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HOUSE OF ARTWORKS
HOUSE OF ARTWORKS PHOTOS: BARRY WILLIAMS, TRI, KIDS21, WHITEGRASS
LUXE SRI LANKA
LUXE SRI LANKA
STYLISH PICKS FOR KIDS’ ROOMS
STYLISH PICKS FOR KIDS’ ROOMS
HOT NEW RESTAURANT
HOT NEW RESTAURANTPHOTOS: BARRY WILLIAMS, TRI, KIDS21, WHITEGRASS

HOUSE OF ARTWORKS

Singaporean Cindy Chua-Tay, 45, the only Asian on the Guggenheim Foundation's board of trustees in New York, stays in her own apartment on the Upper East Side when she is in the city to attend board meetings.

In the 3,000 sq ft apartment, almost every wall features museum- worthy modern artworks by the likes of British artist Damien Hirst and American artists Sol Lewitt and Richard Prince.

Take a tour of the stylish home in the latest issue of The Life e-magazine.


LUXE SRI LANKA


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Nestled in Sri Lanka are hidden resorts with the feel of luxurious mini-destinations.

The stylish, lakeside 11-suite Tri, where villas have living roofs, is on the cutting edge of the new Sri Lankan hospitality.

The Tea Trails bungalows in the cool hill country evoke a vanished era of British tea planters, bed tea included. And the cliff-top Cape Weligama resort faces the dazzling Indian Ocean, the year-long habitat of blue whales.

Read The Life to experience Sri Lanka through this trio of luxury retreats.

Lee Siew Hua


STYLISH PICKS FOR KIDS' ROOMS

In this month's Objects of Desire column, the focus is on stylish and fun furniture and accessories for kids.

Parents who are design afficionados will be drawn to the three-piece B&B Italia UPJ, the junior version of Italian designer Gaetano Pesce's iconic UP5_6 chair from 1969.

For a touch of whimsy, accessorise with a cloud-shaped lamp with a smile on its face or a 3D wooden clock that looks like a spaceship, or Modern Moose clocks.

And for those who love to play make-believe, a bed that is built to look just like a wooden treehouse.

Download the latest issue of The Life e-magazine for more fun picks.

Elisabeth Gwee


HOT NEW RESTAURANT

Australian chef Sam Aisbett's strong culinary background from working in the kitchens of top Sydney restaurants such as Tetsuya's and Quay can be seen in Whitegrass (above), which he co-owns with Malaysian partners.

The fine-dining restaurant in Chijmes is an elegant venue and the two set menus, at $170 for five courses and $265 for eight courses, reflect the international influences in the chef's modern Australian dishes.

Download the latest issue of The Life e-magazine to find out more about the restaurant.

Wong Ah Yoke

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 05, 2016, with the headline 'The Life e-magazine'. Print Edition | Subscribe