Vol 16: Summer 2014


Think of Living More. Think of Less.

As a continuation of cultivating the art of daily life, the Summer 2014 volume of Obscura is an examination of the essentials in our daily lives ¡V a way to show our appreciation of the beauty and simplicity of everyday objects.

Highlighted stories:

1. Their Love for Aesthetics – An intimate conversation with Love Aesthetics’ Ivania Carpio and her family on the notion of Minimalism;

2. Making Friendly Papers – Ha Wan Pao’s founder Anna Gleeson’s passion on creating content about common matters with common people;

3. The Narrow Path – Rose Bakery’s intention of making seductive, simple food, an interview with cook and visionaire, Rose and Jean-Charles Carrarini;

4. A Day between Sun, Love and Melody – Studio TM’s captured memories of a steamy hot summer day;

5. Serious Drawings – Presenting ideas in its simplest form, an illustrated interview with Marc Johns;

6. Beautiful Things – Obscura’s selections of life’s useful commodities, embodying subtle beauty.


Cover Photograph by Love Aesthetics 

Print Details: 152 pages, perfect bound with a white cloth spine, full-color. 

Printed in Hong Kong. 



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