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When it comes to using an interior design consultant, you want to ensure that they are going to be able to bring what you need.

BTO Renovation Project With A Not-So-Common Theme

Welcoming a new home can be both a thrilling and nerve wrecking experience for newlyweds, the want of achieving a perfect love nest definitely at its peak, especially with it being your first home tog… [read more]

How To Layer Your Room In 4 Effortless Ways

A little layering around the house goes a long way, and while many have the misconception it looks both tedious and complicated, it's actually a pretty simple task. We've gathered a few easy layering … [read more]

How Are Quartz Formed?

Image Source: :  https://www.stoneamperor.com.sg/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/rotator-stone-italiana-21-2yrqmmych4slav8mj3eo00.jpgYou're probably curious about how the quartz is produced when you're ga… [read more]

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR MATERIAL: STAINLESS STEEL FAUCETS

Water faucets as a tiny home item is one of the most used household essential even in a normal day.Therefore, when renovating their houses, most home owners pay a great deal of attention to what kind … [read more]

Can You Believe That Almost Everything In This Room Is Ink-printed?

Have you ever gone shopping for furniture, only to end up empty-handed because you weren't able to find anything that fits your idea of a dream interior? Perhaps the carpet you were eyeing would've lo… [read more]
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Luxe Opulence

Ideal Design Interior's concept for this flat in Yishun carries both modern contemporary aesthetics with the function and budget in mind. Maintaining that rich opulent feel without bursting the budget… [read more]

Would You Live In This Private Beachfront Villa For USD 3 Million?

The scenic Halong Bay in Vietnam sees a new beachfront addition that’s all kinds of luxury. Comprising of 18 villas, Caye Sereno is a residential property that starts at a whopping USD 3 million… [read more]

LEARN MORE ABOUT TOPCOAT AND PRIMER

Owners may overlook the importance of the primer easily. In fact, the role of primer is very important. Firstly, it strengthens the adhesion between the base and the topcoat. It can go into the pores … [read more]

CAESARSTONE QUARTZ: GETTING TO KNOW THE WORLD’S BEST SURFACE

When diving into each kitchen renovation, everyone wants a durable countertop that comes with aesthetically pleasing designs. There is no doubt that picking out a countertop material that can withstan… [read more]

TIPS TO UPGRADE YOUR HOME AT LOW COST

It is expensive to renovate your home. Floor tiles, wall, kitchen and toilet, every part of it can cost a lot. However, we may overlook some tiny bits that can be done at low cost to upgrade our home.… [read more]

Renovation Mythbuster: Can You Trust Result Photos on Contractor Websites?

  Let’s get it straight, NEVER trust photos you find on the internet. Since the birth of Photoshop, what you see is seldom what you get. Say, you go on a contractor’s website and look at… [read more]

An Alluring Mixture Of Themes For This Yishun BTO Flat

After staring long and hard at this 5 room BTO HDB flat in Yishun, we still can't quite pinpoint our favourite aspect of the place, especially since every room is filled to the brim with an array of r… [read more]

This Condominium At Dunearn Will Make You Rethink Your Interior Design

When fusing various interior design styles in a renovation project, it is often difficult to keep the home looking polished and elegant. So when we first saw this condominium unit that manages to do t… [read more]

Designing The Perfect Games Room

(Guest Writer: James Green)For many of us, life is all about entertainment. We go to work to pay the bills, but when the essential bills are paid, we want to relax and have a little fun - whether that… [read more]

7 Unique Ideas For The Perfect Balcony

Many think nothing of balconies due to their lack of space, but what they don't realize is balconies actually posses a whole lot of potential, easily turning into the coziest and most stylish spaces w… [read more]

5 Different Bathroom Ideas You Could Try

Your bathroom may be one of the tiniest spaces in your entire apartment, but it still deserves its own share of attention. And as difficult a the task as making it trendy may seem, in reality all you … [read more]

5 Tiny Steps To Making Moving Much Easier

Moving can be a stressful task, especially since it requires copious amounts of planning and hard work. But despite the multitude of things you'll have to add to your checklist, there are certain step… [read more]
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Talk Shop - Cafés

Café-hopping isn’t just for hipsters anymore. With the invasion of quirky coffee houses each with Instagram-worthy interiors, we think you should start recreating the café style du jour you so cov… [read more]

Objet d’Art - Circle of Life

A carefully curated collection of wall art and décor pieces strewn in your stylish shack defies a rigid interior. Bright, airy and spacious, the ultra modern minimalist style is a hit with tastemake… [read more]

Turn Your Walls Into Works of Art

  Bring Life to Your Walls   An empty wall is a playground for one’s imagination, so it’s no wonder we’ve been making features out of our walls. This usually means hanging… [read more]

Luxurious Condominium in a HDB Flat

Here’s something to inspire all aspiring homeowners: a luxurious condominium apartment in a HDB flat.     Located in the old town of Ang Mo Kio, homeowners Jack and Karen wanted a h… [read more]
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Secrets to Achieving That Holiday Feel For Your Home

Part of the reason why we love travelling so much is because of the hotels and resorts we get to stay in while we are overseas. Their beautiful interior and cleanliness always make us feel like living… [read more]

Renovation Story: An Industrial-themed Transformation

After shifting and moving for a record-breaking four times in six years, t-blogger Sleepybeauty decided enough was enough – time for a permanent place that she could finally call home. The t-blogger… [read more]

The Basics of Interior Designing That You Must Know

Sometimes, during the rush of mapping out potential home renovation ideas, we tend to concentrate only on the big picture, while accidentally neglecting smaller elements. Your head may be wrapped arou… [read more]

5 Incredible Movie Apartments You Will Definitely Want To Live In

Home owners are constantly scouring for apartment ideas, taking inspiration from various magazines and online sites. But how many have ever stopped to admire outstanding backdrops featured in movies? … [read more]

Sports-Themed Interior Design

Do you like sports?Unfortunately for many sports enthusiasts, the rise of COVID-19 in many countries have led to many sports activities being limited. Interior design is a creative way to bring your … [read more]

MEMPHIS STYLE: LIVELY AND PLAYFUL MINIMALISM

After the southwestern style and retro girlish style, we will introduce the playful Memphis style.Memphis style first appeared in the 1980s. It was promoted by a group of quirky Italian designers t… [read more]

How to Install Storm-Resistant Plexiglas Windows

(Guest Writer: Nimra Kianat)  Introduction to Plexiglas - Shatter-resistant Glass You must be wondering what a ‘Plexiglas’ is or what sort of glass is it. Let me clear up one thing: it's not gla… [read more]

Which Curtain Fabric Suits Your Home Best?

(Guest Writer: Javed Soni) While decorating your home, one must not simply overlook their windows and leave them as is. They are still a part of your home. Decorating them properly would help as a n… [read more]

Designing A Homestay Interior

During this Covid-19 pandemic, most outdoor activities, including travelling, have been limited.Although we are unable to enjoy our trip across the borders freely, for now, we can turn our home sweet … [read more]

TRIBAL CHIC: MODERN TRIBAL STYLE FEATURING AFRICAN VIOLENCE AND TENDERNESS

The colour scheme of Tribal Chic styleWhenever we mention Africa, you may think of a wild thatched house and a large area of earthy land. Therefore, linen, earth colour and desert colours are the main… [read more]

Home Interior Designs For Dog Lovers

(Guest Writer: Kay Mills) Is your dog a major part of the family? If you answered yes, you are certainly not alone. Many dog owners consider their dogs to be their best friends. So much, in fact, tha… [read more]

11 Ways To Design Your Baby Nursery

(Guest Writer: Alistair) Imagination is running rife through the 21st Century child’s room! Calming splashes of colour adorn the walls, met with a tropical landscape for your baby to stare at as th… [read more]

HOW TO DESIGN FOR A SMALL KITCHEN

In Hong Kong, land is probably the most expensive thing there is. For a lot of young aspiring home owners, smaller flats are their first choice because of the relatively affordable price.To cooking en… [read more]

Our Top 7 Picks At Maison & Objet 2016

Touted as the one of the most important European events for interior design, Maison & Objet is a trade fair that brings together the best brands and people in the industry. Though it's relatively … [read more]

5 Things We Love About This Waterfront Waves Home

One of the things we love to do most is gush about gorgeous home projects, and right now we can't seem to get enough of this renovation project at Waterfront Waves. And since there's too much to love … [read more]

10 Tiny Design Tips That Will Enhance Your Home

Sometimes, when you find stunning inspirations for your home on the internet, you begin working enthusiastically on incorporating those elements into your dream home. At the end of it all though, the … [read more]

What Your Interior Design Style Says about You

(Guest Writer: Kelly Roland) Even though it is true that we shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, it is becoming increasingly obvious that in some ways clothes do make the man. Whether what dr… [read more]

[TIPS TO CHOOSE THE BEST MATERIALS] ART PAINT: ARTISTIC FEATURE WALL. DURABLE, MILDEW-RESISTANT AND ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY (II)

Art wall paint turns ordinary home into Art Place! We introduced Germantops magnetic board previously. In this article, the artists Joanne Chan and Ruby Law from MAGUS will show you how to transform a… [read more]

ENGLISH COUNTRY STYLE: COMFORTABLE AND WARM FEELING

English country style originated from the 17th century. At that time, the British was bored with the luxurious aristocratic style and began to turn to the fresh and natural country style. It retains t… [read more]

GRANDMILLENNIAL STYLE: MODERN WITH RETRO. A FIGHT BACK TO SIMPLICITY

After the American town style and the English country style, in this article, I will talk about Grandmillennial design. Minimalism has been popular for many years, but Grandmillennial s… [read more]

Green HDB Home Checklist

Aspiring to have a green home? Bear in mind that you need to first look at your house a whole system – changes made to one area may affect another. With proper planning prior to renovation, you … [read more]

5 Small Touches You Can Add to Your House for a Quicker Sale

(Guest Writer: Bethany Seton)You’ve decided to sell your home and of course, you’re hoping for the best possible outcome. Not only do you want to get your investment back, but you need some additi… [read more]

What Does An Interior Designer Do?

