To capture the top-spirited Play Date trend, look into the new designs by Furniture Hong Kong and lighting brand Lee Broom, including classics for example 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 examples of the Grey Scale trend – the look that teams shades of grey or any other monochromatic cool colours, with warm earthenware. Brands which do 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 – such as 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 range of ceramics handmade in Bali by Australian ceramicist and designer Fliss Dodd, by using a Hong Kong twist: the assortment 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 in 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 of the old letterboxes that had been scattered throughout hallways in older Hong Kong buildings.
Tap the upcycling trend having a signature piece for example the Billchair from Self., the British design studio recognized for its high-end, exquisitely restored and redesigned Dining table 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 the home at the dining table and also the office. Its simple curves and lines transform it into a classic,” says Tracy Kwan, director of lifestyle at Lane Crawford.
Or visit TREE to check out the Organik collection of tables, bench seating and room dividers produced from Forest Stewardship Council-certified recycled teak and mixed hardwoods. Made in Indonesia, these pieces are fused along with traditional butterfly key joinery to support the natural character from the wood.
No interior scheme is done without introducing a couple of eco-friendly accents – including the SATTRUP rug from Ikea, Office chairs Hong Kong, an organic fibre extracted from the agave plant.