Oswalds Mill Audio

Founder Jonathan Weiss explains why bigger is sometimes better when it comes to sound

A beautifully restored mill house, hidden in the Dutch country of Pennsylvania, sits on a quiet creek. There are no massive stone wheels turning within, only vinyl records being broadcast on some of the highest quality stereo systems available today. OMA (which stands for Oswalds Mill Audio) specializes in creating the pinnacle of auditory experience using almost exclusively local materials transformed into breathtaking sound sculptures. …

Microcars at the Jesada Technik Museum

Southeast Asia's largest collection of microcars

While traveling through Thailand, we discovered the Jesada Technik Museum in a small town outside of Bangkok. Home to over 500 vehicles including double-decker buses, airplanes, helicopters and scooters, the museum’s most unique attraction is the vast collection of microcars. Also known as “bubble cars,” these refrigerator-sized automobiles were built small due to limitations in materials and resources in Europe following World War II. The …

Artist Nino Sarabutra

See how one Thai sculptor takes on the growing norms of societal over-indulgence

During our recent venture to Bangkok, we stopped by the home and latest exhibition of Thai artist Nino Sarabutra. Sarabutra showed us her portfolio of work, mostly consisting of porcelain sculptures, that lives throughout her house and garden. Sarabutra then guided us through the ideas behind her exhibit “What Are We Drinking?” in which she challenges social norms of consumption with her porcelain, glass and …