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Of buildings, songket and talent

Of buildings, songket and talent

IN this interview with BFM89.9, Veritas Design Group principal Lillian Tay and Yayasan Tuanku Nur Zahirah chairperson Suryani Senja Alias talk about what needs to be done to nurture and keep creative talent in Malaysia. On building designs and architecture, Tay says that “buildings have to serve a purpose and give it life beyond a [...]

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Material wealth

Material wealth

(Courtesy of Tuanku Nur Zahirah Foundation) THE first time I touched silk, I fell immediately in love with the fabric. Raised on a steady diet of polyester and cotton, the cool feel of silk against my skin felt like a revelation. Silk was first developed in China and used exclusively by the emperors before its [...]

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