COURTS the leading retailer of home electronics, IT and furniture products in Singapore, recently unveiled its newly refurbished Ang Mo Kio store as part of its commitment to revitalising the customer experience throughout its physical store network.
The redesigned two-story store spans 35,000 sq ft and is the second largest store in the transformation roadmap after COURTS’ flagship Tampines Megastore, which was redesigned in November 2017. The transformation brings the Megastore customer experience to a 25-year-old store sitting in the heart of one of Singapore’s oldest neighbourhoods.
Level 1 displays the latest retail concepts by major brands and for the first time, Apple, Samsung and Huawei are unveiling full brand concept areas in the store, where recently launched gadgets Note 9, iPhone Xs and Xs Max are retailing, and the upcoming Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro and iPhone XR will retail in a week to come when they are launched. While shopping for the kitchen, customers are now engaged in culinary delights by the new interactive cooking demonstration station with a regular line-up of cooking hosts. GURU, COURTS’ solutions provider, now has its owncounter on Level 1, inviting customers to consult in-house experts on repair issues, maintenance or smart link-up solutions for the home, and even trade-in and warranty services for their new gadgets.
To optimise the new space, the IT and electrical product range at COURTS Ang Mo Kio has been carefully curated to bring the latest and greatest in value. Customers can shop from the laptop and PC range, including new ASUS and Acer gaming concept areas, as well as the latest gaming models from the likes of HP, Lenovo and Dell. That sits next to the camera and wearables section, showcasing the latest in this trending category. COURTS’ TV range has a good mix of premium and entry-level models, including the latest OLED and QLED models on the market. From small to large home needs, homeowners can comfortably browse small home appliances as well as major white goods such as washers and air-conditioners.
Part of COURTS’ transformation of its furniture category, the partitions on Level 2 have been broken down to reveal the full space and showcase furniture in apartment and lifestyle settings. With today’s customers looking for a greater degree of personalisation, COURTS encourages self-browsing with its Customisation Wall, showcasing a range of fabrics and leathers for its made-to-order range of sofas. Design Studio, the company’s interior design and renovation solutions provider, has been refurbished as a three-room HDB showflat, offering shoppers visual inspiration as well as the option of packaging their renovation needs with home furnishing. A selected range of bedding from 10 leading brands offers all mattress sizes andcustomisable bedding options available at COURTS at a glance.
“While today’s shoppers are turning online to browse and compare prices, they still look to stores to provide the irreplaceable experience of great service that accompanies a satisfying shopping trip. Friendly advice from experts, complementary fix-it solutions, customisation options, inspirational showcases and fuss-free ‘click and collect’ – these have become part of the expectations of today’s modern, omni-channel shopper. Ang Mo Kio is the latest in our commitment to transform our physical shopping experience for Singaporeans. As our second oldest store at 25 years old, COURTS Ang Mo Kio has seen generations of shoppers and this redesign reaffirms our commitment to modern homeowners with great service at the best value,” shared Mr Ben Tan, Country CEO of COURTS Singapore.
Furniture retailer Molecule's latest showroom in The Centrepoint spans over 10,000 sq ft. This new showroom is also their flagship store and it was previously located in Great World City. Browse their exclusive collection in-store and pick out what’s best & unique for your abode.
Molecule is set up for the purpose of meeting the growing needs of the increasingly sophisticated customers who appreciate high quality, unique, affordable furnishing products all under one-roof.
Popular for its exclusive everyday products, Molecule has a vast collection of swanky and contemporary clocks and carpets, bean bags, alongside with vases, lamps, art pieces and sculptures etc to meet every proud home owner’s furnishing needs.
Each unique on its own; most items are exclusively carried by Molecule. Besides smaller items, Molecule also showcase an extensive range of larger items such as designer sofas, dining tables, coffee, side tables, multi-purpose occasional tables and barstools etc. products to surprise you throughout the year. Your next visit to Molecule will definitely bring you new surprises and inspirations!
The WYLD Shop is a Fashion + Lifestyle boutique on the East Coast of Singapore. You'll find a colourful and affordable mix of Australian High Street Style infused with Malaysian & local Singaporean brands plus a sweet hint of Dutch Home-wares and Furniture.