What do interior designers do when it comes to your renovation? What are their roles in making a successful home renovation or revamp? We have looked around and spoken to a few interior designers … [read more]

Renovating Your Home? Check Out These 7 Decor Trends That Will Rule 2020

(Guest Writer: HappyShappy) Put your hands up in the air if you just don't care. Or, on a serious note, if your home is a continually evolving mix of all the things you love – as it should be. Just … [read more]

FortyTwo - Find Your Best Furniture Online!

We have a love-hate relationship with online stores. On one hand, there is the convenience of not having to walk all the way to a brick-and-mortar set-up and scrolling through multiple items at once.… [read more]

What To Look For In An Interior Designer

(Guest Writer: Hamish Ash) Are you planning to move into a new home? Or do you wish to revamp your old home? Investing in an interior designer can be a great idea. If you think an interior designer w… [read more]

5 Eco-Friendly Ways To Upgrade Your Home

(Guest Writer: Katherine Rundell) As a homeowner, the value of your property will have a huge effect on your life when it comes time to sell. That means that home improvements are an economic imperati… [read more]

7 Common Interior Design Mistakes

Making mistakes is unavoidable while decorating our homes, especially for those with little to no experience in interior design.However, that does not mean you should not follow your own style and pre… [read more]

Amazing Game Room Ideas

Are you a gamer who can’t live without video games?Or would you like your friends and family to join you in interesting arcade games but you do not have a specific space for them?Here are some amazi… [read more]

MID-CENTURY MODERN STYLE: FUNCTIONAL AND FASHIONABLE

After the millennialism and American town style, we will talk about Mid-century modern style (MCM).Where does the modern popular minimalist interior design come from? It is Mid-cen… [read more]

Maintenance Checklist For the HDB Home

Maintenance is the act of keeping something in proper condition, like for example the appliances in your home. We say let's not wait until your house gets into a hot mess before doing something about … [read more]

Common questions regarding renovation works in a HDB bathroom

Perhaps your bathroom is long due for an overhaul, or perhaps you want to transform it into an idyllic oasis. No matter the reason, starting on the right foot is important as you don't want your renov… [read more]

Guide to the Standard HDB Household Shelter

Specially designed and constructed to serve as a protective shell for you and your loved ones in times of emergency, the HDB household shelter is of utmost importance. Take note of the dos and don'ts … [read more]

ArtDecor Design Studio Pte. Ltd: Your First Choice For Interior Design

ArtDecor Design Studio offers high-end interior design solutions. They are a Singapore based company. The company is involved in every single stage of the design process. They're there from consulting… [read more]

eDD+ Singapore: Furniture and Decor Designed By Nature

eDD+ Singapore will change the way you see furniture. Bet you never knew furniture could be so sexy. All of their pieces are inspired by nature. You get the great outdoors and experience earth’… [read more]

How To Best Use Geometric Patterns At Home

Using geometric patterns has become popular modern trend, probably because of its versatility, and isn't all that difficult to incorporate. Just a little is enough to make a whole room feel louder, an… [read more]

Singapore’s First Smart Blind Gallery mc2 Is Now Bigger

Your curtains and blinds just got smarter.On 29 November, local curtains-blinds retailer mc2 saw the expansion of its smart blind gallery from 4,200 square feet to now 7,000 square feet, along with… [read more]

Putting Together An Exquisite Bohemian Home

If you're the type who loves being openly expressive, a Bohemian home might be perfect for you. They're always put together in the most unusual ways, full of life, and a load of fun to plan out. So if… [read more]

Tips to Style Your Bed Like a Designer

(Guest Writer: Commune Lifestyle) From ultra-sleek minimalist style to warm modern rustic decor schemes, here are some basic and foolproof tips and tricks to style your bed like a designer. 1. I… [read more]

If 6 Disney Characters Joined the Tiny-House Movement

(Article Source: Angie's List - If 6 Disney Characters Joined the Tiny-House Movement) Adults may think they’ve outgrown their beloved Disney characters, but the truth is their childhood games of… [read more]

What 6 Animated TV Bedrooms Would Look Like In Real life

(Guest Contributor: BudgetDirect.com via NeoMam Studios)Maybe you remember some time back when we daydreamed, on this blog, about the cartoon characters’ bedrooms that we would love to have in real … [read more]

The Curtain Boutique - Protecting Your Windows and Balconies

Are you looking for the latest looks for your windows? Do you want to secure and spruce up your balcony? Are you looking for ways to keep heat, wind, dust, and insects out of your home? Looking for… [read more]

Handy Tools To Use For Interior Design

Confucius once said, “The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.”Tools are important when it comes to interior designing… [read more]

HYGGE STYLE: WARM NORDIC STYLE

After the MCM style and millennialism, we are going back to simple and basic. Scandinavian is an interior design style that focuses on simplicity. It can split to two branches, one of which is Hygge. … [read more]

4 COMMON HOME LIGHTING. LIGHTING CONFIGURATION TIPS

Lighting is one of the indispensable elements at home. Different kinds of lamps have their ownadvantages and disadvantages. How many types of lighting are there? How should I choose? Which lighting is… [read more]

IUIGA - 5 Ways To Do Up Your Living Room

Since RenoTalk’s first conversation with home-grown furnishing firm IUIGA back in 2017, it has become one of Singapore’s top go-tos for furniture shopping. IUIGA has become nationally renow… [read more]

Choosing a Renovation Package

Renovating decisions are decisions that require careful considerations. After all, it's not something that can be changed overnight.     Renovating decisions are decisions that you need to… [read more]

Singaporean couple renovates their HDB home into a European Museum

Fitted with gold trimmings and glittering chandeliers, her home truly befits royalty – all thanks to the interior design experts from The Cottage Crafts. Charmaine Low’s two-months stint i… [read more]

Luxury Homes in Singapore - Nic & Wes Builders

Nic & Wes Builders prides itself on being the go-to expert when it comes to crafting homes exclusively built around your lifestyle, personality and discerning taste.     A decade of pus… [read more]

DBSS, BTO or EC: Which should you go for?

 Acquiring a home is a long-term commitment especially for Singapore first-time homeowners. Hence, a sound knowledge of terminologies, as well as the rules and regulations pertaining to housing m… [read more]

Best Decoration Tips For a Stunning Home Office

(Guest Writer: Tess Cain) Having a home office means you have to strike the fragile balance between aesthetic appeal and distraction-free productivity. The trickiest part of having a home office is se… [read more]

Get Interior Design Right With First Dot Design!

(Guest Writer: Zee Noor)Have you ever tried to bring someone in to help with an interior design project? Perhaps, you have engaged an Interior Designer? For one, there are many interior designers out… [read more]

6 Tasteful Kitchens Your Inner Domestic Goddess Will Love

Besides eating, cooking takes up part of the joy that food brings. It’s fun to whip up meals together with your loved ones, but it’s even more fun to do it in a stunning and organised cooking area… [read more]

Aurastone Gives You 8 Terrific Terrazzo Colours!

Terrazzo has been around for quite a while. You may have seen this flooring type in schools, community centres, offices, and even airports. You may have even walked on one in your childhood home. F… [read more]

Atelier Architecture - What 8 Buildings From Famous Paintings Would Look Like In Real Life

(Article Source: Atelier Architecture: What 8 buildings from famous paintings would look like in real life) Everybody wonders whether the real Mona Lisa’s smile was so enigmatic, or whether the fi… [read more]

Chromesthesia Décor - Living Room Colour Palettes Inspired By 10 Music Genres

(Article Source: Chromesthesia Décor: Living room colour palettes inspired by 10 music genres) Imagine a world where colour and music go hand in hand — where each note has a corresponding visual s… [read more]

3 Tips for Singaporean Homeowners to Optimize Outdoor Spaces, Independent of the Weather and the Heat

In the season of the COVID-19, health authorities have advised the public to spend time outdoors rather than indoors, as fresh air is good for the family. With Singapore’s humid and unpredictable we… [read more]

5 Interior Trends to Look Out for in 2017

The new year came and went, and with it, so did our resolve to give our homes a fresh look. It's never too late to start though, and here are 5 current interior design trends to get you excited to sta… [read more]

5 Renovation Myths You Shouldn’t Believe In

Toggling between reno-facts and reno-fiction? We break it down for you by busting common renovation myths. Myth 1: You'll never go wrong with the latest home trends. Trends may fade off with the ever… [read more]

Can Feng Shui Help in My Studio Apartment?

