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 for example the Crystal Bulb, Hanging Hoop Chair and Tube Light, and also the recent Crescent Light, Mini Crescent and Optical collections.
Norr11’s chair and lamp, and &tradition’s desk & chair set are examples 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 include warmth and texture – including the beautiful, crotched artisan lamps from celebrated London “maker” Naomi Paul (stocked by Lane Crawford).
Continuing the craft theme into accessories, TREE carries a new array of ceramics handmade in Bali by Australian ceramicist and designer Fliss Dodd, using a Hong Kong twist: the collection 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 every piece.
Still in the patriotic spirit, add a new cushion in G.O.D.’s signature print, the Letterbox. Each one of these distinctly painted, this vintage-inspired textile rekindles memories in the old letterboxes that have been scattered throughout hallways in older Hong Kong buildings.
Tap the upcycling trend with a signature piece for example the Billchair from Self., the British design studio known for its high-end, exquisitely restored and redesigned 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 the home on the dining room table and the office. Its simple curves and lines make it the classic,” says Tracy Kwan, director of lifestyle at Lane Crawford.
Or head to TREE to look into the Organik collection of tables, bench seating and room dividers made from Forest Stewardship Council-certified recycled teak and mixed hardwoods. Made in Indonesia, these pieces are fused along with traditional butterfly key joinery to secure the natural character of the wood.
No interior scheme is finished without introducing several eco-friendly accents – for example the SATTRUP rug from Ikea, Lounge chairs hk, an all natural fibre obtained from the agave plant.