As with many great stories, it all started with a party.
Native Aussie Kara Bensley-Austin wanted to introduce more Singaporeans to Australian High Street chic: a laid back, sun-drenched aesthetic driven by the cosmopolitan heartbeat of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. She threw a party and a pop-up store for Singapore’s fashion forward--and was stunned by the response. As her style pieces flew off the shelves, it became clear people wanted more. And thus, theWYLDshop.com was born. And now they have their newly-opened showroom, The WYLD Shop at 412 Joo Chiat Road. Read more about the labels which they carry here.
At Hooga, they have a wonderful collection of things prepared for you. From your bedroom to the bathroom, from the dining room to the living room, from the knick knacks to the occasional furniture - they have it all. Find joy in life’s simple pleasures today. Visit the newly-opened Hooga in Suntec City to pick some new pieces to dress your abode.
Hooga is more than a feeling, it’s a mindset.
It relates to the many pleasures that associate with everyday living such as getting cozy by lighting a candle (or two) or even relaxing with your closest friends.
Omazz aim to be a total bedding solution provider and their new Omazz Gallery in Plaza Singapura reflects the design that is inspired by perfection of discreet craftsmanship, relentless pursuance for quality, and obsession with every minute detail.
Ultimate craftsmanship and unsurpassable quality are the foundation of Omazz where all beds are proudly handcrafted by skilled artisans and built upon the philosophy that nothing but the world’s finest natural filling materials will do.
At Omazz, there is no need to compromise. By utilizing pure and organic materials such as all-natural Talatech™ latex, Siberian goose down, Tussah silk, Himalayan cashmere, wool and the world’s rarest and finest Icelandic duck down, they are able to proudly offer each treasured customer a product ideal for both their health and sleeping comfort.
Create moments worth savouring. American premium kitchen brands, Sub-Zero and Wolf specialise in the finest cooking and cooling appliances in the world. With a history dating back more than 70 years, they embody quality, functionality and aesthetics. Visit House of Sub-Zero & Wolf, their newly-launched experiential flagship showroom in a conservation house on McNair Road.
Your kitchen is where life happens. Where you share food, drink, conversations and confessions with the people you love. Why not make your kitchen the best it can be? Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances assure that your food will always stay as fresh and flavorful as possible, and you’ll have the most precise, premium instruments to cook it with, for delicious results every time, and a lifetime of moments worth savouring.
Sub-Zero is the refrigeration specialist. Using a unique ‘Air Purification’ system which was developed initially for NASA to aid food preservation, Sub-Zero stands not only for innovation but also for impeccable design that will serve your household year after year.
Wolf is the cooking specialist. Distilling eight decades of professional cooking into precise control, Wolf offers a comprehensive range of built-in ovens, hobs, cooktops gas and dual fuel ranges that ensure precise control to deliver truly professional results in the home.
Proudly housing items from all over Europe, the showroom space is filled with modern contemporary furniture and furnishing accessories from notable brands such as Galloti & Radice, Prianera, Gealux, Discaisa and many more.
The largest kitchenware and tableware store in Asia, ToTT, announces the relocation of its retail flagship store after nearly a decade as a familiar landmark in Bukit Timah. Located at newly-revamped Century Square, the concept store spans 7,511 sq ft of culinary retail space and features a curated selection of cook, bake and hosting-related merchandise and a convertible cooking studio.
ToTT Store is a one-stop culinary haven for anyone who cooks, bakes or hosts, with exclusive cooking, baking & hosting-related merchandise such as Cuisinart, Nordic Ware and more.
The Art Fund Gallery (TAF Gallery), a newly formed art venture in Singapore has launched their first exhibition with the installment of a series of contemporary art from Mongolia introducing 10 artists and over 100 pieces of artwork at their private gallery located on Cairnhill Road. The inaugural exhibition called Colour Up My Life features the debut of investment quality Mongolian art in Singapore.
