District Eight

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Eight years since their founding, District Eight continue to create furniture inspired by the industrial age. “Things were built to last and there was a well thought out element to even the most utilitarian objects or machinery,” co-founder Darren...
“It’s 3,000 square meters,” the Lab’s creative director Tuan Le says looking out across the first floor of AIA Vietnam’s head office. While AIA have been executing a strategy helping them to expand their innovative model across Vietnam, the...
While design inspirations in the digital age tend to be drawn from the likes of Pinterest and Instagram, our friends at District Eight—a Vietnam-based furniture brand—went many centuries back to build their latest range, the Cyrus collection. The Vietnamese brand’s...
When the world’s largest coffee shop chain Starbucks announced its first cafe in Vietnam global and local players had already entered the market. These brands included the likes of Gloria Jean's, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Highlands Coffee,...
From small beginnings in 2010, District Eight have gone global. The modern-industrial furniture company feature in over 20 stores in the States and another four in Europe. But here, in our latest spotlight on Vietnamese brand District Eight, we...
“Even before you get into the space you get a sense that this is home,” Tuan Le, creative director of The Lab Saigon, smiles. The entranceway, scented with the oil used to treat its wood, is a first welcoming...
District Eight’s exclusive distributor in Singapore, Journey East Store, is a company that was founded over 20 years ago. Journey East Store’s relationship to Vietnam began during those early years, with trips to the Southeast Asian country to find...
On a recent dispatch to wintry Seoul, Vietcetera met with Eric Kyuong Won Park, the owner of Little Sisters Furniture, a company that grew out of an Italian motorcycle importation business. Today, they’re capitalizing on a consumer base of...
Marcus Loke is the production manager at District Eight. Like many of us, he found his vocation by chance. Disappointed by his high school exams, Marcus set off on his bike to the industrial zone near the edge of...
In the US before the 1950s, office design mostly consisted of row upon row of chairs and desks. Staff would sit in lines to do routine repetitive tasks that could easily be checked by a supervisor walking the line—the...

District Eight

Founded in April 2010, District Eight is a furniture design firm that creates quality work, inspired by the industrial age.

Informed by our location in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; much of our work reflects the raw, bold character of our surroundings.

We pride ourselves on creating handcrafted furnishings that combine industrial elements with modern aesthetics.

Reach out to our partner

DISTRICT EIGHT DESIGN OFFICE, SHOWROOM & FACTORY

E4/52, 1A Highway, Binh Tri Dong B Ward, Binh Tan District, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

(+84) 28 38 170 310

info@districteight.com

District Eight’s Website