3D printed lamps

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3D printed lamps guaranteed to start a conversation

As 3D printing technology becomes more and more advanced, artists and designers have reached new levels of innovation. Whether they’re rendering one-of-a-kind ideas or producing multiples of an original mould, 3D printers can now be harnessed to create some of the most interesting pieces around. Here are a few designers that stepped up their A game through unique, conversation-worthy 3D […]

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Have Your Meat and Eat it Too

Head on over to Swiss Butchery at Tanglin Road from 11am – 5pm on 14 – 15 December for a taste of its latest offerings of premium meats, seafood and wines.  Meat gourmands who are looking to take home more than just the regular supermarket finds will be pleasant surprised at Swiss Butchery’s tasting event […]

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Boxed Organic Groceries

Going organic becomes more convenient with online shops that deliver quality produce to your doorstep.  These online stores are perfect starter places to dabble in organic food. From ready to eat meals to curated boxes, proprietors are now getting creative with the packaging and conscientious about providing easy food choices for busy families. These are […]

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Industrial Allure

2014 marks the 120th anniversary of Poul Henningsen’s birth and this Danish architect contribution to design will not go unnoticed with the special limited edition of the famous light produced in 1929 – the PH 3.5-3 copper pendant. It is made to the exact details that Henningsen wanted to such as the original type of […]

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Utrecht, Cassina

Gerrit Thomas Rietveld is certainly not a household name but to design purists, he is respected for his work as a furniture designer and architect. He is also one of the principal members of the Dutch artistic movement called De Stijl founded in 1917. In 1935, Rietveld sketched Utrecht but it was never made into […]

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Transat Armchair, Ecart

Lauded as the “Chanel” of furniture, Ecart’s Gallic philosophy is about creating and reviving timeless designs manufactured by the highest standards. Its collection of re-editions offers creations from design greats such as Eileen Gray and Jean-Michael Frank. Design aficionados will adoringly approve that the Transat armchair created by the architect and designer Eileen Gray is […]

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Mamy Blue, Poltrona Frau

Not many armchairs can carry the title as a “future classic”, but the Mamy Blue armchair manufactured by venerable Italian furniture brand Poltrona Frau certainly owns this credo. Conceived in 2013 by renowned Italian designer Roberto Lazzeroni, the intention of the armchair is to seduce one to dream, meditate, and of course, allow one to […]

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Ribbon Chair, Artifort

Could a single spool of ribbon be an inspiration for feted French furniture designer Pierre Paulin? Yes, indeed! Realised in 1966, Paulin was inspired by the fluid motion of the ribbon when unreeled from its spool. His idea to turn a ribbon into a chair is quite intriguing because how can one freeze-frame a soft, […]

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Use Your Microwave Safely

Do you check the labels and materials of your containers before heating them up?  In most kitchens, we will find an assortment of different materials used in our containers – glass, plastic, ceramic and metals. But all food-grade materials are not similar. Let’s take a closer look at common materials used in food containers, and […]

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Stained Glass Snowflake Cookies

Besides keeping your kitchen flawlessly neat this Christmas, welcome guests with these gorgeous Stained Glass Snowflake Cookies for a jolly good evening. Makes 8-12 cookies       Ingredients 225g unsalted butter, softened 150g icing sugar 1 large egg, beaten 1 tsp vanilla extract 350g plain flour, plus extra for rolling pinch of salt assorted […]