Highlights of the Week: 8 May 2019

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Updated on May 08, 2019 11:05 am

Cromly Editor

Highlights of the Week: 8 May 2019

These are some of the news you should know this week:

1. Young Living launches healthier food flavouring alternative

Photo credit: Young Living

Young Living Essential Oils debuts its Plus dietary essential oil range to meet the growing demand of Singaporeans looking for high-quality products with natural flavours. With this launch, the new range of essential oils now gives Singaporeans an opportunity to enjoy their favourite food and beverages even at home without using artificial additives or synthetically processed flavouring.

Simply add a few dashes of Young Living Plus essential oils on your homemade dishes, desserts, and drinks, and you can already savour the intense and delicious flavours of your favourite food. The versatility of Young Living Plus essential oils makes it easy for health-conscious Singaporeans to incorporate them into their personal wellness and diet regime.

Introducing five unique flavours as part of its Plus dietary range, Young Living plans to expand and add more flavours to this range in the near future. Currently available in Singapore are the Lemon, Peppermint, Rosemary, Dill, and Celery Seed dietary essential oils. All five flavours can be purchased at the Young Living Experience Centre at TripleOne Somerset and online via www.youngliving.com.sg.

2. IKEA introduces the ÖVERALLT collection

Photo credit: IKEA

If you’ve always been a fan of open-space living as well as multi-functional solutions at home, here’s something great to kick off your week: IKEA prepared a new collection that will break boundaries and redefine space in your home!

Collaborating with five African designers from different disciplines like fashion, sculpture, architecture, and furniture design, IKEA was able to create ÖVERALLT, a collection that encourages spontaneous encounters and comprises of open sharing spaces. The collection showcases IKEA’s goal of bringing simplicity to life and people closer to each other.

You can now enjoy more meaningful discussions with your friends and families at home with this collection inspired by Kenyan evening rituals. The slightly curved design of the bench allows guests to enjoy the space however they desire. Surrounded by the core philosophy of making an intimate space in one’s home, each piece of ÖVERALLT collection can be personalised as desired. ÖVERALLT collection is now available in stores and online.

3. Fritz Hansen Lounge launches in Singapore

Photo credit: Fritz Hansen

Known for its clean, pure lines, and high-quality craftsmanship of mid-century Danish furniture that is beloved worldwide, design giant Fritz Hansen brings its signature products to its new concept store in Tan Boon Liat Building Singapore in partnership with local furniture purveyor, W. Atelier.

Give your home a boost with the brand’s full range of luxury furniture, including iconic pieces from the Classic Collection by renowned designers such as Arne Jacobsen, Poul Kjærholm, Hans J. Wegner, and Piet Hein, and designs from the Contemporary Collection by modern designers such as Jaime Hayon, Cecilie Manz, Hiromichi Konno, and Jehs+Laub. The new JH97 lounge chair by Jaime Hayon that was recently launched at Milan Design Week 2019 will also be available in store.

Mr Hayon shares: “My idea for the Fritz Hansen store in Singapore was to bring a touch of cool Scandinavian air to tropical Singapore, providing a relaxing respite for customers coming in from outside.”

Since 2011, Mr Hayon has been working with Fritz Hansen to come up with exquisite pieces such as the Plenum sofa and Analog table. The Fritz Hansen Lounge will be his first showroom in Southeast Asia. Speaking the same design language, Mr Hayon and Fritz Hansen create the perfect environment to showcase the unique Fritz Hansen experience in Singapore.

4. Get to know more about architecture, sustainability, industrial design, and various topics at Poltrona Frau’s public event

Designer Roberto Palomba is set to embark on a veritable grand tour of Asia during his four-leg event happening in different cities in Asia, discussing topics such as architecture, sustainability, industrial design, and a new concept of what it means to be "luxury," in partnership with furniture-maker, Poltrona Frau. The tour will conclude in Singapore on 14 May.

Awaken your inner interior design diva with the discussions on high-quality architecture and design that may offer the solution to issues such as architectural sustainability and the environmental impact of design. The topics will revolve around the design of each individual furnishing to meet functional needs (sitting, eating, reading...) while still representing a semantic value that creates a harmonious relationship with the space it occupies.

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