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Five best uses of material in Powershop 5

Studios and ateliers, take notice: the next edition of Frame Publisher’s retail design bible, Powershop 6, is open for submissions.


Moment Factory and Changi Airport reimagine transitional travel spaces

Singapore – Trompe l'oeil is translated into digital storytelling, as Moment Factory responds to the shifting landscape of retail and travel with engaging moments of surprise.


PLH and Geyer break a sound barrier for a workplace that does the same

SINGAPORE – Soundwaves become physical – and photogenic – in the new workspace of Sivantos, the world’s leading manufacturer of hearing aids.


Why Comme des Garçons is bringing Dover Street Market to Singapore

SINGAPORE – Rei Kawakubo and Adrian Joffe couldn’t have chosen any other city for the first DSM in Southeast Asia.


With Laminam, this panoramic view only gets better with time

SINGAPORE – In South Beach Hotel, Laminam’s Oxide forms the scintillating social backdrop to Philippe Starck’s infinity pool.


Like a scroll, Surrender boutique curls and unfurls

SINGAPORE – A new flagship boutique on Orchard Road draws its aesthetic from Richard Serra’s minimalist metallic sculptures.


Have fun for free at Singapore Design Week

SINGAPORE – The fourth edition of the annual Singapore Design Week kicks off today and Frame has selected the top five free events of the festival for you to enjoy.


Ministry of Design creates a hostel that acts as a social hub for tech-savvy millennials

SINGAPORE – Ministry of Design makes way for the millennial generation in Tiong Bahru, Singapore. The firm has realised a hostel that revolutionises social interaction via a chatroom tool that …

Two 13.5-m-long counters topped with flatscreens are on either side of the bar, which is part of the hotel’s Beast & Butterflies restaurant.

The eclectic M Social in Singapore caters to the needs of millennials on the move

In the age of Airbnb – which is seeing more and more of us home-staying our way across the globe – M Social in Singapore offers an unforgettable hotel experience for the millennial mover and …


Snøhetta’s location-driven Aēsop store embraces wear and tear

SINGAPORE – For its fourth Aēsop store, Snøhetta was inspired by the former life of Singapore’s busy Orchard Road as a nutmeg plantation.

The new Aesop store in Singapore recalls the area's past as a nutmeg plantation.

Snøhetta x Aesop shops look under the skin for inspiration

SINGAPORE / DÜSSELDORF / OSLO – Renowned Oslo firm Snøhetta designs three new boutiques in Singapore, Germany and Norway for an Australian luxury skincare company.

Last Manifesto concept store just opened its doors in Singapore, inside the luxury mall Capitol Piazza.

Manifesto store's logo interpreted into a functional and aesthetic steel structure

SINGAPORE – Located within a luxury shopping mall, the latest Manifesto store shows fashion collections amidst a sharp design language.