minimalism

LESS IS MORE – MINIMALISM

“Less is more.” The minimalist concept is not a new one. However, it is currently dominating the design and artistic scene in today’s postmodern society. Minimalist interiors are popular for various reasons, but above all, for their ability to provide a clutter-free space that is calm and deeply relaxing. Minimalism in interior design takes on…

Small House

Small House, Big Style!

Two thousand more built-to-order (BTO) flats will be launched this year with shorter waiting times, announced Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong in Parliament. As more Built-To-Order flats are being built every year in Singapore, with families and couples moving into their new homes. Flat sizes are, however, getting smaller and smaller due to our…

bedroom

Hack? or Hack It?

Some homeowners may choose to hack through a wall to create more space for a bigger room, or even building a wall to create division. There are so many options that we can get creative with interior design. Before you start hacking, let’s take a look at what’s legal, what’s not, and how you can prevent…

wabisabi

Wabi-Sabi

In his prime, the late Leonard Cohen used to sing to audiences of thousands, “There is a crack in everything. It’s how the light gets in.” The idea of finding beauty in imperfection is not merely an aesthetic principle, but a way of seeing the world, a philosophy to guide you. It’s also what’s embodied…

Keat Hong Link

816B, Keat Hong Link

MINIMALIST – A person who advocates or practises minimalism. “The negative space speaks louder than the spaces filled with stuff.” Clean lines. Low furniture. Simple colour palettes. These are the hallmarks of a minimalist interior design. Minimalism is the art of having more – more comfort, more convenience, more style – by living with less.…

IZAKAYA

IZAKAYA

What’s that you may ask, Izza-what? Kaya? No! It’s not that green coloured jam which most Singaporeans love to spread it across two pieces of bread for their breakfast, mind you! Izakaya, a Japanese term that describes a stylized Japanese bar which is generally compact/small, typically inexpensive, dishes and snacks are served to accompany the alcoholic…

BATHROOM IDEAS

BATHROOM IDEAS

SPACE  Space is generally is important, mainly because it will affect the selection of the bathroom’s wall, floor tiles and overall design. It’s safe to say that the type of house you acquire(public housing or private properties) will affect the final look, feel and vibe of the bathroom that comes along with it. Maximize floor space with…

Tampines Street 83

868, Tampines Street 83

LESS IS MORE Simplicity and function are the guiding principles that have shaped the design sensibilities of Nordic Europe, resulting in spaces suffused with light, airiness, serenity and a feeling of oneness with nature. The simple chic of this fuss-free Scandinavian style has won converts the world over. Scandinavian home decor took the world by…