The American fashion brand has just launched its re-imagined mascot in a collection dubbed “Rexy Remix”, for which it collaborated with four contemporary creatives based in China. First seen on the runway during Coach’s Pre-Fall 2019 show in Shanghai, the collection, available in Coach stores globally and on Coach.com, fuses the creative energy of the city with the bold attitude of New York. Sui Jianguo’s T-Rex sculpture is photographed to create a distorted photo print. Music collective Yeti Out incorporated Rexy into their signature graphic round face. Zhu Jingyi playfully recontextualized the brand’s mascot in an authentic ink drawing and graphic artist Guang Yu reinterpreted Rexy in a fierce hand-drawn graffiti print. In celebration of summer Finnish brand Marimekko recently launched its pre-fall 2019 collection that explores different interpretations of boldness and empowerment through joy and self-expression. Inspired by the great female … [Read more...] about Welcome back Rexy!
The Brickyard: Keeping the Tamiya hobby alive Luisa Morales (Philstar.com) - June 25, 2019 - 3:01pm SANTA ROSA, Laguna — For a lot of people, Tamiya Mini 4-wheel drive (4WD) racing is a thing of the past. But for Filipino hobbyists that frequent The Brickyard in Glorietta, it's still pretty much an everyday thing. Located next to Tamiya's exclusive dealer in the Philippines Lil's Hobby Center, The Brickyard is a haven for Pinoy Mini 4WD racers. The Brickyard gives Filipino hobbyists a place to practice and improve everything about their Tamiya. Providing a racetrack and work stations free of charge, the Brickyard becomes the perfect venue for honing a racer's skills. "Essentially what Brickyard did was we created an activity center for hobbyists to come and play," Brickyard founder Ferdie Kahn said in a press conference. "It entices the people to really get into it," he added. After a year of operations, Kahn says the … [Read more...] about The Brickyard: Keeping the Tamiya hobby alive
A FREQUENT visitor to Chiang Rai, a province rich in art and history, Kreingkrai Kanjanapokin, chief executive of Index Creative Village, often finds himself standing in front of the central clock tower, admiring National Artist Chalermchai Kositpipat’s stunning Buddhist contemporary art and its magical night lights. A creative figure, Kreingkrai has always wanted to take this magical illumination further afield so that others might too enjoy the exquisite works by the national artist, who is known the world over for his masterpiece, Wat Rong Khun or the White Temple. Chalermchai has long been an inspiration to the new generation through his unique creations of Thai visual and Buddhist contemporary arts. They include the murals at Wat Buddhapadipa in London and his drawings illustrating the “Mahajanaka” story, written by His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. So last year, the owner of the world-renowned creative event organiser, decided to … [Read more...] about From hell to heaven
Lifestyle Yesung revealed the K-pop band’s chattiest member: Our WhatsApp group chat is basically his chatroom. 25 Jun 2019 11:01AM Bookmark Super Junior member Yesung has revealed who among the band has the most to say on their group chat, according to Soompi. “It’s Leeteuk,” he said during a radio interview on Monday (Jun 24).“Our group chat is basically just Leeteuk’s chatroom, really,” continued the 34-year-old singer, who recently made a solo comeback with a new song, Pink Magic.He added: “It’s like he’s narrating. Truly. It feels like he’s narrating. He talks all by himself. It’s to the point where if we ask, ‘Who were you talking to?’ he’ll answer, ‘I was just talking to myself.'”Yesung was chatting with the hosts on the “Yoon Jung Soo and Nam Chang Hee's Mr Radio” show.When one of the hosts asked who replied the least when Leeteuk “talks a … [Read more...] about Which Super Junior singer talks the most on their group chat?
The cost of renovating Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's new home was 2.4 million pounds (S$4.1 million), Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday (Jun 25).The sum, taken from the annual taxpayer-funded allowance to the royal family, paid for the conversion of Frogmore Cottage to a single dwelling while the royal couple, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, paid for the fittings and furnishings."The property had not been subject of work for some years and had already been earmarked for renovation in line with our responsibility to maintain the condition of the occupied royal palaces estate," said Michael Stevens, the Keeper of the Privy Purse."Outdated infrastructure was replaced to guarantee the long term future of the property," he said as the royal household published the annual Sovereign Grant report which details official income and expenditure of Queen Elizabeth and her household.The 19th century Frogmore Cottage, in the grounds of the queen's Windsor Castle estate, became the … [Read more...] about Prince Harry and Meghan’s home renovation cost taxpayers S$4.1m