H&D Hotlist #073: New design products, furniture and home accessories
The Contrast Collection is Bang & Olufsen’s latest collaboration with Danish design studio Norm Architects. The limited eight-piece collection features tactility and textures combined with a palette of light grey and anthracite for products in the Beoplay and Beosound series. The understated design language is a balance of light and dark features.
The Bang & Olufsen Contrast collection is available at the Bang & Olufsen Grand Hyatt flagship store, Tangs at Tang Plaza, Takashimaya D.S. and selected B&O retailers.
If your decor tastes veer towards understated Scandi styles, you’ll want to check out homegrown furniture brand Commune’s new collections, Flint and Sander. The former showcases the beauty of solid oak wood with a mid-century modern design aesthetic, while the latter’s pieces exude sophistication with their streamlined, functional designs and genuine leather upholstery. Homeowners will also appreciate their competitive pricing and quality workmanship.
German fashion icon and now product designer, Claudia Schiffer has partnered Portuguese manufacturer Bordallo Pinheiro to create charming butterfly-inspired homeware that combines the avid art collector and design enthusiast’s love for the bucolic Rhine countryside together and Bordallo Pinheiro’s distinctive style. The Cloudy Butterflies collection was showcased at Maison & Objet in Paris earlier this year.
The collection retails from 95€ (S$ 145) for a vide poche (small bowl/ container) to 690€ (S$1,051) for a vase at www.bordallopinheiro.com.
Whether used as a sideboard or a divider with the addition of an optional shelving unit, the Sage Credenza – by US architect David Rockwell in collaboration with UK-based furniture maker Benchmark – delivers on form, function and sustainability. Handcrafted from sustainable solid oak or walnut in a natural oil finish, it has adjustable internal shelving, and ventilation for media equipment.
The Sage Credenza by David Rockwell for Benchmark, starting at £5,509 (S$9,906) inclusive of VAT. Available at www. benchmark furniture.com.
We’ve all heard of 4K and 5K televisions, but an 8K TV is definitely something new! LG Electronics has launched the world’s first OLED 8K TV, which offers sharp details and vibrant, lifelike colours. Available in an 88-inch size — the largest OLED TV LG has carried to date — there are 33 million self-emitting pixels on the screen.
LG 88Z9 OLED 8K TV retails for $59,999. Find out more at www.lg.com/sg.
Inspired by 19th Century street lamps, My Selection’s Mooon lamp is stylish, contemporary and versatile as it can be used both as an indoor or outdoor wireless lighting fixture. You can toggle between two light colour temperature — warm or cool white — to suit your different lifestyle needs, and even control the lamp wirelessly via Bluetooth on your smartphone or tablet.
Available in five colours, the Mooon lamp retails for $610 at myselection.sg.