Living Divani @ In the scheme of things
To celebrate Nathan Yong's 20 years in furniture design, at the DesignSingapore Council you will find 30 of the most representative works made by the designer, along with 10 new proposals that reveal the current collaborations with companies to create "thought provoking" design.
Visitors are encouraged to move between the different realizations, without following a chronological flow but immersing themselves in the thoughts of Nathan Yong throughout the 20 years, including the partnership with Living Divani from which the Off Cut bookcase and the Bolle and Stack tables were born. Conceived by assembling interlocking pieces of solid wood obtained from processing waste from other furnishing elements, Off Cut is alight, ethereal construction, defined by what is removed, a subtle weave upholding invisible glass shelves and giving new life to material that would otherwise have gone for pulping, with a view to recycling and treating the environment with respect. Stack Table coffee tables on the other hand, focus on texture; comprising a set of three stackable containers of different heights, with a trestle structure and colourful shelves, which are lots of fun to rearrange, until you find your own favourite configuration. Finally, small circular tops repeated in sequence characterize Bolle, a coffee table, designed in 2009, marking domestic spaces with its strong personality.