21 Mar, 2017 in Taipei

Taipei’s got a blooming cultural scene, with new cultural districts offering lots of cultural events, exhibitions, and art displays. In 2014 I made a cultural tour visit to Taipei¬†and discovered a few new areas, and when I came back to visit in 2016 I went in for a quick revisit to see what was new […]

9 Dec, 2016 in Amsterdam
stedelijk-museum-amsterdam-netherlands-050

Lots of great museums in Amsterdam, from world-class art museums (Rijksmuseum), local history museum (e.g., Anne Frank, Jewish museum, Canal House museum), to funky beer museums (e.g., Heineken). The¬†Stedelijk Museum falls into the first category, grouped together in the Amsterdam Museum District, this one is meant for modern and contemporary art and design. With all […]

23 Jun, 2014 in Tel Aviv - Yaffo
Holon design center-001

I first heard of the Holon Design Center while meeting with a friend in Tel Aviv and discussing design schools in the region. I haven’t lived in Israel for many years so I wasn’t aware of the transformation that Holon has gone through in recent years, so once I had a spare hour in the […]

25 Feb, 2014 in HK Places
Design in Motion  Hong Kong Design Institute HK (3)

The Hong Kong Design Institute is one of the most interesting buildings I’ve seen in Hong Kong, and just next to my apartment complex at Tiu Keng Leng at the Tseun Kwan O area in eastern Hong Kong. It’s devoted to art and design and the only time I visited was to sit down in […]

22 Jan, 2014 in Tokyo
2121 Design museum Rippongi Tokyo (25)

One of the nicest discoveries of my recent visit to Tokyo was realizing that Tokyo is filled with culture and arts. In the Rippongi area there are a number of world-class art museums, with top notch exhibitions with some of the finest arts and design in the world. My day wondering around Rippongi and visiting […]

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