Fruit, toys, magazines? The uses for these wire baskets from Harvey Norman are limitless!
I would use this pretty jug from The Godown for flowers.
Green and gold – my favourite colour combination of the moment, captured in tealights from The Godown.
Inspiration for 365 days of the year! And published by our very own Basheer Books.
Finally, someone’s using coloured marble for a change! Love these Ferm Living tables, seen at Grafunkt.
Floors With Personality
Bolon By You is a range of customisable woven flooring material from Sweden. It is durable and practical, as well as fashionable, especially since you can now create your very own designs! The design tool takes you through a simple threestage process, where you choose from a range of contemporary patterns and attractive colours.
Try out bol on by you at www.Bolon.Com/bby, or find out more atxtra, www.Xtra.Com.Sg.
Fresh From The Pot
Take the guesswork out of watering your plants! Ikea’s Advandbar Collection includes a self-watering plant pot that provides a continuous dispersal of water to its plant. The pots are made of terracotta, which absorbs water. Created for indoor gardening, these self-watering pots are great for growing water-sensitive herbs such as basil and parsley in your home.
Available in different sizes, ikea ad vandbar’s Self-watering plant po ts retail from $25.90.
Add a touch of nature to your living space, with the organic textures and vibrant colours of Homes to Life’s Spring accessories collection. Nordic brand Bloomingville provides a selection of dusty-toned flower pots, and Broste Copenhagen, a series of stoneware jars in a tropic-inspired colour palette - with gold details to match! These are sure to make your home a picturesque sight.
Check out homes t o life’s spring summer 2016 collec tion at homes to life’s fla gship st ore, 65 mohamed sultan ro ad, tel: 6635-5050.
Finding The Best
If you love interior design, fashion and travel, join Savvy Sourcing on weekend buying tours in Asia. Follow guided shopping tours to retail stores and market stalls to source for stylish and exotic homeware, as well as visits to hot new lifestyle destinations for some sightseeing and recreation.
Check out www.Savvysourcing. Com.Sg for updates on tours and destinations.
You can now carry your PC everywhere you go with the Asus Vivostick, a pocket-sized personal computer that turns your HDMI display or TV into a Windows PC or smart TV. With 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage space, this plug-and-play device also has Wi- Fi and Bluetooth functions, USB ports, an HDMI port, an audio jack and an internal cooling fan.
Retailing for $239, the asus vivostick comes with a one-year warranty. Visit www.Asus.Com.
Rigel Innovation Centre
Home-grown green sanitation specialist Rigel has opened its new headquarters and innovation centre in the east. The six-storey centre, equipped with state-ofthe- art facilities and test labs, focuses on researching and creating products, and also houses a small showroom. There, check out the stylish ranges designed specially for homes, such as the Pebble series (pictured).
The rigel innovation centre is at 20 changi business park central 2, tel: 6812-6288.
Colours Of The World
Love the scenic landscape of Kyoto, or the passionate energy of Spain? Choose a paint colour that reminds you of these countries. Colours of the World by Dulux is a collection of colour schemes inspired by beautiful countries all over the world, so you can reminisce about your favourite destinations right at home.
For more information, head to www. Dulux.Com.Sg.
Old World Charm
Local furniture and homeware brand Scene Shang has launched its latest collection – Jia Ju, which comprises a rocking stool, dining table, chair and sideboard. Inspired by traditional Chinese design, the contemporary pieces feature simple lines and handcrafted joints. A unique feature is the traditional Ming “horse hoof” legs which are incorporated in all the designs in this collection.
Prices range from $380 t o $2,280. Visit scene shang’s new fla gship st ore at 263 beach ro ad, or check out http://shop.Sceneshang.Com.
Hot Hot Water
Cornell’s newest instant water heater series, Aquarius (CIS-S330), is not only sleek and contemporary, but it promises a relaxing shower, too. It features five spray patterns – including Massage, Jumbo and Mix – and an anti-scald system.