A first of its kind and the biggest private collection outside of Mongolia, Colour Up My Life is a compendium of artwork representing Mongolia’s rich artistic heritage. This rare and beautifully varied collection depicts Mongolian landscape, horses and wildlife, nomadic life, the seasons and abstract art by 10 of Mongolia’s finest artists whose solo works have been featured in Europe and the UK and now collectively in Singapore.
Founded in 2018 by three partners with a passion for art and investment, Dr. Lanz Chan, Mr. Argun Boldkhet and Mr. Mark Foo, TAF Gallery is an art space with a mission to bring international artists, collectors, enthusiasts and art dealers together to create new possibilities and opportunities for the art community and charity organisations.
All three partners of TAF Gallery are involved professionally in various companies specializing in new technology (AI), Fintech, energy and the environment.
The gallery space is 6,000 sq ft set over two floors and is currently home to over 100 works of art by the very best Mongolian artists. Viewings are by appointment only.
Richard Orlinski is the best-selling French contemporary artist in the world. The newly-opened Richard Orlinski Gallery at Marina Bay Sands is a pop art concept store where you can find his statement art pieces.
Richard Orlinski's sculptures are inspired by the « Born Wild » concept and are a reflection of a profound contemplation on animal instincts and human nature. His style is modern and never gives way to trash, extravagance or passing trends.
His leitmotiv is to make art accessible to the greatest number of people possible. While his work is exhibited in more than 90 galleries across the globe, he doesn’t hesitate to break codes by exposing for free and in the open-air in places such as the French Alps or cities like Paris or Cannes. He also enjoys displaying his work in atypical places and meeting with his fans.
Curious by nature and eager to express his creativity through other disciplines he also has a passion for music, cinema and theater. His electro-pop singles have been on top of the charts in France as well as abroad.
His autobiography has just been published by the number one French publishing company Michel Lafon.
Gaya Alegria is an international retail company specialised in Furniture, Home Décor, Home Textile, Lighting and Art. The latest & 3rd Gaya Alegria retail store is now open at Tanglin Mall.
All their products are personally and carefully selected to ensure the highest quality, designed with an individual personal touch and acquired from well and sustainably managed wood plantations and manufacturers. They use the highest quality and most appropriate materials in their products which will suit the needs and tastes of their clients.
Craft By 3 is a homegrown interior design-and-build studio built around the notion that form follows function, using quality products that outlive trends. Its creative direction is led by founder and Creative Director Idris Akbar with a refined aesthetic dedicated to creating beautiful spaces. Its two-storey showroom is filled with ideas where you can begin on your voyage to create one’s ideal and unique space.
Their 1,700 sq ft two-level design studio and showroom located at the Proxima @ Gambas in Sembawang pairs understated furniture with muted textures and tones on walls and flooring. It is designed in a way to make one feel at ease, calming the mind and senses as one steps through to the living room, weaving past the ground floor of the showroom that contains a studio, the kitchen proper and elements of the bedroom. The highlight of the space is the Korean Concept Pole System Wardrobe, inspired by the very idea of a walk-in wardrobe.
Craft by 3 carries various surfacing and flooring materials from partners such as Quartz and KompacPlus.
In addition to custom-tailored design, Craft by 3 also offers essential home decor packages which include all the work needed for a new home – carpentry, cement work, plumbing and wiring – and can be requested upon inquiry.
ERGOWORKS, a leading brand in holistic ergonomic and posture wellness solutions, has recently expanded its flagship lifestyle showroom in Marina Square to approximately 3,000 sqft. It is the largest ergonomic lifestyle showroom in South East Asia.
ERGOWORKS is an ergonomics concept store that provides an integrated solution for one who appreciates the benefits of healthy ergonomics lifestyle. Ergonomics is the study of the design of equipment and furniture that promotes good posture.
ERGOWORKS is the ONLY ergonomic brand that endorsed and recommended by Both Singapore Physiotherapy Association (SPA) and The Chiropractic Association (Singapore).
Currently, ERGOWORKS has 3 lifestyle showrooms located at Marina Square, The Centrepoint and Causeway Point.
The Maria Square flagship showroom has crafted into 5 main zones for the ease of their customers: Ergo-Active, Ergo-Comfort, Ergo-Health, Ergo-Sleep and Ergo-Junior.
