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MUJI Singapore FUSSY #fussysg 2

MUJI IS, ENOUGH

December 4, 2016

“We want to be just like water. Calm, essential, always nearby giving us rest and richness. It has not the brilliance of liquor, nor does it attract us like perfume.”...

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NOSTALGIC BRANDING OF ICE CREAM TRUCKS BY JOLYN

October 28, 2016

Ice cream trucks and vans were a common sight during the 80s to 90s (and even before then), but not as much now. It’s heartening to know that upcoming generations are realizing this. This topic was also listed in the Singapore Memory ...

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THE MILITARY-ESQUE BOMBER KEYCHAIN

October 25, 2016

The bomber keychain measures at 14 centimetres, tied with a 1.5 metre long emergency paracord with 550 pounds of strength. It has a firestarter flint & steel rod attached on the front and a military-grade carabiner....

Nonya Kueh Set Fun With ARtz FUSSY Singapore #fussysg

MINIATURE LOCAL DELIGHTS – FUN WITH ARTZ

June 24, 2016

Miniature creations are seen quite often but not when it comes to local delights. Veavee Ng of Fun With ARtz has not only made her passion into wearables but also offers workshops for keen learners who want to experience the process of ...

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GIRL WITH A RADIO MIND BRINGS BACK THE BOHEMIAN

June 17, 2016

The Girl With A Radio Mind is none other than Lynn. She works as a creative head and expresses herself further by playing around with the Bohemian art. The array of colours and intricate patterns are hand sewn on various products like ...

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MADE IN SINGAPORE, GOSOLO ON CUSTOM SNAPBACKS

May 22, 2016

Mathyr is the Founder of GoSolo SG where he creates custom snapbacks and more. Think (proudly) ‘Made In Singapore’. Yes, something you don’t see very often. Very few makers in Singapore are actually going the extra mile by making ...

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LIFE OF QIN, DAY TO DAY LIFE DOODLES

April 29, 2016

Going by Qin, she doodles every day events and keeps them documented on her Tumblr and Instagram. Her humour and light outlook on life is evident in her illustrations where she titles it, ‘Life of Qin’. What we really wanted to share ...

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THE STORY OF A BRICK ARTIST, JEFFREY KONG

April 4, 2016

Brick Artist, Jeffrey Kong of Artisan Bricks works with lego bricks to create various items. From structures like Rochester Park’s Starbucks to Retro playgrounds and even the Star Wars character R2-D2. He has been gaining recognition ...

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WELL BEYOND HIS YEARS AS A 15 YEAR OLD PHOTOGRAPHER

January 12, 2016

I’m Jun Yi from Singapore, my friends call me JY since it’s easier for everyone. I’m 15 and currently studying in Saint Joseph’s International. I took pictures with an iPod touch when I was 12 but never bothered to post any of them online. ...

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OF GUITARS BEING CUT OPEN

December 24, 2015

We were hopping around on Instagram when we chanced upon Brenton Huang. It’s where we saw guitars being cut open and being used as a form of storage, as a shelf. We knew he was crafty and found out that he also changed old seat covers ...

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ALEX WONG (KILLERFVITH) – STREET PHOTOGRAPHY

December 17, 2015

Alex Wong, a photographer we stumbled upon at Unsplash and were somehow drawn to his images amongst the many stunning shots others have contributed. We took a liking and searched more of his images. Lo and behold, he’s actually from ...

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LEONARD AND JEAN OF VISUALTROOP

November 29, 2015

We spoke to Leonard and Jean of Visualtroop and were heartened to learn about them. We don’t find many with similar scopes of what we do, thus were delighted when we found out that they dedicate their job to helping artists as well. ...

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CATHERINE RAMOS’ DAILY GRIND: EVERYDAY COLOUR

November 19, 2015

Catherine Ramos’ Daily Grind: Everyday Colour reminded us that pictures are meant to capture a moment – that particular moment where you spot something worth capturing. Some of us would usually move away from that very spot, in hopes ...

JOSHUA WANG, THE WALL MURALIST

November 14, 2015

Joshua Wang is a wall muralist. His work titled Fantasy Red Sea, is based off the biblical event from the parting of the Red Sea. What we like about his story is that doodles and illustrations need not just be expressed through posters ...

