Lookbox Living Issue #59
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In Profile: UPSTAIRS_

We speak with design firm UPSTAIRS_ , the recipient of the Interior Design Firm of the Year award at the inaugural Lookbox Design Awards 2017, about their approach to design.

Bespoke designs by a master craftsman

As a boutique-style, family-run business, Hock Hoon has been conscientiously delivering high-quality custom carpentry works and personalised service since 1992. Here’s their story.

In Profile: Peter Tay

Peter Tay, renowned interior designer and judge at Lookbox Design Awards 2018 and 2019, offers an insight into his design philosophy.

In Profile: Metaphor Studio

For Metaphor Studio, the work of interior design is one to undertake with discipline and rigour. Its consistency and mastery garnered the studio a Special Commendation at Lookbox Design Awards (LBDA) 2018.

In Profile: akiHAUS Design Studio

Special Commendation award winner at Lookbox Design Awards (LBDA) 2018, akiHAUS Design Studio, shares the challenges and rewards of design, and the philosophy that guides the firm.

In profile: Design Intervention

As one of Singapore’s leading, high-profile design firms, Design Intervention thinks it’s time to give our local design industry a boost.

5 Minutes With… Italian furniture brand Flexform

The Flexform Singapore flagship has just opened, and we speak to Pietro and Giuliano Galimberti – second and third generation members of the family who own Flexform – on the Italian furniture brand’s aesthetics and design principles.

5 Minutes With… United Strangers

For furniture with soul and stories to tell, look to United Strangers, which produces interesting hand-finished pieces made of old canvas tents, recycled wood, aged brass, and more.