Feng Shui for Studio ApartmentI am often asked about the application of Feng Shui for apartments. After all, the theories of Classical Feng Shui were created before living in high-rise buildings becam… [read more]

Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Stone Countertops

One of the most important decisions when remodelling your kitchen is what material to choose for the countertops. This choice will have a huge impact on the look and functionality of your kitchen — … [read more]

Top 3 Most Unsuitable Floorings To Have If You Live With Your Grandparents

It’s always important to take care of your family, especially the older generation. Grandparents are the cornerstone of our childhood, so it’s definitely our duty to make our homes as safe as poss… [read more]

Multi-Functional Furniture

Multi-functional furniture is furniture that realizes new or other functions based on the original functions of traditional furniture. It is basically a redesign of furniture.The four distinctive feat… [read more]

SOUTHWESTERN STYLE: POWERFUL AND WARM TRIBAL STYLE

We have talked about the retro girlish style and warm Nordic style in previous articles. In this article, we will talk about Southwestern style.The origin of Southwestern style is the mix of American … [read more]

You Won't Believe This Visually Striking Home Belongs In Singapore

  Looking straight out of a magazine spread, this home project by Artrend Design is certainly a head-turner inside and out. Borrowing ideas from the East and a little from nature, the interior p… [read more]

5 Home Trends Singaporeans Are Into

The lifespan of interior trends often varies, some stick around for an indefinite amount of time, while others quickly feel passé months after the hype. So as we gradually welcome the new year,… [read more]

Vertical Garden Wall

With lesser square footage in HDBs and condominiums today, have you thought of transforming your wall into a vertical garden? Excellent for the home or the office, a vertical garden wall can turn any … [read more]

A Country Cottage Style Haven

In this country cottage theme bungalow, one-of-a-kind vintage treasures and memorabilia pepper the rustic and oh-so adorable abode of this family. Director of a media company, Angus is not only the ho… [read more]

Framing Photographs Without Conventional Frames

Framing pictures up the conventional way has started becoming passé, and we're witnessing more creative and contemporary methods springing up instead. So if you're in the midst of ditching regu… [read more]

How To Work A Studio Apartment

If you've got one of those cosy studio apartments, we envy you. These tinier homes are refreshing, especially if you make the lack of space work in your favour. Some fret over how it'll look, since th… [read more]

When Should You Replace Your Mattress? 8 Signs To Look Out For

(Guest Writer: Dimple Malhotra) Mattresses are often a significant investment, so people try to use them for as long as they can. But that is not healthy. Another thing that people believe is that yo… [read more]

10 Ways To Decorate Your Dorm Room

(Guest Writer: Beatrix Potter) Moving into your dorm room is an exciting time. But fitting all your essentials in it, whilst trying to create a functional and stylish space, can be a tricky task. Her… [read more]

Start Up Your Smart Home With Domo7!

With smart home systems being in trend today, there are many retailers offering products that will wire up your home for the future. Whether it is through weather-sensitive sensors, lights that activa… [read more]

3 Ways to Pet Proof your Home

Although we aren't biologically related to our pets (we wish we were!), they're still our family, and it's our duty to pet proof our homes for our furry friends.  Baby Proofing Your pets may … [read more]

Designing Your Home This Easter

If you're a homeowner looking to enhance your interior, this event is for you. RenoTalk Live, a homeowner's gathering, covers all home renovation topics under the sun. Gather inspiration from differen… [read more]

Shop for your Easter Renovation Deals

Congratulations, you got the keys to your new house! Next up, the concern on how to transform the new, empty space into a home you can call your own. Interior design is now the utmost priority, so cou… [read more]

Insider Tips: Renovation Planning & Mistakes to Avoid

Renovation of your home is one of the pivotal moments in your life. Not to be dramatic here, but depending on how well-prepared you are, it can either be an enjoyable journey and memory... or it can b… [read more]

5 Things Interior Designers & Contractors Are Frequently Accused Of

When it comes to taking their home renovation projects for professional consultations, most residents of Singapore are inherently wary. Their home is the center of their life, and to entrust its whole… [read more]

Homegrown Interior Design-and-Build Studio Craft By 3 Officially Launches

An amazing new phenomenon has hit the city of Singapore. Craft by 3, a homegrown interior design and build studio is now open for business. The fledgling design firm is headed by Founder and Creative … [read more]

Tropical-Styled Interior Decors

Ever visited a tropical rainforest for an amazing tour and got fascinated by the beautiful natural sceneries?Do you know that you can be in a tropical rainforest without having to travel for hours?In … [read more]
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Pros & Cons Of Quartz Countertops

There’s a million things to be said about the pros and cons of Quartz countertops. Some praise its virtues as if they were the physical manifestation of everything right the world of kitc… [read more]

Cosentino Releases an All New Dekton Industrial Collection and Updates the Natural and XGloss Collection

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Renovation Story: A Dreamy Scandinavian 4-Room HDB Resale Flat

It can get pretty tiring when you have to juggle between work and housework. Imagine if you have an all-white interior. Sounds like a cleaning nightmare? Apparently not, according to Rosliani, wife to… [read more]

This Condominium In Bishan Is Every Minimalist’s Dream

White is a colour that represents purity, and is often associated with cleanliness, so it’s no wonder many homeowners like to explore the use of this shade in their renovation project. When done… [read more]

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Many new homeowners have the misconception that the more expensive a renovation project is, the better it looks. But after seeing so many beautiful homes that were designed on a budget, we beg to diff… [read more]

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This open-plan excutive mansionette is home to a pair of lovebirds and their eight furry friends. See how an immaculate renovation transform this abode to a spacious and charming vignette that you see… [read more]

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Most newer HDB or condominium kitchens are smaller in size and limited cooking space becomes a problem for larger families who dine frequently at home.We take you through how Omus Living interior desi… [read more]

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Certain decorative decisions, such as drilling holes for shelves, tiling floors with vibrant motifs or wallpapering an entire room, can feel too permanent for some of your liking. These won't work if … [read more]

Partnerships app BEAMSTART lets renovation industry connect with business owners

A business partnerships app, BEAMSTART lets renovation industry players such as architects, engineers, interior designers, material and furniture suppliers connect with business owners around Asia onl… [read more]

The 5 Best Indoor Plants for Decorating

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FortyTwo - 9 Furniture Must-Haves for Every New Home

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Renovation Story: An Interior Designer's Abode

Here’s an interesting fact about this apartment: it’s both owned and designed by Sharon from Darwin Interior. As an interior expert herself, Sharon needed her place to look nothing short o… [read more]

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The Paris life is what many desire but few achieve. To be hopelessly in love in the city of romance, known for its stunning architecture and interior design. Homeowners Gek Hiang and Chih Heng saw… [read more]

This Couple Transformed Their Home Into An Industrial-inspired Haven

It’s as if Jane, interior designer at NID Design Studio, hit the jackpot when she was assigned to work on Mark and Agnes’ 5-room BTO flat. As creatives in the events industry, both homeowners were… [read more]

Bring Art Deco To Your Home

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Do It Right: A Complete Guide To Scandinavian Design

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A Luxurious Bedroom On A Budget | Singapore Bedrooms

A bedroom represents rest and every one of us has a place there at night. Now and again, even I myself, feel as though I would really enjoy a luxury bedroom. A bedroom that's pleasing on the eyes … [read more]

Renotalk's Life By Design Renovation Fair 2018

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10 Most Popular Interior Design Themes For BTO Renovation (Part 1)

Plenty of BTO projects are about to TOP, and their floor plans sure look promising. If you’re receiving keys to your new BTO flat, you should be pretty excited about decorating its interior. The… [read more]

10 Most Popular Interior Design Themes For BTO Renovation (Part 2)

So you're thinking of how to decorate your new BTO flat, and the different renovation styles are running through your head. Which is the most functional? Which is the best in reflecting your personali… [read more]

Bathroom reflexology

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Spaciousness greets visitors as soon as they step into Emily’s haven, an apartment in Taiwan. With light streaming in through the full-length windows awashing the airy space with sunshine, as we… [read more]

5 Effortless But Effective Ways To Decorate Shelves

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Home Tour: Breaking Boundaries

Homeowners Kenny and Michelle believe the less segregation there is within their home, the better. Led by Irene from Its Design and Built Associates, the couple’s home renovation process started wit… [read more]

Pop Art: Liven Up Your Interior

  You're flamboyant and larger-than-life. You're an eclectic mish-mash of David Bowie's unorthodoxy and Freddie Mercury's eccentricity. And you need a style of interior design that matc… [read more]

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Trending right now in terms of interior design is the fusion of Japanese-inspired and minimalistic interiors. Characterised by bright, white walls, wooden furnishings and uncluttered spaces, such des… [read more]

