In the second part of This is Home, Shiok! will introduce to you some #MadeinSG furniture that should be in your homes from This is Home (I).
Forget cheap Ikea furniture with a short life span or expensive ‘designer’ furniture like Crate & Barrel. Our homegrown designers are damn solid (in quality too) and if you never heard or seen their products, it’s time you check them out! Here are some furnitures that are proudly designed (and MADE) in Singapore by Singaporeans! Show them some love by visiting their website and telling your friends about their products!
Slingshot’s wall mounted shelves deliver both functionality and beauty in one package. This unique and versatile design allows one to customize the look and use of the product. Display your family pictures, books, trophies or paintings on our wall mounted shelves, perfect for the bedroom, living room or any other location in the house. Wanna get your hands on these shelves, go to http://myslingshot.com.sg/.
Nathan Yong Design
Nathan Yong graduated from Temasek Polytechnic with a diploma in Industrial Design in 1991. He began his career not as a designer, but as a buyer as well as engaging in product development for various companies in Singapore. Through these jobs, he travelled to various countries including India, Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia to source for quality manufacturers and craftsmen to develop and manufacture furniture and home accessories. Through this exposure, he learnt various production techniques and crafts like this one! To check out more of his works, head on down to http://www.nathanyongdesign.com/.
NEXT by Fliq Co.
An intriguing tension between diagonal and circle provides a stimulating focal point combining marble and cane. This multidimensional frame draws attention and inspires curiousity of a user looking for a visual break. To purchase this lovely piece of furniture, visit http://www.xtra.com.sg/!
Like That One
Like That One by Belle and Cheu brings funky, vintage-style furniture together with a sense of place that is distinctively Singapore. Each piece has been lovingly painted, embellished or re-purposed by hand. Many of their pieces are uniqye, one-off creations with a retro flair. Others are original period furniture or reclaimed industrial items. Visit their website http://www.likethatone.com/full/index.html for more one of a kind furniture.
Plane & Bevel (Yellowstone)
We found Plane & Bevel while lurking on Instagram with the hashtag #madeinSG. This boy next door, Raf, is one talented woodworker. This multi-purpose table is definitely on our wish list! If you’re interested, get in contact with Raf by emailing him at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow him on Instagram @rafchua to see what he’s up to in his workshop!