• Love constructs the home; other materials are secondary.

    - Marco Aldaco

Instantly Add Style to Any Room

Sometimes the simplest of touches can make all the difference. We’ve scoured the web to find some of the easiest styling ideas that you can easily replicate at home. Create a Theme Liven up a living space by adding accessories of the same colours / patterns / lines / materials throughout the room. This could be done by adding a colourful fleece to your bed, adding lamps … Continue reading

Colour Therapy

The difficulty with colours is that they’re so changeable. Depending on the time of day, the materials they’re used on, and what thye’re matched with – a colour can take on a completely different personalitiy and feel. With so many shades and tones to choose from sticking to finding the right colour theme can be particularly challenging. I … Continue reading

Art House Tour

I really liked this home featured in April’s Issue of Home & Decor. It’s a fine example of how art can make a home. Without the paintings this home could have been any other home on the street.

Awesome Offices

There have been tons of bloggers advocating the idea that creative environments help boost creativity in people. If the mere sight of the Apple logo is enough to set our minds on a lateral thinking path as they would have you believe, imagine what an entire office – filled with poignant primers of how creative you are … Continue reading

Seen at the Singapore Biennale 2011

The third Singapore Biennale opened on 13 March featuring the work of 63 artists from 30 countries, and presented across 5 venues: The Singapore Art Museum at Bras Basah Rd SAM at 8Q (along Queen St just behind the Singapore Art Museum) National Museum of Singapore at Stamford Rd Old Kallang Airport Merlion Park at … Continue reading

Architecture Exhibition: 20 under 45

20 under 45: the next generation is a collection of works by Singapore-registered architects under the age of 45. Exhibited in late 2010, the small display is up again for a second viewing at the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) building at Maxwell Road. Some outstanding works: Above: Richard Hassel, WOHA Architects – 1. Alila Villas … Continue reading

International Furniture Fair Singapore 2011

International Furniture Fair Singapore 2011 was held from 9 to 12 March at the Singapore Expo at Changi. Featuring 534 exhibitors from 24 countries, the event showcased a diverse mix of design styles and concepts. Highlights included D’Space and Platform showcasing designs from budding young talents under the theme ‘No Boundaries’; as well as discussions … Continue reading

Dreamy Four Poster Beds

As it opens onto a balcony overlooking the waterway, we foresee our bedroom becoming an extension of our living room. In order to delineate the space between bed and living room, I thought it might be interesting to explore the four-poster bed option. Below: A whimsical take on the traditional four poster bed, hand-forged by … Continue reading

Creating a Mood Board

It’s easy to go overboard with things you like. Making a mood board is a good exercise especially when testing out ideas for a hypothetical space (or wedding/event/product/website/whatever you’re designing). Even if you don’t like to be overly controlled, a mood board enables you to find, collect and edit your thoughts; adding better clarity and … Continue reading

Sliding Barn Doors

These have been around for awhile, but the moment I really fell in love with them was when I saw them in Elle Decor’s feature on Meg Ryan’s Beach House. Since then I’ve been noticing them everywhere – houses and apartments alike. Below: Apartment Therapy kindly featured this instructional post from House Tweaking. Below: This … Continue reading