Lights Will Guide You(r) Home: Strategic Lighting

Lighting is a crucial component of any house, yet an oft-neglected component because more attention is paid to making sure that the house is painted the correct shade, and the furniture is intact. Hom… [read more]

Studying Out Of The Ordinary

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Auspicious Kitchen Renovation

Chinese believe that the kitchen is the second most important factor that affects the family fortune, relationships and wellbeing. The first being the main door. If you are a believer of Feng Shui, yo… [read more]

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The proliferation of cafés is a distinctly urban phenomenon. In the midst of the hustle and bustle, quiet cafés are like oases in a dry, scorching desert. Cafés often have interesting and creati… [read more]

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Like icing on the cake, the ceiling treatments of a home can elevate the interior decor to the next level. Ceilings give a space definition, thereby influencing the entire look and feel. Like icing on… [read more]

4 Unusual But Awesome Materials You Need To Try

There's more fun in decorating your home when you experiment, so we say forget the conventional ideas and typical materials! Instead, explore more uncommon choices around you, and here are some cool s… [read more]

4 Methods To Liven Up White Walls

White walls have always been one of the most popular picks, but for some home owners it might begin feeling like too flat a choice after awhile. To prevent this from happening, these are some suggesti… [read more]

5 Important Steps To Creating Your Dream Nursery

For first time parents, planning a nursery can be both an extremely exciting and nerve-wrecking task, especially since there are so many factors to meticulously consider. Fret not, because with ample … [read more]

Inspiring Interior Design Theme Cafes and Restaurants in Taiwan

Apart from fantastic culinary, an appealing interior design can also help generate business for a cafe or restaurant. A special interior design will differentiate yo… [read more]

Tips for Creating a Scandinavian Interior


If you've seen photos of Scandinavian inspired home decor, you've probably been drawn to how simple but absolutely perfect everything is. Clean and simple, minimalist, Scandivanian interior design is … [read more]

A Scandinavian HDB Interior You Won't Want To Miss!

White-walled and bright, this scandinavian interior Hdb home was made more airy after the original walls were taken down to let more light into the kitchen. Homogenous wood grain tiles were used throu… [read more]

7 Colour Combinations You'll Fall In Love With

Scandinavian homes with monochromatic vibes rose to the top last year, but those craving for colour need not worry, because trends be damned, since you're the type to usually think out of the box anyw… [read more]

4 Simple but Creative Ways to Organise Your Wires

No one likes wires. But they are an inescapable part of that home appliance that you just spent hundreds on. Fortunately, with just a little creativity, you can still make your wires work for your dec… [read more]

Beautify Your Home With These 8 Creative Pegboard Ideas

We love pegboards for their multiple uses, each effortlessly functional and uniquely stylish. So if you have any empty spaces at home that need to be filled, pegboards work as brilliant solutions. The… [read more]

5 Steps for a Minimalist-Industrial Look

Pictured: A 3-bedroom maisonette in Clementi   It seems odd to combine these two beloved interior themes. After all, the industrial style has a knack of exposing structures such as pipes and bea… [read more]

5 More Ways to Separate Spaces in Style

Walls are the go-to structures for creating distinct spaces in a house because of how effective they are in blocking and redirecting traffic from one area to the next. But we spoke about these 5 Ways … [read more]

Living Room Layout Ideas For Your BTO Floor Plan

On the lookout for some living room layout ideas for your BTO floor plan? We have some awesome tips and suggestions coming right ahead. In planning the living room layout of your new HDB apartme… [read more]

12 Awesome Living Room Ideas for Your BTO Renovation

Whether it’s a living room; media room; theatre room; entertainment room; or family room – whatever you call it, the place where we gather to hang out with our friends and family is infini… [read more]

8 Easy Ways to Maximise Space in a Small BTO Kitchen

According to this article by Channel NewsAsia, 60% of BTO flat buyers opt not to have a kitchen partition wall when given a choice. "One reason cited was that people do not cook as much as before, and… [read more]

Colour Me Impressed: A Guide To Choosing The Perfect Colour For Your Interior

So you've moved into a new home, and are yet to fill the blank canvas of your walls.  You have a gauge of what you want your interiors to be, but are completely clueless about what colour your wa… [read more]

One Shade To Paint Them All: Monochrome

Monochrome interiors are definitely one of the hottest trends in interior design today, with people flocking to have their homes designed in a "no-frills","non-fussy", and "clutter-free" manner. Defin… [read more]

Cool Curtain Fabrics To Experiment With

Matching the correct kind of curtain fabric to the rooms in your house can be deceivingly difficult. You do not want the curtains to seem out of place in the room. Curtains are a great investment from… [read more]

How To Put Together A Japanese-inspired Interior

So many homeowners are taking the minimalist route these days, and a few have even constructed their very own Japanese-inspired interiors. If you’re itching to do the same, scroll down for furni… [read more]

Stylish Space - Lofty Ideals

Interior design agency and eco warrior Sky Creation proves that adopting and integrating the three basic principles of green living into a home makeover is achievable. Who stays here A couple in t… [read more]

RenoDiary - Careful Considerations

Creativity and skilful planning comes together to ensure every inch of this apartment is put to good use. Think spacious open spaces decked with full-length windows and purposely fitted sans doors. Th… [read more]

Stylish Space - Big On Style

A little over 500 square feet, Greg’s apartment appears cavernous despite his penchant for somber shades. After all, the science of space dictates that lighter colours should be employed in small sp… [read more]

Furniture Made From Car Parts

Whenever you dump an item you think its usefulness is over, think again. That's what French designer Gab, from Passionmobiles did. Turning old car parts into modern, hip masterpieces. Car enthusiast? … [read more]

IKEA’s Catalogue Launch Episode 1 : Make Home Count

IKEA Singapore recently launched the first of the four catalogue launches, that will address different challenges, tensions, needs and dreams of everyday living in Singapore to make home cou… [read more]

7 Must-Have Features of A ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Home

It takes more than just an affluent location for your home to qualify for the ‘Crazy Rich’ status. I believe that most of you already saw the movie ‘Crazy Rich Asians’. If you haven’t, … [read more]

Money Not Enough for Home Renovation?

(Guest Contributor: Etiqa Insurance)Many millennials in Singapore place great emphasis on having quality of life (so do we!), but is creating an Instagram-worthy home more important than saving for re… [read more]

Create An Affordable, Luxurious Family Home With Eight Design Ptd Ltd!

Making a home both practical and pleasant to look at can be a challenge, especially if you are sharing the space with family members or friends or even roommates. How does one make a space look styli… [read more]

7 Great Interior Decor Home Improvement Ideas

(Guest Writer: Ivas Cristian) You’re never really finished on modeling your house, are you? There is always something to add here, some new items to put on the shelf or a new remodeling idea floa… [read more]

4 Clever Ideas For Spare Rooms

Most families think nothing of their spare rooms, often using them as merely an extra storeroom. It would be such a waste though, to have all that space and do nothing with it! So here are a few ideas… [read more]

This Steel Container Got Converted Into A Loft And It Is Brilliant Beyond Believe

It sounds impossible at first – transforming a cylindrical grain container into a comfortable home – but the architects at Christoph Kaiser LLC made it work. Before we get into the details… [read more]

Floor Plans And Renovation Ideas For Skyline I & II @ Bukit Batok BTO

A new BTO project is about to grace our city’s urban landscape, and this thrilling piece of news has gotten many Singaporeans excited. Aptly named Skyline 1 & Skyline 2, the towering buildin… [read more]

A Guide To An Eco Friendly Interior

We consume more than we can keep up with, and most times end up unnecessarily harming the environment in the process. Creating an eco-friendly home may not usually be our most important priority, but … [read more]

You Must Read These 6 Tips on Kitchen Remodeling

(Guest Writer: David Huner)Kitchen remodeling does not need to be a complicated thing. It also doesn’t have to cost too much money. If you’re wondering how’s this possible, the answer is that it… [read more]

Quartz Vs Granite Countertops: A Scientific Face Off

(Guest Writer: Michael Anderson)As a common man, you must have done much research while choosing worktops for your kitchen. However, knowing the scientific facts behind different materials and doing a… [read more]

Ideal Design Interior: A Private Home Gallery

With the living room's interior design centred around the owner’s collection of paintings, the ambience of an art gallery was created for this home. Home to a couple with two children, the condo… [read more]

He Brings Artwork Into the Kitchen

Interior designer Ken Beh (right) poses with first-time flat owner Xavier Tan (left) and the portrait that he hand drew for Tan’s kitchen backsplash. Beh hopes that his works will encourage local … [read more]

Lovely Ideas That Will Make You Crave An Indoor Garden

Living in a city filled with high-rise flats, it's sometimes hard to grow a garden with the absence of a large yard. Those with green fingers have to keep their blooms mostly indoors, scattered around… [read more]

6 Simple Tricks to Make Your Room Look Bigger

60 to 65 sq m, 90 sq m and 110 sq m. Those are the sizes of a three-, four- and five-room BTO flat respectively, according to the HDB. You could use a larger space, we know. While you can’t tech… [read more]

5 Ways to Separate Spaces In Style

Walls separate rooms from each other. A shelf in the middle of the room divides the study area and the bed, while a wardrobe hides the changing area from view. Barriers are widely used for good reason… [read more]

Platform Beds Are All The Rage Now And This Condo In Serangoon Proves It

Instead of getting regular bed frames, many homeowners are now jumping on a new trend that’s taking the slumber world by storm – platform beds. Mounted onto a leveled podium, the mattress … [read more]

Living Well with Smart Wall Protection

Asia’s unforgiving weather and soaring temperatures brought on by global warming can wreak havoc on your well-being even when you’re home if your house is not carefully safeguarded. Thankfully, th… [read more]

What Does the Colour of Your Home Say About You?

