H&D Hotlist #085: New design products, furniture and accessories
Off The Wall
Give your home an extra layer of protection with Nippon Paint’s new antivirus paint. Formulated with antimicrobial properties, it has a copper ion technology that inactivates and destroys viruses and bacteria on walls. Tested by a third-party accredited US-based laboratory, it is said to combat human coronaviruses including 229E (alpha coronavirus), noroviruses, as well as harmful common bacteria including Staphylococcus aureus, E. coli, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Available in 23 matte finish colours, it is also environmentally friendly, low in VOCs (volatile organic compounds), resistant to stains and offers good washability.
VirusGuard+ retails at $180 for a 5-litre pack via authorised retailers and the Nippon Paint official online store, www.nipponpaint.com.sg/store.
Light and Dark
Thinking of a gift for the Star Wars fan in your life? How about a miniature Darth Vader made entirely of Swarovski crystal? These collectible figurines come in Darth Vader and Stormtrooper versions, and are rendered in exquisite detail, down to the lightsaber.
Keep your family safe with CleanAire, a portable sterilisation device that cleans the air around a two-metre radius using a combination of UVC rays and ozone sterilisation. Its compact size means you can pop it on your office desk, or use it in your car to kill bacteria and viruses.
You’ll be in for an immersive home theatre experience with the new JBL Bar 9.1 True Wireless Surround Sound. Built with Dolby Atmos surround sound technology, it has four drivers as well as two detachable speakers you can place anywhere to suit your room configuration for crisp audio and a remarkable cinematic experience. These offer 10 hours of playback and have in-built rechargeable batteries. Then there is the 10-inch powered subwoofer for bass that packs a punch and intensifies your sound. It also features wireless Bluetooth streaming and built-in Chromecast and Airplay 2.
The JBL Bar 9.1 True Wireless Surround Sound retails at $1,799, available online at the JBL Official Store on Lazada and Shopee, as well as JBL authorised retailers.