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FORM turns 8 with an anniversary issue paying tribute to Singapore’s architectural legacy

Form 8 Anniversary Nationalday Issue 2

SINGAPORE, 21st August 2014 - FORM celebrates its 8th Anniversary with a National Anniversary issue paying tribute to Singapore’s architectural legacy.

FORM pays tribute to Singapore’s 49th birthday this month with archetypes of the Singaporean home. Presented in lavishly photographed spreads are the black-and-white bungalow, tropical house, renovated ‘landed property’, and variations of the Tiong Bahru conservation flat. A feature on four young Singaporean designers completes the commemorative section.

“Although it’s a treat for the entire team to present a line-up based on local styles and creative output, the difficulty lay in whittling down a long list to a few representative types,” says Marc Almagro, editor of the bimonthly title. “We have to revisit this topic often given the rich resource it offers.”

A feature on the growing importance of Portugal as production base for fine furniture is also in the said issue. International mega-brands and boutique labels have been relying on Portugal for traditional craftsmanship, mechanised manufacturing facilities and central (European) location. The country’s artisanal approach to production and its very modern outlook are among other draws.

The August-September issue has a comprehensive review of the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) recently concluded in New York City. Better known to the trade than the general public, the ICFF has been an important event for original, directional pieces. As the primary platform for contemporary design, the ICFF is less commercial but more influential in terms of predicting the future of furniture design.

Olivier Burlot, CEO & Publisher of Heart Media adds, “FORM, the design and architecture magazine from Heart Media, is celebrating its eighth anniversary this year. True to its DNA, FORM is showcasing Singapore and SEA latest architectural realisations as well as inspiring interior design. Congratulations to the FORM team for 8 years of strong reporting, outstanding photo shoots and a consistent tribute to creativity & innovation along those years”.

In celebration of FORM's 8th Anniverary, the team has invited 200 of the interior design and architectural industry's top influencers and professionals in a celebratory showcase of 8 iconic lighting designs by 8 iconic designers. Named the 8x8 FORM 8th Anniverary Celebration, this milestone event also pledges FORM's commitment to continue providing its readers with the latest industry-leading news and trends. 


About FORM Magazine

FORM in Singapore and ROOM in Malaysia provides exclusive access to the region’s most beautiful homes and the lifestyles of the fascinating people who live in them.

In each issue, readers can expect news briefs, factoids, info on design and architecture, and be kept ahead of industry trends with new product entrants and brand news. Readers can expect insightful opinions, commentaries and reviews on various design topics, as the FORM team presents luxurious photographic feature spreads on interior design and architecture.


First published in 2006, FORM celebrates 8 years of being Singapore's beloved interior design and architectural bi-monthly.Together with ROOM in Malaysia, FORM is commited to continue offering a common ground for consumers, design professionals, and goods and services providers.

FORM is also available to subscribe and download in digital editions via Magzter on Apple's App Store, and on Google Play. (coming soon)



HEART MEDIA, the publisher of PALACE, WOW (World of Watches), WOW-Jewellery MEN’S FOLIO, L’OFFICIEL Singapore, L’OFFICIEL HOMMES Singapore, ART REPUBLIK, FORM and ROOM magazines, is committed to publishing market leading magazines and digital media which connect with the region’s affluent and brand-conscious consumers through their chosen lifestyle activities. HEART MEDIA’s titles have established solid reputations in their respective sectors with illustrious track records. Each one has built a strong market presence across Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.

With a vision to strengthen its regional growth and offices in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand and Shanghai, HEART MEDIA is regarded as one of Asia's fastest growing media and publishing houses.

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