It Takes a Village

On the tourist island of Bali is a very special school — The Green School. Innovative and yet so simple, this school seeks to form young eco-conscious minds who will be the future of our planet. Meet John Hardy, the man with the vision behind this one-of-a-kind school. 

 

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Motor Magnate

With a portfolio of notable car brands under his belt, Karsono Kwee has proven that he is a force to be reckoned with in the car distribution and retail industry. He talks to us about his path to success, his business philosophy and what he likes best about Singapore. 

 

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At Your Fingertips

This gentleman works for a phone company that does what few, if any, other phone do for their customers – provide a high-end concierge service. Head of Enrichment and Experiences Mark Izatt talks about what it’s like to be on call 24/7 and why he’s loving it. By 

 

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Star Light, Star Bright

Shining example of beauty, elegance and pure refinement, all-American designer Barbara Barry shares with us her philosophy, her creative process and what’s new in her life, at the official launch of her year-old Singapore gallery at Proof Living. 

 

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Tom Dixon: The Anti-Designer

Celebrated as the “talented untrained designer,” Tom Dixon stands for everything many big designers don’t. With no fancy design school background, he rose through the ranks of the design industry and created a new way of thinking that took everyone by storm. With his annual collections and now his London shop, he brings people into his enthralling world. 

 

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Silver Service

Anastasia Ling, Commercial Director of Quintessentially Singapore, makes it her business to ensure high net worth individuals who come here have everything they need at their fingertips. She tells Elaine Ee about the fascinating world of premium service and how no request is too extreme.

 

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Theatre Veteran Alvin Tan Speaks Out about Angry Artists and Activists

Founder and artistic director of The Necessary Stage, Alvin Tan, deserves a Cultural Medallion. For 27 years, the 51-year-old and resident playwright Haresh Sharma, 49, have led one Singapore’s most established theatre companies, and created more than 100 original theatrical works. 

 

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Hard Fashion:  'Fit For Fashion' Contestants Ming Wolf and Jerald Foo

Reality TV works. People love watching other people pit them against each other in intense challenges; cry, fight and laugh as dramas ensue under the pressures of competition and being closely involved with each other for the show. Because reality TV is popular, there are dozens of shows out there. So what makes one stand out? The idea behind it. And an interesting idea is behind this new show, ‘Fit for Fashion’.

 

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