Author: Lisa C

Love+Peace+Equilibrium. Return to Source. Mid (last) century and Case Study House Aficionado. Elizabeth Taylor, Diana Vreeland, Queen Elizabeth fan and collector of Vintage Bicycles + old steel bicycle frames. Runs RMVI (Retro Modern Vintage Interiors) on Facebook. Has a proper day job but loves to write about Design + Architecture and Vintage Cycles.
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The Cycle Guide – Cruisers & Randonneurs

Have you ever wondered what bike enthusiasts were on about when they talked about relaxed riding, balloon tyres and high-stemmed, moustache handlebars? That would be the Cruiser cycle. Yes we’ve all heard about Road Bikes, Mountain Bikes and Fixies. Assuming so, but notwithstanding, we’d like to add two cool bike types to your Cycle dictionary – namely The Cruiser and The Randonneur.

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Annie Leibovitz – A Photographer’s Life, 1990-2005

The first thing that strikes you about the statuesque Annie Leibovitz, is not the heart-stopping reality of coming face-to-face with the living legend, but it’s her ethereal energy that makes one wonder if she is even of this earth. Such is her presence. Annie Leibovitz doesn’t walk in her black high-tops. She glides. And gliding across the ArtScience Museum at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore giving almost 100 journalists a secret glimpse into her exhibition, Annie Leibovitz: A Photographer’s Life, 1990–2005, was a marvelous encounter.

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Essential Eames: A Herman Miller Exhibition

Vault-Mag spent some time with Eames Demetrios post an enlightening walk-through the exhibition before her doors opened to the public this weekend, giving us both a rare glimpse into the private world of Charles and Ray Eames, as well as a deeper insight into their well-known concepts and furniture designs. Essential Eames: A Herman Miller Exhibition – is a profound showing of the iconic legacy that is design duo Charles and Ray Eames. It opened at the Singapore ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands and runs until the 5th of January 2014.