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Mankind’s need to place individuals and objects on a pedestal – from the ancient gods and religious relics to historic photographs and reality TV stars – is as old as civilisation itself. But what drives us to elevate the terrestrial to the status of icon?
In the second of our ongoing series of black + white conversations, we hear from two prominent Hongkongers about the role travel plays in their lives.
“It often makes good sense to buy a contemporary version of a classic rather than an original”.
In a world fuelled by social media and celebrity culture, a gift is no longer simply to be cherished by the recipient – it is seen online by everyone they know, and gift giving today has become a public declaration of friendship and love. With such pressure on the bestower, is the thought that always counted now being discarded with the wrapping paper?