Singapore's mugginess can be brutal. Here are some cool (get it?) ways to beat the heat:
The Italian-born artist Harry Bertoia's Diamond Chair’s commercial success allowed Bertoia to devote himself purely to his passion: sculpture. Of the chair, he said, “If you look at these chairs, you will see that they are mainly made of air, just like light sculptures. Space goes clean through them.”
Our wire mesh Rhine Lounge Chair, also with a seat pad option, Kevina Lounge Chair, Kevina Chaise Lounge and Jagger Side Chair are intricately fun, look fantastic with their diamond form and just perfect for keeping yourself cool and comfortable in this oppressive heat. They work both indoors and out and are structurally light to boot.
Illustrious Norwegian interior designer Fredrik Kayser’s Model 711 (1960; Emerson Sofa in various armchair or seater options) stands out amongst his body of award-winning work and has retained its light, timeless looks over the years, fitting in both traditional and contemporary decors.
Charles and Ray Eames' Molded Plastic Chairs (1948-1950) were the first plastic chairs to be industrially manufactured, including the Desmond Chair, the Rada Armchair and the Maja Rocking Chair with its uncovered, cup-like seats and iconic wood and wire rocker bases.
The Panton Chair (1957-1967; S Chair) by experimental Danish designer Verner Panton is part of the Danish Culture Canon and has withstood the vicissitudes of popularity over time, in part thanks to supermodel Kate Moss who posed nude on it on the cover of British Vogue.