The Community Initiative Celebrating Asia’s Diaspora Through Food, Art & Education

Originally conceived as an annual, one-day festival that reimagines contemporary Asian American identities through food, art, music, film, and workshops, Happy Family Night Market, helmed by Angeline Gragasin, sets out to celebrate the Asian diaspora and deepens cross-cultural exchange. The project challenges colonial notions of Asia by supporting emerging Asian and Pacific Islander artists, educators,…

5 South American Architects Expanding Definitions Of The Built Environment

Boasting a rich tradition of progressive design, with figures like Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer being seminal in the development of modern architecture, South America is home to a vast number of exciting and influential architects. Spanning Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Argentina, Something Curated highlights the innovative practices of five compelling architects shaping the built environment…

Meet The Vendors Behind The New SelgasCano Conceived Design District Canteen

Design District Canteen, Greenwich Peninsula’s newest food and drink destination, brings a dynamic selection of independent food operators and culinary entrepreneurs to South East London. The airy food hall is centred around a striking transparent structure created by Spanish architects Jose Selgas and Lucia Cano, who memorably created the Serpentine Pavilion back in 2015. Stalls…

The Aesthete’s Wish List: 5 Off-Kilter Knits Perfect For Autumn

With a focus on knitwear, this month Something Curated highlights the knitted masterpieces of five compelling designers and fashion labels. Beautiful and practical – some more pragmatic than others – these unique garments are all perfectly suited to the chilly months ahead. Keep scrolling to discover the brilliant pieces available for purchase this October. Archive…

Understanding The Inspired Architecture Of Bhutan

Carved tools, weapons and remnants of large stone structures are indicative of Bhutan having been inhabited as early as 2000 BCE. Historians have postulated that the state of Lhomon – literally meaning “Southern Darkness” – or Monyul – “Dark Land” – a reference to the Monpa, an ethnic group in Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh, may…

5 Cultural Producers At The Helm Of Morocco’s Design Scene

Home to a flourishing community of artists, artisans, architects and designers, Morocco, and the city of Marrakech in particular, has established itself internationally as a thriving centre of creativity. To learn more about the people behind the scenes, Something Curated highlights five cultural producers shaping Morocco’s design landscape today. Mohamed Amine Siana During its forty-four…

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