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.

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

Bucket Stools & More by Pedersen + Lennard

Along with indoor greenery and plants that won’t kill the cat, I’ve been on the look out for items to create that indoor greenhouse feel or an ‘indoor outdoor’ room. Outdoor bike stands, wrought iron moldings, concrete floors, industrial furniture, steel lockers were just a few of the things I’ve been considering. Pedersen + Lennard … Continue reading

Shades off white

The little white room could be the home decorating equivalent of the little black dress. It’s a classic that goes well with everything and is hard to get very wrong. Nevertheless, a little bit of thought into the different shades of white, and the accents within it, can make all the difference between wah and … Continue reading