singapore furniture fair 2011: ayodhya
singapore furniture fair 2011: ayodhya singapore furniture fair 2011: ayodhya
mar 22, 2011

singapore furniture fair 2011: ayodhya

‘cloud’ round die cut mulberry paper table lampimage © designboom

home furniture company ayodhya from thailand participated in the designboom curated show ‘asia now‘ at dwell on design, in los angeles in june 2010. this year, in early march 2011, they presented its latest furniture collection at the IFFS/AFS 2011 (international singapore furniture fair). most ayodhya designs are based on handicraft, natural fibers, as water hyacinth, hemp and cotton, sourced from network of grassroots and hill tribes.

close-up of ‘cloud’ lamp made of mulberry paper image © designboom

nim daybed and cloud lamp image © designboom

hand woven fringe water hyacinth indoor stool with removable covering, filled with polystyrene small balls image © designboom

detail showing the fringe water hyacinth image © designboom

hand woven single braided water hyacinth indoor stool image © designboom

weaving pattern of single braided water hyacinthimage © designboom

pawinee santisiri (founder of ayodhya) image © designboom

‘nim’ hand woven daybed with removable cover image © designboom

‘yang’ table with salix twigs under glass table top image © designboom

bring nature back home. following the success of last year’s real moss tables, the yang table has salix twigs inserted under the glass table top.

detail of ‘yang’ table with salix twigs under the table top image © designboom

dry salix twigs decoration frame for mirrors image © designboom

— about international furniture fair singapore/ASEAN furniture show (IFFS/AFS)

the international furniture fair singapore, held in conjunction with the ASEAN furniture show (IFFS/AFS) began in 1981 and has since grown to be regarded by industry experts as asia’s most prestigious furniture trade show. IFFS/AFS provides an effective marketing platform for regional companies to venture into global markets. as a testimony to the quality of the show, IFFS/AFS is the first asian-based international furniture fair to be accepted as a member of the elite union des foires internationales, a paris-based international authority on trade fairs. in addition, it is the only furniture trade event in singapore to be awarded the ‘approved international fair’ status by the singapore tourism board. IFFS/AFS is set to become even more comprehensive for the furniture players, with the addition of the inaugural deco asia and hospitality asia to expand the scope of the show.

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