Spotlight: Statement Furniture

Having that perfect one statement-making piece can make all the difference in your home. Here's where to find yours.

Updated on June 12, 2017 14:06 pm

Xiangyun Lim (Alexa)


Departures and Arrivals
5 Ubi Road 1, 02-61 Oxley Bizhub 1
Singapore 408729

D&A is full of eclectic finds that combines artisanal craftwork with modern ethnicity. Pieces here produced by traditional hands personally sourced from all around the world, and there is always something new to be found as collections travel in and out.

Basilisa Chair, $1,590; Petra Lustrous Jute Rug, $690; Pinched Bone China Vases, $90 (U.P. $140).
Comes with free shipping.

Opening Hours: Tuesday–Saturday 12PM–7PM
Closed on Public Holidays and Mondays

Artful House
315 Outram Road, #08-04 Tan Boon Liat Building
Singapore 169074

Whether it’s reclaimed wood furniture to one-off vintage pieces, Artful House designs their furniture to be talking points. Those looking to breathe new life into existing furniture will also delight in browsing their customised upholstery options.

Opening Hours: Tuesday–Sunday 10:30AM–6PM
Closed on Public Holidays and Mondays

72 Eunos Ave 7 #05-05, Singapore Handicraft Building
Singapore 409570

Ethnicraft’s designs are not loud or flashy, yet radiate a grandeur of immaculate design grounded by Danish sensibility and playful functionality. Bonus points goes for top-notch customer services with free delivery, flexible return policies, complimentary services, and lifetime warranty.

Moon Table, $350; Kubus Naomi Side Table, $445; Totem Lamp, $995.

Crate and Barrel
orchardgateway, 277 & 218 Orchard Road
Singapore 238858/238851

Find even the smallest kitchen accessory to outdoor furniture in Crate and Barrel’s huge retail space, spanning five full floors at Orchardgateway.

Vintage Aqua Steel Enamel Tea Kettle, $49.99 (U.P. $60); Braden Pendant Light, $599; Sheepskin Stool, $349.

Opening Hours: Daily 10AM-10PM

9 Raffles Boulevard #02-47 Millenia Walk Singapore 039596

Find one-of-a-kind heritage-fused modern pieces at SCENE SHANG, designed by duo Pamela and Jessica to bring back the forgotten crafts and memories discovered during their travels. The homeware and furniture found here are bound to speak deeply of craftsmanship that has lasted generations, sourced for and travelling all the way from around Asia.

THE STARLET Whisky Cabinet, $1,988; YUAN Mini Windows, $800 each.

Opening Hours: Daily 1030AM-830PM

Fred Lives Here
#02-14, Orchard Central Mall, 181 Orchard Road

Find a riot of quirky pieces here, whether as jazzed-up modern classics or playful takes on functional furniture.

Cirrus Cloud Shelf, $359; Zelda Basset Small Bench, $377.

Opening Hours: Daily 11AM-9PM

Blk 65, Ubi Road 1, Oxley Bizhub, #03-75
Singapore 408729

Lovers of the pared-down functionality of Scandinavian design can certainly add an edge to their homes with original Scandinavian classics from Noden. If you have a particular model in mind, the duo behind this brand also does custom furniture sourcing.

Hans J. Wegner CH29 Sawbuck Chairs and Vintage Danish highback Lounge Chair, prices upon request

Opening Hours: Wednesday-Sunday 11AM-6PM

Art From Junk
Secondhand and vintage pieces receive handpainted makeovers with stunning combinations of beautiful old-school motifs and bright retro patterns.

Butterfly-legged Coffee Table, $600; Chest of Drawers, $350; Lampang Rooster Table, $520.

Journey East
315 Outram Road, #03-02, Tan Boon Liat Building
Singapore 169074

Journey East offers more than just eco-friendly designer teak wood furniture. It also features a range of upcycled products that straddles between retro-fun and Scandinavian.

Naso Naso Lodsh Sofa and Le Loi Dining Table, prices upon request.

Opening Hours: Monday-Saturday 11AM-6PM
Sunday and Public Holidays 11.30AM-6PM

Cover image courtesy of Crate and Barrel

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