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Category: Arts & Culture

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miniJon – Meet the tiny world of wonders

The recent Maker’s Faire in June 2016 may be over, but my memory of the awesome works by many local DIY makers held at the Singapore University of Technology and Design never left my mind. Had I not trotted up the…

Favian Ee

Favian Ee: The Visual Story Teller

Imagine a world without your smartphone camera and social media, and it won’t be long before you scurry in frustration like an anxious ant under the heat. However, there are those who are readily prepared if a smartphone crisis were to…

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Jaslyn and Vito: Founders of Mini-Nature

Have you heard of Nature in a Bottle? Jaslyn Goh, a financial planner and Vito, an Environmental Science undergrad in NUS are the duo behind Mini-Nature, the producer of some 1000 customised terrariums that have found their way into offices…

Castles Can Fly

Alvin Lee: Founder of Castles Can Fly

Castles Can Fly, So Can You Far right in yellow tee: Alvin Lee, founder of Castles Can Fly Looking over the glistening sea under the golden sunshine, a small stone castle with short blue steeples stands proudly before teams of…

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Xin Li, Lee: Graphic Designer of Sayang Singapura

Local designer, artist and blogger Xin Li just released his latest masterpiece. Titled Sayang Singapura, the book features some of his best works on local scenes and places that will surely bring Singaporeans down some memory lanes. We think there is no better…

Simitaiji Team

Shawn Heng & Ashley Wang: Co-founders of Simitaiji

‘Simitaiji?’ is a local slang to ask ‘What’s Up?’. Just like other Singaporean phrases, it can take on other meanings. With a change in tone, it could mean ‘What’s your problem?!’ (another local slang) or even a friendlier ‘Hey, how…

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Patrick Yee: Illustrator of ‘A Boy Named Harry’

It is no exaggeration to say that Patrick Yee has been drawing his entire life. Since his primary school days, Patrick has been very attracted to arts and crafts, in particular drawing. After serving his full time National Service (NS),…

Lost Her Voice and Found Her Song

This story is the winner from Our Better World’s, Good Story of the Year 2014 contest. Find out more here!   I stepped onto the compound of an at-risk community and was greeted by a youth who, with a slight…

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Uncage Your Creativity with SBTG and INNI Nails

Recently Tiger Beer collaborated with SBTG and INNI Nails as part of their Tiger Uncage personality series and hosted an intimate hands-on media workshop showcasing their craft. This provides a platform for local personalities who have lived life to their own drum beat,…