Ergo-Active – promoting Active sitting and standing in office and home.
Ergo-Comfort – Extensive range of ergo accessories to provide ultimate comfort and support.
Ergo-Health – Maintain a healthy posture and body.
Ergo-Sleep – Have a quality sleep with our customised pillow and mattress.
Ergo-Junior – Protect kids’ spine health with Ergoworks healthy study desk and chair sets, Impact ergonomic backpacks and accessories.
Ashley Furniture HomeStore is the No.1 selling furniture store brand in the world with more than 810 locations and it is now in Singapore too!
Celebrating its 73rd anniversary this year since its inception in 1945 in Chicago, the retailer is an exclusive provider of furniture from Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. (Ashley), the largest furniture manufacturer in North America and one of the largest in the world.
Your home is more than a house, it’s the daily moments and experiences you share that make it uniquely you. At Ashley Furniture HomeStore, they celebrate being home with you.
The Kallang showroom offers the entire range of King Koil mattresses, as well as made-to-order sofas and sofa beds exclusive to Singapore. In April, a 2nd Ashley Furniture HomeStore will open on Sungei Kadut Drive.
Over the next couple of months, Ashley will also set up augmented and virtual-reality headsets to enhance shopping experience for their customers so they can better visualise how the furniture pieces might fit into their homes.
Absent from the Singapore retail market for several years, global home fashion brand Aussino has returned to Singapore with a new 3,000 sq ft concept store at Harbourfront Centre.
Aussino International plans to be back for a long-term business development in Southeast Asia and hope to have at least 7 stores islandwide by mid-2019.
Aussino is a USA brand originating from Australia. They are a leading international retailer and wholesaler of home fashion textiles with a global presence in more than 30 countries with over 8000 retail outlets and point of sales worldwide.
Be wooed by Wandewoo's curated range of handmade and hand-painted home and lifestyle accessories.
This new store at Marina Square is the brainchild of Singaporean space stylist, Sonny Boey and his two siblings.
Wandewoo, a beautiful portmanteau created from a combination of the English words wander and woo. Through Wandewoo, the founders of the company want to woo the world with their curated range of beautiful and asthetically exquisite products that would style up the working and living spaces of city dwellers.
Wander freely throught the aisles, feel the exquisite pieces and be awed by the creative store display in Wandewoo. A wonderful shopping experience awaits you!
King Living celebrates two years in Singapore with an expansive new Showroom, introducing an even wider selection of new, pioneering and award-winning furniture.
Boasting an impressive 11,000 ft2, clients can preview unique, handcrafted modular sofa and dining designs with the latest integrated technologies from the contemporary Australian design house.
An extra 3,000 ft2. on the second floor provides a stage for King Living’s extended outdoor furniture, bedding range and full home theatre experience with integrated Sonos for the ultimate viewing experience. As visitors explore the new space, guided upstairs through the spiral staircase, sensors trigger a state of the art projector screening a 4m x 2.5m image of King Living’s latest marketing reels.
The unveiling of the new Showroom coincides with 40 years of design, innovation and international success. Since King Living was established in 1977 from humble beginnings at Sydney’s weekend markets, company founder David King and King Living’s team of in-house designers, have always strived for the best design solution; spending hours on research and development, and in doing so achieving major milestones for Australian industrial design.
Strange & Deranged is a home & lifestyle retail business dedicated to bring you only the best in artisanal and handcrafted home decoratives with a soul. Visit their revamped store on Level 1 of Palais Renaissance.
Strongly believing in the sublime combination of heritage, techniques, modernism, style, comfort and well-being in a cohesive interior space, they pride themselves in possessing a unique ability to curate and marry an eclectic selection from around the world to bring to you a seamless blend of contemporary style and unexpected quintessence.
The store has some lovely works of artist Candone Wharton; unique sculptural ceramics inspired by ancient architecture & vessels.
2by2 Store is a unique lighting & home decor store which offers a blend of nostalgic, industique, vintage, scandi, scandiGeo themes. 2by2 Store specialises in creating new and DIY decors for the dreamers. Now relocated to their new address at Gemini@SIMS.