ANNAMEI’S MADE TO ORDER BRACELETS

November 9, 2015

Annamei Forbes creates bracelets made from beads and other embellishments. Her made to order bracelets started out as something she enjoyed doing for herself and soon after became sought after by her peers. She’s currently taking a ...

SAN BY THANG WL, A LOCAL MENSWEAR LABEL

November 1, 2015

SAN BY THANG WL is a high street menswear label by Thang Wei Lun. He has been making waves in the region, as well as having his pieces shown at the recent Digital Fashion Week. Apart from his fashion pieces, he also collaborated with ...

SEBASTIAN ERAZO FISCHER THE WOOD ARTISAN

October 25, 2015

Sebastian Erazo Fischer from Berlin works with wood to create furniture pieces by hand. It’s such bespoke craft and expertise (or the lack thereof in the world) that we hope more will appreciate. He started off as an Architect but soon ...

HAO XIN ON CONFORMITY

October 24, 2015

White Black by Hao Xin, is a dance narrative which speaks about conformity. Something everyone has been through especially when you yearn for acceptance. His idea evolved and changed dramatically from one without any character, to a ...

TRIVIA GOH – NIGHTMARES ARE MADE OF THIS

October 11, 2015

Nightmares Are Made Of This by Trivia Goh is a children’s book for adults. Initially published in a size of 1.6m, it’s now printed and published in a friendly size of 12cm by 18cm, due to popular demand. We like how she has taken a ...

DOREEN LAU – FLATS BECOME FLAT

October 10, 2015

Flats Become Flat by Doreen Lau emphasizes on the characteristics of flats. We’ve seen architectural icons being portrayed the same way but never in our local context of high-rise buildings. They might seem to be nothing more than ...

ALVIN CHAN – CONCRETE EVERYTHING

October 4, 2015

We have Alvin Chan the maker of Concrete Everything. With a background in Architecture and Industrial design, Alvin and his partner Vanessa started crafting unique pieces with concrete. They have since explored with integrating other ...

ROWELL TAN – EXPLORING THE SUBJECT OF NATURE

October 3, 2015

Our first feature Rowell Tan, explores the subject of nature with a series of images through Ultraviolet(UV) light photography titled Abyss Sea of Wonders. We like how he sees the unseen, the less observed with everyday objects. ...

DESIGNERS IN SINGAPORE, THIS IS FOR YOU.

September 26, 2015

As designers ourselves here at FUSSY, we understand how it’s like getting our name out there, whether it’s for freelance opportunities or career prospects. Or even if it’s just to show people what we can do, what we are. We’re all ...

NOTEBOOK, THE LAST ONE YOU’LL EVER NEED

September 4, 2015

We released the FUSSY x Bull & Stash, Stash notebooks earlier and we’re currently selling smaller sized ones! Now if you don’t already know, these are the LAST notebooks you’ll ever need since the papers are refillable. There’s a ...

KEEP LUSH 99.5FM ALIVE #ilistentolush

August 30, 2015

When your passion and what you stand for is at risk of succumbing to mass ideals and how things are believed to be, it’s time to gather your supporters and fight for what you believe in. Lush 99.5fm, the only music station in Singapore ...

LLOYD’S INN REVIEW

August 23, 2015

Walking distance from Somerset MRT, Lloyd’s Inn is located right in the heart of Singapore but offers an experience distant from the bustling city life. The rebranding of Lloyd’s Inn was done by FARM in 2014 with regards to their new ...

LAW ABIDING SINGAPORE BIG ON FAKES

August 16, 2015

As design evangelists and designers ourselves, we fully understand the amount of effort and work that goes into producing the final product. The process should not be discredited and it really bothers us when people steal the credit ...

TOP 5 REASONS YOU SHOULDN’T BUY FAKES

August 10, 2015

We learnt more about Republic of Fritz Hansen‘s craft and we realized that consumers are unaware of the craft and details of designer pieces thus not thinking twice about buying a fake. Fakes should not be considered as an alternative ...

