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Sonos has launched  Sonos Sub Mini, the wireless subwoofer that sets a new standard in its category for powerful, balanced bass. Building on the award-winning design of Sub, Sub Mini delivers a rich, clear low …

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N*thing is Possible, initiated by hospitality brand Potato Head and co-curated by OMA’s David Gianotten, has opened at the National Design Centre during Singapore Design Week. This exhibition showcases regenerative designs that embrace the concept …

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Ambience presents “Cachalot”, the new portable lamp designed by Yoshiki Matsuyama. Starting from its very name, the piece evokes the fluid and majestic image of a whale. Cachalot is an evocative and symbolic object, avoiding any cartoonish or overly-literal …

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Located within an ex-industrial campus in Shanghai’s Jing’an District, the project brief entails the adaptive reuse of the upper floor of an old factory building. Neri&Hu regards projects like this as exciting opportunities to celebrate …

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Young Thai designers are increasingly coming into the spotlight, making their presence felt with designs that infuse tradition. Bangkok-based Mooque is a based design studio founded by Sarunphon Boonto, a budding furniture and product designer …

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Joe Chan is the Principal and Founder of award-winning design firm, Designtone. Apart from serving as an Executive Board Member of the International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI), Chan is also the Honorary Treasurer of …

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Located in Hangzhou, China, this boutique store designed by MMC Design and led by award-winning Chen Linping, encapsulates the brand concept of Yinno Unico, designed to showcase contemporary females’ spirit of self-growth in multiple dimensions. …

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Located in Hangzhou Future Sci-Tech City, Wonderland is a transit-oriented development (TOD) project constructed by Vanke Hangzhou and Hangzhou Metro Group. Built above the depot of Wuchang Station of Metro Line 5, this is a …

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Rajesh Shah is the Principal Designer and Founder of Raj Shah Associates Pte Ltd, a company providing workplace solutions, as well as the Executive Board Member of the International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI). With …

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Zilio A&C is a Friulian brand founded in 1951 in Corno di Rosazzo, near Udine, in the city’s chair manufacturing district. Under the leadership of Carlo Zilio, the company is now in its third generation …

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The Pingtung Public Library is an extension and renovation project of an existing cultural center, originally built in 1983 and located in the middle of the Millennium Park of Pingtung City. The main objective of the …

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Designed by JG Phoenix, Late Night Kitchen is a restaurant designed with nostalgic sentiments. Red, considered an auspicious colour in traditional Chinese culture, carries cultural symbolism and spiritual feelings. At the entrance, a bronze screen catches the eye …

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Housed in a New York-style brick building, Contempo is the design office of via, a studio in Hong Kong. The studio has transformed a former industrial space into a hybrid work and creative environment spanning nearly 10,000 …

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Step into a charming secret garden of sort that serves up myriad desserts and be taken away by an elusive air that envelops the space. Located in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, this 2-storey restaurant by Moonlight …

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Ganko Sushi is a famous Japanese sushi restaurant brand that offers an Omakase dining experience. Designed by JP Phoenix, this 220 sqm restaurant is a new outlet that the brand has opened on Penang Road, …

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Black is the darkest color, mysterious yet cool. It represents diverse meaning in different cultures. As an extreme tone, black is quite impressive and contagious. It’s often used as a medium to express the reverence …

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Designed by Sanjay Puri Architects on a small 622 square metres corner plot of a residential villa layout, Mirai is a contextual house in response to the hot desert climate of Rajasthan, India. Based on …

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Shunchang Museum is located in a county that features a unique location. For this project, the architects from The Architectural Design & Research Institute of Zhejiang University Co., Ltd. (UAD) studied the internal connection between …

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Azucar is a modern “tong sui” store that has been serving Cantonese desserts in Macau for more than a decade. They have commissioned the Volks Design to develop their new establishment on the University of …

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Located in Fukushima, Japan, Matsunaga Kiln produces a Japanese traditional pottery craft known as Obori Soma Ware with more than 300 years of history. Ten years after the 2011 Great Japanese Earthquake that had demolished …

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Conveniently located on the street level of the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), Orijins, a sleek new coffee shop designed by Dubai-based interior design firm VSHD, draws its inspiration from the beautiful imperfections found in …

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Goldmantis has built Huanghesong Cultural Theatre in Zhenghou, China which the design team drew inspiration from China’s infamous Yellow River (Huang He), the birthplace of Chinese civilisation. The aim of this theatre is to reconstruct …

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Progressive Building Management Company (pbm) has won the Silver prize for the 2021’s APSDA Award’s Workspace Category for their project Boon Rawd Brewery’s new headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand.  Boon Rawd Brewery has built its foundation …

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    Filipino-American artist Cheyenne Concepcion launched the Reclaim Collection at WantedDesign Manhattan during New York Design Week 2022. This furniture collection includes a lounge chair, nesting stools, totemic sculptures and a mirror which were …

