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Ask A Senior: From Fire Alarm Salesman To Creative Director

Tuan Le, Creative Director at The Lab Saigon, started with a business background but then settled to be an advertising practitioner. Having lived and...
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Music Is Meditation: Leptoni Audio’s High-Fidelity Amplifiers

We’re surrounded by sound—the looping recorded voice of the bap xao seller; the honking of motorbike horns; the distorted noise coming out of speakers...
TrinhCongSon

The Legacy of Trinh Cong Son: A Family’s Handing Over

Trinh Cong Son is the holder of Vietnam’s many firsts. First musician to have sold 2 million copies in Japan. First artist to be...
Siêu Nguyễn

Sieu Nguyen: Inciting Social Media Debate And Life In The States

Sieu Nguyen first grabbed the media’s attention back in 2013 after a controversial Facebook post. In the five years since then, Sieu Nguyen has...

Reaching For The Sky With Elite Athletics Coach David Greenfield

“I’ll control how you eat, sleep, and work,” David Greenfield promises a new trainee, “so I hope you like getting Whatsapp messages.” Today is...
Tim Allen Song Of Kieu Credit Ann Molloy

From Playing Around To A Penguin Classic: Tim Allen’s The Song...

"The Song of Kiều" has been called Vietnam’s greatest work of literature and its author, Nguyen Du, has been likened to Shakespeare. Penguin Classics...
Huynh Vinh Son

Ask A Senior: Huynh Vinh Son On Creative Struggles

“Weight loss—and I mean the healthy, sustainable kind—only happens if it’s embedded in one’s lifestyle. So does creativity,” says Huynh Vinh Son as he...

Ink Girls Saigon: Five Female Vietnamese Tattooists Diversifying The Industry

Tattooing is undeniably a traditionally male-dominated profession. Ink has always been a symbol of manhood and masculinity. And until recently, lists of the best...

Cultural Trends In Vietnam 2019: Seven Experts Share Their Opinions

Inspired by the dramatic cultural shifts in our home country, last year we asked five experts to tell us about cultural trends in Vietnam....
Kiquy Pham

Kiquy Pham Defines Fashion Illustration In Vietnam

Fashion illustration communicates ideas. It's a visual way of brainstorming before clothing is produced, or record looks for publications and promotional materials. The profession...