Commune's Alto: Big designs for big spaces

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

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

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'. Subscribe