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Just in time, a Christmas pressie for myself.
Thursday, December 29, 2011
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
There's no doubt the women are prolific in the music scene this year. Here's why:
"Born To Die" by Lana Del Rey
Lana Del Rey - Video Games - Joy Orbison Remix
"Benefits" by North Highlands
"Weekend" by Class Actress
"Endless Summer" by Still Corners
"16 Years" by Phantogram
"He's Not A Boy" by The Like
A mix tape just in time for the holiday season.
Download the mix. Happy shopping and a blessed New Year!
01 Rubber Head - Cliff Martinez (Lakeshore Records)
02 Hours - Tycho (Ghostly)
03 Endless Summer - Still Corners (Sub Pop)
04 Tomorrow (Apparat Mix) - Ladytron (Nettwerk)
05 Wait In The Dark - Memory Tapes (Carpark)
06 You Said - The Horrors (XL)
07 Benefits - North Highlands (Self-released)
08 Don’t Move - Phantogram (Barsuk)
09 Weekend - Class Actress (Carpark)
10 Tremel (Jamie xx Remix) - Glasser (Young Turks)
11 Is This Power - The Field (Kompakt)
12 Lotus Flower (Jacques Greene Remix) - Radiohead (XL)
13 Assador - Kris Wadsworth (Get Physical)
14 Shake - Sigha (Hotflush Recordings)
15 Jack (Toob Remix) - Red Snapper (V2 Records Benelux)
16 The Lack of Hope - Gesaffelstein (Turbo)
17 Sais (Dub) - Floating Points (Eglo)
18 Reprise - Carl Finlow (Seventh Sign)
19 Understand - Beroshima (Müller)
20 Stick To My Side (Efdemin Remix) - Pantha Du Prince (Rough Trade)
21 Dependant - Claro Intelecto (Modern Love)
22 Phone Call (Matrix Remix) - Klute (Certificate 18)
23 Ichso - Ricardo Villalobos (Cadenza)
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
(Muon) Motion deux - 04 Daniel Koh: Good design is long-lasting by madebyanonymous
A preview of the upcoming exhibition I'm participating. Pre-order my contribution there and please check out the rest of the amazing work from the rest of the 9 designers.
(Images courtesy of Anonymous)
tcc - The Connoisseur Concerto, the leading purveyor of gourmet coffees in Singapore, in collaboration with :phunk studio and art-management.com, is pleased to announce a new conceptual art exhibition entitled “100 Friends 100 Artists 100 Inspirations”. tcc - The Connoisseur Concerto has been a strong supporter of art in Singapore for seven years and in collaboration with art-management.com has held 35 exhibitions within its “The Gallery” on 51 Circular Road. 100 Friends 100 Artists 100 Inspirations will see artists return to the gallery for a homecoming and will be a platform to benefit the non-profit organisation TRANSMISSION: PROJECT.
The exhibition, conceptualised and curated by art-management.com and :phunk studio, will showcase 100 portraits featuring 100 inspirational figures that have influenced and encouraged 100 well known Singaporean and international artists from multi-discipline artistic practices. All 100 A4 portraits will be framed and priced at a very affordable S$199.00. Buyers will be able to take their new artwork home on the same day. The exhibition will be a unique chance to view work from such a diverse range of artists and creative disciplines.
I'm glad to be a part of the 100 artists in this fund-raising event and exhibition, so do come down and lend your support. For more info, view the press release here.
Sunday, October 09, 2011
"Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on." ~ Steve Jobs, Apple.
R.I.P. Steve Jobs (1955-2011)
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Friday, July 01, 2011
15 years on, Wallpaper's been outshining the rest on the newsstands with a startling array of covers that mix bold creative briefs with the best photography and styling. So, for their September anniversary issue, they’re asking us to pick our favourite and they’ll reprint this slice of Wallpaper* history to grace our personal copy of the magazine. How cool is that?
Can’t decide which is your favourite? It’s a tough call. So they’ve made life easy by giving us a second option: a montage of multiple covers. Select the grid icon above the blank cover, then just drag and drop the different covers into place to create a one-off work of art. Now get your arse comfy and get your copy!
An eclectic mix compiled & selected from my music-bag for my label WanderWonder.
This mix if anything, is mood-inducing with the highs & lows, showcasing the adventurous spirit of my
non-compromising DJ sets. The new mix is my least conventional, keeping a restraint from the recurring beats as I weaves through soundtrack, ambient, downtempo and rock pieces. By the end, though, it eases all the way into 'club mode'. Featuring a few early nineties gems and some recent standouts. Pretty much sums up to what the team listens to throughout the week.
Share, enjoy & thanks for listening.
