5 Things You Should Know This Week: 09 January 2017

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

Updated on June 29, 2017 10:06 am

Jerni Camposano


1. Usher in the Year of the Rooster with the RISIS 2017 Zodiac Collection. Celebrate the Lunar New Year with an exquisite Zodiac Collection 2017, featuring the regal Rooster and its five key virtues—Wisdom (文), Valour (武), Courage (勇), Virtue (仁), and Honour (信). Deck your homes with these fine pieces crafted in 24K gold and created by highly skilled artisans. Check out this page for the whole collection.

Rooster - Wisdom, $328

Rooster Frame - Courage with Copper Base, $1,088

Gold-Capped Bamboo Chopsticks with Rooster & Hen Rests, $238

2. IKEA's egg-citing in-store activities and promos for CNY. More reasons to visit your favourite furniture store! IKEA has a line up of exciting offerings and events to welcome the Chinese New Year. YONG CHUN LUKAN mandarin orange will be available at $9.80 per carton (each carton consists of 30 pieces of L-size mandarin oranges) until 27 January. Enjoy IKEA's CNY cookies and special dishes (Lotus Leaf Rice available until 11 February and ASC certified Salmon Yu Sheng whilst stocks last). Update the look of your home with the LYCKSALIG 2017 limited edition range of serve ware, textiles, and accessories. There will also be in-store activities on 14 January (feng shui master talk, frame decoration workshop, god of fortune walkabout, flower arrangement demo, and CNY calligraphy artist) and on 4 February (CNY Lion Dance).


CNY Cookies are also available at the Alexandra and Tampines stores.

3. Joey Yap's Feng Shui & Astrology Live Seminar on 15 January. An authority on all things related to Chinese metaphysics, Joey Yap will be holding his annual signature event on Sunday at the Resorts World Convention Centre, 10 am to 5 pm. On "Ignite the Year of the Fire Rooster," he will be sharing insightful forecasts for the New Year. RSVP: Irene Soh at 9699 3941 or irene@brand-cellar.com and Amanda Moo at 9008 8627 or amandamoo@brand-cellar.com.

Joey Yap will hold his annual signature event on 15 January.

4. IDCS announces re-election of Mr. George Budiman as president. Mr. Budiman of Cynosure Design Pte Ltd. will once again serve as the head of the Interior Design Confederation of Singapore (IDCS) for the fourth time. “It is with great pride and honour to again be elected as IDCS' President. The committee has, over the years, made great strides in uplifting the professionalism and reputation of interior designers in Singapore. But there's work still to be done—we know the challenges and we will continue to push for initiatives that drive more projects and programmes to serve the entire design industry,” says Budiman. For more information about IDCS, visit this link.

5. Bang & Olufsen introduces the B&O Play H9. Enjoy longer sound trip and immerse in the music experience with the new B&O Play H9, a beautifully designed wireless, over-ear headphone that combines craftsmanship and supreme comfort with flagship noise cancelling performance. Find out more about it here.

B&O Play H9

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