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Unlimited Engagement

Brick and mortar stores are connecting to retail consumers in new and exciting ways. For Orchard Turn Developments, which manages ION Orchard, this means working…

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A Singapore Olympian As An Everyman

Mr. Oon Jin Teik possesses the amazing qualities of an Olympian and the trusty traits of a fine gentleman – two qualities that more than qualify him to helm demanding…

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Journeys For Change

A new travel platform that works with local guides allows travelers to interact closely with communities

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Lessons From The Unexpected

From adopting a contrarian view to seeking insights from football, Mr. Rene Tan proves that mentoring ideas can come from anything

You Are How You Live

What Makes Joseph Build?

A young, hip generation of shoppers may be the focus of the extensive renovation work at Lot 10 in downtown KL, but its position as a beloved establishment is the…

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Interior Monologue

Identity is a brightly colored thread that runs through much of Mr. Sherman Ong’s works. In a series of new project, he explores how the struggle for cultural…

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From Personal to Virtual: Aun Koh and Su-Lyn Tan's New View on Life and Health

Husband and wife Aun Koh and Su-Lyn Tan get up close and personal with health issues that busy individuals face today through Mount Elizabeth Hospitals' VR Experience

Fashion & Watches

From Naples, With Colors

Easy, personalized look that will make you stand out? A blazer is the answer

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The Consequence of Sound

Trinnov Audio CEO, Arnaud Laborie, on the evolution of audio technology, resulting in an unforgettable and lifelike sound experience

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What's In My Portfolio: Richard Hoon

Richard Hoon is the CEO of I-Search Worldwide, Chairman of the Centre for Fathering and Dads for Life, and an art collector

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Changing The World, One Conversation At A Time

1880's founder, Marc Nicholson, on the importance of keeping conversations alive

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Beauty Reborn

Crème Simon, a French beauty and wellness brand founded in 1860, is reborn in the little red dot, thanks to one enterprising Singaporean — Felicia Soh

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From Personal to Virtual: Richard Hoon's New View on Life and Health

Richard Hoon gets up close and personal with health issues that face busy individuals today through Mount Elizabeth Hospitals' Cardio VR Experience

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Making Faces

Design maven Mr. Yang Derong and his all-star collaborators are putting a face – quite literally – on social commentary

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Preservation Power to the People

Prof. Ho Puay-Peng elaborates on why the single answer to the question, ‘What is the value of restoration’, is the people

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The Gift That Keeps Giving

When it opened its doors to the public in 2015, National Gallery Singapore was the perfect golden jubilee present to the people. Two short years later, under the…

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Architecture and CSR Going Hand in Hand

Architect Rita Soh expounds on the inevitability and importance of integrating social commitment to placemaking

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From Personal to Virtual: Andrea De Cruz's New View on Life and Health

Andrea De Cruz gets up close and personal with health issues that face busy individuals today through Mount Elizabeth Hospitals' VR Experience

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A Life On Stage With Goh Boon Teck

Goh Boon Teck, Chief Artistic Director of Toy Factory Productions, preserves and conserves Singapore's history and culture the best way he knows how: By bringing…

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Meat Expectations

In his desire to share his family’s legacy, Mr. Peter Zwiener ensures he has a hand in growing the family business he started with his father

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Do's & Don'ts At A Concert Hall With Chng Hak-Peng

Let Singapore Symphony Orchestra's CEO, Chng Hak-Peng, enlighten you on classical concert etiquette

Fashion & Watches

Seeking Perfection

Following The Prestigious Bespoke Tailors' win at the recent Singapore Retailers Association Ball & Retail Awards 2017, we caught up with Mr Thomas Wong who makes…

Off The Runway

Fashion's Darling Enabler

Zilingo was set up in 2015 with a few hundred merchants and a small band of dreamers. In just over two years, it represents over 5,000 mostly small merchants across…

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Fashion Show (And Tell)

The weeks of preparation, the giddy anticipation, and the countless dresses and accessories tossed aside in favor of yet another one – all that for a show that…

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Taking The Wheel

Before his appointment in May 2017 as Managing Director of BMW Group Asia, Mr. Paul de Courtois was Director General of BMW Group Poland for four years. But with…

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Remodeling the House that Champagne Built

For connoisseurs, Krug champagne needs no introduction. But to put a face to the brand, meet its President and CEO, Maggie Henriquez, who is responsible for keeping…

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What's In My Portfolio: Gani Atmadiredja

Gani Atmadiredja is the Managing Director of W. Atelier

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Better Way to Pay

Ooi Huey Tyng, Visa country manager for Singapore and Brunei, is responsible for country strategy, growth priorities, innovation and digital roadmap, and business…

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Make That Handshake Work

Making connections and forming relationships take more than happenstance

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Of Art and Commitment

Ching Chor Leng’s continuing guidance of her former student Ezzam Rahman has resulted in mutual respect, unstinting support, and an abiding friendship

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What's In My Portfolio: Darrell Ang

Darrell Ang is a conductor and the Artistic and Music Director of the Sichuan Orchestra

Spirited Discourse

Wine In Her Blood

Enter the world of Don Melchor's 2014 vintage with Chilean winemaker, Isabel Mitarakis Guilisasti

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The Test of Truthfulness in the Age of Sponsored Content

When it comes to delivering the message for their clients, how far will PR companies go?

