Singapore – March 7, 2016 – BASF will unveil “Materials changing your home: the Living Space concept” during the Singapore Design Week from March 8 – 20, 2016. Housed in a 40-feet container outside the National Design Center Singapore, the design concept features the use of innovative materials by BASF in furniture, consumer electronics, and appliances.
The Living Space concept was developed in cooperation with Chris Lefteri Design, looking at trends, challenges and possible living scenarios for the citizens of tomorrow, at different stages of life.
Innovative materials enabling future designs and functionalities
“We are going to go through a huge change not just in relation to new types of plastics but in the role they have in the products we live with,” said Chris Lefteri, Head of Chris Lefteri Design and an internationally recognized leading authority on the application of materials in design. “The Living Space concept demonstrates how materials enable designs and functionalities in future living to increase comfort, health and connectivity in a world that becomes more and more global.”
Materials on display in the living space concept range from innovative, functional plastic materials to surface solutions for different haptics, colors, and finishes.
Showcase is a source of inspiration and idea generation of how to enhance the living space of the future
Visitors of the Living Space concept will be taken on a journey from youth to silver age, experiencing how the home is adapting to the inhabitants’ needs.
“The Living Space concept provides a platform to discuss future trends and their influence on urban living. Designers and material developers are always on the look-out for innovative materials and ideas on how to enhance the homes of the future, and we wanted to create a thought provoking space that engages and inspires them,” says Andy Postlethwaite, Senior Vice President, Performance Materials Asia Pacific.
The Living Space concept will tour several countries globally over the course of the year.