Being one of Singapore’s most stylish antique furniture stores today, The Past Perfect Collection stands to offer an unrivalled choice of antique furniture from the British, Dutch and Portuguese era in India, as well as Indian antique furniture untouched by European style. They have recently moved into their new showroom address at Tan Boon Liat Building.
The Past Perfect Collection was established in 2007 upon arrival of the owners, Pieter and Marie-Hélène van Houten, in Singapore after a lengthy business, living and learning experience in India. During their travels to various parts of the country India’s colonial past intrigued them and a passion for collecting antique pieces dating from that era was born.
Their pieces are handpicked in the different regions in India as to be able to offer their customers a variety of styles of furniture. You will be amazed by the beauty of the combination of a distinctly Western design with an Oriental flair. It is definitely the high quality of the materials used, the handwork and the attention to detail that sets this furniture apart.
Discover a new retail and dining experience at Level 3 of Tanglin Mall.
House of AnLi Store & Bistro welcomes you in a unique homey setting; to showcase their ready-to-buy in-store home collections and to serve you honest, home style food based on their family's original recipes.
Founded in 2010 by Belgian Designer Anne-Jean Liétaer, House of AnLi carries unique blend of quality Home Decor products from exclusive European labels including: French artsanal cutlery, mouth blown glassware, Portuguese tableware, Flemish tapestries and quirky wireless lamps. House of AnLi also proposes expert bespoke interior services, using its beautiful Belgian linen.
A new addition to House of AnLi’s universe is its cozy bistro nestled at the rear of the store, which brings a fresh dining experience and a bright space for shoppers to relax and unwind in a homely environment
Enjoy Allpress coffee made on a La Marzocco coffee machine, freshly baked pastries and more.
The new XTRA Retail, designed by Singapore-based design practice, Produce, is located in the new wing of Marina Square. The single-storey, 13,000 square-feet space will house various shop-in-shop experiences by Herman Miller, Magis, Moroso, Tom Dixon, Foscarini, Dedon, and more, alongside an integrated Kith café.
Founded since 1989, XTRA was originally sited in a pre-war conservation shophouse in the east, and they started as an alternative eclectic design store, but have since evolved into a mainstream store with a carefully curated range of global design products for both the residential and contract market. Visitors are invited to see, touch and immerse in premium designer furniture within the new experiential space.
The Carbon CollectiveÂ is currentlyÂ prepping their 3-storey shophouse dining & retailÂ project onÂ South Bridge Road.Â
There will be a 35-seater restaurant and cocktail bar. The restaurant will feature a tapas-style menu of Asian flavours made with a twist using modern European techniques. For the retail part of the concept, they carry furniture and also exquisite timepieces from brands like Louis Moinet, Grieb & Benzinger and Bernard Favre.
The HomesToLife flagship store at Mohamed Sultan Road is a one-stop shop solution which provides a special curation of home lifestyle brands and collections all under one roof.
Each and every one of their handpicked home lifestyle pieces from distinguished brands reflects the high quality and functionality that are the essence of their homestolife heritage. The pieces that tug at your heartstrings are the ones that will turn your home into a definitive statement of you and everything that matters in your world. Move towards them. Feel them, touch them. Then let your mind take over and visualise them in your universe. Hold on to that vision. There’s no hurry. Relish that image as you delight in a cuppa at their in-house café.
Now open, Hotel Vagabond is Singapore’s first experience-driven luxury boutique hotel with a Salon area designed to immerse guests in the theatre of art, food, drink and conversation.
he 42-room hotel is also the first and only hotel in Asia to feature interiors by the celebrated French designer Jacques Garcia. Garcia is best known for his design of Hotel Costes in Paris, Hotel Danieli in Venice, Hotel Mamounia in Marrakech, and most recently the Nomad in New York.
The heart and soul of Hotel Vagabond is the Vagabond Salon – a modern interpretation of a Parisian salon – where guests have the opportunity to mingle with resident artists over a beautifully crafted cocktail, dine amongst a performance, watch an independent film, or listen to a jazz quartet.
