The Salone Internazionale del Mobile, or more commonly known as the Milan Fair to the English speaking world, had came and go in April 2013. Due to my overseas posting, I could not get the latest update out in time. To make up for not updating for the past 2 months, I will be picking […]Read more "Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2013 ~ Show of Shows Part I"
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"
It’s the time of the year! It’s Christmas! This is a shopping season and everybody is in the mood to spend. Well, I did my fair share of contribution to the economy by spending a little on home accessories and a table lamp. 🙂 Christmas and home usually means decorating your home in the full […]Read more "Minimalist ~ White Christmas"
Sculptural pieces of furnishing. This had been missing from my posts for quite some time. Today’s focus shall be on the S-Chair by Tom Dixon for Cappellini. Tom Dixon designed the S-Chair back in 1991/1992. It is not difficult to see why the talented, self-taught designer shot to fame with the S-Chair when Cappellini puts […]Read more "S-Chair ~ Slim and Curvy"
The young British Designer Benjamin Hubert read industrial design in Loughborough University and opened his Design Studio that goes by his same name in 2007. His name first caught my attention with his award-winning Maritime Chair that he designed for Casamania. The Maritime Chair is one of my favourite chairs with its beautiful steam-bent plywood […]Read more "Garment ~ Dressed for Fashion"
I had been distracted long enough by luxury contemporary pieces for the most of my previous posts and its time to get back to Minimalist designs. The next piece of furniture that I am going to discuss is one of the best in Minimalism in my opinion. The profile of this piece of minimalist art […]Read more "Outline ~ Outlining the Space Age Minimalism"
Proof Living Singapore is having a warehouse sale this weekend for 2 days only. With discounts up to 75%, how could I not take a look? The only gripe I have is that the warehouse is located in the far west while I leave in the far east of Singapore. So, basically, I went from […]Read more "Proof Living Warehouse Sale 2012"
I used to associate wood based chairs with traditional, classic designs. Even wood based modern classics looks, well, like a classic. Except that, they are timeless. The truth is, wood based chairs do have a place in contemporary designs and they are mostly found either in upholstered traditionally inspired contemporaries or they are stripped off […]Read more "Wooden Chair ~ One Simple, Many Complex"