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Brands That Stand Up for a Cause: Business Boon or Bane?

How involved in social issues do brands need to be? Is it better to keep a safe distance or get up close and personal?

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Brand Building in Digital Media: New Approach or Tried and Tested?

How does a brand stand out with the competition in such a saturated market? Is it better to take a new and novel approach or stick to more tried and tested ways?

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The Necessary Bigness

Mark Lee, the managing director of Sing Lun Holdings, preaching the gospel of ‘Go big or go home’?

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Welcome to the New Age of PR - Now What?

We kick off the Round Table Discussion by figuring out the state the public relations industry is in and the notable changes each expert has encountered over the…

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Trust & Parry

Is the Post-Truth era seeing a stronger alliance between journalists and communications experts?

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A Seamless Engagement

For Castlery's Declan Ee, there's nothing more important than effective customer engagement

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Leica Looks Ahead

Jane Cui, President of Leica Asia, talks to us about the new Leica Galerie in Singapore and the importance of slowing down in this digital age

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What's In My Portfolio: Ong Keng Sen

Ong Keng Sen is a veteran theatre practitioner and Founding and Festival Director of Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA)

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The Secret of Good Design: Danger and Curiosity

The Jean-Louis Deniot collection from furniture brand Baker recently hit Singapore's shores. Get to know a little more about the talented designer in this exclusive…

Food & Wine

An American In Singapore

Meet the man behind The Bird Southern Table and Bar, the newest restaurant to join the impressive roster of dining places at Marina Bay Sands

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How to Save A Life With Dr Jade Kua

Dr Jade Kua dares us to save a life by teaching us the basics of CPR and how to properly use an AED machine

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A Journey of Rediscovery

Geraldine Dreiser is Vice-President for Marketing at YTL Hotels

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Twice Blessed

Although Clinton Ang is a forward-looking, modern-day wine merchant, he has never forgotten the beginnings of his success

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What's In My Portfolio: David Tham

David Tham, founder of StudioNorm Design Consultants, obtained his Masters in Design from Design Academy Eindhoven. He was the inaugural recipient of the Young…

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What's In My Portfolio: Stefanie Hauger

Stefanie Hauger is an award-winning painter and designer. She is the proprietor of Vanilla Home, a leading purveyor of luxury furnishings and accessories.

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Meet the Six PR Experts for PORTFOLIO's First Round Table Discussion

PR practitioners come together for PORTFOLIO Magazine's first Roundtable Discussion on
PR and the Changing Media Landscape.
Hosted by: Artemis

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Why Big Isn't Necessarily Better

Filip Boyen makes a case for small luxury accommodations — whether it's a boutique hotel in Tokyo or a quaint chateau in France

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The Serviced Residence Difference

Dean Schreiber, Managing Director of Oakwood Asia Pacific, makes a case for serviced residences and introduces their newest product, Oakwood Studios

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What's In My Portfolio: Leny Suparman

Leny Suparman is the CEO of KOP Properties

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What's In My Portfolio: Koh Buck Song

Koh Buck Song has been active in the fields of editorial, brand building, as well as corporate social responsibility consulting

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What's In My Portfolio: Teng Kenyuan

Teng Kenyuan is an entrepreneur, business owner and options investor

Food & Wine

In It For The Long Run

Words of wisdom from Singapore's top restaurateurs

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What's In My Portfolio: Ovidia Yu

Ovidia Yu is an award-winning writer and playwright

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What's In My Portfolio: Rhonda Wong

Rhonda Wong is the CEO and Co-Founder of Ohmyhome

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Insights: 5 Tips for Better Travel Photography

Travel photographer Scott Woodward reveals essential tips on how to take travel photographs like a pro

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Wing Span

Developing the first concierge service for private aviation in Southeast Asia is the fulfillment of a goal for Ng Yeow Meng. Considering that he has laid out a…

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What's In My Portfolio: Cate Gutowski

GE is undergoing a major transformation from an industrial to an industrial digital company, and Cate Gutowski, VP for Commercial Digital Thread, plays an important…

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Shooting For Keeps

Travel photographer Scott Woodward shares tips on capturing the perfect shot — anytime, anywhere

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Portfolio Podcast: Scott Woodward

Scott Woodward, travel photographer and adventurer, shares with us his tips for travel photography, his experiences in North Korea, and his passion for exploring…

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What's In My Portfolio: Edward Tan

Executive Director Edward Tan is helping diversify the Hong Seh Group portfolio with the development of Hong Seh Marine

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What's In My Portfolio: Guillaume Levy - Lambert

