Recapturing the Beauty of Utility

Offering an insightful journey into the disappearing world of industrial crafts of Jalan Besar, The Machinist is a poignant study of the value and meaning of craft in the modern age. They do refer to themselves as either artists or craftsmen.

The XTRA Christmas Gift Guide

From mid-century modern marvels to contemporary creations by renowned international designers, here are our picks for this holiday season’s must-have design staples.

In Pursuit of Happiness

A dedicated happiness centre in Bhutan teaches valuable lessons in achieving contentment within facilities that inspire with their ecologically and culturally sensitive design approach.

The Modern Icon

Pivotal in the 20th century design history, the definitive Bubble Lamp by industrial designer George Nelson continues to remain a tour-de-force of aesthetics and functionality decades after its making.

Spirit In The Air

The pavilion designed by DP Architects for Archifest 2016 was a spirited breath of fresh air that flowed through the Central Business District.