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The story behind the Garden of Eden collection

The launch of a new collection involves a lot of preparation work. Since my design approach is a purely concept-driven one, I want to use my blog and Instagram as platforms to take the readers through the design process of each of my collections right from inception to product completion.  Here's the story behind the newly launched 'Garden of Eden' collection. Garden of Eden : the story behind the collection. Framing in photography has always been a technique that I like to adopt for my work in order to bring focus to the subject matter.  My art prints always start off with a series of photos taken when I'm out and about scouting for interesting things or moments to capture.  As a result of my...

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The story behind the new MASE Mini

I am super hyped about the MASE mini bag in our latest collection, Reminisce.  Mini bags are great when you need to travel light. There’s something really chic and stylish about carrying a mini statement piece – it’s the ultimate fashion accessory to have in any fashionista’s bag collection. Most importantly, you can shove the mini bag into a carryall when there are errands to run or a fitness class to catch before/after work. Mini bag is no doubt the crème de la crème when it comes to being stylishly practical. Having used a number of other mini bags for several years, I have come to the following conclusion. Despite the versatility of their usage, the downside of most mini bags is...

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Let it flow

I often get asked about how I transitioned my career from architecture to interior architecture to now fashion accessories design, hence I think it’s apt to start my first blog post on the story behind my design business, MASE. I have always had a strong vision for combining various design techniques in order to create something unique which I could call my own.  One of the perks of being a creative is that there is an alternative outlet to express ourselves other than words.  I consider myself very lucky in that respect.  For a while I dabbled in the musical world after the completion of my architectural degree and was adamant that song-writing was the outlet for me.  I was so into it...

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