De Bethune DB25 Imperial Fountain: A dozen surprises

Following the recent return to China of two bronze heads of the Chinese zodiac, namely the rabbit and the rat, which were among the 12 looted from the Garden of Eternal Spring in yuanming yuan otherwise known as the Old Summer Palace more than 150 years ago, the whereabouts of five remain unknown. It was during the time of the … More

Parmigiani: New boutique welcoming with open arms?

Parmigiani’s presence in Singapore will be strengthened with the opening of a stand-alone brand boutique located at Marina Bay Sands. Specialist watch retailer The Hour Glass, which became the exclusive distributor and retailer of the brand in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Australia from April 2012, is behind the management and operation of the boutique. Covering 368 square feet, this will … More

Charles Eames and the Herman Miller Philosophy

When it comes to furniture, Herman Miller is a top choice as it is a brand known for stylish, comfortable and most importantly, ergonomic products. One such example is the Herman Miller Aeron chair which we endorse wholeheartedly. There have been no regrets over two such chairs purchased as sitting on the Herman Miller Aeron chair while working is a … More