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DesignDirectors
Rachel Han
Carrie Cai
Illustrator
Zhou Yibo
Photographer
Lynette Tan
Carrie Cai
GraphicDesigners
Rachel Han
Carrie Cai
Zhou Yibo
Lynette Tan
Treasurer
Carrie Cai
Rachel Han
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Contributors
Roy Poh
(Creative Director, A Beautiful Design
www.abeautifuldesign.com.sg)
Albert Leeang
(Creative Director, LSD Corporation
www.lsdcorporation.com)
Jovian Lim
Soh Jin Ping
Soh Jun Hao
Choo Jing, Sarah
Loo Hui Ping
Huang Wei Yang
Cherry Vanessa Ku
Huang Yuxian
Jean Yap Jing Yi
PlacesVisited
Chin Mee Chin Confectionary
Children Little Museum
Katong Antique House
Singapore Chinese Opera Museum
Nanyang Old Coffee(Chinatown Outlet)
Mini Singapore Coffee Museum
Mei Heong Yuen Dessert (Chinatown Outlet)
Kwong Chen Beverage Trading
Das Sheng Hong Kong Pastry
Leung San Hong Kong Pastries
Madeleines Original Portuguese Egg Tart
Maysons Bakery
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Colo[hon
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Editorsletter
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TACTILEPERCEPTION
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DYSLEXIA
ANINTERVIEWWITHHUANGYUXIAN
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interview:ROYPOH,aBEAUTIFULdesign
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interview:ALBERTLEEFLANG,LSDCORPORATION
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SUSTAINABILITY:
REDEFININGPACKAGINGANDDESIGN
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NOSTALGIA
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ATRIPDOWNMEMORYLANE
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SINGAPORECHINESEOPERA
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ALUMNIINTERVIEWS:
THEBOOKOFWISDOM
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FEATUREWORK:
ANTIQUITYOFTHEPAST
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FEATUREWORK:
SHEWOLVES
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FEATUREWORK:
ANOMNIPRESSENCELOSS
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OVERSEASEXCHANGEINTERVIEWS
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REVIEWOFDESIGNERBOOKS
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EGGTARTS
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SEPTEMBERVENICE
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EASELONTHEMOVE:CHIANGRAI
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REFLECTION:
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MOTIVATIONALQUOTES
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Design and
Travel
Book Reviews
Wallpaper*
City Guides
At rst glance, you may be fascinated
by the unusual compact size of this
traveling city guide to Bueno Aires. With
each bright color representing a country
in this series of city guides, its simple
and geared towards a design-oriented
traveller. Rest assured that it is a well or-
ganized with dividers to enhance effec-
tivene reading. It presents a clear sense
of what is best to visit in the country,
from hotels, shopping paradise to sport-
ing activities throughout every 24 hours.
Also, if you need to note down any es-
sential information, there are a few
blank pages available for scribblings at
your own convenience.
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If you are interested in corporate visual
communication, this will be the book
for you. Around Europe Promotion as
its own title states, showcases a diverse
collection of promotional items like
poster designs, catalogues, packaging.
The samples are categorized into dif-
ferent parts of Europe and covers from
concept and ideation to design. You can
nd works produced by Europes most
talented contemporary designers and
leading design studios in this book. It
is a good source to go to for design in-
spirations.
Around Europe
Promotion
By Andrs Fredes / JULAND BarcelonaVienna
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The book gives an introduction of the
modern architectural structures on the
island Naoshima and the philosophy be-
hind the conception of this independent
art nationwith a population of 3400.
Naoshima was ofcially named Benesse
Art Site Naoshima in 2004. Readers are
lead on a visual journey through stun-
ning photographs of the islands natu-
ral landscapes, quaint little town houses
and contemporary site specic artworks.
Naoshima is a perfect example of the
harmonious marriage between the natu-
ral and the articial. Local buildings are
transformed into art galleries, such as
the Naoshima Bath (a bath house) and
well preserved Japanese houses in the
Honmura District. Photographs docu-
ment the integration of artworks within
well preserved Japanese houses with
island residents playing the role of art-
ists and guides.This book describes the
possibilities of art and functional design
being integrated into many modern con-
text without isolating or abandoning
existing spaces or the lives of the ordi-
nary people. Art and design are created
to preserve and enhance the ephemeral
beauty of nature and to offer refresh-
ing perspectives on our mundane lives.
Naoshima, known as an independent
art nation, is a remote island off the
coast of Japan. It is a unique construc-
tion of art, architecture, local history
and nature. Despite transforming the is-
land into an art-tourist destination, the
natural landscape is untainted by human
interventions. Architectures disappear
seamlessly into the unbroken terrains of
hills and trees.