Guests of Vagabond Salon can enjoy a five-star dining experience courtesy of 5th Quarter, a collaboration between Satinder Garcha and celebrated restaurateur Loh Lik Peng, run by award-winning Executive Chef Andrew Nocente and offering cuisine using traditional methods of curing meats with the aid of modern instruments to maintain the integrity of flavours.
Drinks are served from Bar Vagabond, conceptualised by renowned drinks collective Proof & Company and offering an eclectic rotating selection of handcrafted cocktails, artisan spirits and wines, and a curated collection of rare and exotic teas and coffees. Craftsmanship is a central feature of Bar Vagabond’s style, with drinks that blend an unexpected attention to detail with a generous measure of theatre.
With 5,000 square feet of luxurious interiors, superb acoustics, and dressed in thick red velvet curtains, the Vagabond Salon is also designed to work as a fully integrated, adaptable event space.
Hotel Vagabond is the only hotel in Singapore to offer a rotational Artist in Residence programme. With an emphasis on writing, photography and performance art of all kinds, artists are invited to apply for residencies of up to three months. Artist Cocktail Hour in the Vagabond Salon will start each evening at 6pm; a time for hotel guests and other Vagabond folk to talk and interact with the artists in residence.
Dreams and Confetti is the brainchild of 2 mums who are no strangers to organizing parties.
They believe that every party can be celebrated with style and class. Whether it’s a cosy get together or a big milestone celebration, their carefully curated range of cake stands, premium party wares, decorations and baking essentials will give your party that extra dash of sparkle.
The concept of MoodBox stems from the desire to let you catch a glimpse of the French touch lifestyle.
Whether you are looking for fine designer pieces for your home, a stylish present for men, an original gift for a special occasion, or something to indulge in, MoodBox offers a trendy selection of home decoration and fashion accessories.
With its certain je ne sais quoi, MoodBox provides for your changing moods.
After running Singapore’s renowned Expat Auctions for several years, where they handle an eclectic array of furniture and decorative pieces from all over the world on behalf of relocating and redecorating clients, Rob and Jo saw a gap in the market for stylish and quality international homewares and decorator items at a reasonable price. And so Singapore Trading Post was born.
The store name, Singapore Trading Post pays homage to this country’s establishment as a vital trading post for the East India Trading Company in 1819. And they continue this tradition by sourcing carefully selected pieces from old East India Trading Company areas including Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh as well as Indonesia, Vietnam and Myanmar. Their collection reflects this significant colonial era and is perfect for sourcing distinctive items that will add unique character to your space.
You can't miss this quaint little cafe along Jalan Bukit Ho Swee. You will be greeted with a splash of colour and its vintage decor. After all, Le Halo is not just an all-day breakfast cafe, it is also a vintage shop. In collaboration with Chair-ish The Moments, an online vintage shop that has a small retail space with some of their products beautifully merged together in the café.
The Chinese zodiac animal drawings on the wall are designed by Joseph Wong, a senior manger of a foreign Bank, specially commissioned and shaped like toast in line with the cafe's logo and face left or right in line with feng shui configurations. Its owner Elia Lim is a new kid in the business as well. Everything about the cafe mirrors her own life - bubbly, bright, honest and all heart. She takes the name "Le" from the Chinese character "kuai le" meaning happy. And "halo"? Well, she hopes you taste a bit of heaven in her food creations. It may be a 9-minute walk from Tiong Bahru MRT station but the walk will be worth it.
The Piggy Stew is Le Halo's best selling item so far. Slow cooked to full flavour with generous chunks of pork, it is served with fingers of crispy buttered toast, making them the perfect companion for this dish.
The Finnish cult label, Marimekko will be opening its first standalone store in Singapore at the soon-to-open Capitol Piazza in March.
Marimekko, translated literally means “Mary-dress.” Known for their bold, effusive textiles and readymade products, Marimekko has become a respected name in the design world.
The brand is renowned for its original prints and colours. Their designs and manufactures high-quality interior decoration items range from furnishing fabrics to tableware as well as clothing, bags and other accessories.