Singapore Design Week: Star wares at furniture fare

The International Furniture Fair Singapore (above) at the Expo has 374 exhibitors from 26 countries.
The International Furniture Fair Singapore (above) at the Expo has 374 exhibitors from 26 countries.ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

Besides featuring an augmented-reality zone, this year's International Furniture Fair Singapore also showcases exciting creations by home-grown designers and their counterparts from around the world

Many science-fiction films date quickly, but Star Wars has stood the test of time.

That, at least, is the belief of Singaporean designer Nathan Yong, who is paying homage to the beloved classic with a series of marble sculptures that function as stools or side tables.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 10, 2018, with the headline 'Star wares at furniture fair'. Print Edition | Subscribe