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  • A SKETCH OF A RULER – JIENSHU $28.00

    The concept questions the basic assumption of a ruler as an accurate measuring instrument for an object. In this case, it is a measurement of the designer’s futile attempts at precision and perfection. He wishes to bring back a greater tolerance for imperfection and soul as technology is pulling the other way with measuring precision of near infinite decimal points. There were a total of fifteen attempts in sketching the ruler as accurately as possible.

    28 in stock

  • AIS GEM MAGNETS – WINSTON CHAI $16.00

    These adorable magnets take the form of ais gems biscuits popular with Singaporean children in the past. Although these biscuits can only be found in a few neighbourhood provision shops today, they are still much loved by all.

    19 in stock

  • BAK CHANG (DARK GREEN) – SINGAPORE SOUVENIRS $15.00

    “Bak Chang” is a traditional Chinese dumpling made from glutinous rice wrapped in reed leaves and eaten during the dragon boat festival. This set of “five stones”, a traditional local game, is a humorous take on “Bak Chang” as they are both similar in shape.

    39 in stock

  • BOUNTIFUL KEYCHAIN (GOLD) – JONATHAN YUEN $12.00

    Ancient coins are auspicious objects to carry around in Chinese culture, believed to bestow the wearer protection, good luck, and fortune. Honouring this practice yet adapting it into a usable and handy everyday object suited for modern living, ‘bountiful’ is more than just a cleverly designed charm-in-keyring. Singaporeans carrying the lucky ‘bountiful’ charm will never have to fumble for that elusive one-dollar coin needed to release a supermarket trolley.

    36 in stock

  • BOUNTIFUL KEYCHAIN (SILVER) – JONATHAN YUEN $12.00

    Ancient coins are auspicious objects to carry around in Chinese culture, believed to bestow the wearer protection, good luck, and fortune. Honouring this practice yet adapting it into a usable and handy everyday object suited for modern living, ‘bountiful’ is more than just a cleverly designed charm-in-keyring. Singaporeans carrying the lucky ‘bountiful’ charm will never have to fumble for that elusive one-dollar coin needed to release a supermarket trolley.

    49 in stock

  • GONG JIAO WEI – JOSEPH LIM $12.90

    Gong Jiao Wei

    Direct translation: Talk bird language
    Meaning: Talk nonsense or engage in idle banter
    Admit it, every chat group has a king or queen who talks nonsense all the time.

    38 in stock

  • HONG BAO (SET OF 2) $9.00

    Designed by FARM, this red packet is a cheeky re-imagination of the word 红包 (hóng bāo) which means “red bun” in mandarin. Red packets are traditionally given as monetary gifts during special occasions such as Chinese new year, birthdays, and weddings for good luck!

    Proudly folded by the inmates from the Changi’s women’s prison

    31 in stock

  • KUEH TUTU ERASER (SINGLES) – WINSTON CHAI & YONG JIEYU $2.90

    “Kueh tutu” is a savoury rice flour cake steamed with either desiccated coconut, palm sugar, or peanut fillings. Traditionally eaten at breakfast, they are sold on pieces of pandan (screwpine) leaf for extra fragrance. The “kueh tutu” eraser is a creative invention that uses this local snack out of its context and yet retains its original form. The small size of the “kueh tutu” and its sharp edges offer precise erasing.

    Specially assembled by the people at cottage industry.

    23 in stock

  • KUEH TUTU ERASER GIFT SET (BOX OF 4) – WINSTON CHAI & YONG JIEYU $12.00

    “Kueh tutu” is a savoury rice flour cake steamed with either desiccated coconut, palm sugar, or peanut fillings. Traditionally eaten at breakfast, they are sold on pieces of pandan (screwpine) leaf for extra fragrance. The “kueh tutu” eraser is a creative invention that uses this local snack out of its context and yet retains its original form. The small size of the “kueh tutu” and its sharp edges offer precise erasing.

    Specially assembled by the people at cottage industry.

    24 in stock

  • LOCAL DELIGHTS POSTCARDS (SET OF 8) – MESSYMSXI $12.00

    This set of 8 postcards consists of all the local dishes you can easily find in Singapore; satay, bak kut teh, roti prata, nasi lemak, curry fish head, chilli crab, chicken rice and rojak.

    154 in stock

  • MIRRORS (SET OF 5) – KENNETH CHEE, ANTFARM DESIGN $20.00

    There are times when it’s difficult to convey a message to someone who has just lost a loved one or to just simply say, “I’m sorry” or “I love you”. These cards recreate the sender’s intended feeling visually through design where a worded message cannot. The series of cards rely heavily on visual effect, humour and fancy design effects were carefully measured to avoid turning the card into a gimmick and bordering on insensitivity.

    41 in stock

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    ORIGAMI LEAF (SET OF 2) – KWODRENT $25.00

    The primary basis for the greeting card stems from the notion of ‘making’. It is something rare at this present day due to the instant availability of many things, both physically and digitally. The proliferation of mediums like SMS has reduced the process of conveying personal messages into mere seconds of semi-automated finger actions. Thus, the designer hopes to slow things down to bring back the joy [as well as pain] of creating something by hand.

    Out of stock

  • PAPER WEIGHT: MOONCAKE (BROWN) $20.00

    Mooncake is a type of Chinese pastry traditionally consumed during the mid-autumn festival. They are usually filled with sweet lotus seed paste and salted egg yolk which symbolises the full moon. The Chinese characters inscribed on the mooncakes are often celebratory sayings or descriptions of the fillings they contain.

    Taking the form of real mooncakes, the ceramic paperweight is a delightful and useful piece of stationery that stays fresh forever.

    25 in stock

  • PAPER WEIGHT: MOONCAKE (WHITE) $20.00

    Mooncake is a type of Chinese pastry traditionally consumed during the mid-autumn festival. They are usually filled with sweet lotus seed paste and salted egg yolk which symbolises the full moon. The Chinese characters inscribed on the mooncakes are often celebratory sayings or descriptions of the fillings they contain.

    Taking the form of real mooncakes, the ceramic paperweight is a delightful and useful piece of stationery that stays fresh forever.

    24 in stock

  • PERANAKAN TAPE (EMERALD) – ATAS $8.00

    Peranakan tiles are renowned for their recognisable ornate motifs and distinct colours. Commonly used in the 50s as wall trimmings to decorate buildings and interior spaces, these iconic embellishments are now safeguarded by the strict conservancy guidelines of Singapore. The Peranakan tape attempts to take us back in time through a functional yet transient adornment to any wall that pays homage to these visual icons of Singapore.

    8 in stock

  • PERANAKAN TAPE (TURQUOISE) – ATAS $8.00

    Peranakan tiles are renowned for their recognisable ornate motifs and distinct colours. Commonly used in the 50s as wall trimmings to decorate buildings and interior spaces, these iconic embellishments are now safeguarded by the strict conservancy guidelines of Singapore. The Peranakan tape attempts to take us back in time through a functional yet transient adornment to any wall that pays homage to these visual icons of Singapore.

    8 in stock


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