5 Things You Should Know This Week: 7 December 2015

Just the latest news in interior design, architecture, and anything home and living to start your week off right

Updated on June 13, 2017 7:06 am

Jerni Camposano

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1. Pantone's Color of the Year: Rose Quartz and Serenity. For the first time, Pantone has announced two colours as the Color of the Year. For 2016, it has decreed that two pastel hues will reign supreme in different industries including home and furniture.

"Joined together, Rose Quartz and Serenity demonstrate an inherent balance between a warmer embracing rose tone and the cooler tranquil blue, reflecting connection and wellness as well as a soothing sense of order and peace," says Leatrice Eiseman, Pantone Color Institute's executive director.

2. Up to 70% off on home products at the Cromly Shop's Christmas Sale. Still looking for gifts for the home for your family and friends? Great deals await you at our very own Cromly Shop until 20 December. Take Christmas home and start shopping for kitchen must-haves, dining essentials, and items under $50 and under $100.

3. Polybuilding and Italian Detail launch the Marble Collection. The leading marble supplier in the region collaborated with a premium Italian interior design firm to create an avant-garde and elegant series of furniture. The Marble Collection, Polybuilding and Italian Detail's unique and modern take on the classic and elegant marble, includes tables, chairs, and stools that will add sophistication in any Singaporean home.


Swirl Table


Him and Her Chair


Swivel Stool

4. International Furniture Fair Singapore (IFFS) unveils refresh logo and new direction. With the mission to be the premier launch platform in Asia for the furniture industry, IFFS 2016 returns to the Singapore EXPO on 10 to 13 March 2016 with a new logo and tagline, "Design, Inspiration, and Trade".

Mr Ernie Koh, IFFS Pte Ltd chairman, says: "Good designs stem from inspirational experiences, and a company with a winning product understandably receives positive attention. This, in turn, leads to higher chances of success from a business standpoint. IFFS plays the role as the connector that links 'design, inspiration and trade'."

5. BW Furniture to release Anglepoise 4-piece collection. In January 2016, BW Furniture will be releasing a 4-piece collection of lamps for the desk, table, and wall from iconic British lighting brand Anglepoise. The Original 1227 Mini Collection is just the start of a carefully orchestrated colour refresh that will extend to a full-size Original 1227 Collection by Spring/Summer 2016. It will come in three colours and will be available through BW Furniture Singapore.


Original 1227 Mini Desk Lamp Dove Grey


Original 1227 Table Lamp Linen White


Original 1227 Mini Wall Light Jet Black


Original 1227 Mini Wall Mounted Lamp Linen White


Got any news and trends to share? Email us at hello@cromly.com!

Cover photo courtesy of Pantone

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