置地遮打, G/F, G3 号铺
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 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?
“It often makes good sense to buy a contemporary version of a classic rather than an original”.