The Street Market Symphony

Celebrating the street market as a valuable part of Hong Kong’s cultural heritage, The Street Market Symphony is a multi-media art exhibition that challenges visitors to revisit the familiar everyday scene while highlighting unique features that may often be overlooked, such as hawker calls and stall signage. Housed in oversized iconic street market lamps, the […]

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Prometheus Awakes

The opening event for this year’s Greenwich+Docklands International Festival was this epic re-interpretation of the Greek myth, Prometheus Awakes. Held on the grounds of the Greenwich Royal Maritime Museum, London. It was created by Graeae, a disabled-led theatre company and La Fura dels Baus, the Catalan theatrical group responsible for the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Opening […]

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Visionaire at Detour

Displaying real fruit and veg amongst real products, I spotted this fruit and veg stand-inspired stall of home accessories brand Visionaire at Hong Kong’s annual design event DETOUR. (As contributed to WGSN-Homebuildlife Blog)

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Rupert Sanderson x Ellerman

For the launch of British footwear designer, Rupert Sanderson’s shoe – designed exclusively for Asia and named after the city of Hong Kong – he collaborated with Hong Kong’s flower boutique, Ellerman. Perhaps an unknown fact, but every pair of Rupert Sanderson shoes is named after an English daffodil taken from the Classified List of […]

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Clean Air Network’s Art Auction

Enlisting the support of 40 artists and Sotheby’s auction house, Hong Kong’s anti-pollution campaign group, Clean Air Network will auction 51 works of art, each illustrating issues and problems like smog, waste, climate change and the destruction of natural habitats. Works include a pair of grey lungs (standing 83cm) by Chinese artist Ma Han – […]

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Race through Sydney’s Customs House

Forget AR, QR, Near-Field etc., bring back the overhead projector! Ok, advanced 3D projection technology….International digital advertising agency Muse Amsterdam, in collaboration with PostPanic and BeamSystems, brings to life a spine tingling show of Mattel’s Hot Wheels™ Skull Racers ultimate speed racing battle. The location; the facade of one of Australia’s most historic buildings, Sydney’s […]

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A Room for London

In time for the 2012 Olympics and to be located on top of the Southbank Centre, A Room For London will allow two guests – at a time – a chance to spend a night in a room over looking London. Calling for design entries, the initiative is commissioned by cultural organisations, Living Architecture and Artangel. […]

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Puma Social’s After Hours Athlete

Honouring the art of late night, social sports, Puma Social’s After Hours Athlete campaign hosted a portable nine-hole golf course at the Roller Warehouse, Sydney. Created by Right Angle Studio – in collaboration with Australian graphic designers Rinzen, Darcel Disappoints, and Tin & Ed – each hole was based on late night themes, such as […]

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Hermès Silky Net Café

As I mentioned on a tweet; luxury French fashion brand Hermès has been busy, with a new Paris store, a finger-boarding video, a pop-up scarf store and the ‘Kellydescope‘. Well, last night I had the privilege of being part of Hermes’ initiatives and attended the exclusive cocktail launch of Hermès Silky Net Café in Hong Kong. Said to bring […]

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BODW 2010 – Day 1

This year I’m lucky to be able to attend “Asia’s leading annual event on design, innovation and brands”, Business of Design Week (BODW). Each year BODW Hong Kong partners with another country and hosts an exchange of ideas, thoughts and insights between designers, architects, fashion personalities, creative visionaries and executives from international brands. The partner country […]

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