Lune — Sofa So Good

   The origin of the sofa dates as far back as 2000BC in Egypt with the word derived from the Arabic term “suffah” and roughly translating to “bench”. Sofas were only...

The Comeback Kid

FROM cancer to boxing via death’s doorstep, Kumar Perumal has always been a trading blows to remain in the fight. “It’s a gamble,” says Kumar Perumal, proprietor and Head Coach of...

Singapore Furniture Design Still In Its Flat Pack

WHAT does the “Made In Singapore” tag mean these days? Not much, if it’s in furniture design, says Nathan Yong, Chief Creative Director, International Furniture Fair Singapore. Yong, who runs his...
Gaurav Kripalani, sifa.sg

SIFA Plays It Safe

SHOULD one person’s taste prevail when presenting a national collection like the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA)? In recent years, SIFA programes have been the result of a funnelling of...

Dick Lee – Greatest Hits With Wit

Dick Lee turns on the tap as he lets his hits flow, along with wit, senior moments, and liberal jibes at the powers that be. By Kannan Chandran Dick Lee...

Extremes Of Art

WE HAVE had the extremes of art come through Singapore in the past few days. Rolls-Royce and Faberge put their heads together and laid the unique Spirit of Ecstasy Fabergé...