Like what Hiroyuki Suzuki wrote in
an essay on the Chichu Art Museum,
the spacesoffer even transcendental
experiences, which evoke both a pro-
cessional path often seen in Japanese
religious edices, and a sense of sacred-
ness in general. Within the modern
underground architecture, natural light
is maneuvered into the space through
clever gaps in walls and the natural
Naoshima: Nature, Art,
Architecture
With photographs by Naoya Hatakeyama and Osamu Watanab. Essays by
Miwon Kwon and Kayo Tokuda.
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EGG
TARTS
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12. Butter the sides and the base of your
mould. If your heart shaped mould has
no base, place baking paper below. (Do
not use cookie cutters which are not
suitable for high temperatures)
13. Remove some dough and roll it out
to about 3mm thick.
14. Line the pastry into the tart mould,
and make it as even as possible.
15. Shave the excess off the top
16. Bake the empty crust for 5 to 10
minutes (depending on the thickness of
your crust)
17. Use a ladle to pour the custard into
the crust.
18. Put it in the oven for around 20 to
30 minutes, depending on size of egg
tart,
19. Let it cool before removing the
mould.
Heart shaped
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Other Recommendations
Chinese Egg Tarts
Da Sheng Hong Kong Pastry (above)
36 Sago Street Singapore 059027
6224 6287
Tong Heng confectionery
285 South Bridge Road Singapore
058833
6223 3649
Leung San Hong Kong Pastries
18 Sago St Singapore 059017
62211344.
Portugese Egg Tarts
Madeleines Original Portuguese Egg
Tart 198 TANJONG KATONG ROAD Sin-
gapore436997
Maysons Bakery
1 Jurong West Central 2, #01-66/76
Jurong Point Shopping Centre
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How to Get There?
You can get to the main festival areas by
the vaporetto (boat) from the Piazzale
Roma and from the railway station or you
can reach there by air. For more detailed
information, please visit http://www.labi-
ennale.org/en/cinema/information.
Transportation: The main public trans-
port in Venice are the vaporetti, boats that
ply the principal waterways. The #1 goes
along the Grand Canal from the train sta-
tion and makes many stops, so its a good
way to cruise the main canal and get a
good overview of the city. There are also
more expensive water taxis and gondolas.
Venice can also be very much a walking
city. There are lots of bridges so if you nd
it difcult to get around, bear this in mind
when planning your trip.
Accomodation
It is a good idea to book accommodation
ahead. If you want to mingle with stars, di-
rectors and hangers-on, head for the Hotel
Excelsior, next to the Palazzo del Cinema.
Other than hotels, there is an option to
camp. Accomodation at Alberoni (Lido), by
Istituzione Centri Soggiorno, is suitable for
tents (1 to 4 persons). Prices range from
15 to 52 per day. Parking rates for car/
motorbike/bicycle range from 1 to 6
per day.
September Weather
The sunsets through this season are spec-
tacular and rosy. The daylight hours range
from 8 to 9 hours a day, with an average
temperature of 15C (59F). In the early
autumn, weather is usually relatively dry,
because rainy season has not started.
Tourist Information Ofces in
Venice:
The train station tourist ofce is almost al-
ways very crowded but has lots of informa-
tion and can help with hotel reservations.
The main tourist ofce is by St. Marks
Square and also has lots of information.
Most staff speak at least some English.
What to Buy in Venice:
Venetian glass, especially from the island
of Murano, is a specialty. Carnival masks
make great gifts or souvenirs. Venice
is also known for its marbled paper and
you might nd some good lace here, too.
You will also see many nice watercolors
of Venetian scenes.
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Our ADMs Professor Joan Kelly has
been to Chiang Rai as well. Invited by
Thailands royal family to participate
in the 6th International Art festival and
Art Workshop 2010 held on the Queens
land in Chiang Rai, she created these 2
paintings.
Festivals
Different atmospheres and activities of fes-
tivals are always engaging elements for a
products and owers.
Dok Siao Ban or Blooming Siao Flower
Festival at Phu Chi Fa is held during 1315
February. There are sports competitions
and cultural performances from hill tribes
too.
Songkran Festival and Boat Races of
Mueang Chiang Saen is held during 1318
April of each year. In this festival, there
is a parade, a water bathing ceremony of
a old Buddha image, boat races and folk
performances.
The Queens Garden I
130cm x 80cm
2010
Acrylic on Canvas
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Bottom:
The Queens Garden II
130cm x 80cm
2010
Acrylic on Canvas

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