In a world of environmental disaster, political turmoil, economic crisis, social upheaval and public health emergency, is the logical next step for humanity the construction of floating maritime communities? Or is so-called seasteading just an extravagant passion project for paranoid tech bros and alt-utopian dreamers?
The prolific public embrace of ‘cancelling’ disgraced or accused celebrities means the erasure of certain parts of our shared cultural history. But how, Huw Walmsley-Evans wonders, can we separate the art from the artist?
Present In The Past
Award-winning Singaporean writer O Thiam Chin’s latest novel, The Dogs, chronicles history will always stay with us even as time passes.
Fitness App That Puts You Front And Centre For A Story
Here’s a fitness app that puts you front and centre for a story.
The Body Perfect
The theatre might have been closed for the better part of the past year, but that hasn’t stopped Etienne Ferrère from refining his craft. The Singapore Dance Theatre principal artist shares what goes into making ballet look effortless.
In For The Long Run
In a market saturated by neon-hued synthetic activewear, Boston-based running brand Tracksmith aims to restore grace and timelessness to an ageold sport, writes Mitchell Oakley Smith.
The Big Time
The digital watch turns 50.
Making Money Moves
Money can’t buy happiness, but it sure does help to alleviate stress and uplift moods, even if it may be deemed temporary. But is retail therapy just a fancy excuse to shop, or does it actually work?
The works and names of late artists live on and gain multiple reincarnations via a medium that has often been derided as ‘not art’, writes Asri Jasman.
The Life Of Brian
It wasn’t long ago that Rich Brian was just a tween creating skit videos in the suburbs of Indonesia. Five years later, with two albums under his belt, Brian puts out 1999, a deeply personal EP. It’d appear that he has finally grown up and if so, is it a good thing?
Mini’s head of design explains why size is the only distinguishing feature of its cars.
This moment in time
Winter’s latest analog wonders offer a light at the end of the tunnel—and your sleeve.
A Better World
A lovelorn tennis player, a gangster striving to be numero uno, a vampire slayer, Geoffrey Chaucer, and lately, a superhero robot… Paul Bettany plays these roles and more. In a career that allows you to be someone else, Bettany talks to Wayne Cheong in an aspect of so many Americans: anxious voter.
As the newest ambassador of Swiss watchmaker Hublot, Samuel Ross’s star continues on its skyward trajectory.
In His Glory Days
Nearly a decade since he was introduced as the first member of Korean band EXO, and a year since the formation of supergroup SuperM, Kai is ready to step into 2021 with his debut solo album. And he’s doing it wearing head-to-toe Gucci, confirming his status as a bona fide style icon.
For The Love Of Games
Scoring a deal with the National Basketball Association (NBA), French luxury maison Louis Vuitton is continuing its partnership with the sports world. But this time, it’s more than just a combination of two logos.
Hidden From Plain Sight
As Silvia Venturini Fendi played around with atypical constructions and reinterpreted the FF logo in new ways for autumn/winter 2020, one particular thing stood out on the runway: a photochromic collaboration with Anrealage.
Follow bold lines from graphic novels that detail telling narratives between illustrated panels.
Scent Of A King
The history and nobility of Tuscany is embodied in a new fragrance offering by this quintessentially Italian fashion house.
next of kin
In its imagining of a world of possibility, Singapore artist Kin Chui’s work offers a glimmer of hope in a year of despair.
What goes around...
Louis Vuitton’s pre-spring 2021 menswear collection features its debut skate shoe, one that’s been given the go-ahead by skateboarding’s most fashionable icon.
The e-tron, Audi’s first volume-production electric car, is finally here and it’s barely any different from other full-sized SUVs… for better or worse.
Can You Take Me Higher?
With the world at its feet, Montblanc’s 1858 Geosphere is a watch that inspires us to strive for more.
In Good Spirits
After decades of playing to its strengths, Longines bounds for new frontiers, and freshly minted CEO Matthias Breschan is exactly who should lead the way.
When A House Is A Home
With the introduction of a home fragrance series and Southeast Asia’s first Casa Loewe boutique in Singapore, there’s evidently more to Loewe than luxury fashion.
Knit! Textile Exhibition By Kvadrat
Employing different design approaches and selected from around the world, the creative talent behind textile exhibition Knit! share a common goal of rethinking what design can be together
Two Wheels Different
The overdue arrival of electric motorbikes.
Who's A Bad Bot?
One company’s crackdown on bot fraud and mitigation.
Riz Ahmed - This Charming Man
British-Pakistani actor, rapper and activist Riz Ahmed talks about two of his latest films which explore the themes of identity and diversity— matters that are close to his heart.
ARE YOU ACTUALLY FIT, OR DO YOU JUST LOOK IT ?
There’s a big difference between staged photos and reality, and according to personal trainer Davin Choo, there’s more to being fit than just looking the part.