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2012
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Now the site is online, I can go back to my usual posts ! Back on october 18th (read first post here), in Singapore, still guided by Yong, designer behind Somewhere Else. After visiting The gentlemen press letterpress and design studio, and have a nice lunch with the team, Yong bring us to a very nice street full of great shops : Yong Siak Street
 

Book Actually

 
We start with the amazing Books Actually, I could live in this shop ! As it said on front, it is a bookstore and a vintage bric-a-brac !!! Books and vintage objects everywhere !!! A must see !
 
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Book Actually by Mr Cup - Singapore
 
 
Book Actually by Mr Cup - Singapore
 
Book Actually by Mr Cup - Singapore
 
Book Actually by Mr Cup - Singapore
 
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Book Actually by Mr Cup - Singapore
 

Strangelets

 
Just at the side of it, is another designers shop, where I can get my fields notes books as I miss some: Stangelets. I also get a copy of the Singapore design magazine The design society journal there.
 
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BUREAU FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF LIFESTYLE AND LONGEVITY AND SUCCESS

After these 2 shops, when went to visit Bureau, a creative studio... Graphic designers, but they also do a great line of furnitures...
 
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Bureau Singapore by Mr Cup
 
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Bureau Singapore by Mr Cup
 
Bureau Singapore by Mr Cup
 
We then enjoy a nice coffee... Thanks a lot Yong for this great day.
 
Bureau Singapore by Mr Cup

29
October
2012

Nice to meet you : The gentlemen press

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Mr Cup in Singapore / Nice to meet you : The gentlemen press
 
So, I am working hard for the launch of www.mr-cup.com, so I have few time for the blog... but want to post about all the nice people I met in Singapore. On october 18th, guided by Yong, designer behind Somewhere Else, we go to visit Michelle & Shian, the nice and passionate girls behind The gentlemen press letterpress and design studio... Frédérique, my wife, was with me, and she can shoot while we werre talking about paper and ink ;) Hope we can do it more often...
 
Mr Cup in Singapore / Nice to meet you : The gentlemen press
 
Mr Cup in Singapore / Nice to meet you : The gentlemen press
 
Mr Cup in Singapore / Nice to meet you : The gentlemen press
 
Mr Cup in Singapore / Nice to meet you : The gentlemen press
 
Mr Cup in Singapore / Nice to meet you : The gentlemen press
 
Mr Cup in Singapore / Nice to meet you : The gentlemen press
 
Mr Cup in Singapore / Nice to meet you : The gentlemen press
 
Mr Cup in Singapore / Nice to meet you : The gentlemen press
 
Mr Cup in Singapore / Nice to meet you : The gentlemen press
 
Mr Cup in Singapore / Nice to meet you : The gentlemen press
 
Mr Cup in Singapore / Nice to meet you : The gentlemen press
 
Mr Cup in Singapore / Nice to meet you : The gentlemen press
 
Mr Cup in Singapore / Nice to meet you : The gentlemen press
 
Mr Cup in Singapore / Nice to meet you : The gentlemen press
 
The gentlemen press / And before you ask, I wear a shirt by the unrefinery

08
October
2012
The YAK Magazine
 
When I came to Bali for the first time in may, I dicover THE YAK magazine in a cafe and loved it... I sent a copy back home... When I deceided to came back and said it on facebook, I get contacted by Nigel Simmonds who run the magazine...

It was pleasure to share some time with him and his team last week and their studio (above a tennis court and close to some nice resturants.... Bali working life ! )... I took these pictures of the past issues of the magazine... and bring some wood letters as a gift ;) Hopefully, the name of the magazine is short... I was also funny to see that Nigel team members are addicted to graphic exchange and werre happy to met me ;)
 
The YAK Magazine
 
The YAK Magazine
 
The YAK Magazine
 
The YAK Magazine
 
The YAK Magazine
 
The YAK Magazine
 
The YAK Magazine
 
The YAK Magazine
 
The YAK Magazine
 
The YAK Magazine
 
The YAK Magazine
 

29
April
2012
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st week went too quick... we do a thousand things, I can't even believe it is possible to do so much things in a week... I will gave you details on the amazing hotel of Bangkok, antique market we went to, or meeting and connection done, in some other posts...

We are now on the Koh Lanta island, well known of french readers for the TV show of the same name (the french version of the Survivor broadcast... but it is different from what you see on TV when you are guest in a nice hotel and have a wifi access... White sands beach and coconuts trees, this is where I will work this week !

Back on april 23th, last monday... Nico & Landry, my best Thai-French friends (you become friends eve, quicker than on facebook when you share amazing things), bring me to "Press a card" letterpress studio. As in a lot of country, letterpress in Bangkok is used to very uncreative things... But Zoom want to change that, and he used the workshop of his ant to learn how to print his own projects... He instal his nice design studio in one of the room and was happy to show us the amazing printing studio and its fascinating Thaï letters drawers...
 
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Zoom also show use its projects. Strangly, he told us he has now way to do polymer shapes in Thaïlande, the reason why the still use metalic ones... They look nicer, but I guess it is more complicate... Anyway, here come some of his projects, some done by other Bangkok designers (like Tap at www.farmgroup.co.th that I finaly can't met as we planned).

 
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Don't I look like Mr Clean on this picture of 4 of us (I may should have think about it before I jump onto the MrCup idea !). I do not have a earring, this is a visula effect due to the drawers behind me ;) Thanks guys for this nice moment (again).
 
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