Good Fortune Ahead

The traditional Chinese lion dance is a must during the Lunar New Year. Not only does it bring life to the festive period as it is accompanied by rhythmic drumbeats and the clashing of cymbals, the lion dance is also symbolic as the loud music is said to drive away evil spirits and welcomes good fortune. In fact, observe and … More

Est-Ouest’s Singapore Heartbeat

An estimated S$4.37 million (US$3.5 million / 2.6 million euros) worth of sales were generated by Est-Ouest during its very first auction held in Singapore in January 2013. Around 65% of the items offered by Est-Ouest, Japan’s oldest auction house, were sold. The top lot sold was Andy Warhol’s “Hearts Pink” which went under the hammer for S$354,000 (valued at … More

SPOT ON: The power of the colour orange

So how was the recently concluded annual Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) held in Geneva at the end of January 2013? From what we observed during the watch fair, artistic pieces stood out even more for us this year. Interestingly, one colour also caught our attention – orange. Coincidentally, we spotted a butterfly with an orange spot on … More