Matte made

A global leader in innovative coating solutions, Nippon Paint is proud to announce the launch of its latest product, Aqua Bodelac Matt. Say goodbye to glossy surfaces and embrace the contemporary allure of a beautiful matte finish.

With over 2,000 shades, Aqua Bodelac Matt is specially formulated to provide a superior finish for wood and metal surfaces while offering the added benefits of low Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) levels and an extremely low odour during application and drying.

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This fast-drying, non-toxic paint, free from lead, mercury, and heavy metals, is recommended for doors, timber trims, and skirting boards. Aside from that, it is also an environmentally friendly paint certified under the Singapore Green Building Product Certification Scheme. Enjoy 5% off your online purchase by keying in the code “PAINT5” at checkout and free delivery with a minimum spend of $100.

Chill out

Sharp introduces its latest 599L Side by Side Fridges, designed to enhance the lifestyle of families. These fridges, available in two models, offer a spacious 599L capacity, ensuring ample storage space for households of all sizes.

Using J-Tech Inverter Technology, these fridges save on energy and operate quietly, minimising disturbances. The sleek Black Glass or Dark Silver design options complement various kitchen styles. The Multi-Airflow cooling system maintains the perfect humidity, preventing food from drying and freezer burn. Express Freezing speeds up ice production, enhancing convenience and taste.

They are also built with Smart Sensors to constantly monitor temperature, airflow, and humidity, ensuring your food remains fresh and safe. The touch panel display simplifies temperature adjustments for different compartments, allowing you to keep various foods at their best.

The new 599L Side by Side Fridges, SJ-SS60G-BK & SJ-SS60E-DS, are available at Sharp’s Cocoro Life store, official Shopee and Lazada stores and selected authorised retailers.

The finest capsule

They say good things are worth waiting for, which is certainly true about Nespresso’s new custom-made coffee blend, which has been 20 years in the making.

Since 2003, the brand’s coffee masters have worked tirelessly to create this high-quality Arabica coffee plant and identify the ideal terroir in Colombia’s Cauca and Caldas regions — where the new variety would flourish. The coffee was grown by 59 farmers who collectively planted and cared for one million coffee trees of this new and unique Arabica variety. 

Best enjoyed as an espresso, it contains notes of orange blossom, accompanied by rich flowery and fruity aromatics and a bright citric acidity, combined to create a coffee with a rare, elegant and subtle personality. As it is a seasonal coffee with a limited volume, the N°20 will launch in Nespresso Original capsules at $18 for a five-capsule pack before becoming available in Vertuo capsules next year.

Spinning right round

Vinyl lovers will appreciate the retro design of the new JBL Spinner BT turntable that features a sleek design consisting of an aluminium platter and tonearm, a black MDF plinth with JBL orange or gold accents, a contemporary front panel, and a hinged dust cover. Driven by a belt drive and motor with an optical sensor underneath, the die-cast aluminium platter ensures records are played perfectly in time at 331⁄3 rpm for long-playing albums or 45 rpm for EPs and singles. The black MDF plinth enhances sound tonality for an uncompromised sound of records.

Perfect grind

Italian white goods specialist Smeg has expanded its coffee preparation range with the SMEG EGF03 Espresso Machine, featuring an integrated coffee grinder. In a world where every coffee lover knows that achieving the perfect cup of joe hinges on precision, Smeg’s cutting-edge addition promises to transform your daily coffee ritual, offering precision, convenience, and a premium experience that rivals your favourite café, all for $1,298. 

This retro-looking machine boasts stainless steel conical grinders that enable you to adjust your grind to perfection finely. The dual Thermoblock heating system guarantees zero waiting time between brewing and milk frothing. The intuitive control panel offers dual menus with two pre-set grind options, allowing you to transform your daily coffee moment into a personalised ritual. 

Crafted with Matteo Bazzicalupo and Raffaella Mangiarotti, the Smeg EGF03 Espresso Machine is available in six stylish colours, including pastel cream, green, and blue. For more information, visit

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