A Creative Alternative to a Border Wall

Malaysia’s No-To-Scale Studio has suggested yet another clever alternative to President Trump’s proposed Mexico/USA border wall. Certainly more fun (and more cost-effective) than a wall, the design outfit proposes a 1,954 mile-long dining table—at which Mexican and American residents and citizens can join each other for meals and socializing (BYO chair). The studio says, “Take it from us, we’ve lived in a pseudo-democracy all our …

Malay tropical couture

"Mega Mendung" glamour: Rizalman Ibrahim designs deluxe ready to wear and haute couture in Kuala Lumpur, inspired from the batik cloud patterns of Malaysia's Kebaya heritage. Bold, lush, baroque tropicalism.


A couple weeks back Singapore-based customizer, SBTG debuted in the US. I didn’t make it to the opening (though it would have been a great excuse to visit chic Teaneck, NJ), but imagine some of these funky designs were shown.