BY SCENE SHANG
Santhi and Sari Tunas, co-founders of Binary Style, with THE MAVERICK Cane Chair - ‘Sang Kanchil Mouse Deer’ Velvet.
AT SCENE SHANG, we love working with creative collaborators to create new designs that bring a new appreciation for our rich culture and heritage.
In our latest Favourite Local Fabric Designers Collection, we’re collaborating with the talented designers from Binary Style, Minor Miracles and Onlewo to bring you, especially you— print lovers, a very exclusive collaboration that you’ll love.
In this post, read about our heart-to-heart talk with Santhi and Sari Tunas, co-founders of Binary Style, in their beautiful home as they share about what inspires them and their designs.
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WHAT INSPIRES YOU TO DO WHAT YOU DO?
Binary Style starts in 2015. It started out of a creative itch to create something aesthetically appealing, playful and relatable. It is inspired by Singapore’s architecture and nature.
Elegant, high quality prints of Singapore’s historic Bukit Timah Forest beautifully compliment our Art deco inspired rattan frame.
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To feature the elusive creatures of the Bukit Timah Forest, the mouse deer.
Kantjil also represents a folkloric creature in Singapore’s narrative.
We would like to feature it in a more modern context, to make them more relatable.
Natural, undyed leather bindings up the understated luxe factor in THE MAVERICK Cane Chair.
DO YOU HAVE A FAVOURITE PIECE OF FURNITURE AT HOME? IF YOU DO, PLEASE TELL US MORE ABOUT IT.
Favourite piece of furniture in the house: the lounge-y day bed on which we could work on our laptops, relax, and entertain friends. It is the centre piece in our living room.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE THING TO DO AT HOME?
Favourite things to do at home: relaxing, entertaining friends and having cocktails
Home is a state of mind where we could feel relaxed and let our guards down.
ABOUT THE FAVOURITE LOCAL FABRIC DESIGNERS COLLECTION
Choose from selected furniture designs from the Cane Collection, and style them with your choice of fabric print designs, all designed lovingly by our favourite local designers.
Browse our Favourite Local Fabric Designers Collection or visit our store at Raffles Hotel for more fabric selections.