These days, Hong Kong is a city finding its identity in the present while opening new creative vistas into the future.
The recently held International Design Furniture Fair of Hong Kong, IDFFHK, marked the city’s determination to become East Asia’s new design hub.
This first event of its kind in Hong Kong was set to spark interest in some of the best in high-end international design brands . The exhibition was a sophisticated presentation of furniture collections as well as lighting and lifestyle objects from East and West.
The famed French crystal producer Baccarat displayed its new, sparkling Zenith Charleston chandelier and a special edition of the Tuile de Cristal modular chandelier, designed by Eric Levy. The Baccarat stand was entirely furnished by Minotti pieces from the 2015 collection: a Seymour lounge, Leslie, Ashton and Cortina armchairs as well as a Dalton shelving unit.
The French Saint Louis company, founded in 1767, is Europe’s oldest “Cristallerie” and today considered to be the most sophisticated glassmaker in the world. Saint Louis displayed an exquisite range of its products, including its Royal, Quadrille, Tommy, Quart and Hulotte series.
World famous architect Zaha Hadid presented her new, pristine collection for the home. Her ravishing Crystal Architecture vases for Lalique drew much attention from visitors.
The IDFFHK was a total success and contributed much towards making cultured design more accessible to an interested regional public.
“This is a good time for us to grasp all the opportunities that we encounter to promote our business in the Asia-Pacific region. The IDFFHK can, I believe, become a strong springboard for our work, by offering us new and rewarding means of promoting our products” commented Mr. Antonio Marelli, the Minotti Resident Area Manager for Asia.