Fiery red, melancholic blue and unfussy white. Colours don’t just make your home come alive – they define the identity of each room as well. But do you know that colours also reveal your p… [read more]

A Stay-Home Hari Raya

(Guest Writer: Luigi La Tona, Chief Operating Officer, StorHub Self Storage)The first few months of 2020 have not been the easiest, but when it comes to festivals and holidays, a celebration with our … [read more]

Planning Your Kid's Bedroom for Your Upcoming BTO Renovation

Racking your brain thinking of how to do up your kids' rooms? Suitable for different ages, we gathered 18 of the best kids room layouts we could find with the 4 basic neccessities – 1)… [read more]

Interior Design Tips: Making The Most Out Of Your BTOs And Increasing Its Estate Value

BTO’s have become a dime a dozen in Singapore these days. But although the home allotment system has become common, the need for individuality remains the top priority with the residents. So today, … [read more]

5 Amazing HDB BTO Renovation Projects Shared By Homeowners

Our Renotalk t-bloggers have provided us with loads of insight into their renovation journey; from the planning and designing stage, all the way to the final lap. If you are about to receive keys to y… [read more]

Renovation Story: 24k Gold-powdered Platform in an Executive Maisonette

When it comes to resale flats, most homeowners prefer purchasing one that’s either move-in ready or require little overhaul. This HDB executive maisonette that Christopher Chionh and his wife Ch… [read more]

5 Ways To Make Your Office Space Cooler

Image credit: Pinterest The word 'office' brings to mind images of a dreary black desk with papers stacked on it, files cabinets containing folders in complete disarray, and heap of wires dominated t… [read more]

Marble-ous: How To Incorporate Marble Into Your House

Marble has definitely acquired a reputation of being the choice of material for the wealthy, of being a material only used in palatial homes of yore or in grand old sculptures made by Renaissance-era … [read more]

Sheet Smart:5 Bedsheet Types To Know About

Credits: Northwest Interior If you have ever gone bedsheet shopping, you would have surely noted the vast amount of colours, varieties and types that bedsheets come in. While the array of colours an… [read more]

Romantic Homes: How To Get That Fairytale Look You've Always Wanted

As a child, you were all about Disney movies and non-hardcore things such as Hello Kitty. As an adult, you enjoy the occasional weepy love story, adore fairy lights, lace, stuffed animals and pastel s… [read more]

5 Magical Monochrome Designs That Will Make You Jealous

The popularity of monochrome designs has reached dizzying heights, and is predicted to become even more popular in time to come. Adore it or abhor it, you cannot deny that minimalist homes make for so… [read more]

Talk Shop - Beauty Parlours

Helena Rubinstein once said, “There are no ugly women, only lazy ones.” But the truth is, these jaunts to the beauty parlour aren’t just an essential for the ladies; they’re a treat now especi… [read more]

8 HDB Renovation rules

The statutes and general rules governing Singapore's HDB renovation rules may be found on the Attorney General's Chamber Website or the Housing and Development Board Website. It is important that ever… [read more]

Useful Tips for New Homeowners

Here are some practical tips shared by Renotalk homeowners for your renovation.Useful Tips for New Home Owners Go for stainless steel instead of chrome if budget allows. Bathroom accessories, kitch… [read more]

HI-MACS Acrylic Solid Surfaces – Limitless In Design

It’s a late Sunday afternoon. You’re sipping some tea and about to take a quick look at Architectural Digest.Hoping to be struck with a transcendent moment of inspiration by the titans of architec… [read more]

Why Build Custom Furniture For Your Home? | Carpenter Werkz

So you're looking to fill your new home with space-transforming furniture and have been told that getting custom furniture built for it is the way to go. But, why buy custom furniture? In this art… [read more]

Helping The Community Through Project Container

One of RenoTalk’s goals is to reach out and help homeowners everywhere, especially the underprivileged and disadvantaged members of our community. We also aim to bridge the best renovators in town w… [read more]

Commune: In Motion - Enter the Future of Furniture Shopping With AR!

In recent years, brick-and-mortar stores have taken a backseat due to the rise of e-commerce. As consumer demand changes with technological advancements, retailers are finding ways to keep up with the… [read more]

Imposed Design: Design For Better Living

Established in 2005, Imposed Design (HDB Licence No. HB-05-3903H) is a Singapore-based interior design firm that has grown from strength to strength under the leadership of founder and principal desig… [read more]

8 Best Bathroom Feng Shui Tips Summed Up In An Infograph

Moving into a brand new BTO flat soon? Or doing a bit of spring cleaning for the upcoming Chinese New Year? The time of the year has come where many Singaporeans seek the help of Feng Shui masters to … [read more]

What We Love About This Apartment At Seastrand Condominium

Less is definitely more when it comes to modern interior concepts, although some home owners might be misled to think it consists of complicated design plans. After a tour around this Seastrand Condo … [read more]

Scandinavian Interiors - Big NO NOs

(Guest Post From: Möbler) Our interior style is such a misconceived phenomenon. Since we at Möbler - Scandinavian Vintage, often receive the question what Scandinavian interior style really is, w… [read more]

Big Ideas for Small Living Spaces

(Guest Post From: AkzoNobel) Space is precious in our little red dot of a nation, and this means that living spaces are constantly shrinking. However, having a small home does not mean that you hav… [read more]

Highlights of the Colours Symposium at SIDS Fest 2019

The Society of Interior Designers Singapore (SIDS) had their annual event - the SIDS Festival - as part of the Architecture & Building Series Expo at Marina Bay Sands Singapore, which ran from 1 to 3 … [read more]

ArchXpo 2019 SFIC Booth

The Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC) had a booth at the recent ArchXpo 2019: The International Exhibition for Architecture & The Built Environment. The expo was held at Marina Bay Sands f… [read more]

New Chapter Design: Reliable Interiors and Renovations

New Chapter Design is a seasoned interior design company established in Singapore. They have over 15 years of experience in satisfactorily delivering customer needs and wants. They are confident in pr… [read more]

One Big Open Industrial Space

While there are many ways to toy with the industrial look, a cool way to inject warmth is to balance the interior design with plenty of wood. Joe Tan and his wife enjoy the clean lines of their home w… [read more]

You're Invited To A Design Crosstalk This January 12, 2019!

It is common sense that a decent home interior design does not come at a cheap price. Tell us about it. We’ve seen too many occasions where homeowners make heavy investment into their renovations ju… [read more]

Harnessing Natural Light To Uplift Your Mood

Do you know natural lights could affect us both biologically and psychologically? Studies show that sufficient exposure to natural light not only helps lighten the feelings of depression, but also hea… [read more]

Scanteak SG - Making You Feel at Home

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6 Reasons We Love This Modern BTO Flat In Punggol

Embracing an edgy and contemporary vibe, the BTO flat of newlyweds Winston and Wendy is everything a modern-style lover would want in a home. Designed and constructed by the innovative minds at Design… [read more]

5 Fun Home Decoration Ideas for the Book Lover

A burgeoning literary collection can be as much of a bookworm’s nightmare as it is of a gleaming pride. What happens to the extra books once you inevitably run out of space on the bookshelves in… [read more]

5 Industrial-Style Homes with Retro Touches

Singapore is today a thriving city, but it had begun life as a collection of kampungs. To celebrate #SG51, we visit these industrial-chic abodes that pay homage to the yesteryear in more ways than one… [read more]

Aurasink - The Revolutionary Sink From Aurastone

Leakage is a pain to deal with, no matter where it happens and what tools you use to try to fix it.Many a time, we may have looked on in horror as little rivers of water mysteriously materialise on yo… [read more]

SIDS Symposium - IFI World Interiors Day 2020

2020 has become an interesting year for Singapore’s interior design industry. With COVID-19 sweeping the globe, the economy has slowed which led to manpower shortages, postponement or cancelling of… [read more]

D'SOL Deco – The Heart of Eclecticism

Our home means many things to us – and it would mean even more with the right ambience and atmosphere. But in a world replete with a limited variety of designs and styles, it's possible, amidst the… [read more]

8 Incredibly Unique BTO Flats for Your Renovation Inspiration

Want some fresh BTO renovation inspiration? We scoured our forum today and found these spectacular Singaporean homes oozing creativity, originality and innovation. Especially if you're into lofts, tak… [read more]