WanderWonder - Music For The Masses Vol.1 by danielunit
01. Irene’s Theme - Michael Nyman (Virgin Soundtracks)
02. Aurora - Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto (Raster Music)
03. Leave in Silence (Claro Intelecto’s ‘The Last Time’ Remix) - Depeche Mode (Mute)
04. Zero G - Minus 8 (Inflamable)
05. Brown Sugar (Les Rhythmes Digitales Mix) - Akasha (Wall of Sound)
06. Wide Eyes - Local Natives (French Kiss)
07. Fly Baby, Fly - The High Llamas (Drag City)
08. People Make The World Go Round - Innerzone Orchestra (Talkin' Loud)
09. Taste - Ride (Creation)
10. Dominican Fade - Battles (Warp)
11. Rano Pano - Mogwai (Matador)
12. Look At Me - Mirrors (Skint)
13. When I’m Small - Phantogram (Barsuk/Ghostly Int‘l)
14. Where is Home? (Burial Remix) - Bloc Party (Wichita)
15. The Crutch - Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie XX (XL Recordings)
16. Operation - Claro Intelecto (Modern Love)
17. Takin’ U Back - No Regular Play (!K7)
18. Punch Up (Frankie Feliciano 12” original edit) - Laid (Symple Sound)
19. Over (President Bongo Acid Mix) - GusGus (Kompakt)
20. Buddies (Radio Slave Panorama Garage Remix) - M.A.N.D.E.A.R. aka M.A.N.D.Y. x Matthew Dear (Get Physical)
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Our very first fashion show for WanderWonder. Join us as we unveil new styles from our 'Realism' collection, together with our friends at OwnMuse.
Kindly RSVP with us at firstname.lastname@example.org to get free invitations to the show and after-party. We'd love to see you all there. This event is brought to you in partnership with Zouk Singapore.
Thursday, June 02, 2011
Having your work remixed by your favourite graphic design firm is a dream come true. Studio Parris Wakefield has created a new wallpaper background for June. This month's image was created from remixing the work I created for Front Row's anniversary book (See the previous post below).
The free download is now available from their homepage.
Thursday, May 05, 2011
To mark Front Row’s fifth anniversary, the multi-label store launched ‘Almost Everything‘, a book-magazine that celebrates all that the store has come to be recognised for: fashion, eclecticism, lifestyle, art and design. They include 5Editors, 5Stylists, 5writers, 5designers, 5graphic designers, 5friends, 5artists, 5photographers, and 5more things. An eclectic collection of fashion pictorials, interviews, essays, poetry and even recipes separated into 15 chapters. More details of my contribution to the book here.
Tron Legacy definitely left an impression on me, especially when it comes down to the special effects. Code-artist Josh Nimoy, together with Bradley Munkowitz, better known as GMUNK led a team of GFX all-stars who conceived, designed and animated approximately 10 minutes of UI sequences and holograms at Digital Domain for director Joseph Kosinski and visual effects supervisor Eric Barba. Here are some of the highlights and the interview with Bradley.
Wednesday, May 04, 2011
Tuesday, May 03, 2011
Monday, May 02, 2011
It’s a great feeling to know your efforts in promoting design literacy over the years is being commended. ‘Design Culture‘ is a section I created 7 years ago featuring an eclectic body of work from designers coming from different disciplines around the world. Recently, I recalled coming across this article about the site in Guy Julier’s book ‘The Culture of Design’, and my definition on 'design culture', and the site served a good case study.
Here are excerpts from the first edition:
Now into it’s second edition, the book is aimed at students of design studies, design history, cultural studies and sociology. ‘The Culture of Design’ offers a unique overview of design practice in contemporary culture and society. He’s pretty much summed up what ‘design culture’ in it’s context: “Design Culture is the study of the interrelationships between design artefacts, in all their manifestations, the work of designers, design production (including marketing, advertising and distribution) and their consumption.”
Dieter Rams is one great example.
Sunday, April 10, 2011
The 'rebirth' of a classic record and artwork sleeve.
Studio Parris Wakefield were tasked to design the first ever joint Joy Division and New Order release. Only 1,000 copies will be available for Record Store Day, on 16 April 2011. New Order's version of Ceremony and In A Lonely Place is being backed with Joy Division's rehearsal sessions, featuring, for the first time, the full length version of In A Lonely Place.
More of the details at their blog.
Our pride and joy. The WanderWonder flagship store is now open for business at:
Parco Next Next at Millenia Walk #P2-30G. 9 Raffles Boulevard #03-02 Millenia Walk, Singapore 039596.
We will have the full collection of the Realism collection + footwear including our limited Wingtip Brogues. Join us on our official opening on the 16th April 2011, 3pm til late for a private & exclusive fashion show & tea party previewing the latest and hottest designs together with 13 new designers unveiled exclusively at Parco Next Next.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
we’re recommending these because we’ve recently noticed style blog aficionados advocating the Brogues. This is our nod to Grenson's 'Archie' Wingtip Brogues, with the Vibram sole. If you're feeling the pinch at £200 a pair and looking to keep it classic, don't fret these black Wingtip Brogues will do it. And you won’t regret not taking your partner out for a few more nights.
This is a new shoe project from WanderWonder. Currently availlable in limited quantities and these will be made-to-order once these pieces are sold out.
size 40/ us 9/ uk 8
size 42/ us 10/ uk 9
size 44/ us 11/ uk 10
Retailing at SGD $169
Email us at email@example.com for more purchase & delivery information.