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GOING MAAD: Singapore's new outdoor bazaar stresses innovation

Looking to take part in Singapore's national pastime of shopping, but bored of brand-name stores? Then check out the nine-month-old Market of Artists and Designers, better known as MAAD, maad.sg. Held on the first weekend of every month at the Red Dot Design Museum on Maxwell Road, this is not your usual rummage sale of bad macramé and lopsided pottery. Instead, MAAD is an outdoor bazaar that stresses cutting-edge work from budding fashion designers, graphic artists, painters, jewelry makers, housewares makers and product designers. Before they go on sale, the items need the tick of approval from a panel...

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