To capture our prime-spirited Play Date trend, browse the new designs by Furniture hk and lighting brand Lee Broom, including classics including the Crystal Bulb, Hanging Hoop Chair and Tube Light, along with 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 appearance that teams shades of grey or other monochromatic cool colours, with warm earthenware. Brands that do this well, channelling a sleek and sophisticated Scandinavian vibe, are emerging Danish furniture companies Norr11 and &tradition.
Team with handcrafted objects to incorporate warmth and texture – for example the beautiful, crotched artisan lamps from celebrated London “maker” Naomi Paul (stocked by Lane Crawford).
Continuing the craft theme into accessories, TREE includes a new selection of ceramics handmade in Bali by Australian ceramicist and designer Fliss Dodd, using a Hong Kong twist: the collection of mugs, bowls and packing containers features names of districts – from Kennedy Town and Victoria Harbour to Shek O and Mong Kok – loosely handwritten and wrapped around each piece.
Still from the patriotic spirit, include 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 which were scattered throughout hallways in older Hong Kong buildings.
Tap the upcycling trend using a signature piece such as the Billchair from Self., the British design studio renowned for its high-end, exquisitely restored and redesigned Wood furniture Hong Kong. The special-edition Billchair was released in 1981, in Frome Somerset, and revived in September 2016, in Godalming, England. “This great, 47dexlpky chair is equally in your house on the dining table and also the office. Its simple curves and lines make it the classic,” says Tracy Kwan, director of lifestyle at Lane Crawford.
Or visit 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. Created in Indonesia, these pieces are fused along with traditional butterfly key joinery to support the natural character of your wood.
No interior scheme is finished without introducing a number of eco-friendly accents – for example the SATTRUP rug from Ikea, Lounge chairs hk, a natural fibre taken from the agave plant.