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Launch of The Design Society Journal 8: ANEW

The Design Society launched the eighth issue of its bi-annual publication on 4th July. Themed ‘ANEW’ this time round, it’s a slow read for today’s urban community and design enthusiasts.


Desert Dream – Puma’s R698 Wilderness Sahara

We’re already dreaming up endless wardrobe possibilities which this versatile camel colorway warrants, alongside plush comfort.

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The Lomo’ goes Instant on Kickstarter

If you had a dream that your Lomo went loco and started going all polaroid on you, you could be psychic. Or just too slow. The good people have released a kickstarter project to do just that, and as expected, they are currently US$542,170 AHEAD of their $100,000 goal, with 5,181 backers and 24 days to go before this project closes.


New Balance 999 in “Cherry Blossom” Colourway

New Balance is back with a refreshing take on the 999 model. Available in soft pink and mint green, these versatile kicks resonate with the blooming of cherry blossoms in Korea and Japan. You can quite literally walk with a spring in your step with these sweet kicks, retailing at $169.


The Passing of a Legend – HR Giger 1940 – 2014

With this feature, v.a.u.l.t pays tribute to HR Giger. His work was a representation of how the human form melded with machines through a symbiotic yet cold and desolate interconnectedness. Giger termed this relationship as “Bio-Mechanical”.

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Nike #Hypersense in ArtScience Museum

Let the football-frenzied unite in Nike Hypersense: The Art & Science of Modern Football, which marks Nike’s every step and innovation that has evolved the game over 20 years.


Annie Leibovitz – A Photographer’s Life, 1990-2005

The first thing that strikes you about the statuesque Annie Leibovitz, is not the heart-stopping reality of coming face-to-face with the living legend, but it’s her ethereal energy that makes one wonder if she is even of this earth. Such is her presence. Annie Leibovitz doesn’t walk in her black high-tops. She glides. And gliding across the ArtScience Museum at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore giving almost 100 journalists a secret glimpse into her exhibition, Annie Leibovitz: A Photographer’s Life, 1990–2005, was a marvelous encounter.

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Kult’s ridiculously rad “Sin City” Totes and Tees

When we first saw this line of “Sin City” totes and tees which Kult came up with, we went a little berserk.
Available in a range of six different silkscreen print designs, each piece is a mash-up of familiar local street names with cult film classics like The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Big Trouble in Little China, putting a local, humorous spin to them.


Need a Bag? Find this Creature.

Looking for a bag? Here’s a piece of advice we have for you. Seek out The Bag Creature.


The Graffight is on

Tomorrow marks the first ever Graffight, a monthly battle between two Singapore-based graff writers as they give TheBlackBoxStudio a pretty darn fresh coat of paint.

3.26 Air Max Day

On 26 March, we honor 27 years of greatness with this experiment turned icon.


One Friday Night with Empire of the Sun

When Elton John claims your record is the best he’d heard in the last ten years, you could either be: 1) Walking on a dream, or 2) Sydney synthpop duo Empire of the Sun.


TAKE A SEAT at B1866 – the Brooks England store.

It’s the stuff of legends. v.a.u.l.t took a trip to London’s Covent Garden and tells all about our experience in B1866 – the first ever Brooks England store.

Catch Japanese street artists Bakibaki and Mon in action

Japanese live painting duo DOPPEL, Kohei Yamao (aka Bakibaki) and Koutaro Ooyama (aka Mon) who have created live paintings and murals in Japan, Taiwan, Canada, Philippines, Taiwan and Thailand are in Singapore this weekend to paint a mural in Kult Gallery! Here’s a glimpse of what they’ve been up to in Bangkok 2556.

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Breaking to Bach

If the elitist in you cannot agree with bboys and their headspins, freezes and air flares, you might want to rethink your stance when Germany’s most popular breakdance crew Flying Steps and opera director Christoph Hagel step onshore with their breathtaking performance, Red Bull Flying Bach.