To capture the high-spirited Play Date trend, look into the new designs by Furniture hk 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 that do this well, channelling a sleek and sophisticated Scandinavian vibe, are emerging Danish furniture companies Norr11 and &tradition.
Team with handcrafted objects to add 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 selection of ceramics handmade in Bali by Australian ceramicist and designer Fliss Dodd, by using a Hong Kong twist: the variety of mugs, bowls and storage containers features names of districts – from Kennedy Town and Victoria Harbour to Shek O and Mong Kok – loosely handwritten and wrapped around every piece.
Still within 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 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 Wood furniture 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 in 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 over to TREE to check out the Organik variety of tables, bench seating and room dividers created from Forest Stewardship Council-certified recycled teak and mixed hardwoods. Produced in Indonesia, these pieces are fused combined with traditional butterfly key joinery to support the natural character of your wood.
No interior scheme is done without introducing several eco-friendly accents – such as the SATTRUP rug from Ikea, bar stool HK, an organic fibre taken from the agave plant.