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14 Things You Need To Know This Month – August 2016

1. Hansgrohe’s Crometta shower range combines responsible use of water with high-end design


Water and energy efficiency are among the key criteria to receiving building certification. The EcoSmart models from Hansgrohe’s new Crometta range of showerheads meet these standards. Special spray nozzles and a flow limitation system reduce water flow to nine or even six litres per minute, depending on the model. This means that less energy is needed to heat water. The overhead and hand showers and shower systems are therefore also particularly suitable for renovating hotel bathrooms.


2. LG Breaks Another Guinness World Records™ Title This Time With Lightbulbs


LG has achieved another Guinness World Records title for largest image created using only lightbulbs to demonstrate the exceptional energy efficiency of its Centum System™ refrigerator. A total of 18,072 individual fluorescent bulbs were used to create a 12 meter by 9.6 meter image of gargantuan proportions depicting an LG Centum System refrigerator.


3. Fritz Hansen’s Objects – complementing your style and space

Republic of Fritz Hansen has launched Objects, its new accessories line at the Salone del Mobile. The collection has twelve, beautiful designs for the home, that has been designed by both Danish and international designers such as design duo Studio Roso, Wednesday Architecture and Jamie Hayon. This unique collection reflects Fritz Hansen’s passion for good, functional design with a purpose. Like the furniture, the range of accessories seeks to complement any space, and to add a touch of Nordic lifestyle and playfulness to the home.

Fritz Hansen Objects will be made available to all Singapore homes from mid-August onwards at W. Atelier.


4. LG Heats Up the Kitchen with New Microwave Ovens

LG Electronics (LG) announced its newly added microwave ovens to its suite of home appliances. Coming in stylish designs that will complement any kitchen interior, the MH6384BAB, MS2344BAB and MS2042D are efficient and convenient to use. The three models boast LG’s proprietary Intellowave (iWave) technology, which will enhance the cooking process. In addition, the Echo Reflection feature distributes the waves to food in a more efficient manner, allowing for more thorough cooking.


5. LG OLED TV Wins Big at EISA Awards 5 Years Running


As the European High-End TV Award winner, LG SIGNATURE OLED TV (model 65G6), was cited as being “truly state-of-the-art” by the judges who were impressed by its ability to deliver perfect black for an incredible picture. The jury also commended LG SIGNATURE OLED TV for its support of both HDR 10 and Dolby Vision™.


6. [Pokémon GO] Guide Tips to Extend Your Battery Life by LG


Activate Your Battery Saving Mode to Catch More!

Is the battery saving mode in your game application not doing enough to extend your battery life?

LG G5 battery saving mode allows you to choose the battery level to switch on the battery saver mode automatically. It includes settings for restricting background applications and enabling game optimizer to adjust video quality in games to keep your battery usage to its minimum.

Bonus Tip!

Every LG G5 purchase comes with an additional free battery pack, so you get an immediate surge of full battery power with just a simple battery switch. You are now ready to be the very best Pokémon trainer!


7. Cornell Mid-Autumn Festival Promotion 2016

This Mid-Autumn Festival, why not make your own mooncakes and skip the crowd and queues? Cornell’s line-up of kitchen equipment will be your handy helpers. Its stand mixer and trio of ovens will ensure that your mooncakes turn out to be a success.

Priced at S$189 (Usual Price: $339), Cornell’s CSM-EL688(B/Y/R) stand mixer is Singapore’s most affordable heavy duty stand mixer. The wattage of this powerful baking tool is 600W, twice of the existing mixers in the market. It comes in three lovely colours to brighten up any kitchen spaces: sunny yellow; chilli red; and piano black. Its stainless steel bowl —with splashguard— has a capacity of 4.2 litres and has an eight-speed function that comes with a 50° swivelling multi-function arm.  Accessories such as whisk, beater and kneading hook are included as well. These mixers comes with a FREE Hello Kitty Kitchen Scale (CKSHK50D) worth $59.90!


8. LG Expands Minibeam Lineup With Brightest Battery-powered UST Projector

LG Electronics (LG) expands its Minibeam line of portable projectors with the announcement of the advanced PH450U and extremely portable PH150G.


9. LG’s New Bluetooth Speakers Designed For Active Lifestyle Audiophiles


LG Electronics’ newest Bluetooth speakers (models PH1, PH2, PH3 and PH4) deliver the ideal audio solution for a diver range of listening environments, indoors and out. They are equipped with a number of cutting-edge features and boasting stylish, innovative designs.


10. LG Showcases Latest Air Solutions At IFA 2016

LG Electronics (LG) will unveil its latest air solutions including residential air conditioners (RAC) and air purifier for the first time in Europe at IFA 2016. From the efficient DUALCOOL to the high performance air purifier, LG will be introducing optimal home solutions for all European customers who value both efficiency and performance.


11. LG Signature To Make European Debut At IFA 2016


LG Electronics will launch its premium brand, LG SIGNATURE, to European customers via an art exhibition at IFA 2016 in Berlin. Titled The Art of Essence, the gallery on the grounds of Messe Berlin will represent LG SIGNATURE’s design philosophy and the products’ core essence of sophistication and class.


12. Okamura High Quality Office Seating Now Available at W. Atelier


W. Atelier is now officially distributing Okamura’s premium office chairs, including its latest Plimode model, which delivers only the best in quality, safety and ergonomics. Founded in Japan, Okamura has been a respected name in the realm of office furniture since 1945. The latest crown jewel of the Okamura office chairs selection is Plimode, an innovation that provides a sensation akin to donning a well-tailored suit, not to mention the winner of the IF Design Award 2016, Red Dot Award 2015 and Universal Design 2015 (Expert Favourite and Consumer Favourite).

Okamura’s full range of task chairs and office chair are now exclusively available at W. Atelier.


13. LG To Showcase Full Lineup Of Total Clothing Care Solutions at IFA 2016


LG Electronics (LG) will showcase its latest innovations in clothing care technology at IFA 2016. Featured among the lineup will be an all new TWINWash™ washing machine along with the efficient and durable Centum System™ washer, LG SIGNATURE washer-dryer and the LG Styler.


14. Sony’s EXTRA BASS™ Brings the Ultimate ULTRA Festival Experience to You


Sony is the exclusive Live Stream Partner for ULTRA Singapore 2016, happening on 10 and 11 September!

Ultranauts visiting the music festival will be treated to the deep rhythms and beats of ULTRA Singapore at the Sony booth, powered by EXTRA BASS™.

Get ready to bounce to the bass of electronic dance music (EDM) on specially designed trampolines, take a break from the festival and put on those EXTRA BASS™ headphones, or give your mobile phones and gadgets a power boost at the charging stations – all these happening right at the Sony booth located just near the ticketing counter at ULTRA Park.

ULTRA Singapore 2016 Details

10, 11 September 2016

12PM to 10:30PM

Sony Booth Location:
1 Bayfront Avenue Singapore
Near ticketing counter

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