TALK: DARIO REICHERL (FRITZ HANSEN)

August 7, 2015

There are many furniture design companies in the world. But when we first saw Dario Reicherl at Singapore Indesign 2015 during the BIZLIFE segment, we knew we wanted to learn more. He generously agreed for a meet up recently and we ...

FEIT SPECIAL: INTERVIEW WITH JOSH PRICE

July 19, 2015

You’ve now read about how we swear by neoluxury artisans, FEIT. In this article, we speak with Josh Price, Co-Founder and FEIT brother, who is based out of Sydney Australia. What’s a typical day like for you? 7am – I wake up and do an ...

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FEIT, NEOLUXURY ARTISANS WE SWEAR BY

July 17, 2015

FEIT. We’ve seen our fair share of leather artisans and they are ones which we swear by. A New York based company founded by Australian brothers Tull & Josh Price in 2005, with their products made in Italy. As minimal neoluxury ...

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BULL & STASH – YOUR LAST NOTEBOOK

June 27, 2015

Introducing you to your last notebook, handmade from the folks at Bull & Stash in Oregon, USA. The one thing that grows better as it ages, leather. Marks and blemishes add to the character of your notebook. With it comes the ...

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BRICK LAMP WITH NO SWITCH OR WIRES

April 26, 2015

Brick Lamp has been developed by the guys over at HCWD studio in the States. With its minimalistic design focusing on concealing and revealing the moment of light, it does not have any wires, or any form of switch which makes it very ...

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COIL, FOR UNDILUTED ICED COFFEE

April 12, 2015

Coil is everything we’ve always wanted for, for iced coffee. We’ve always wanted cold coffee but not if the coffee becomes diluted due to the ice melting. Coil allows you to pour freshly made hot coffee into it and in under 4 minutes, ...

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UNITI STAND, YOUR DESK NEEDS IT.

April 5, 2015

UNITI stand, the only thing you’ll need for your desk. For iMac users who think that is all you ever really need, you definitely have a messy table. If you’re a creative, don’t go all ‘creatives can only work with messy tables’. Clean ...

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THE ALPINE REVIEW MAGAZINE N°2

February 24, 2015

// The underlying idea (of The Alpine Review magazine) is that the pace of everything is accelerating (it’s been called the ‘new normal’) and we all seem to be operating without a map. The Alpine Review magazine intrigued us a few ...

Steve Jobs Portrait Image: http://www.liveforfilms.com/2015/01/28/steve-jobs-biopic-cast-revealed/

STEVE JOBS THE LOST INTERVIEW

February 16, 2015

“Throughout the years in business, I found something. Which was, I always ask why you do things. And the answers you invariably get are, oh that’s just the way its done. Nobody knows why they do what they do. Nobody thinks about things ...

Beck Morning Phase Grammy Photo Credits: https://www.facebook.com/Beck

INDEPENDENT MUSIC AT THE GRAMMYS

February 10, 2015

// Somewhere, somehow you’ll be recognised, soon enough. WEEKLY CURATE: Straight up disrespect isn’t cutting it for us. Recent Kanye West stint over at the Grammy Awards was uncalled for. Just cause Beck isn’t that much of a commercial ...

Taylor Phelan Photo Credits: Cassie Loree Photography

TAYLOR PHELAN BOOTED OUT OF THE VOICE?!

January 22, 2015

// Indie rocker who actually sings, not sing. We’re hating on judges Pharrell and Adam ever since they booted out Taylor Phelan. But this isn’t gonna be about them but about the one who got eliminated before his time. Taylor Phelan’s ...

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INSTRMNT WATCH

January 17, 2015

Instrmnt Watch (pronounced as Instrument) is a year long project by the trio from Glasgow which saw a very successful Kickstarter campaign and it garnered more than £90,000 from the community. Kickstarted by Pete Sunderland, Ross ...

Paolo Nutini Photo Credits: https://www.facebook.com/PaoloNutini/

PAOLO NUTINI REMINDS US OF MEANING AND PURPOSE

January 12, 2015

What better way to start off our first post than with what we stand for, our ideals. We found what defined us with the help of a song. Paolo Nutini, a scottish singer-songwriter exudes soul in his tone. His single Iron Sky simply ...