Not only are art galleries getting busy for art month right now – lifestyle and creative brands are also getting involved in the occasion. Case in point would be Joyce Boutique‘s special exhibition with Henzel Studio. This studio collaborates directly with contemporary artists to recreate their artworks into limited edition products, such as the series … Continued

Have you ever tried to deliberately close your eyes and let the other person who’s holding your hand lead the way? Even though the experience can be quite scary – you do start to realize the often neglected sensations starting to kick in. May it be the noise from the traffic lights; the breeze that … Continued

Inspired by “pop culture, music, folk art, and their vivid inner worlds”; Brazilian twin duo Gustavo and Otavio Pandolfo from OSGEMEOS will be presenting their first solo exhibition in Hong Kong, ‘Déjà Vu’, at Lehmann Maupin. The internationally recognized brothers not only creates vibrant paintings with their “signature yellow characters, thin dark red outlining, and intricately patterned … Continued

While I am less intimidated by abstract art than our other writer here at stuvvz is, I do agree with her that abstract art is a much more complex style to get a grasp of – not just for its lack of figurative portrayal, but because of its relevance to history as well as different … Continued

Enhancing a print from being a simple decorative to becoming a vibrant, energy-inducing component is not as simple as just printing graphics on a piece of cloth. Issey Miyake is featuring Ikko Tanaka’s graphics for its third time, recreating original works including the Gradation Series (1972), a series that features hiragana and letters which are transformed … Continued

Spaces can be old, new, truly fantastic in its interior design, or tackily furnished – but it will always lack if no relationships are being fostered. The idea of having, or more so, of needing a hub, has been ever growing in the packed city of Hong Kong. People are not only yearning for more … Continued

I have been adopting the mentality to view shopping as an investment rather than just a simple spontaneous act of pleasure. I may well have been, unconsciously, affected by the strong notion to “fight fast fashion”; but either way, I definitely see the change in my buying habits – especially when it comes to accessories. … Continued

Even though local traditions and cultures in Hong Kong have been watered down quite a bit, since the younger generation now evidently appeal to foreign cultures more – Chinese new year still remains to be a heavily celebrated festival, for the obvious reason that unmarried majorities get to receive a bit of pocket cash during … Continued

Written by Sophie Lai Whenever I hear the term abstract, it always reminds me of a deep philosophical theory that exhausts your mind. Since it seems like these artworks never tie itself to a specific topic and are more of an open-ended question that leads to countless interpretation, completely based on the viewer’s own imagination … Continued