8 essentials to celebrate the Year of the Dog

Start off the Lunar New Year on the right foot with beautiful designs embodying luck and happiness. From contemporary furniture pieces, exquisite decorative accents to striking fashion items and fine beverages, we round up 8 festive ideas for those who want to turn heads in a crowd or simply enjoy an intimate reunion with loved ones.

BOCONCEPT’S CENOVA SOFA

Add a touch of drama and class to your abode for the festive season with BoConcept’s Cenova sofa. The elegant design comes in an opulent hue of crimson red and wide cushions, providing ultimate comfort for many more celebrations to come.

BEATS’ SOLO3 WIRELESS

Get into the festive mood with Solo3 Wireless in Electric Red – a special Chinese New Year edition. Created in collaboration with Los Angeles–based artist and designer Steven Harrington and inspired by actress/model Natasha Liu and up-and-coming DJ/artist Chace, the bold design packs exceptional sound performance in impeccable style.

STRATHBERRY’S EAST/WEST MINI

For dog lovers who adore subtle aesthetics, Strathberry’s East/West Mini possesses all your favourite design elements. With a mere 88 pieces produced, the bright handbag is delicately embossed with a gold dog underneath the flap.

GIEN’S DARLING DOG

Novelty prints on dinnerware never fail to impress any guests. Go for Gien’s Darling Dog collection for your CNY feast – each piece of the delicate series features portraits of dogs with names etched below for cuteness overload. Available from Heather & March.

MATTEO CIBIC’S CHINESE CRESTED DOG SCULPTURE

Created exclusively for Lane Crawford by Italian designer Matteo Cibic, the pictured Chinese Crested dog sculpture is part of the larger Paradiso dei Sogni collection. Made from white ceramic with 24k gold finishes, the sculptural design is sure to add a quirky dose of humour to your home over the holiday.

RIEDEL’S DOG DECANTER

A party is not complete without a fine glass of wine. Riedel’s Dog Decanter is characterised by an organic silhouette of a howling pooch. The artistic design also helps to aerate wine when it’s poured in. Mouth-blown and handmade in Kufstein, the decanter is now available from Town House.

TEAWG’S BREAKFAST BULLDOG TEA

Welcome your morning with sweetness of red berries and caramel. TeaWG’s Breakfast Bulldog Tea is a limited-edition blend nicely wrapped under a vibrant pink container with pops of green and gold.

TOM DIXON’S BUMP VASES

People say ferns and florals can transform a space – and it’s true. Look to the abstractly shaped vases Tom Dixon’s Bump series to frame your favourite plants like a still painting. Aesthetics aside, the designs are lightweight, durable and can withstand high temperatures.

Highlight image courtesy of Bloomingville; featured image courtesy of Broste Copenhagen