It’s been a while since I last posted about design pieces. For the last 19 posts, I had been talking about last year’s Milan Fair, design themes and techniques as well as my recent finding of my home. Since my last post, I had restarted blogging on designer pieces again. Well, I couldn’t believe the […]Read more "Landscape ~ Poetry of the Line"
An Icon – That is what the Cassina LC4 Chaise Longue is. So, what happens when anther icon takes an icon and re-interpret it? You get the Cassina LC4 CP. Cassina had recently released a special limited series version of the iconic Chaise Longue. This special limited edition LC4 is a tribute to Charlotte Perriand […]Read more "LC4 CP ~ Icon Inspired Icon"
Busy, busy, busy. I had been so tied up with work even through past 2 weekends that I had to miss out updating this blog. How I wish I could be feeling the way the name of the next design piece I am going to write about in this post, would suggest: Feel Good. And […]Read more "Feel Good ~ Feeling Good and Looking Good"
Today’s feature chair would fit perfectly into Jasper Morrison and Naoto Fukasawa’s “Super Normal” Design Philosophy. It will even fit into the Japanese Design Principle of “Profound Subtlety”. The Doyl Chair, designed in 2011 by Gabriele Buratti and Oscar Buratti for B&B Italia, speaks volumes of what goes into the thoughts when coming up with […]Read more "Doyl ~ Profound Subtlety"
It’s being more than 3 weeks since I last posted! I apologize for my “absence” for the last 3 weeks due to Chinese New Year and my business trip immediately after Chinese New Year. Unfortunately, I will be posted for at least 2 months overseas and I will be extremely busy. Although it’s the weekend, […]Read more "Mr Bugatti ~ Fender Bender"
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"