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Designed by Steve Leung Design Group, Bay of Modern Art sits along the coast of WuYuan Bay, Xiamen, inspired by the Loukah Hotel. A secluded sanctuary in a busy city, the leading design team at …

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Awinic Electronics Shanghai had commissioned Time Image Space Design to modernise their headquarters. As technology companies give an impression of rational and cool to the general public, the client hopes to break this stereotype by …

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Located in an urban renewal zone by a river in Da Nang, Vietnam, this residential construction designed by Tropical Space uses the ground floor as a small cafe formed by rectangular brick walls, while the …

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Sitting at first place in the residential category of APSDA Awards 2021 is Studio iF for Singapore’s project, Courtyard House. Located in the traditional Hutong area in Beijing, China, this private cluster of siheyuan (courtyard …

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Hyatt Hotels Corporation proudly presents the opening of the Hyatt Centric hotel in Ningbo, and the first Hyatt hotel in Mainland China. Located next to Tongxin Lake in Zhenhai’s thriving International Talent Park, the hotel …

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Securing the first place in the Retail category at the Asia-Pacific Space Designers Association (APSDA) awards 2021 is J.C. Architecture’s renovation project on Taipei’s Fine Art Museum’s historical souvenir store. Despite only occupying 0.2% of …

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Gulou Waterfront is an eco-cultural tourism resort in Jiangmen, China. This project is a timber bridge, which is one of many in the Gulou Waterfront Resort. To differentiate this bridge from other urban constructions, while …

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Introducing March House, Wood & Col Designs & Renovations’ latest project in one of many Penang’s strata buildings. This magnificent residence soaring above the bustling sounds of Penang elevates the snug, pleasant environment with delicate …

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Wood & Col Design and Construction revamped a semi-detached house, Courtyard House 39, in Bayan Lepas, Penang to correspond with the trending raw and modern concept. The design theme plays with natural lighting, time, materials, …

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SMART COOKING MADE EASY – CONTROLLED VIA YOUR SMARTPHONE USING A SINGLE APP   In an increasingly digitalised and connected world, advanced technology is quickly overtaking modern-day kitchens to radically transform the way we cook. …

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The third Menara Hap Seng Tower by Sachi Interior Design is a beautiful and practical commercial complex that complies with the highest industry requirements, including Grade-A office building, GBI accreditation, LEED Gold certification, and MSC …

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Pachinko is a Japanese arcade gaming machine which flourished since the 1920s, and the pachinko halls were established for such activity. However, this arcade game has gone out of fashion in recent decades, with dwindling …

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Designed by Neri&Hu, The House of Remembrance overflows with architectural flair in Singapore’s private residential enclave. Inspired by the traditional Chinese courtyard house or siheyuan, a typology well-known for its illustration of Confucian ideals, this residence accommodates …

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This industrial workplace known as Rebirth of Warehouse is MoreIn Design’s exceptional project which aims to reduce consumption of environmental resources. This interesting concept gained the favour of the APSDA’s committees, which led MoreIn to …

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MoreIn Design’s M&W receives an Honourable Mention spot in the 2021 APSDA’s Residential Category. This 43 square metres residential space is a nest for multiple functions, such as cooking, storage, working, and fitness.  “The inhabitants …

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Yun Lake Courtyard Resort is located in Yixing City, Jiangsu Province, on a hillside adjacent to the bank of Yun Lake. The building was originally a spare enclosed office building. As the building is uniquely …

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PANORAMA Design Group’s KIDSWINSHARE 2.0 in Chengdu receives an honourable mention in the 2021 ASPDA Awards’ Retail Category.  “Our pleasure to receive many recognitions in the inaugural APSDA Awards,” said PANORAMA Design Group. “It’s a …

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PANORAMA Design Group bagged the 2021 Asia-Pacific Space Designers Association (APSDA) Gold Prize in the Entertainment & Leisure category with their project, Physical 2.0. Combining the two popular social activities among young people, Physical 2.0 …

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Teoyang Studio has transformed GS Energy’s office aesthetic under the theme of ‘Rediscovery and Contemporary interpretation of Korean aesthetics. In response to the demands of the post-pandemic era, the team had built this new work …

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Bill Bensley’s exuberant aesthetic is renowned around the world. Vanity Fair has described him as “the craziest sane designer in the world”, while Condé Nast Traveller hails him as a “master of fabulation”. From the …

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At Boon Tat Street, Singapore, FOOL is a wine bar/restaurant that emits a relaxing vibe. HuiDesigns collaborated with their client, Chef Rishi, in conceptualising his dream of creating a 70s motif dining area. Chef Rishi’s …

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Located at Singapore’s East Coast Road, the Neptune is a cafe that adapts Japanese interior elements. HuiDesigns, one of the masterminds behind this cafe design, worked with their client to visualise their concept on a …

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Designed by Nong Studio, the Blackstone Exchange draws its design language from traces of 1930s Shanghai, a city and era that was flashy and gorgeous, with nuances of western culture infiltrating its cityscape. The entrance …

