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Designed to Impress

 

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Designed to Impress

The Orientalist on Cuscaden Road has launched its amazing Interior Designer’s Corner, an interactive facility that allows interior designers – and you and me – to order bespoke carpets from an incredible variety of designs and a rainbow of colours. They also showcased 118 new hand-knotted and hand-tufted contemporary and classical works by renowned international carpet designers such as Haynes Robinson, Jan Kath and Mischioff. And the exquisite buffet of Persian cuisine from Shiraz on Clarke Quay was almost too pretty to eat. Almost.

Don’t Eat This One

Asia’s first life-sized chocolate racing car, created in honour of the first-ever F1 night-race, was flagged off by Patrick Fiat, GM of Royal Plaza on Scotts; Jennie Chua, Chairman of the Community Chest; and Daniel Neo from Autism Children’s Centre. You can buy edible chocolate scale models of the car for $28 at the hotel’s Gourmet Carousel. For each one sold, $5 will go to the Autism Children’s Centre.