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Bras Basah: The Creative Junction

The Bras Basah-green precinct offered leading brands and inspiring installations all down the loop.

Bras Basah: The Creative Junction


October 12th, 2012 / PALAMONT

The design community was down at Chan Hampe Galleries first thing in the morning to hear Australia’s / PALAMONT give an inspiring presentation on product manufacturing.

Saturday in Desgin

Installation at BW Furniture

BW Furniture

Following their much talked about project at last year’s Saturday in Design, BW Furniture in collaboration with SCA and Lasalle College of the Arts set the bar even higher this year with a captivating series of optical illusions that underscored the uniqueness of products from Okamura, BOSS, HAG and Vitra.



Saturday in Desgin


TOTO / Novamobili

At W. Atelier, TOTO’s Le Muse Suite by acclaimed architect and designer Francesco Lucchese was put on show, along with fine Italian furniture from Novamobili and lights from Vertigo Bird.


Moooi photo booth at Space Asia Hub



Talk by Dinosaur Designs Space Asia Hub

Space Furniture / Gaggenau

Then it was down to the Space Asia Hub for an experience with design’s foremost brands. The crowds got to preview the latest Moooi 2012 collection, strike their wackiest pose in the Moooi photo booth, and savour delectable treats by Chef Michael Han of FiftyThree restaurant at the Varenna kitchen with the chance to win an exclusive Gaggenau dining experience. It was also a rare opportunity to catch a talk by Australia’s Dinosaur Designs and see their ultra lush fashion and home accessories up close.

Saturday in Desgin

Varenna kitchen at the Space Asia Hub


Haworth’s pop up lounge


At the nearby YAVUZ Fine Art gallery, Haworth stopped traffic with a huge sculpture carved out of Ege carpets. Upstairs, guests rested in a colourful pop-up lounge filled with Haworth x Friends furniture and got to see the big reveal of Matzform furniture in Singapore.

Saturday in design

Ege installation at Haworth’s exhibiting venue

Saturday in Design

Foundry store


Special SiD guest Shashi Caan of IFI over at Foundry


The crowd at Foundry was then invited to add cardboard pieces to a rapidly expanding installation titled “Concrete Jungle”. Also on show were the newest products from SCP and the Foundry collection, and the latest brand in store, Hanna Korvela.

Saturday in Design

Artemide showroom


Nearby, Artemide rounded off the dazzling display with the latest lighting innovations.

Photography by Yong Sze Yuen Kelvin and Luo Jingmei

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