A Clean and Contemporary BTO Renovation Story

One great thing about Renotalk, is the collection of renovation stories our Singaporean friends have shared through their Reno T-blogs. We checked out many of these real life renovation experienc… [read more]

Gorgeous Loft Apartment Ideas For Your Sky Terrace @ Dawson BTO Flat

The introduction of SkyTerrace@Dawson sees HDB doing away with archetypal flat layouts. This new Build-To-Order (BTO) flat features studio apartments, four-room and five-room flats, and is the first e… [read more]

5 Tips On Saving On Your Resale Renovation!

Resale HDB flats might be a common home-ownership investment, but once you’ve bought them, it doesn’t feel like our own home unless you splurge a little on a few renovation works to add some perso… [read more]

These Dreamy Pastel Homes Will Leave You Wanting More

There’s no escaping pastel hell: it’s been in our clothes since the Eighties and has since moved on to conquer items such as hair, food, stationery, accessories and Instagram filters. And … [read more]

Budgeting for a Renovation

    So, you've decided on a home makeover. Now, the million-dollar question is - where to start? Allow us to make a suggestion: begin with budgeting. It's a fact that whether the renovation… [read more]

5 Ways to Soundproof the Bedroom

It’s bedtime, finally, you can take a rest, drift into peaceful oblivion.And then the noise comes, louder and louder as your ears adjust to the quiet of the night. The traffic outside, the clicking … [read more]

COSENTINO: Villa Omnio with Dekton and Silestone

If you don’t already know it, Cosentino Group is a global, Spanish, family-owned company that produce and distribute high-value innovative surfaces for the world of design and architecture. They wor… [read more]

Ice of Genesis | Primordial Earth Encapsulated in an Engineered Surface

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When it comes to setting up a cat-friendly playground at home, you must first understand their behavior. In general, you will find out that your feline pets demand freedom more than anything.If they a… [read more]

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5 Wallpaper Trends That Say 2019

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Quiz: Which Home Decor Style Suits You?

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A GREEN HOME WITH A VARIETY OF PLANTS

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Excel Hardware: Hardware Trading to Concept Designer

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DONT BE A VICTIM! Ultimate Guide On How To Spot Counterfeit Excel Products

On Jan 3rd, Director Mr Kaden Choa declared war on unethical distributors and vowed to expose them to the public for creating fake products. The list of Excel’s products being replicated comprised o… [read more]

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Crazy or over-the-top, the people who own these bathrooms definitely went all out to get the bathrooms of their dreams. With extra water outlets, colour-changing tiles, and more extreme (or extremely … [read more]

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5 Items To Have In Your Home This Christmas!

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Here’s How This Interior Design Company Produces Top-notch Furniture

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It's not the easiest task designing a two bedroom apartment meant for a family of three, but it's not impossible either. The home owners of this two bedroom SOHO unit at Boathouse Residences succeeded… [read more]

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7 Comparisons Between Past and Current Singaporean Home

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7 Renovation Items You Should Never Cut Cost On

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How to Tell if Your Home Appliances Have Expired

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5 Inexpensive Ways to Personalise Any Home

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Renovation Story: Couple Brings A Fireplace into their HDB Home

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7 Super Solutions for Small Spaces (Part 2)

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5 Kitchens That Amateur Chefs Would Love To Cook Up A Storm In

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6 Essential Ideas for Organising A Small Home

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The stresses of our lives leave us searching for repose from the hustle and bustle of deadlines, meetings, projects and other soul-draining commitments. We are in need of rejuvenation of our minds, bo… [read more]

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In this article, RenoTalk traverses across the steppes of Europe to bring you the urban refuge of an interior designer residing in Spain. Aptly titled Gaila’s Home, this project is the perfect blend… [read more]

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We all know selecting wall colours is a majorly important process. And although it's mostly about picking shades you adore, there are some minor guidelines which can help make or break the overall out… [read more]

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If you are an interior designer, space designer and or an architect who believes in creating better spaces for mankind through sensible, responsible, and innovative design solutions, take up the chall… [read more]

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RenoTalk had the privilege to preview COURTS Singapore’s 2019 Furniture Collection on 25 October 2018. Several pieces from this new collection were displayed in a mundane home setting to show us the… [read more]

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Are you getting your new house keys soon? Apart from activating SP services, do you know it is recommended to have your house defects identified and submit defects checklist because a developer is req… [read more]

Nude Style: The Trendsetting Colour That Elevates Your Home

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Design Crosstalk: Bringing Hotel Luxury into Your Own Home

Design Crosstalk was held last 12th of January at Consentino City Singapore. This is the first ever Design Crosstalk held in an upcoming monthly recurrence.  The event was held to bring a few industr… [read more]

6 Important Things to Do Before Renovating Your Home

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Most kids crave huge amounts of movement because staying still is well … boring. But their voracious appetite for exploration is actually designed to develop their still-immature nervous system… [read more]

3 Ways to Remove Chewing Gum from Your Carpet

Chewing gum is notoriously sticky so it’s no question dropping it in your carpet can feel like the end of the world. It’s literally a sticky mess which soon becomes a large unsightly stain that ge… [read more]

5 Burning Renovation Questions, Answered

Have you ever been caught with an unconventional issue only to be shrugged off with a nonchalant “well, it depends on what you like”? Wanting to leave nothing to chance, we get subject exp… [read more]

4 Spots That You May Have Forgotten to Decorate

There are plenty of spaces in our homes that we’d love nothing more than to decorate – the living room, the dining area and our bedrooms. But not all spots within these spaces are built eq… [read more]

3 Space-saving Tips for Families

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How to Turn Your Kitchen into A 5-star Cooking Space

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A PET-FRIENDLY HOME. A PARADISE FOR PETS.

Apart from being an owner of a restaurant, he is also a pet owner for 4 big dogs. In order to be a pet-friendly home, he decided to decorate his new home in his favorite Nordic style.In order to give … [read more]

Dress Your Interiors In Style With Moss Living’s Decorative Wall Art

If you have ever felt like the typical ‘paint-the-wall’ approach is too conventional for your tastes? Then it is time to give Moss Living’s decorative wall art a chance! The importance of wall … [read more]

Getting Back Into The Interior Design Business - Perseverance and Passion

In the interior design industry, forging connections and proving reliability are two of the most important things you can do for your business to thrive. Unfortunately, there were not enough ways in… [read more]

5-Step Guide to Creating an Industrial-Chic Interior

Forget polished surfaces, modern gadgets and ritzy furnishing. An ever-growing trend used in commercial spaces, apartments and modern homes around the world is creating an industrial interior, a style… [read more]

All You Need To Know About Renovation Costs (Part 2)

If you’re a new homeowner or you’ve decided to renovate your current home, how much renovation would cost would definitely be a huge consideration. It definitely makes sense to know the co… [read more]

Educate Yourself On These 5 Carpet Materials

Carpets are an excellent addition to any home: functional and stylish. carpets not only sit pretty in your living room or bedroom, but they’re excellent dust-collectors, keep cold floors warm and pr… [read more]

7 Tips To Prepare Your Home For Heavy Rain!

We all know that Singapore weather is unpredictable. Heading into the end of the year, the rainy season is upon us. Although we like the cold weather, there are some things we need to prepare beforeha… [read more]

7 Best Kitchen Interior Designs

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Top 3 Interior Design Trends You Wouldn’t Want To Miss In 2019

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AURASTONE: Creating Beautiful Countertops, Perfectly

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms of the home – no question asked. It provides the heartbeat of every happy household. It is where a family feeds; not only on physical nourishment, but … [read more]

2020 Most Popular Interior Design Styles

Interior design has recently become more popular. In fact, the pursuit of beautiful homes is no longer limited to traditional interior styles anymore.There are already many different and new styles be… [read more]

ZEN STYLE X MODERN STYLE. FASHIONABLE JAPANESE INTERIOR DESIGN

The owner of this home is an interior designer. After acquiring his new home, he decided to make good use of his knowledge to design his home. To integrate the Japanese style with modern style, and re… [read more]

Choosing the Perfect Countertop

One of the most important decisions when remodelling your kitchen is what material to choose for the countertops. This choice will have a huge impact on the look and functionality of your kitchen … [read more]

Five 3-Room Flats With Attractively Spacious Designs

3-room flats are some of the most sought-after properties in Singapore, especially for couples aiming to grow and nurture a family. While the compactness of the space may be appealing for some, its sm… [read more]

Selecting The Right Tiles For Your Bathroom

Did you know that bathrooms are the most underrated part of any renovation project? While the mainstream spaces – living room, kitchen, dining and even bedrooms – are given the utmost precedence, … [read more]

5 Types Of Interior Designers From Hell

If you are going to be renovating your house anytime soon, you would have probably already done the following things: started a Pinterest board titled “Inspirations For My New Home”, ogled at a fe… [read more]

These 8 Tips Will Teach You How To Paint Like A Pro

Taking on the task of personally filling your walls with colour may be fulfilling, but it's no doubt hard work. Get one step closer to achieving handyman-worthy results by following these easy tips.Re… [read more]

Brick Yard 33 1/3-A Modern Marvel In A Historic Setting

Brick Yard 33 ⅓, otherwise known as BY33 is a nostalgic space, and for good reason. Previously a club for American soldiers to gather, have a drink or two and rest their weary bones, the Br… [read more]

BFCM 2018: Crazy Year End Deals!!

