Looking for a timeless-looking marble side table? Alexander Lamont’s latest Peninsula collection offers the Quill side table, which has a tabletop made of striated Onyx marble, and three gently curved legs to lend it a fluid silhouette.
Shop for Quill side tables at www.alexanderlamont.com.
Inspired by the nations of Southeast Asia, Forbidden Hill’s lacquerware sports graphic motifs that are cultural representations of Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. The pieces are designed in Singapore and hand-lacquered in Vietnam, and they make perfect styling and storage accessories on your kitchen countertop and even dressing table.
The collection comprises a vanity tray, tea tray, ring box and keepsake box, and retails from $115 at www.forbiddenhill.com.
Diptyque recently collaborated with Pierre Frey to create candles inspired by gorgeous fabric and wallpaper swatches, in the Materials That Stir Emotions collection. Each candle is also packaged in an eye-catching box that is adorned with a design by the French fabric and wallpaper specialist. Look out for scents such as The Flower Festival with notes of rose and jasmine flower; and The Artist’s Drawing Pouch with leather and violet notes.
Each candle is priced at $88 (190g) at Diptyque Takashimaya and Tangs Vivocity, and Escentials stores.
Get the look, without breaking the bank. With the marble-inspired Black Marquina, you get the classy, elegant aesthetic of natural marble, while ensuring easy maintenance and affordability. The mostly-black tile has distinctive white veins that stand out without looking overbearing.
Black Marquina is available at Soon Bee Huat, 3A Toh Guan Road East, www.sbh.com.sg.
Achieve the Art Deco style in your home with brass-finished furniture, fixtures that have curvy forms, or standout furnishings such as those in the Spring collection by Rug Society. The designs combine graphic elements and a cohesive colour palette.
See collections by Rug Society at www.rugsociety.eu.
American modern furniture brand Bernhardt Design has launched the Claus Breinholt’s Queue collection of dining chairs that are sleek and versatile for use in any interior space. Thanks to its seamless, understated design paired with comfortable upholstery, it delivers both on function and form.
Each Queue dining chair costs 406 euros (S$620). Find out more at www.bernhardtdesign.com.
The unique Altai coffee table is part of brand new local furniture start-up Mokkomokko's debut collection. The design of this tiered coffee table parallels the arrangement of layered mountain ranges. A mix of walnut and teak lends a dash of colour, grain and tonality.
The Altai coffee table retails for $3,799 at 312 Hougang Ave 5, www.mokkomokko.com.
Local furniture brand Ipse Ipsa Ipsum has launched two collections: Straits and Muse.
The Muse collection by London design studio AMR offers furniture inspired by sets from the early days of cinema.
The Straits collection – a joint collaboration between Saurabh Mangla, founder and creative head of Ipse Ipsa Ipsum, and Jeremy Sun, design director of Orcadesign – comprises Singapore heritage-inspired designs.
Visit the showroom at #11-02 Tan Boon Liat Building, or check out the website at www.ipseipsaipsum.com.
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