Collection by Aaron Britt

From the Floor: Asia Now Exhibition


Last year at Dwell on Design our pals at Italian website designboom curated the wonderful show Kitchen Ecology. This year they’re back with a passel of new domestic products from all over Asia. The latest modern housewares from Iran to Singapore are on display, and I had a wander through the exhibit to call out a few of my favorites.

Walking down the stalls of the Asia Now exhibit, I came across a wealth of canny design from across the massive...
From Singapore comes the lovely Koi Metal Fence Chair by Jarrod Lim.
The curving pattern of the metalwork softens what could be an overly hard design.
The Rack Your Brain coatrack offers a bit of functional camouflage: pull down the hooks for your gear, fold them up for...
I love this simple metal frame tricked out with a welter of untreated dowels from Kenneth Cobonpue are in the booth...
The Dragnet Lounge Chair is also by Kenneth Cobonpue. Nice stuff.
The F/K/A Table Lamp by Jonah Takagi is in the Japanese booth.
I really like this biodegradable tableware by Ogata Shinichiro for Wasara in the Japanese booth.
A trio of Real Moss Garden Tables by Pawinee Santisiri of Ayodhya enlivens the Thai booth of Asia Now.
My favorite entry in the Korean booth is from Sooho Haam, the articulated Occasional Table from the Zig Collection.
There are two pieces from the Chinese booth that I really liked, one of which is the wooden and metal Copine Chair from...
Finally, in a very Chia move, the Green Trace Umbrella Stand absorbs the water that drips off your umbrella and uses it...