Liyana On a sabbatical to unleash her full potential in the kitchen — in her case two kitchens, one indoor and one outdoor on the balcony of her charming black and white home, meet Liyana. What is your background and what do you do?I am a 28 year old day dreamer who currently spends my time doing some creative thinking and R&D in food. I did some marketing and producer jobs previously and decided to take a sabbatical and do what I love most, creating and cooking. I consider myself as Malay more than anything else. I am also married to...
The Maharani Earrings, a collaboration with Projectcoal featuring our mismatched recycled brass earrings and natural hand dyed silk threads in an earthy palette we named Arya, Amer and Hawa after palaces in Jaipur, India — a place that inspired us both. Here are a series of analogue visual explorations by Projectcoal.
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Crystal, Hizuan & Pincho What do you love to do? C: I really love being home with my cat, and listening to good tunes. H: I love going on spontaneous walks on my own and eventually coming home to loved ones to cap the day. What led you to your chosen medium, natural dye and photography? Is there a particular part of the process that you love? C: I was in England and attended a natural dye workshop in London where they grew their own flowers for dyeing. I was intrigued by how nature could beautifully stain fabrics! I would...
We teamed up with writer/yogi/amateur boxer, Pearlin Siow and all round creative/photographer, Serena Lilianto to shoot this series featuring our Paradise Palm Bangles. Our love affair for island life translated in this handwoven piece — losing ourselves in the moment as we weave with Madagascan raffia, sustainably sourced and harvested. Just in time for Summer.
"Liquid breakfasts are my jam. My daily 10-min meditation as I chop fruits, vegetables & open coconuts while giving thanks for all the blessings in my life." ~ Pearlin Siow
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“It seems, the simpler the design gets, the more it promises."
We couldn't have said it better. Thank you T Magazine Singapore for an enjoyable one hour telephone conversation, reminding us of our why and how we started.