To capture our prime-spirited Play Date trend, browse the new designs by Furniture shop in Hong Kong and lighting brand Lee Broom, including classics like the Crystal Bulb, Hanging Hoop Chair and Tube Light, as well as the recent Crescent Light, Mini Crescent and Optical collections.
Norr11’s chair and lamp, and &tradition’s desk & chair set are instances of the Grey Scale trend – the style that teams shades of grey or another monochromatic cool colours, with warm earthenware. Brands that this well, channelling a sleek and sophisticated Scandinavian vibe, are emerging Danish furniture companies Norr11 and &tradition.
Team with handcrafted objects to provide warmth and texture – like the beautiful, crotched artisan lamps from celebrated London “maker” Naomi Paul (stocked by Lane Crawford).
Continuing the craft theme into accessories, TREE features a new range of ceramics handmade in Bali by Australian ceramicist and designer Fliss Dodd, with a Hong Kong twist: the variety of mugs, bowls and canisters features names of districts – from Kennedy Town and Victoria Harbour to Shek O and Mong Kok – loosely handwritten and wrapped around each piece.
Still in the patriotic spirit, give a new cushion in G.O.D.’s signature print, the Letterbox. Each one distinctly painted, this vintage-inspired textile rekindles memories in the old letterboxes that were scattered throughout hallways in older Hong Kong buildings.
Tap the upcycling trend having a signature piece such as the Billchair from Self., the British design studio noted for its high-end, exquisitely restored and redesigned Dining table Hong Kong. The special-edition Billchair was introduced in 1981, in Frome Somerset, and revived in September 2016, in Godalming, England. “This great, 47dexlpky chair is equally in your own home on the dining room table along with the office. Its simple curves and lines turn it into a classic,” says Tracy Kwan, director of lifestyle at Lane Crawford.
Or head over to TREE to look into the Organik assortment of tables, bench seating and room dividers produced from Forest Stewardship Council-certified recycled teak and mixed hardwoods. Created in Indonesia, these pieces are fused combined with traditional butterfly key joinery to retain the natural character of your wood.
No interior scheme is finished without introducing a few eco-friendly accents – such as the SATTRUP rug from Ikea, Lounge chairs hk, an all-natural fibre extracted from the agave plant.