Laneway Festival Singapore x LASALLE SEATS collaboration

Good news for those heading to the Laneway Festival in Singapore this Saturday! This year, the festival goers don’t have to slum it while enjoying good music by musical acts like Father John Misty, Mac Demarco, The War on Drugs and Wolf Alice, with the newly added element for the festival’s 2018 edition: SEATS.

Four designs are shortlisted for this year’s SEATS edition, from the Level 2 and Level 3 BA (Hons) Interior Design and Product Design students of LASALLE College of Arts’ School of Spatial and Product Design, under the mentorship of lecturers Daniel Pillai and Nathan Yong. Sponsored by Red Bull Singapore, the four designs – Rest Your Bum (R.Y.B), The Sign Board, Tubo and #SWIs, will be produced by The Merry Men Works.


Amazon Go store in Seattle

The next generation of grocery shopping is here, and it’s located in Seattle, Washington. The new Amazon Go store carries out the Just Walk Out shopping experience – claimed to be “the world’s most advanced shopping technology”.

Shoppers need only sign up for an Amazon account, and download the Amazon Go app, before you step into the store. Take your pick from the store’s range of ready-to-eat meals and snacks, as well as curated Amazon Meal Kits for pickups in their 1,800 sqft space, and just simply walk out the door!


Green School in Bali

Also heading into a new era is the education industry, spearheaded by the community behind Green School in Bali, Indonesia. Already changing lives of the local Balinese community for 10 years, Green School is nestled in the embrace of Mother Nature, within an environmental and sustainable architecture made out of bamboo, the school offers academia programs from the early years to high school and beyond.

Teaching students not only those from the conventional classrooms, the school offers classes for environmental science, entrepreneurial learning and creative arts, with hands-on experiences that aim to create a new generation children with a higher respect and awareness towards the environment – and in the long run, continue humanity’s effort in giving back to Mother Earth.


Gucci Garden in Florence

Dedicated to an exploration of the eclectic creativity that lies at the very heart of the House, the Gucci Garden opens its doors to the public. Clothing, accessories, video installations, artworks, documents and artefacts, dating back to the House’s Florentine origins in 1921, are displayed and organised by themes over the two floors of the Gucci Garden Galleria.

The ground floor is given over to a bazaar-like retail space organised across two large rooms. Here, products featuring the Gucci Garden Gothic script, exclusively designed for the Gucci Garden are available, and are not on sale in any other Gucci stores around the world.

Also seen at the ground level is the restaurant Gucci Osteria, where Chef Massimo Bottura (of the three-Michelin-star Osteria Francescana fame) concocts an entirely new menu of Italian cuisine, influenced by his travels.


Emporio Armani Spring/Summer 2018 campaign featuring HU GE

The new Spring/Summer 2018 season sees actor HU GE on the campaign front for Emporio Armani’s Greater China and Asia Pacific region. Donned in the new ready-to-wear and eyewear collections, while presenting himself frankly and confidently, with a spontaneous and insightful approach in line with the brand’s renewed philosophy.


The Naked Lunchbox promo for August Man Malaysia readers

Last but not least, if you missed out on a special promo exclusively for you dear readers (and for making it till the end of this post), here it is again: get 15% off when you put in an order at The Naked Lunchbox with the promo code AUGUSTMAN15.

The promotion runs throughout 2018, so you can keep your New Year’s resolution of eating healthier.

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