Art and Fashion with Paul Smith

February 25, 2016By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

With more than 40 years of experience in the fashion industry, Sir Paul Smith is one of Britain’s leading designers and renowned for his idiosyncratic take on traditional British styling – ‘classic with a twist’. Following the success of 2014’s collaboration, The Opposite House once again partnered with the designer to present a unique art … Read More

Bridging the Divides

February 19, 2016By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

British designer Thomas Heatherwick’s work knows no boundaries. 2010’s Seed Cathedral, the British Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo, was met with much acclaim. In 2011, Heatherwick revealed a new design for the London bus, and his studio was also involved in the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 London Olympic Games. In-House Magazine speaks with … Read More

Hong Kong street art festival 2016

February 16, 2016By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

Hong Kong’s annual street art festival HKwalls returns in 2016 for a week long celebration of creativity, individuality and ingenuity from March 21 – 27. With a shared ethos and passion for community engagement, HKwalls partners with Vans to further their mission and create opportunities for local and international talent. This year, the festival relocates … Read More

A chat with Chef Domenico Cicchetti of Tivano

February 11, 2016By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE, EAT No Comments

This is a repost of the interview with Chef Domenico Ciccihetti by Crave Magazine in their February 2016 issue. Located in The Temple House, TIVANO is an exceptional Italian restaurant in Chengdu. In contrast to the historical city, TIVANO’s innovative multi-layer design features a vibrant open kitchen with a magnificent wood-fired pizza oven and a … Read More

Art Basel 2016

February 2, 2016By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

This year, Art Basel will feature 239 premier galleries from 35 countries and territories, presenting works ranging from the Modern period of the early 20th century to the most contemporary artists of today. Once again, Art Basel will be a showcase for art from the region of Asia and Asia-Pacific, where half of its galleries … Read More