@Home Celebrates 20 Years In The Furniture Business
Founded in 1999 by Sarun and Panit Limsawaddiwong, @Home has developed its reputation as a leading importer of European furniture and lighting from world-renowned brands such as Zanotta, Flos, Kartell, Paola Lenti, Frigerio and Magis. Over the years the company has also formed a strong bond with its customers, who were invited to help celebrate this special anniversary.
For the occasion, @Home collaborated with renowned fashion photographer Amat Nimitpark to create a photoshoot with 15 celebrities who are friends and customers of the company. Each celebrity was invited to choose a piece of furniture with which they were photographed. At the 20th anniversary party, these portraits were showcased and given to the celebrities as tokens of appreciation.
“I really liked the idea behind this celebration. It is really creative and reflective of the company’s identity,” said long-time customer and real estate developer Ornruedi Na-ranong. “Panit is a good friend and by extension, @Home is a great companion for my own residence. The choice of furniture presented in the store is a mirror of the style and identity that I love, which is why I always shop there.” Ornruedi also took the opportunity to congratulate @Home on this special occasion. “The idea for the 20th-anniversary celebration was very novel, doing the photoshoot and giving a 200,000 baht donation to Chulalongkorn Hospital. I hope that this merit will bring many happy returns to the two founders and the brand.”
Another avid fan of the company is TV producer Natha Mahantapol, who said, “I remember first coming into the store and being impressed with the many creative items on display. Ever since I have visited the store for inspirational ideas for my home. One of my favourite pieces is a lamp I bought. When I moved to a new residence after seven years, it was still as good as new. My most recent purchase is the specially designed chair celebrating the 20th anniversary. I am a proud owner of @Home furniture and I am sure those who have also experienced the brand feel the same. @Home furniture is timeless and the relationship with the founders and staff is priceless. This is why I love the brand.”
The 20th-anniversary celebration party in late November 2019 at S31 Hotel was a cosy affair. After an enjoyable dinner, Sarun explained how the brand started with a collaboration in Italy. It was through this strong bond that @Home grew over the years. He then welcomed Gian Rizzi, representative of Paola Lenti, who also congratulated @Home on this special occasion.
“We have a beautiful relationship that is truly unique. We are friends, real friends, which strengthens our bond as business partners. Every time I come to Thailand I can feel the friendly atmosphere from both the founders and the staff. I am sure that it is this warmth that has made the brand strong and earned the loyal support of long-time customers. I bring with me a piece of Italy that would grow here in the hearts of Thais through our collaboration with @Home.”
After the warm welcome, Assoc Prof Dr Chanchai Sittipunt of Chulalongkorn Hospital was invited to receive the 200,000 baht donation. “I have known @Home even before the S31 hotel was built on this location. It speaks of how long and strong the brand has been and will be.”
@Home remains committed to originality in procuring innovative, distinctive and timeless furniture, whilst maintaining its close relationships with its valued customers.