For many reasons, the Lion City has recently blossomed as Southeast Asiaâ€™s lifestyle design den, not least because an increasing number of homegrown designers are doing great things. Luckily for Singapore-bound shoppers, two of them just opened neighboring stores on Beach Road: Supermama (No. 265) and Scene Shang (No. 263). Look to the former (pictured below) for its playful porcelain and glassware collections glazed and etched with local landmarks and motifs, and to the latter for its canvas cushion covers featuring the cityâ€™s most famous Art Deco buildings and furnishingsÂ with contemporized Ming dynasty lines. â€”Gabrielle Lipton
This article originally appeared in theÂ April/MayÂ print issue of DestinAsian magazine (â€śSetting Things Strait”).