“I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren't trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.” As Umberto Eco wisely put it, your dear dad has probably given you lots of great advice to prepare you for the unknown future. We’re here with some advice too: perhaps it’s time to trade in that tie you get him every year for some out-of-the-box gift ideas from Commune with a masculine edge. We’ve rounded up some suggestions to help get you started - Dad's the way he'll like it!A Hard Day's Night
Perfect for fathers getting home after a long day of work. Here, we highlight the refined classic Kardell 3-seater sofa with mid-century modern elements, paired with monochrome cushions for a masculine touch. The design of the Kardell 3-seater sofa outclasses its competitors by lending subtle elegance to any living space. Crafted with quality soft-touch leather or fabric and high density foam, this sofa is supported by stylish, sturdy walnut legs and frame that imbue it with an air of nobility. Commune's Great Singapore Sale means that you'll get furniture, accessories and furnishings at very special prices of up to 50% off storewide.
1. Tic-tac-toe Cushions - Originally S$99.80 for 2; Now S$50.00 for 2 (Applicable for $50 Fridays on 16 June, 14 July and 11 August only)
6. Kardell 3-seater Sofa in Black Leather (Customisable colours and fabric) - Originally S$3,299.00; Now S$2,969.10
The intellectual and literary dad continues to cherish the past in the present through his love of good books, art and self-expression through writing. For those who are focusing on Dad's favourite pastimes for a meaningful present, these gifts for the arts lover are steeped in culture while resonating deeply with modern men. Whether classic or contemporary, fathers will appreciate the creativity and thoughtfulness of these cleverly designed, quality items - which would look perfect in a study room or home office.
2. Black Table Lamp - Originally S$399.00; Now S$199.50
3. Art Picture in Black - Originally $1,399; Now S$979.30
5. Excelsior Bookshelf - Originally $1,199; Now S$959.20
7. Bowen Writing Desk - Originally $1,099; Now S$879.20
Ideal for the dad who loves his own unique, personality-driven space in the household. This stylish storage solution, the Tusk sideboard from the modern industrial Tusk collection, is as original as your dad.
The industrial design style of the Tusk sideboard celebrates engineering and mechanical ingenuity, juxtaposing the raw with the refined, the sleek and modern with the vintage and classic. Inspired by wine crates, the Tusk sideboard features solid American oak with powder-coated mild steel for a rustic aesthetic. Its strong angles and bold look make it the winning choice for modern, urban dads. Pair with stylish accessories from Denmark to round off the look.
4. Tusk Sideboard - Originally S$1,999.00; Now S$1,599.20
8. Black Plate - $69.00
9. Grey Ceramic Vase (Regular and Large) - Originally $99.00; Now $94.05
Musk up your home for Dad's benefit with a masculine, long-lasting scent from Commune and artisan scent mixologist Oo La Lab. The Woody Oriental scent for Commune is fresh, woody and slightly oriental, with green apple and grapefruit endings paired with sandalwood and musk. A play on the senses, Commune's specially designed home fragrance and home scent collection will revitalise your home, with a seasonal scent for every space.
Commune x Oo La Lab Woody Oriental home fragrance - Originally S$69.00; Now S$55.20
Shop Commune's Great Singapore Sale here: www.thecommunelife.com/eshop
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