Accents: Oriental Chic

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Oriental Chic
CHINESE New Year is a time for family reunions and celebrations. To stay true to the spirit of the season, it is only right that you spice up your home with some Oriental-style décor. So, usher in the Year of the Goat with these lovely items.


Chinese New Year is not complete without a game of cards and these playing cards from Hay will probably be anyone’s lucky pack. (Smuk Living, RM48)


The O’Floral Chair from HWA’s Le Bleu Collection with its vibrant pop of blue reminiscent of a past era will sit elegantly in any space. The collection was inspired by Malaysia’s colonial past and exudes an air of sophistication. (, RM1,250)


Adorn your home with LSA’s Loft vase or lantern holder. Inspired by everyday bottles and jars, the bottle-shaped vase or lantern has a contemporary feel without being too traditional. (Gudang, RM310)


Jazz up your dinnerware with this dresser plate from Spode. The plate’s design originates in the 18th century and is from the brand’s iconic Blue Room collection. (Janine, RM115)


Add a splash of red to the reunion dinner table with this Nala dining napkin set. Its unique design and vibrant hue of red are bound to catch the attention of the family and be fodder for conversation. (Nala Design, RM108)


The Gondolo Nina Campbell footstool from Janine would be a chic edition to your living room. The fabric is from Nina Campbell’s Cathay Parade collection, which is Oriental inspired. (Janine, RM2,492)


These funky Helgdag coasters from IKEA have been designed especially for Chinese New Year. That festive glass of cognac will surely sit elegantly on one. (IKEA, RM14.90 each)


This article first appeared in The Edge haven, on Issue #71 February 2015 + March 2015.