With 2017 drawing near, it is no better time for a room revamp and massive decluttering sesh. Turn your bland box into a cosy, comfortable space without compromising on aesthetic with these six must-haves for the upcoming year.
1. LaMetric Time Wi-Fi Clock
Enjoy the finer things that technology has to offer this 2017 with an all-encompassing, futuristic clock – the ultimate desk candy of the year. Connected to your smartphone, LaMetric Time tracks time, weather, emails, calendar events, tweets, followers, news, deadlines and any other metric needed for your home or business, and displays them almost in real-time. It eliminates the need to check multiple apps for the information you need – receive key information at a glance, all in one place.
S$287, get it here
2. IKEA Wireless Charging
Rid your entangled mess of cables and wires with IKEA’s wireless charging furniture. This collection includes lamps tables, desks and charging pads that have built-in wireless chargers. They blend in beautifully with your home, and can easily be placed where you need them the most.
from S$9.99, get it here
3. Yigobo Roll Body Pillow
The Yogibo Roll takes bean bag to a whole new level – you might possibly never leave your room again with this massive, 6 foot-long body pillow that offers full body support with maximum comfort.
S$129, get it here
4. Portable Speakers
While speakers are a room necessity for music lovers, the bulky ones can be a major sore point, aesthetic-wise. This sleek and understated BeoPlay S3 speakers will blend in effortlessly with any interior theme. A single speaker will fill your room with a clean and natural sound, or you can build up a surround sound system by pairing multiple BeoPlay units together.
from S$178, get it here
5. Acrylic Wall Calendar
A wall calendar will help you keep important dates in check, and this aesthetic number feels more like an art installation than a functional must-have in your room. Each calendar is made of crystal clear polished lucite with solid steel hardware, and silk screened by hand, or you could always take on the challenge and DIY here.
S$564, get it here
6. Neon Signs
Here’s a bright idea to spruce up your room – a tasteful neon sign over your bed makes for one fabulous night light and a statement centerpiece.
S$350, get it here
7. Igloo Dome Pillow
Light sleepers, rejoice. If you live near a busy road or share the same room with a sibling, almost all sound and light is nearly eliminated when you insert your head into this Igloo Dome Pillow. Constructed from special highly sound-absorbent urethane materials, this unique pillow tent has a sound absorption ratio of around 126% and is able to cut out around 99.9% of light.
from S$250, get it here
Drinking on your bed without spilling is almost a skill on its own, and this splatter-proof drinking cup will have you sipping your favourite beverages from the comfort of your bed.
S$35 for a set of three, get it here
Add a touch of boho charm to your room and accent the plain walls with tapestries – the ultimate (lazy) way to spruce up your room with minimal effort.
from S$40, get it here
10. Faux Cactus
While plants are a great way to inject greenery into our living space, its upkeep can be a hassle, especially if we are running on a hectic schedule. With this faux cactus decor, no water is needed – place it in potted soil (not included) for an instant update to your space.
S$231, get it here