H&D Hotlist #055: New design products, furniture and home accessories
To welcome the Year of the Pig, bespoke luxury Portuguese rug manufacturer Ferreira de Sa designed the limited edition Fortune rug. It now hangs in the Studio216 showroom, where the rug brand’s handwoven and tufted rugs are showcased. It is made of botanical silk, mohair and New Zealand wool. It can be customised to feature different pile heights, shading and colourations.
The Fortune rug can be ordered, and retails for $2,509. See it at Studio216 at #01-01, 200 Newton Road, tel: 6909-2128, www.studio216.co.
The Andris2 Top water heater by Ariston is the first Wi-Fi enabled storage water heater in Singapore. Once connected to the app, you will receive notifications when hot water is available, as well as be able to set a weekly schedule to heat water only when necessary – bringing you savings by reducing energy consumption. The scalding prevention indicator helps users to avoid burns, while the AG+ technology features antibacterial properties when heating.
Available in Singapore from October 2019 onwards. This 30-litre storage water heater retails for $459.
New mothers creating a stylish room for their child will love the two-piece rattan bassinets from Momiji Kids, which can be converted into a storage basket once the baby has outgrown it. The local brand works with artisans in Indonesia to design children’s furniture that’s made by hand using sustainably sourced materials. You’ll find vintage-style toddler beds, chairs and decor items – all painted and finished using water-based, non-toxic and eco-friendly paint.
Not only does the Laundrin fabric softener smell good and make your clothes easy to iron, its anti-crease and anti-static formula softens and reduces the friction against skin, too. This Japanese brand uses 100 per cent plant-derived softening ingredients to create long-lasting scents, which include Classic Fiore and Romantic Flower. Additionally, its formaldehyde-free and anti-bacterial formula prevents odour-causing bacteria from multiplying.
Laundrin fabric softeners ($10.90 per 600ml bottle) are available at Fairprice, Don Don Donki, and Tokyu Hands stores islandwide.
French furniture brand Roche Bobois is known for its expressive prints, perfect for homeowners who are not afraid of bold designs. The Victor sideboard, designed by Luigi Gorgoni, is one example. You can come up with a one-of-a-kind motif, as you are able to choose doors in either a single colour or two colours in a quadrant pattern (as shown). There are 37 vibrant hues to choose from!
Go big and colourful in the bathroom with Victoria + Albert Baths’ new colour service. Its signature freestanding Quarrycast baths and basins can be clad in 194 exterior paint colours according to the Ral colour chart. You can choose between gloss or matte finishes, too. Go dark green to join the botanical trend, or pink or orange for a touch of whimsy.
See the available colours at Equip-Design & Supply as well as Bathroom Gallery. Visit www.vandabaths.com.