Scarf Tiong Bahru (lg)by Santhi & Sari Tunas for Binary Style
This design captures the genius loci, the spirit of the Tiong Bahru heritage district in Singapore. With its modernist architecture, Tiong Bahru represented a new era of living in Singapore in the 60s, with new-found wealth and a hopeful future. Nowadays Rapidly transforming into a fashionable commercial district, Tiong Bahru is in danger of losing its true spirit and identity as its original inhabitants along with their generation-old coffee shops move out. The scarf design captures authentic details of Tiong Bahru, its architecture and cultural icons.
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Santhi & Sari Tunas for Binary Style
“We aim to capture the richness of the known and lesser known stories from Singapore’s diverse locales; connecting with people through our designs.”
The brains behind the brand are the bespectacled twin sisters, Santhi and Sari Tunas, both trained architects. Binary Style’s successful Singapore Stories collection is a tribute to Singapore. The Indonesian native, Singapore-based twins have gained intimate knowledge of their current home. Using scarves as a medium to narrate everything Singaporean from early to recent developments, from multiculturalism to natural diversity, the twins capture the known and the lesser-known stories from various locales.More information on the designer >>