Brace yourselves! Renotalk’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday Promotion is here! This promotion is starting today, 23 November 2018 until 31 December 2018.   Enjoy sweet deals for your favo… [read more]

How to Manage Renovation Costs?!

Setting out to renovate your home can be truly daunting. Apart from all the considerations and decisions that have to be made – the first and most important thing to be done, is to learn to mana… [read more]

3 Stunning 4-Room Flat Renovations at Different Budgets

Are you struggling to find the best interior designer that can cater to your budget, without compromising on quality nor style? Thankfully, our designers at Renotalk provide BOTH quality and style whi… [read more]

SIDS Annual Dinner: Celebrating the Distinctions and Talents in Interior Design

This upcoming 8th March 2019, Society of Interior Designers Singapore (SIDS) will be organizing the Singapore Interior Design Awards (SIDA) & Gala Night 2018/19 at JW Marriott Hotel Singapore Sout… [read more]

A Bright Scandinavian Renovation Project at SkyTerrace @ Dawson

This is a story that starts even before the renovation journey. A self-professed Ms. Perfectionist, Fion had a hard time finding a designer who was able to materialise her thoughts. “I created a… [read more]

Amazing Home & Design 2019

Have had an unforgettable experience with Home Inspirations 2019 Fair that happened last January? Or simply having not enough mind-blowing ideas for your dream home just yet? Look no further! This upc… [read more]

6 Interior Design Tips To Bring Your Elderly Parents Back In Time

Do you remember what your home looked like when you were younger? Local housing has changed tremendously since then, but some design tips and tricks from the past remain. Have your parents ever remi… [read more]

How To Create The Perfect Family Entertainment Room On A Budget

Got an extra, unused room in your abode? Or perhaps you need a place for your family to chill and watch movies together? Maybe you’re eyeing a new home theatre system but don’t have the set up for… [read more]

This Home Is Made Up Of Several Interior Styles Fused Together

Welcome to the world of Maximalism – something you get when you fuse multiple renovation styles into a single home. No idea what we’re talking about? Endy, interior expert from The Wooden… [read more]

HOW TO FIX THE DAMAGED WALLPAPER?

Wallpaper is a commonly seen at home for decoration material. As it has a good visual effect and it is easy to hang, therefore, many people like having it for wall decoration. However, as time goes, p… [read more]

A SMALL SUITE FOR FASHIONABLE SINGLE MAN

It is the bounden duty of interior designers to highlight the distinctive personality of the owner of the home in a limited space. In this small apartment, the design team made use of calm colours and… [read more]

For The Young and Pretty——Ideal Bedroom Design For Girls

How many of you have dreamt of being a princess living in a luxurious bedroom in a castle? In this article, we are going to help you make your dreams come true by sharing some useful tips in doing up … [read more]

Picking Out The Best Accent Chairs

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Renovation Ideas For A Show Stopping Ceiling Design

The ceiling might not be on your list of priorities during the renovation process, but know that it is just as important as the walls or the furniture. However, since most homes in Singapore are of th… [read more]

5 Creative Natural Decors for Contemporary Homes

Some of us crave the exciting vibe of a city life, while others prefer a more relaxing suburban escape. Why not combine the best of two worlds? Living in an urban space shouldn’t prevent your cr… [read more]

Singapore Designers: Furniture Designers To Know

Singapore may be open to designs and brands from all over the world, but this city-state has a thriving furniture design scene too. Fuelled by dedication and passion, these designers have embraced … [read more]

Decorate Your Windows and Balcony with Premium Protection and Privacy From Belgium!

We value two things when it comes to our homes — privacy and protection. We need protection from soaring temperatures (a regular occurance here in perpetually sunny Singapore) and privacy from prodd… [read more]

What to Do with Your Bay Windows

Bay windows. Some people love them, some people hate them. Today, we give you 14 brilliant reasons to love bay windows.    Commonly available in most BTO flats and condominium apartments the… [read more]

5 Bedroom Ideas Your Kids Will Adore

It is no surprise that children spend a lot of time in their bedroom. Used for sleeping, playing and studying, it follows that their space should be a reflection of their little personalities. However… [read more]

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A newly purchased home is like a blank canvas waiting to be decorated. There are plenty of things you can do, but renovation can differ greatly between public and private houses. If you just received … [read more]

Kid-Friendly Entertainment Rooms You Need

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3 Commercial Renovation Projects Too Cool Not to Look At

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THIS 5 ROOM HDB FLAT HAS A REALLY UNIQUE FOCAL POINT

As important as aesthetics are, homeowners Zhong Xun and his wife, Shu Juan, acknowledge that creating an abode which not only looks visually pleasing but feels absolutely comfortable to live in is co… [read more]

Top 8 Themed Bedroom Designs Your Teenager Will Love

Has your teenager outgrown their bedroom that you last decorated when they were a kid of eight years old? Or, your teenager may be going through a “new year new me” phase. And, want to transform t… [read more]

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How To Create The Perfect Playroom For Your Kids

It can be quite challenging to create an exclusive space for your children’s playtime, especially if you do not live in a large space. But that should not stop you from turning an area of any size i… [read more]

For The Bold and Handsome——Ideal Bedroom Design For Boys

Speaking of interior design, many women may have plenty of design ideas for their home, but it is often easy to ignore men’s ideas sometimes. In fact, men also have a lot of expectations for interio… [read more]

Smart Home 101 - Must-Use Items For Your Futuristic Home

Have you ever wondered what the future will be like?Have you ever hoped for an easy lifestyle which does not require you to do everything by yourself?If the answer is yes, you are in luck, because we … [read more]

FASHIONABLE MODERN AND CLASSIC STYLE CUSTOM-MADE FURNITURE ENHANCES THE AMBIENCE OF THE HOUSE

The owners of this apartment are fashion bloggers. In the beginning of the home design, she specifically requested to have a space for photo taking at home. Later, the couple found some photos on inte… [read more]

How To Soundproof Your Bedroom With Style

Bedrooms are the most private zones of any home, and their interior design has to be pragmatically relevant in order to provide a wholesome ambiance for the user. Most people tend to focus only on … [read more]

10 Exceptional Home Renovations

Let’s take a look at 10 exceptional home renovations!1. The Dull EffectInterior Design Company: Atas DesignsThis beautiful home interior design by Atas Designs looks absolutely gorgeous. High concep… [read more]

Kitchen Layout Ideas In Renovating Your HDB

Usually, all the spaces within a typical HDB in Singapore have been carefully proportioned to facilitate a comfortable living. But when you decide to invest in a renovation venture, you must reconside… [read more]

Renovation Story: A Quirky Open-Concept Home

Compartmentalizing homes are a norm, specific rooms have specific purposes and are usually walled up and isolated from the rest. But perhps taking it a step further and hacking down some walls could m… [read more]

A Stunning Swedish Interior Design That Will Inspire You

  Many of us lust after the simple styles of Swedish homes, even going as far as transforming our own interiors to mirror theirs. So here's a little treat from an incredibly gorgeous house locat… [read more]

4 Unusual Ways The 'Unfinished' Look Work

It sounds like pretty warped reasoning, wanting an unfinished look for your home because it looks more stylish. But seeing as the trend of leaving homes looking as raw as possible has been picking up … [read more]

How to Protect Your Renovation: Get a Reliable Renovation Contractor!

With news of nightmare renovation scams going around the internet like this, and this for example, we got to wondering: What are steps one can take to protect their renovation? &nb… [read more]

Get Inspired with INSIDE 2014's Interior Design Ideas!

Recently, we had the pleasure of attending INSIDE World Festival of Interiors 2014 (INSIDE2014), the global festival and awards event celebrating the best in interior design and architecture. Just ima… [read more]

HERE'S HOW TO CREATE THE PERFECT SCANDINAVIAN HOME (PART 2)

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4 Interior Design Tips for a More Energy Efficient Home

We all renovate our homes with the dream of creating that perfect living space for ourselves. But too often the emphasis we place on aesthetics and comfort alone means that we often overlook a very… [read more]

Tips On How To Design A Home With Dogs In Mind

Designing A Dog-Friendly Home - Who Let The Dogs IN?As pet owners, we strive to provide only the best for our furry and non-furry friends. We pamper our companions with decadent treats and spoil them … [read more]

Interior Designer vs Contractor - How are they Different?

