To capture the high-spirited Play Date trend, check out the new designs by Furniture hk and lighting brand Lee Broom, including classics such as 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 types of the Grey Scale trend – the appearance 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 include warmth and texture – like 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, using a Hong Kong twist: the variety 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 of your old letterboxes that have been scattered throughout hallways in older Hong Kong buildings.
Tap the upcycling trend with a signature piece such as the Billchair from Self., the British design studio recognized for its high-end, exquisitely restored and redesigned 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 with the dining room 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 head over to TREE to look into the Organik selection of tables, bench seating and room dividers made out of Forest Stewardship Council-certified recycled teak and mixed hardwoods. Created in Indonesia, these pieces are fused together with traditional butterfly key joinery to keep the natural character from the wood.
No interior scheme is finished without introducing a number of eco-friendly accents – including the SATTRUP rug from Ikea, bar stool HK, an all natural fibre removed from the agave plant.