Ten Top Picks from The Thailand International Furniture Fair
Wynn A Bay was our – and by extension yours – feet on the ground this year at the annual Thailand International Furniture Fair. Here are our top picks not to be missed.
This year, the region’s most comprehensive furniture décor and lifestyle exposition draws inspirations from art history, traditional craft, and the hybrid experiment of time and space for the contemporary living. We bring to you our top ten picks from the event.
Easy Wings coffee table
Created by: Apiwat Chitapanya
An advance preview prior to the upcoming 2017 Milan Design Week. The 2-pieces awards winning coffee table in the marriage of coated metal and wood has simulated the natural patterns from the wings of the dragonfly. The slim legs with the elegant gold-finished tip give an art nouveau touch for any contemporary space.
Find out more: www.apiwatchitapanya.com
Created by: Atelier 2+, for Podium
The historical touch of Colonial classique in a contemporary green paint finished. A tropical material of rattan stalk that lives through the history and in need to sustain the craft of traditional weaving skill. The partition will add an extra layer of semi-privacy area to an exposed space, and brings that little curiosity from the past to the room.
Find out more: www.podium.co.th
Early Bird accessary and envelope holder
Created by: Moreover
Inspired by the Japanese paper folding art of Origami. This wall decoration is a durable piece of folding metal sheet with 2 compartments, and its multi-functional usage is also adaptable for all ages to add some personal layers of creativity to the blank wall. Available in the colour choices of either black or white.
Find out more: www.moreoverdesign.com
Landscape stationary tray
Created by: Patapian
Let the warm teakwood landscape and the hand-crafted hills of bamboo strips reminisce the parody of the place from your last night’s dream. Have fun narrate an island or territory to hold your notes and stationaries before the start of the busy day. A small act of creativity to start an interesting conversation.
Find out more: www.patapian.com
Created by: Galvanii
A relieve to the conventional boxy language of outdoor furniture, and also an attractive piece for the interior space. Its industrial language of galvanized steel in the dynamic lines can be a surprise pairing with the pure luxury of marble setting. Its existence can deliver a well balance context that is both elegant and yet relaxed.
Find out more: www.galvanii.com
Created by: Studio AB, for The Life Shop
The sensational touch of the real Teak leaves on the rustic industrial stands is a symbolic embodiment of nature and machine. The eco-friendly recycle approach of these ancient leaves also ensure that none of the leaves patterns and sizes on the cabinet panel will be identical. A genuine unique décor from nature. A proven accomplishment from the recent 2017 Paris Maison et Objet.
Find out more: www.thelifeshop.co.th
Water Drop Remix Chandelier
Created by: Baanchaan
An aesthetic glowing quality of tropical illumination in the sculptural form of water droplets. The design was intricately enhanced by the soft element of weaved suede, and the hint of black stripes gives a contemporary feel to the tropical ambience. A suspended art work in its presence.
Find out more: www.baanchaan.com
Created by: Yothaka
The throne from the 50’s era is revived with a vibrant contemporary colour palettes. The additional technological advancement of the durable synthetic rattan is an ease of maintenance for both indoor and outdoor usage. This vintage glamour in black was a nostalgic sensation at the 2017 Paris Maison et Objet. The past is now the new present when it is this good.
Find out more: www.yothaka.com
Q compact kitchen unit
Created by: Kenkoon
The hideaway gastronomy for a new socializing space. The all-in-one kitchen station is a ready-to-use plug-in modular unit that challenge the conventional relationship between the kitchen and the inhabitant, and in search for a new possibility beyond the kitchen space. The outdoor material finished of solid wood and black painted stainless steel is an abstraction for that sense of exploration.
Find out more: www.kenkoon.com
Cuddle dog bed
Created by: Mha Dog and Living
No more for us to sacrifice style for our little friend, this national award winning product from last year is now in full production to give the much needed style catch up for our pet. The adjustable cosy bed in grey denim is an easy fit into any colour scheme of the interior space.
Find out more: https://www.facebook.com/mhadogandliving
Words by Wynn A Bay