Category Archives: Design

No Ampersand No Shortcut

If you pick up a recent work of literature written by a Singaporean and published by a Singapore-based press, you have a very good chance of picking up a book designed by Sarah and Schooling (no ampersand, please, we don’t

No Ampersand No Shortcut

If you pick up a recent work of literature written by a Singaporean and published by a Singapore-based press, you have a very good chance of picking up a book designed by Sarah and Schooling (no ampersand, please, we don’t

Requiem for the Factory

“This is a writing of light,” so Requiem for the Factory, this wonderfully idiosyncratic and provocative book, identifies itself. And it is a very apt self-description for this work of photography (Kenny Png), text (Jeremy Fernando) and layout (Yanyun Chen), with

Requiem for the Factory

“This is a writing of light,” so Requiem for the Factory, this wonderfully idiosyncratic and provocative book, identifies itself. And it is a very apt self-description for this work of photography (Kenny Png), text (Jeremy Fernando) and layout (Yanyun Chen), with

Participate in Design

How can we make our streets safe, livable and respectful? Should we look to the government? the architects? the neighborhood association? the users? How can we make creative and community-minded use of objects that we are ready to discard? Such

Participate in Design

How can we make our streets safe, livable and respectful? Should we look to the government? the architects? the neighborhood association? the users? How can we make creative and community-minded use of objects that we are ready to discard? Such

The Arbitrary Sign

Remember the old alphabet book? How we learned to write? A for Apple. B for Boy. In his book The Arbitrary Sign, Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé reassigns the letters of the alphabet in order to speak with the lover, analyst and

The Arbitrary Sign

Remember the old alphabet book? How we learned to write? A for Apple. B for Boy. In his book The Arbitrary Sign, Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé reassigns the letters of the alphabet in order to speak with the lover, analyst and

Home Club

A home away from home? That is the claim of Home Club, Singapore, the venue for music (Hip Hop, Deep House, Indie Rock, Psytrance), stand-up comedy, and spoken word. Home Club, the “philanthropist of the arts” according to its Facebook

Home Club

A home away from home? That is the claim of Home Club, Singapore, the venue for music (Hip Hop, Deep House, Indie Rock, Psytrance), stand-up comedy, and spoken word. Home Club, the “philanthropist of the arts” according to its Facebook

DesignTAXI

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,

DesignTAXI

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,

Math Paper Press

Math Paper Press, by Books Actually, is a beautiful small press publishing new wave novellas,  poetry, and essays. They have been working with graphic design firm Sarah and Schooling to put out a tidal wave of attractively designed titles. Many

Math Paper Press

Math Paper Press, by Books Actually, is a beautiful small press publishing new wave novellas,  poetry, and essays. They have been working with graphic design firm Sarah and Schooling to put out a tidal wave of attractively designed titles. Many