Being silent on a train or not seeing a trashcan anywhere are just some of the things you can only experience in Japan. After spending some time there, the Singaporean artist Evangeline Neo decided to demonstrate the differences between the Japanese culture and her homeland. Continue reading »
45-year-old Singaporean, JOOheng Tan, is also known as ‘Vincent Sand Gogh’ for his mad skills in sand sculpting. In the past two decades, he has put Singapore on the world map. His creations earned him numerous international awards, and have been showcased in over 70 cities to date. Continue reading »
Welcome to Ellis Anton’s universe. In his Instagram gallery, the photographer exhibits “scenes from an imaginary film”. Through his lens, Singapore evolves, and become a futuristic and fascinating city, evoking the aesthetics of Blade Runner. Continue reading »
Stunning urban landscapes by Jimmy Chan, a talented photographer, traveler, and street explorer currently based in Singapore. Jimmy focuses mainly on street, architecture, and travel photography. He uses Canon 5D Mark III camera and DJI Mavic Pro. Continue reading »
Stunning aerial shots by Ryan James, talented 22-year-old self-taught photographer, retoucher, drone pilot and traveler from Singapore. Ryan focuses on portraiture, urban, architecture, aerial, cityscape and rooftop photography. “I love leading lines and conceptual ideas”, he says. Jemas has over 11.800 followers on Instagram. Continue reading »
The tagline for Amado Gudek is ‘imaginative jewellery cast in a clear conscience’. Brilliant. Like a lot of things we buy these days, jewellery purchases need to be examined for issues within the supply chain (child labor and conflict are rife). To sidestep those landmines, designer Elaine Tan handcrafts her line using eco-friendly bioresins, biodegradable green plastics and other mixed media. Everything is designed and made in her native Singapore. Continue reading »
Singapore will soon embark on one of the most ambitious rails-to-trails project in the world. The country’s Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) recently selected Nikken Sekkei’s proposal to redevelop a 24-kilometer (15 miles) disused rail corridor into a multipurpose linear park. The former cross-country train line spans the entire nation of Singapore, from Tanjong Pagar Railway Station on the south to Malaysia’s border on the north.
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People interact with “Pixel Wave 2015” a projection art installation by France’s Miguel Chevalier and local designers Carolyn Kan and Depression that features geometric patterns that react to movements and interactions of people, during the Singapore Night Festival at the Singapore Design Center, August 21, 2015. The Singapore Night Festival which features local and international light installations and performances begins on Friday and will take place on the last two weekends of August. (Photos by Edgar Su/Reuters)
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Small transportation boats, known as bumboats, leave trails of light as they travel across Marina Bay past the skyline of Singapore in this photo taken in 2004. Singapore holds a Jubilee weekend from 7 to 10 August to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its independence. Fifty years ago, hundreds of small boats lined the Singapore river in the city centre. Today, most small boats are gone, except a handful of neon-lit tourist ferries. Maritime trade is still the backbone of the city-state but after decades of rapid growth Singapore, which at less than half the size of London is among the world’s most densely populated nations, is also a popular tourist destination and a thriving global financial hub. (Photo by Edgar Su/Reuters)
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US entertainment giant Lucasfilm inaugurated its first overseas production complex on Thursday in Singapore, which will tap Asian talent to support future “Star Wars” movies and other projects. Founder George Lucas and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong attended the opening of the seven-storey building — called “Sandcrawler” after a large treaded vehicle in the original “Star Wars” movie — in a high-tech industrial park. The new building will also house sports broadcaster ESPN Asia-Pacific as well as the Southeast Asian operations of Walt Disney, which acquired Lucasfilm in 2012. (AP)
An entertainer dressed as Darth Vader from “Star Wars” walks down the corridor to pose for the media during the opening of Lucasfilm’s new animation production facility, the Sandcrawler, in Singapore January 16, 2014. (REUTERS/Edgar Su) Continue reading »
Models present lingerie wear collection by Valiesere and Hom at Tanjong Beach Sentosa during a Beach Festival Show Run Down in Singapore on August 3, 2013. (AFP/Scanpix) Continue reading »
Women in Singapore can thank a major U.S. retailer for bringing them a crop of shirtless men with six-pack abs.
Abercrombie & Fitch, which is known to hang blow-up photos of its models for decoration purposes, opened a flagship store in the city-state’s biggest shopping district. The clothing chain sent the ripped, international male models to get locals excited for the big day, Reuters reported. The models wore red sweatpants, sandals, and nothing else.
More than 400 people showed up for the opening, according to Channel NewsAsia. Cultural experts note that this advertising ploy was a sign of major cultural changes in the conservative country.
A woman poses with Abercrombie & Fitch models in Singapore’s major shopping district. (Reuters / Claro Cortes) Continue reading »
The MS Turanor PlanetSolar yacht arrives in Singapore for a stop on its global tour on October 12. PlanetSolar is the largest solar powered boat in the world and hopes to be the first to circumnavigate the world’s oceans in a 22,000 mile two-year odyssey. (Stephen Morrison / EPA) Continue reading »
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