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Dutch designer and entrepreneur Daan Roosegaade might have found a solution to one of the world’s main concerns — air pollution.     Creating one of the largest air purifier, a Smog Free Tower, it features a seven-metre high tower that uses just 1,400 watts of electricity per hour to clear…

Gold’s value from its first use in trade and commerce, to today’s jewellery and other applications, is undisputed. Its power never fails to transform even the simplest accessory into a prized possession. A renowned symbolism for wealth and status, gold makes these novelties extra special for the men you treasure.…

Colourful and unconventional — these are the defining ideas of Silvia Furmanovich’s jewellery collections. Armed with a fearless intuition, the Brazilian designer uses rare materials and solid craftsmanship to create brilliant jewellery.           Furmanovich works with materials such as ebony, porcelain and even bamboo — usually…

It was a creative battle between the major fashion houses this week to showcase the best, out-of-the-world designs. Designers take it up a notch with their imagination and creativity, where designs do not fall under the wearable or bizarre category. While most of our attentions are spent on the fashion…

Three of the biggest shows this Resort season were courtesy of Chanel, Dior and Gucci — not just because they are global heavyweights, but also because of the spectacular locations where their presentations were held.   For Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld hosted some 700 guests in Cuba and drove them to…

South Korea-born artist Lee Yojae takes her love for the little creatures to another level. Using her expertise in metal work and jewellery, Lee combines her talent and interest for insects in her upcoming exhibition Revealing the Strangeness and Hidden Beauty of Insects.   “Attracted [to insects’] different and strange proportions…

Turning weaponry into jewellery might just be the solution to the chaos we are facing. Comprising of artisans who want to express their idealistic opinions through design, ARTICLE22 is sure to make an impact with its first collection, PEACEBOMB.     Made in Laos, the collection features handcrafted jewellery made with shrapnels…

From catwalks in Paris to bathrooms in New York, there is little argument that traditional gender lines are getting fluid. It’s no longer a question of his or hers the runway, the Senate seat, diaper duties or nail polish can be both his and hers.   The buzz revolves around gender ‘fluidity’,…

One of the oldest watch complication, the minute repeater was a necessity when it first appeared in the 17th century. It allowed time to be heard in the dark by activating a pusher or slider. The sounds chime out the hours, quarter, and down to the minute in various tones.…