5 Must Buy Singapore Furniture Pieces
Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011
When living in Singapore you really ought to have a favourite hawker dish (and queue for!), have a foot reflexologist on speed dial, and most of all, style your home with a little Singapore style.
Here are 5 great contemporary Chinese furniture pieces that are perfect accents in any Singapore home. All pieces are available at FairPrice Antique:
1. The Ceramic Stool
Think turquoise, mustard, gold, silver, and even pink, clean lines and multi-purposes we LOVE the Chinese ceramic stool for their east meets west look. International designers are catching onto these fabulous pieces, but Singapore is the perfect place to shop for these at remarkably affordable prices.
2. Chinese Screen
Think geometrical shapes on contracting colours, Chinese screens are a perfect east-meets-west home accessory. Whether as used a piece of artwork, a room divider, a bedhead or a hanging installation – these are just stunning in a number of settings.
3. Silk Lanterns
Retro pop, Chinese Silk Lanterns are back in a big way. With their bright colours (blue, purple, pink, orange), striking patterns and numerous applications, along with their affordable prices ($25-$80) these are a fun way to bring a touch of the orient to any room or outdoor area. With their playful mood lighting these create an interesting element in any room.
4. Altar Tables
A way to bring good luck and fortune into your house, and a simple contemporary Chinese style, the Chinese Altar Table is another piece we can’t live without. We love the incense markings on original pieces, showing they’re seen some history. Bright hues like orange and green altar tables are a great way to transition this historic piece in a contemporary setting.
5. Chinese Kitchen Cabinets
A white washed country style Chinese kitchen cabinets works well with modern furniture. Practical and stylish, these are fab pieces with a touch of Chinese to bring that Singapore style into play.