I have to admit I’ve been feeling quite dead inside. A simple glimpse of sun rays shining through is enough to uplift my quarantine mood. Here are some objects that can make my soul feel closer to being alive again. Ecofriendly collections “I Am A Plastic Bag” by Anya Hindmarch and Palladium is perfect for bringing a smile … Continued

If the premise of culture is representation, then the promise of cultural exchange — as one might reasonably suppose — is understanding. But what underlies this promise of understanding? Tsubasa Kato went to a small island that lies between Korea and Japan to perform a simple task with a fellow Korean. They do not speak … Continued

As the weather changes from unexpectedness to pure heat, find things that bring you joy to counter the boiling summer. May it be soothing scents by Ember Candle Lab and H&M Home; new refreshing accessories from MIKIMOTO COMMES des GARCONS capsule collection and Cafune; perhaps a new closet change of breezy items by Club Monaco; or even a visit to the hip … Continued

The pandemic has not only forced people to change their way of living, but it has also made us realize that no matter how globalized we are, there are cultural differences in the way people come to terms with a pandemic like Covid-19. While people in Asia leaped to the usage of face masks, people … Continued

This year’s celebration with your beloved parents may be different, but as always, it is about staying connected. Our selection of gifts this year comes from around the globe, including Rimowa from Germany, Tamarisk Jewellery who creates reclaimed vintage China jewellery in England, Tar Gallery by Phannapast Taychamaythakool from Thailand, Mao-tun Leather producing handmade leather goods from Turkey, and Il Bisonte from Florence, Italy. Enjoy and show … Continued

For those of you who know, stuvvz has just been back online, so we’re actively seeing who’s been looking at our social media, hoping to understand who our current audiences are. And to our pleasant surprise, Heralbony is one of them.  Their IG bio says “知的障害。その、ひとくくりの言葉の中にも、無数の個性がある。“普通”じゃない、ということ。それは同時に、可能性だと思う。異彩を、放て。” There is also a roughly translated line in English, but I … Continued

Having just launched last week, Art Central 2020 is now online! Brought to life in hands with Artsy, the platform houses a large digital catalog where numerous works represented by countless galleries are displayed. Visitors get to browse through different categories such as medium (painting, works on paper, photography, sculpture, and more) within the fair, … Continued