LINDVED SIDE TABLE
A quaint addition to the house that fits in just as well in a modern living room as it does in a rose garden, this table was made for that perfect Instagram shot of your photogenic muesli-and-fruit breakfast.
$39.90 from IKEA, 60 Tampines North Drive 2. Tel: 6786 6868
The last piece of furniture designed by Isamu Noguchi: a sleek aluminium origami-inspired table with carefully folded edges. This plastic reproduction, however, will cost you less than a tenth of the original to experience his geometric brilliance.
$62 from Fred Lives Here, #02-14 Orchard Central Mall, 181 Orchard Road. Tel: 6634 3733
TRIPOD TABLE LAMP
The futuristic look of the Sputnik shuttle meets natural, textured materials of pine and fabric, making for an unobtrusive source of light.
$69.90 from www.nookandcranny.com.sg
EDISON BULB LAMP
It’s the beginning of a steampunk obsession with this bulb caged in a steel frame. In a modern update to the original carbon filament lightbulb, its brightness can be dimmed with the touch of a switch.
$99.90 from When I Create, 65A Haji Lane. www.whenicreate.com.sg
For a garden party at night, leave the sun jar out to charge in the day. Powered by sunlight and happy thoughts, this waterproof mason jar lamp works just as well as a nightlight or as a table piece in the dining room.
$40.95 from Totally Hot Stuff, #02-13 The Cathay, 2 Handy Road. Tel: 6733 9312
PI COLLAPSIBLE PLYWOOD STOOL
Space savers to the rescue! Made specially for tiny homes and modern businesses, this stool and side table can be taken apart in five pieces and stored away safely till the next party.
$85 from The Rocking Chair, #03-08 Kapo Factory, 80 Playfair Road. Tel: 6282 9978
DOOB IDEA! LAMP
A lightbulb just went off in my head–no, wait, it’s right here. Made of smooth frosted glass with a metal base, it’s a lamp to inspire and keep your creativity turned on for all the party planning ahead.
$29 from www.fortytwo.sg
COPPER DESK LAMP
For the student hard at work or the busy professional who likes a little style, this little lamp with its head bowed adds an industrial chic aesthetic to its surroundings.
$80 from Mondays Off, 76 Haji Lane. www.mondays-off.com
For a fragrant home without the risk of an open flame, try this ultrasonic dry mist diffuser with a lamp. Just pour water mixed with a few drops of essential oils into the diffuser, replace the cover, and turn it on.
$89 from MUJI, #B4-16 ION Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn. Tel: 6509 9321
SIDE TABLE WITH STEEL LEG
Get two tables in one with this removable tray on a metal stand: use it as a simple side table for drinks and snacks, or turn it on its side for those days when you just want to lounge on the sofa while having a meal.
$99 from MUJI, #B4-16 ION Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn. Tel: 6509 9321
STRALA LED DECORATION LIGHTING, FLOOR
Snowy days, hot chocolate and mythical reindeer–that’s what this light reminds us of. Setting it up is as easy as twisting the pine tubes and plugging it in.
$89 from IKEA, 60 Tampines North Drive 2. Tel: 6786 6868
Shaped like the bustle of a Victorian era dress, this lamp sits pretty both by itself, or hung from the ceiling. We would place this handmade conversation starter in the kitchen or centred above the dining table.
$99 from Galanga Living, #01-02, 211 Henderson Road. Tel: 6475 2633