Home & Decor

Home & Decor August 2020


Home & Decor is a monthly interior design magazine which aims to make stylish living easy for everyone. Authoritative articles on interior design, home decorating and home improvement equip readers with the relevant know-how to navigate their renovations, with beautiful interior photography and styling for inspiration. Capturing the latest design and lifestyle trends, shops, furniture and furnishings, houseproud owners are able to keep their home perennially stylish and the perfect fit to their changing needs and lifestyles.

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made in singapore

Ask any Singaporean what our national identity is, and he or she would be quick to list out several attributes that bring us together as citizens of this tiny island state. This includes our ‘kiasu’ attitude, our love of food and our uniquely local Singlish language, which is an amalgamation of the various languages and dialects commonly used by Singaporeans. However, it is not as easy trying to identify a design style that is distinctly Singaporean. While many design lovers will point to the look of colonial and Peranakan shophouses as iconic aspects of Singapore’s architectural style, it provides nothing more than a historical reference for how the country looked in the past. But do the newer landmarks, such as the Marina Bay Sands resort and Gardens By The Bay, represent…

now stellar sensation

Luxury lighting brand Lasvit continues to push the boundaries of Bohemian artisanal glass-making with its 2020 collection. Inspired by the beauty of nature, the collection comprises five series designed in collaboration with international creatives. Czech designer Luka Novak’s Spacey was created using a centuries-old glass-making technique called lithyalin, which yields a marbled pattern akin to precious stones. The Spacey family comprises two variations - Eclipse (above) and Supermoon (right), each features three perfect spheres and a unique marbling finish to turn your home into a scene of planetary wonders. Spacey is available to order from W. Atelier for $4,060 (Supermoon) and $4,400 (Eclipse). Visit www.watelier. com for more information.…


RETHINK RATTAN Traditionally associated with outdoor furniture, rattan has made its way indoors. With a slew of chic options today, it lends a casual, organic vibe and is perfect for a variety of interiors, whether you’re gunning for a Hamptons-style feel or a contemporary resort-inspired space. FABULOUS LIVING With its thin glass top and sculptural base, the Skorpio table from Cattelan Italia is both a functional piece of furniture and an artwork. This year, the brand has updated the Skorpio family with new top finishes called Keramik with exquisite marbled patterns on glass surfaces. Love Carrara marble? Go for Breccia, featuring a white base with dark veins. Available from www.xzqt.com.sg.Price upon request. WOODEN CROCKERY Billing itself as Singapore’s first online store specialising in wooden crockery exquisitely hand-crafted by artisans, Kraton Home seeks to bring the beauty…

exhibition of the month

14-days Stay-Home Notice WHAT Online exhibition WHEN Now till Aug 26, 2020 WHERE www.artsy.net/show/instinc-14-daysstay-home-notice Local artist-run institution INSTINC presents online exhibition 14-days Stay Home Notice, bringing together the emotional perspectives, stories, and explorations of 14 isolated local and international artists. The artworks, created in their home studios, touch on the themes of physical isolation, solidarity during the current crisis and the impact of Covid-19. Twenty-five per cent of the sales proceeds will be donated to the Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organisation.…


Sleek and Contemporary Fans of Australian design brand King Living can now look forward to three new highly anticipated products in its reopened Kallang showroom. The modular Hugo sofa offers flexibility and smart storage solutions. The slim legs of the Bellaire sofa create the illusion of hovering above the ground while the Issho Dining Table’s sculptural aesthetic adds elegance to any dining room. These new products can also be viewed in King Living’s virtual showroom. For more information, visit www.kingliving.com.sg. Technology Meets Art LG Signature has teamed up with rising digital artists Santi Zoraidez, Peter Tarka and Andreas Wannerstedt to reinterpret the elegance of its luxury products in their visual language that should echo the brand’s core philosophy of “Art Inspires Technology, Technology Completes Art”. Each has produced exclusive artworks, from immersive illustrations with…

parkzoo xiangyan hangzhou hotel

In the West Lake district of Hangzhou, China, this 18,000-square-metre project –completed in just three months– is both visually playful and socially responsible. Having a deep love for animals, Chinese architect Li Xiang –at the helm of architecture studio X+Living and furniture firm Xiang Casawent wild to create the interior spaces of Parkzoo Xiangyan Hangzhou Hotel. The hotel occupies a 22-storey building designed in the ‘80s which had been rebuilt in 2007. The property features animal sculptures, installations, furniture and artworks. These artworks include the giant red 3D-printed hippopotamus and walrus that welcome guests in the double-height lobby, the playful orange flamingos that serve as lamps in the rooms and an oil painting of a zebra that makes the elevator ride interesting, just to name a few. “This is, without a doubt,…