What: Chaise Laia
Why: this ecologically sound chair, designed by Jean Louis Iratzoki, uses a vegetable-based foam, sustainable oak and pure wool for the upholstery.
How much: HK$5,499
Where: Aluminium, basement, Queen's Centre, 58 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, tel: 2577 4066
What: Kallemo Aluminium sofa
Why: designed by Mats Theselius using aluminium in a shiny or matt finish, this sofa has become a classic.
How much: HK$89,800
Where: Design Link Showroom, 1/F, Ruttonjee Centre, 11 Duddell Street, Central, tel: 2868 0991
What: Bulle D'Argent champagne cooler
Why: this voluptuous silver cooler takes its inspiration from the shape of a champagne bubble.
How much: HK$13,560
Where: Pavillon Christofle, 1/F, Prince's Building, Central, tel: 2869 7311
What: Greggio Dogale Mille Collection
Why: the translucent glass is made using silver leaf and a mother-of-pearl finish, applied by hand.
How much: from HK$2,040 to HK$3,160
Where: Exclusivites, 1 Duddell Street, Central, tel: 2521 8626
What: Spiral SP2 pendant lamp
Why: this lamp was designed by Verner Panton in Denmark in 1969 using gold spiral Cellidor (a type of plastic) with nylon strings.
How much: HK$44,580
Where: Manks, 3/F, The Factory, 1 Yip Fat Street, Wong Chuk Hang, tel: 2522 2115