The self-taught furniture designer's previous collections have been varied. The collections, which remain available in the store and on line include the "Palm Springs Collection" with a retro vibe that reflects Mid-Century Modern architectural origins. Other collections include the Studio Collection which was influenced by the Arts and Crafts movement in America.
Furniture sold by John Erdos Home is produced in the company's own workshop in Java, Indonesia. "We source for old buildings throughout the archipelago and salvage whatever wood is usable. I have always loved the look and feel of the old wood." Erdos adds.
Erdos established his business in Singapore in 1992. He moved to Singapore in 1991 as Vice President of Far East Operations for American clothing company, J. Crew. What started as a hobby has turned into an international business; his furniture, rugs and accessories can be found in homes around the world. Celebrity clients include Giorgio Armani, Julia Roberts, Helen Hunt, Susan Sarandon and others.
A subsidiary company, John Erdos International does contract work including supplying display tables for Abercrombie and Fitch's Hollister division and Australia based Cotton-On.
The John Erdos Home staff work with clients on customising designs for colour, functionality or specifications. Custom pieces are delivered within five to eight weeks. There is a full assortment of gifts and accessories sourced from all over Asia as well as a specially curated selection of Georg Jensen home products. The Home store showcases art by both local and international artists. Tatler Magazine has named John Erdos Home Singapore's "Best Contemporary Furniture Store" for four years running.
John Erdos Home is the Singapore and Malaysia agent for "Porter's Paints", an iconic Australian brand with hundreds of colors and specialty finishes. Paints are mixed in-house and they can recommend contractors that are familiar with the application of the product.
John Erdos has recently started Interior Design services. "I've had a lot of people who have asked me to help them create our 'look' in their own homes." He is currently working on two Sentosa Cove apartments doing the furniture and renovations.
Easily accessible by taxi, bus or car with parking nearby, John Erdos Home is truly a one-stop dream of everything for the home.