Luke Chueh initially started out by painting up a print of a thirst-quenching, tapioca-pearl drink pun of a Star Wars favorite — but it has now made its way to the Singapore Flabslab factory as a 9″ resin toy. Considering that the limited-edition Boba Fett print sold out something fast, it’s no wonder that the artist not only follows […]


SKLO, also known as Sam Lo, is an artist out of Singapore who claims to comment on the world around her through the cues of everyday life. But of course, you say, seeing as we all have days filled with rabid stormtrooper attacks that ultimately reveal to be none other than Chief Chirpa. Come to think of it, […]


Creatively built with eco-friendly tactics and materials, renowned Singapore-based toy tech designer PHU has handcrafted iPhone docks resembling some battle-worn steampunk mech tanks. The iPhone 4S and iPhone 5 docks — exclusively offered at the Four Corner Store — are created from “found objects” and “repurposed model fittings,” giving new meaning to PHU’s mantra of “Deconstruct/ […]


9 May
Only 1,824 decanters of the handpicked whisky to be made

One of the most respected of the large production scotch distilleries, The Macallan announces the limited release “MMXII” expression, part of its highly coveted 1824 Collection. The single malt whisky from Speyside has been handpicked from some of the rarest casks at The Macallan Estate, which explains why only 1,824 decanters will be made available […]


8 Dec
Lost In a Supermarket breaks down our best ART of 2011

It’s about that time that we begin looking back at the year that was at LOST IN A SUPERMARKET. A whole year means a lot of amazingly awesome and amazingly bad crap we’ve found floating around this Great Existential Supermarket we all live in, so it’s time to get things going. We’re gonna kick off […]


18 Oct
Only 33 handmade chairs from the pen of Simone Legno

Tokidoki’s Simone Legno, who was the subject of a LIAS feature last year, lends his highly illustrative style to this very limited edition wingchair dubbed the Singapore. Only 33 of the pieces will be made, built to order in the UK, of kiln-dried hardwood birch with a beech frame and legs and faux-suede upholstery covered […]


20 Sep
The Mr. Rager street hooligans' gear goes into production

When we posted Kid Cudi latest video, “Mr. Rager“, directed by Jeremie Rozan of Surface To Air, we suspected that the jackets worn by all the street toughs might find their way into some upcoming S2A collection. We weren’t duped. Surface To Air now announce their latest Leather Jacket Collection in collaboration with guess who? That’s […]


2 Aug
LIAS checks into the most expensive hotel in the world

In 1993 William Gibson wrote an infamous critique on Singapore in Wired, entitled “Disneyland With the Death Penalty“. 18 years later, chewing gum is still banned, and his portrayal of a sanitized, technocratic, insipidly consumerist culture still has some truth to it. So what would he make of the Marina Bay Sands Hotel? Whether arriving […]

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