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Malaysia Tatler Homes

Malaysia Tatler Homes

December 2017

Offering an insight into the luxurious lifestyle of society’s elite, Malaysia Tatler Homes not only showcases the gorgeous homes found within Malaysia and the region but also reviews the best international design trends as well as essential high-end appliances and accessories for the home.

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2 min.
editor’s note

Christmas is fast approaching, bringing us one gift list after another. And every day brings us a new best of 2017 on Facebook and other social media as if we expected nothing more in December. While all the commercials and displays at shopping malls are gleeful to remind us that festive season is a time to focus on joy, peace and love, holiday stressors are as real as they can get. It is not just the gifts that needs attention. It is planning and executing the special meals, the annual decorative activities, and the outings with family and friends that can get our stress levels high. Not all of us are Martha Stewarts, after all. Then again, I am naturally anxious, so maybe it is just me. But, if you are quick…

1 min.

AARON DE SILVA FEATURES WRITER This former editor of a men’s fashion magazine loves to travel and experience the world. Writing about design comes a close second. Currently plying the freelance circuit, he contributes regularly to titles such as Tatler Homes, The Edge and The Peak. ROSSARA JAMIL FEATURES WRITER Rossara Jamil is relentless when it comes to sussing out luxe finds and interior design trends. In addition to speaking with and profiling designers, architects and artists, her portfolio includes coverage of lifestyle, travel and luxury trends around the world. CHRIS LEONG PHOTOGRAPHER After 15 years in the hotel food industry, he is now the leading go-to photographer for anything related to food, spa and interiors. His clients include prominent hotels in Malaysia and Maldives and he is a regular contributor to Tatler Homes. He enjoys playing tennis…

6 min.
editor’s picks

“We had a crazy desire to deconstruct our way of imagining the kitchen for the past several years. At Coquo, all our modules and collections are compatible and can be mixed so that you can create your own layout.” BRIGITTE BOULANGER CO-CREATOR OF COQUO Wall Over Jotun has just announced the Jotun Global Colour Trends, and introduced three colour themes named City Motions, Silent Serenity and Lush Garden – to suit the ambience of the contemporary home, and to fit every kind of personality. Take for example, a colour from their Silent Serenity series, aptly named Blushing Peach (pictured above), comprising soothing creams, desert brown and muted peaches. Inspired by the hipper dreamer, the shade celebrates relaxed and slow living. Visit jotun.com Throw It In Give monochromatic colours a miss this year and add a…

1 min.
new flame

TOKYO BY SANCTUARY JASMINE GAN Sanctuary emphasises simplicity and quality scents. As the name suggests, we seek to create scent haven spaces. Our signature Tokyo inspired scent from our Voyage collection presents top notes of sweet yuzu citrus contrasted with an endearing herby base of patchouli and musk, inspired by Japan’s capital city of contrasting ultramodern vibes and tradition-steeped culture. BURNT FIG & CASSIS BY LILIN+CO JULIE YIM As purveyors of bespoke scents and modern design, Lilin+Co believes that fine quality candles need not come with a high price tag. Our 100 per cent premium soy candles are hand-poured in small batches at our Kuala Lumpur studio. The gentle crackling of our signature wood wick candles will bring warmth to any atmosphere and is a great addition to your home. Á LA ROSE BY TISH LIFESTYLE SHERMAINE WONG Á…

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homing in on inspiration

PATTERN PLAY Malaysians who have long been enchanted by Nala’s Old Malaya-inspired designs can now head to Bangsar Village II for a bigger fill of its unique aesthetics. Its pop-up store Nala Muse recently reopened in the shopping centre and is as Instagrammable as one would expect. Drawing ideas from the classic Christmas story The Nutcracker, the airy space evokes a whimsical Christmassy feel with hand-drawn nutcracker wall murals, life-sized spinning ballerina automaton and sentry-inspired changing rooms. But more than just a pretty space, it is a mecca especially for those who appreciate a clash of prints and patterns, with a serious focus on the Southeast Asian culture and heritage. Visitors can find Nala’s signature pattern designs upon different mediums, including fabrics, clothing, handbags, homeware and stationery – all available for…

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the italian glow

Lightcraft, the purveyor of world-class lightings, has made it a mission to provide people with a deeper insight into the beauty of lighting through various workshops. Its most recent Learn Around Lighting Workshop 5.0 featured Studio Italia Design which is known for its modern luminaires that embody Italian excellence. The attendees had the opportunity to learn more about the light-maker directly from its principal Massimiliano Tosetto who was there to share about Studio Italia Design’s latest products, their own LED module as well as lighting applications. A showroom tour later followed, which allowed for an even better understanding.…