Day Job? POW WOW Hawai’i 2012 Photo Exhibition @ Loft in Space

ArtsComments ⋅ Feb 1, 2012
After its initial showing in April of 2010, Day Job? the photo exhibition returns for a second showing alongside this year’s blockbuster POW WOW Hawai’i 2012. The show’s concept is to lend a platform for amateur photographers within...

Frank Liew: Travel Tokyo – Downtown Underground

LifestyleComments ⋅ Nov 2, 2011
HYPEBEAST affiliate Frank Liew was recently commissioned by the NZ Herald as well as Air New Zealand with the task of discovering fairly unseen territories throughout the exquisite landscape of Tokyo. Having visited within the area roughly two and a...

New Zealand All Blacks: all heroes

VideosComments ⋅ Sep 14, 2011
With the recent rugby festivities in full swing, we take a look at “all heroes” – a creative concept developed by Auckland’s Qubic Store and adidas Originals for New Zealand’s national rugby team, the legendary ‘All Blac...

Vintage Noise 3.0 featuring DJ Kojiro & Ryota Toriigahara

MusicComments ⋅ Aug 8, 2011
Over the past few years, Qubic’s Frank Liew has produced a musical mix under the name Vintage Noise. Entering its third release, Vintage Noise 3.0 features fragment design’s Kojiro, and friend Ryota Toriigahara of Future Primitive and Nat...

Everyday I’m… Hustling? by Frank Liew

EditorialComments ⋅ Aug 1, 2011
“What are you pushing yourself for?” the doctor said, as he gave me the same look that I last saw as a dweebish, rotund child at the finish line of the 200m sprint, out of breath and still the last-place finisher. It’s funny; I’d never really conside...

Travel Essentials

EditorialComments ⋅ Jul 15, 2011
When it comes to time to board that long trans-Pacific haul (sitting in economy nonetheless), you can’t help but think, traveling sucks. Crammed into tiny seats with increasingly ridiculous airline fees, terrible food, germ-infested re-circulated air...

Masterpiece Vintage Audio

CultureComments ⋅ Jan 18, 2011
In one of his worldly jaunts, resident HYPEBEAST blogger and QUBIC founder Frank Liew had the opportunity of visiting Masterpiece Vintage Audio in the outskirts of Taipei. The store has come to house some of the rarest high-fidelity/audiophile eq...

VINTAGE NOISE VOL. 2 – DJ Kojiro & Fraser Cooke

MusicComments ⋅ Jul 30, 2010
Last year, Frank Liew and Qubic invited fragment design’s Kojiro to create a mix for the retailer’s Q123 anniversary. Since then, the initial musical initiative has developed into a number of further music-based projects as well as a...

Originals by Qubic #3: Frank Liew

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Aug 26, 2009
In a recent campaign, Frank Liew and his store Qubic put together a series of videos as part of the Qubic Celebrates Originals project. Helping raise the awareness around the Oceanic area, five individuals from various backgrounds have all come...

Tough Times: A Look Into the Current State of Streetwear

EditorialComments ⋅ Mar 23, 2009
Times are tough. Some of the industry’s heavy hitters chime in with their thoughts on the current economic situation.