Art collector, gallerist, and now artist Guillaume Levy-Lambert was an investment banker at BNP Paribas, and former Asia CEO of Publicis

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What's In My Portfolio: Eugenia Gajardo

Eugenia Gajardo is a psychotherapist and visual artist

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What's In My Portfolio: Christopher Wilson

Christopher Wilson, co-founder of Water and Healthcare Foundation, is also a financial adviser and tech venture investor

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What's In My Portfolio: Dolores Au

Dolores Au is the CEO of VLV Pte Ltd and founder of Mummyfique.com

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What's In My Portfolio: Eugenia Gajardo

Eugenia Gajardo is a psychotherapist and a visual artist

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What's In My Portfolio: Chong Siak Ching

Chong Siak Ching became CEO of National Gallery Singapore in 2013; she was previously President and CEO of Ascendas.

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What's In My Portfolio: Colin Seah

Colin Seah is the founder of Ministry of Design

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What's In My Portfolio: Wendy Long

Meet private investor Wendy Long and discover the cherished, intangible contents of her portfolio

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Finding the 'Secret Sauce'

Jungle Ventures is set to erase the notion that Asian entrepreneurs cannot build innovative, global businesses

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Techfolio: Mapping Out Growth

Quest Ventures raises its success by working with companies that will retain their relevance across markets, and have demonstrable scalability and replicability

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Techfolio: Doing the Good Thing

Fundnel is creating jobs, growing companies, and helping great ideas to flourish, and that is a good thing

Portfolio Podcast

Portfolio Podcast: Christopher Wilson

Christopher Wilson opens up about the Water & Healthcare Foundation's goals, activities, and partnerships

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Techfolio: A Fine Balance

Marc Dragon’s faith in technology is well-established, but so is his inimitable way of looking after his people

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Techfolio: The AI Whisperer

Who’s afraid of AI? Not Anna Gong, whose growing enterprise relies on the leading-edge technology to deliver its unique business service

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Techfolio: Effective Inside and Out

Guided by business sustainability, software excellence, and social and economic justice, ThoughtWorks has brought amazing positive changes in the communities where…

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Techfolio: Gaming for Victory

An abiding focus on customer-centric innovations has won for Lenovo more than 60 accolades in the prestigious Consumer Electronics Show 2017 in Las Vegas

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Techfolio: Best in Categories

What excites V. R. Srivatsan about his work at Adobe? The opportunity to make a difference and have meaningful impact on customers and employees

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Downtime: Yian Huang

Entrepreneur Yian Huang has a need for speed, which helps him unwind from the hectic work week that was

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Insights: Su Anne Mi

Su Anne Mi, co-founder of The Great Room, reveals the top trends that are defining the business of co-working spaces

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Watch our brand video to understand what PORTFOLIO Magazine is all about and what we have to offer.

Portfolio Podcast

Portfolio Podcast: Gaurang Jhunjhnuwala

Portfolio's managing editor, Marc Almagro, speaks with Gaurang Jhunjhnuwala, the CEO of Naumi Hotels, Australia and New Zealand

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Portfolio Podcast: Kelley Cheng

Portfolio's managing editor, Marc Almagro, speaks with Kelley Cheng, the founder and Creative Director of The Press Room

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Portfolio Podcast: Lim Choon Hong

Portfolio's managing editor, Marc Almagro, speaks with Lim Choon Hong, the founder and Managing Director of Xtra Designs Pte Ltd

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Insights: Gaurang Jhunjhnuwala

Gaurang Jhunjhnuwala is the CEO of Naumi Hotels, Australia and New Zealand

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What's In My Portfolio: Olga Iserlis

The ever-glamorous Olga Iserlis, the Creative Director of Events by Olga, gives us a peek at what's in her portfolio

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What's In My Portfolio: Surya Jhunjhnuwala

Surya Jhunjhnuwala is the CEO and founder of Naumi Hotels

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What's In My Portfolio: Su Anne Mi

Meet Su Anne Mi, co-founder of The Great Room, a co-working space based in Singapore

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The Trailblazer

iSH introduced many Singaporeans to the concept of life-enhancing, high-minded design, turning it into something desirable and important. Its creator Kelley Cheng,…

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The Staple Ingredient

With four thoughtfully designed hotels under their self-created Naumi Hotels brand, Surya and Gaurang Jhunjhnuwala may have perfected the way to work design into…

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Premised On Passion

Entertaining and decorating have provided Wendy with hours of pleasure until she discovered a way to turn her passions into a business venture

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The Sum of What You Have

A designer ponders the uneasy link between ownership and identity

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Come Rain Or Shine

Lim Choon Hong, chief executive of Xtra Designs Pte Ltd, talks about weatherproofing his business

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A Strong Suit

The COO and executive director of Nobel Design Group remains unfazed by widespread predictions of a slowdown

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What's In My Portfolio: Jeffrey McCall

Jeffrey McCall is the Founder and Director of brand consulting firm Flânerie. Among its clients are Soori, Akar de Nissim and The Four Seasons Hotel