Or tickled by the Japanese invention of “face bras” to fight smile lines.

SP recommends looking into a majestic wooden chapel in a forest.

About Jee Leong Koh

My book of poems Steep Tea (Carcanet) was named a Best Book of 2015 by UK's Financial Times, and a Finalist by Lambda Literary. I also wrote three other books of poems and a book of zuihitsu. My work has been shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize, and translated into Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese, Russian and Latvian. Originally from Singapore, I live in New York City, where I edit the arts blog Singapore Poetry, and run the Second Saturdays Reading Series and the Singapore Literature Festival in NYC.

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