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In Alice in Wonderland, Alice followed the white rabbit into the rabbit hole, to another fantasy world, and the Mad Hatter said: “There is a place where it is different from the world on the ground. It …

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One of the most important principles that DA Bureau embraces when working on projects is to achieve maximum expressiveness with a minimum of means. This was especially important when working on their own project: a …

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Following the successful debut of the first and second McDonald’s CUBE flagship restaurants in Chengdu and Shenzhen in December 2020, Steve Leung Design Group (SLD) has partnered again with McDonald’s to introduce the third CUBE …

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Pantone, a global-leading colour institute, has revealed the colour of the year 2022. Very Peri (PANTONE 17-3938) is a periwinkle blue hue which combines the faithfulness of blue and excitement of red.  The reason behind …

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The Westin Pazhou Hotel (Guangzhou) was jointly built by China Foreign Trade Center (Group) and Starwood Hotels and Resorts International Group. It is located in the center of the world-renowned Guangzhou International Convention & Exhibition …

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Founded in 2004, Design Republic is a retail concept store based in Shanghai, offering a unique collection of products that hail from global design labels and design creatives. These designer products, including books, furniture, fashion, …

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Forget everything you thought you knew about paint. Nippon Paint Singapore, the No. 1 paint manufacturer and retailer in Asia and part of Nippon Paint Holdings, the No. 4 paint brand in the world, is …

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Steve Leung Design Group (SLD) proudly introduces God of Teppanyaki – its latest restaurant design endeavour set in the prime location of Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Surrounded by prestigious Michelin-starred restaurants, this 604 sqm gastronomic …

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Modern sensibility ensues with a subtle palette that brings emphasis to textures and forms. Sealing an understated aesthetics, this home in Beijing, designed by interior designer Gary Liu, exploits an unassuming near-white to create a …

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This put-together habitat, designed with great intent by Malaysian interior designer Lara Cheang conveys elegance and exquisiteness all at once. Doused in a subdued palette, the interior interchanges black and white, skilfully blending nuances of …

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Designed by Kaze Tan, this home in Singapore conveys an interior style that is character-filled and overflowing with layers of details. A breakaway from familiar aesthetics, this interior converges colours, textures, and patterns to claim …

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Designed by Marty Chou Architecture, this is an atypical home – a space that reflects the life of a unique urban family in its current stage. The entire area of 90 square metres is completely …

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Pernod Ricard’s malt whisky distillery in Mount Emei, China’s first-ever iconic malt whisky distillery invested by an international spirits and wine group, is nearing completion. The 13-hectare distillery site is situated in Mount Emei, Sichuan, …

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Spreading over 3,488 square metres of land, House 68 is composed of three distinct pavilions: entertainment, family and guest. The interior spaces surfaced with natural warm materials such as teak wood and white oak, used …

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To introduce this meeting of culture, aoe created a Cultural Exchange City Reception Center in the city where it all begun. The marriage of the Italian and Sino style was at the heart of the project …

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ADesignStudio created a striking lighting installation for BarLume, a café restaurant in the ground-floor lobby of Sydney’s prestigious new commercial tower 1 Denison. The installation is a rhythmic array of 90 hand-blown frosted glass spheres …

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Each city has its own landmarks, and Shenzhen has never lacked one with personality. Kingkey 100, the Ping’an International Financial Centre and Prince Bay represent the city’s energy. Relying economically on Shenzhen’s only international home …

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Located in Dubai’s Jumeirah neighbourhood, a coveted residential enclave near sandy beaches, ZAAZ Wellness & Beauty is a spa designed by interior design firm VSHD Design Dubai to engage the body, mind and soul. Spread …

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Located at Xinxing District, Taiwan, The National Kaohsiung Centre for the Arts symbolizes the transformation of Kaohsiung, once a major international harbour, into a modern, diverse city with a rich cultural climate. Designed by Mecanoo, …

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Set in a former print factory at the southern end of Tel Aviv, this intervention within an existing industrial building explores the boundaries and potentials of re-use as a design brief. The building on 117 …

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The project is located in the Xucun Industrial Zone, Jiaxing, China. The architect built an elegant courtyard on the roof of a factory and named it Xiaoya. Since it is adjacent to a main road, …

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The busy urban streetscape of Osaka welcomes concrete’s latest interior project: W’s first hotel in Japan. With a total of 337 guest rooms and suites, W Osaka asserts its presence with a 27-story high-rise building …

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An ex-industrial building in the middle of Jing’an Temple area, Shanghai, receives a lease of new life when inter-disciplinary architectural design practice Neri&Hu converts a premise once occupied by a telecoms company into its new …

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Pantone, the global color authority and provider of professional color language standards and digital solutions for the design community, announced PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray and PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating, as the Pantone® Color of the Year …

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The Society of Interior Designers, Singapore (SIDS), the industry body representing Singapore’s interior design fraternity, has announced its new Council for term 2020 to 2022. Members were elected to form the 19-member SIDS Council for …

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