Commune's Alto: Big designs for big spaces

Mr Julian Koh with a 10-seater dining table at Alto - an extension of the Commune store - at Millenia Walk. Besides bigger pieces, Alto's collections also feature higher-grade materials and bolder designs.
Mr Julian Koh with a 10-seater dining table at Alto - an extension of the Commune store - at Millenia Walk. Besides bigger pieces, Alto's collections also feature higher-grade materials and bolder designs.ST PHOTO: KELLY HUI

Home-grown furniture label Commune's sub-brand caters to home owners who need larger pieces for their spacious homes

When Mr Julian Koh started furniture label Commune in 2011, it was to craft quality furniture that could fit into smaller homes here.

Fast-forward nine years and he has gone the other route - with a sub-brand Alto, a line of furniture with bigger pieces to fill bigger houses.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 04, 2020, with the headline 'Big designs for big spaces'. Print Edition | Subscribe