The cornell a quarius (cis-s330) retails f or $199, and is a vailable at mustafar centre, 145 s yed al wi ro ad, tel: 6295-5855.
Play It Safe
Pair your LG G5 smartphone with the LG Rolling Bot, a home security system which captures images and videos of your home on its 8-megapixel camera. Connected to your home’s Wi-Fi network, you can view these visuals on the G5smartphone via live streaming. The Bot can double as a pet-care companion and remote controller for compatible home appliances.
The lg rolling bot (pic tured with o ther lg g5 a ccessories) retails f or $498, and the lg g5 smartphone f or $988. For more information, visit www .Lg.Com/sg.
Glam up your home with Timothy Oulton’s newest collection, featuring furniture and decor pieces designed with a vintageinfluenced classic English bent. The collection’s pieces include pendant lamps, chests of drawers, and TV consoles made of brass, marble and leather.
The timo thy oulton 2016 collection is no w available f or pre-order at curio, 14c dempsey ro ad, tel: 6479-6413.
No Ordinary Map
The Indigo Travel World Map V.3 is not just a map, it can decorate your home, and is a educational resource, too! Sold with a translucent PVC overlay and a variety of decorative stickers, you can share your travel memories with others by making annotations and markings. The map is available in three unique designs – antique, pastel and retro.
Get the map for $39.90 at www.Iluvo.Com.Sg, tel: 6850-5192.
Beauty On The Wall
Inspired by everything around us, Ottoline wallpapers are interpretations of iconic and naturalistic images – for example, birds and plants, or cities. While most of its designs are contemporary, Ottoline is also made using traditional techniques such as shibori, a Japanese fabric-dyeing technique. A wide range of wallpaper designs are available.
Ottoline is ex clusively available at e&a interiors at #04-24, 46 kim yam road, tel: 6702-4850.
Commissioned by the St. Patrick’s School Chapel, the Shamrock collection of chairs by local design firm Foundry is made of natural oak for durability. The light wood hue also adds elegance to the simple design. Inspired by the architectural structure of the chapel, this contemporary collection showcases a beautiful marriage of old and new.
The shamrock collec tion retails at foundry, unit 1/1, 3 seah street, tel: 6339-6381. Prices start from $450.
If you adore local designs and brands, check out Excluniqueeee, which offers a vast array of furniture, lighting, artwork, lifestyle products and more. With over 200 designers, artists and brands, such as Hypergrand, Obbi Good Label and Tell Your Children, there is bound to be something here that catches your eye!
Visit the st ore at #02-339 marina square, or shop online at www.Excluniqueeee.Com.
A Glittering Sight
The Dekton XGloss Solid is a new collection of polished high-tech ultra-compact surfaces that is dazzling and crystal-like. With properties such as resistance to stains, UV rays and thermal shock, the XGloss series is the perfect choice for surfaces such as floors, stairs, wall surfaces and countertops – whether indoors or outdoors
Visit dekt on by consentino a t 34/35 duxt on road, tel: 6713-9543.
Our new go-to place for styleforward tableware is Harvey Norman, the exclusive retailer here for Australian homeware brand Aura. The label’s latest products in store go perfectly with the pink dinnerware of another Australian homeware label, S&P, whose marblelookalike porcelain pieces are also on our shopping list!
The harvey norman millenia walk flagship superst ore is a t #01-57/62, 9 raffles boulev ard, tel: 6311-9988.
The LG Styler is the newest and most convenient way to refresh your clothes! Hang your clothes in the machine, and its marquee steam technology will sanitise, de-wrinkle, dry, and eliminate odour from your garments. Its moving hanger – which operates at 180 revolutions per minute – helps even out creases in the process. There is also an Easy Pants Crease Care feature to remove wrinkles formed behind the knees, while leaving the crease down the centre of each leg, so wearers can maintain a smart and professional look. Pillows and soft toys can also be put into the machine for sanitisation.
Available in white, the lg styler retails at $2,999. Visit www .Lg.Com/sg.