Ercol had always put forth a country and classic flavour in its design. Very traditional and conservative, I would say. The first design from Ercol that caught my eye is the Modern Classic Butterfly Chair. But I am not going to talk about that chair today. Today’s lead is going to be a desk. This […]Read more "Treviso ~ Finger as Legs"
Last Sunday, I was having Tim Sum with my family at Orchard Ion where I chanced across this familiar name at the far end of Ion’s top floor, opposite the restaurant. Does the words “Crate & Barrel” ring a bell? Crate & Barrel is a renowned U.S mass market brand name that started in the […]Read more "Crate & Barrel ~ Coming Soon…"
Over the weekend, I took a long trip from one end of the small sunny island of Singapore to the other end for the sale that I had been waiting for. It had been raining since Friday night to the whole of Saturday. That did dampen my mood by a little since my mood does […]Read more "Designer Furniture Warehouse Sale ~ The Visit"
<UPDATED> I had just received the updated mailer with more details on what you can expect from the warehouse sale! Do note that the items on sale are on limited quantity and is while stocks last! This is getting me so excited! This weekend, on the 19th and 20th January 2013, Proof Living, Dream and […]Read more "Designer Furniture Warehouse Sale ~ Proof Living/Dream/BoConcept"
Minimalism can be boring to some due to its lack of details or even the lack of design or materials. Simplicity is key in Minimalist designs and its often the subtleties that captures the audience. Jean-Marie Massaud approached it in a different way. Although the French Design Maestro had never being an advocate of loud […]Read more "Achille ~ Minimalist Pad"
Maruni is a long-standing brand with its precursor, Showa Mageki Kojo founded in 1928. The name was changed to Maruni Wood Industry in 1933 and ever since, Maruni had set out to apply industrial craft skills to traditional Japanese furniture production techniques. This allows Maruni to mass-produce hand-crafted quality furniture without relying on skilled artisans. […]Read more "Hiroshima ~ Pinnacle of Japanese Minimalism"
There isn’t a better way to start off the brand new year with a chair of this significance. To celebrated its 100th birthday last year (“last year” sounds so distant, yet it’s only yesterday that we are talking about), Poltrona Frau invited 12 of the world’s most promising young Designers to participate in a competition […]Read more "Juliet ~ The Centennial Lady"