Home renovation is never an easy decision to make and the sensible thing to do would be to engage the services of an interior designer or a contractor. But how are they different? Though they seem to… [read more]

Pets in HDB Flats: What You Can & Cannot Keep

Many of us can’t imagine life without our furry friends - but if you’re living in an HDB flat instead of private property, you might just be illegally housing your pet without realizing as there a… [read more]

THE ELEGANT DESIGN FOR THE RETIRED ELDERLY

In order to let the retired parents to enjoy their life comfortably, the owner bought this apartment and requested the designer to design a cozy space for the retired parents to live in. The designer … [read more]

Trendy Colours and Awesome Guides For Your Bathroom

The bathroom is the most frequently-used space by the family. When designing it, it is necessary to consider not only the user’s experience but also the overall visual matching effect. If the bathro… [read more]

FAQ For Saving Space In A Small Home

(Guest Writer: Luigi La Tona, Chief Operating Officer, StorHub Self Storage)Our families may be growing, but not our homes. To save space on our tiny island nation and to meet a growing population, ma… [read more]

Traditional Chinese Paintings VS. Western Paintings

Now that interior design and house renovations have inspired homeowners today to add a touch of art and elegance to their homes, perhaps you are inspired to give your own a makeover? One of the e… [read more]

Child-Friendly Homes: Advice for New Parents

IntroductionQ1: Can you tell me more about architects and what they do?A: An architect is registered with the Board of Architects in Singapore.  Typically, any plan to enlarge or alter any building i… [read more]

Things to know before hacking your HDB walls

If you’re new to the HDB renovation scene, chances are that you’re not very well-versed in some of the general knowledge that comes with it. The whole renovation process may seem like an easy task… [read more]

8 furniture stores in Singapore for your new home

Furniture is an essential home interior design accessories. Without it, your spaces are literally incomplete. There are many typologies of furniture you’ll find in the Singapore market – from pref… [read more]

10 air-conditioning companies in Singapore that you can trust

The tropical climate of the island of Singapore is quite heavy handed. Summers are long and intense, and most of the time the heat is stifling enough to make us sweat buckets. While most HDB renovatio… [read more]

Kitchen-spiration: Creative Ideas to Revamp Your Cooking Space

They say that nothing beats a home cooked meal. But what if your home doesn’t inspire you to cook? People often make the mistake of thinking of the kitchen as a utilitarian space just for keeping gr… [read more]

Colour Rules For Stylish Small Spaces

Constrained spaces and shrinking HDB sizes are becoming the norm, but these issues don’t necessarily have to translate to an unfashionable space. Homeowners in Singapore can take their cue from th… [read more]

Home Tour: Luxurious Open-concept Maisonette

Equipped with impeccable taste, the owner of this bachelor pad impressively picked out most of the furniture in his home. Together with Kimly from Renozone Interior Design House, the formidable duo br… [read more]

Pantone Hotel's Colourful Getaway

Heard about Pantone Hotel in Brussels, Belgium? The ultimate fantasy for every design geek, Pantone now has a space dedicated to their super collection of colours. Perfect for that upcoming honeymoon,… [read more]

Your Guide to Creating the Perfect Colour Palette for Your Home

Did you know that colours can make or break the look of your home? In home renovation and interior design, one of the many things homeowners will learn is the importance of colour. Deciding on the bes… [read more]

Modern Living Home Expo 2019

Planning a home shopping spree shopping spree? Then get your credit cards ready because Modern Living Home Expo 2019 will be happening from 15th to 17th of March, 11am to 9pm @ Persada Johor. And i… [read more]

5 Bold And Beautiful Designs For HDB

Not one for over-the-top designs yet unwilling to settle for something too ordinary? Try one of these ideas — they're not commonly seen in Singaporean homes but aren't too outrageous to implemen… [read more]

This 75sqm Flat Proves You Don't Need A Lot Of Space To Create A Chic Home

75sqm is a small amount of space to work with. It is even smaller than a typical 4-room BTO flat one would find in Singapore, which usually measures 92sqm. But space isn't the only challenge the inter… [read more]

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Pet-Friendly Home Elements You Need To HaveIf you are reading this, you probably are an animal lover who are looking for pet-friendly home designs. You have scoured many online websites and material f… [read more]

Take A Peek Into This Retired Musician's Loft

A job may temporarily help you earn your keep, but a passion lasts an entire lifetime. The homeowner of this cosy abode managed to have the best of both worlds, having turned his passion into a full-t… [read more]

Artificial Intelligence In Interior Design

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a wondrous tool indeed. AI is capable of executing simple human exercises that we’re always too busy i.e. lazy to do. And AI is capable of various feats that our simp… [read more]

Home Living Innovation You Need Now

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LIGHTING SELECTION GUIDE

Lighting is a must-have must-have element for every home, but most people despise the influence of lighting on the overall design and atmosphere at home. To understand the effect of light to peop… [read more]

Paradise For Gourmet - Food-inspired Household Items

Food is very important and essential to us as it is our main source of energy and nutrients. To allow us to keep growing and stay energetic and healthy, we need to consume sufficient amounts of health… [read more]

FortyTwo - How Many Interior Styles Can You Get For Your Home?

How many interior design styles can you name off the top of your head? Over the past decade, we have seen many different styles appear in homes across the world, with some making their way to our isl… [read more]

How to Transform a Small Space into a Spacious Environment Within Your Home

Living in a cramped space can create stress and often, makes you cranky. Who wants to wake up in the morning in a room which makes you feel claustrophobic? Right, no one. Regardless if you are renting… [read more]
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It’s always good to see homegrown companies gaining recognition for their amazing contributions and innovative skills. This is why the Creative Design Award has been presented to a grand total of 13… [read more]

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Stylish Space - Yesterday Once More

This industrial-style apartment might seem like the quintessential bachelor’s pad. But the little touches of nostalgia dotting the place reflect its owner’s sentiments for the good old days.Who st… [read more]

5 Ideas For A Livelier Bathroom

Bathrooms are typically kept simple, usually no one thinks to extensively decorate their bathroom area. It seems rather illogical to be spending a load of money on a space which the world isn't quite … [read more]

Creative Ways To Jazz Up Your Wall

Wish to dress up plain household walls but not sure to use which method to do so? Bored of your house interior design but averse at the thought of a massive overhaul? Be it wall decals, wallpaper or s… [read more]

How To Work The Scandinavian Theme Into Small Spaces

Scandinavian design ideas and small spaces are truly a match made in heaven. The style's emphasis on functionality and simplicity helps transform tiny homes without burdening their interiors with… [read more]
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Get a Designer Home on a $29,900 Renovation Budget

Have you ever considered this alternative, cost-effective way of renovating your home? Giving more meaning to D-I-Y (Do-It-Yourself), TilamKing did it himself and showed us just how much bang he … [read more]

3 Oddest Bathrooms In The World You've Never Seen Before

As a space that’s often overlooked by owners undergoing renovation, the bathroom can actually do a lot in enhancing an interior design. Be it a home, restaurant, or office, the toilet can be tra… [read more]

A Few Advantages of Renovation Contractors over an Interior Designers

A lot's been said about the advantages that interior designers offer over renovation contractors. But there has to be a reason why contractors remain popular! This article is an attempt to make sense … [read more]

MODERN PARIS STYLE: EXQUISITE MODERN PARISIAN DESIGN

When it comes to French-style decoration, everyone will think of elegant, luxurious and exquisite antique decorations, or the flashy Rococo style. However, if the French style is combined with the mod… [read more]

Designing A Bedroom for Your Little Ones

“Great design answers a question, offers a solution, and solves a problem,” Dana Hughes, an Australian interior designer, once said.Some parents have playful kids at home who refuse to sleep or ta… [read more]

Stylish Space - High Style

Elevated from a one‐storey to a towering triplex, this nest was built to hold all three generations of the homeowner’s nearest and dearest.Who stays hereA three-generation familySpaceThree‐store… [read more]

Stylish Space - Gallery Glamour

Keeping true to its clients-first approach in service, 3D Innovations’ sprawling showroom allows homeowners to enjoy a sensory experience of their works. Incepted in 1982 as Chern Hock Renovatio… [read more]

4 Tips To Make Print-clashing Work

Print clashing can be quite an exciting concept, be it for a single room or even the entire home. It's not the easiest technique, since it requires a keen eye for mixing patterns. But if you've always… [read more]

How To Care For Your Soft Furnishings: A Complete Guide

While soft furnishings may be relatively low maintenance, they do require regular care. Soft furnishings may include, but are not limited to, items such as curtains, rugs, bean bags, cushions and s… [read more]

Would You Try Special Effects Walls?

  This here is Mr. Png Gek Liang (fondly known as Liang), a Dulux-preferred painter that specialises in special effects painting. Aged 54 with 34 years of experience, Liang has been in the indust… [read more]

Singaporeans' Go-to Materials When They Renovate Their Homes

Not quite sure what materials to use when constructing your new cabinets or wardrobe? Listed below are a few favourites among Singaporeans and how much they can benefit your home. For The Feature Wal… [read more]

The Wanderlust’s Home Inspiration

Travelling has become a passion, especially to young people these days who just can’t wait to explore the world. From the much-needed hiatus amidst hectic lifestyles, to the exhilaration that co… [read more]

7 Things To Look Out For When Buying Furniture Online

Online shopping has its own set of risks. To ensure you’re buying furniture from a verified website, and to prevent major issues from surfacing, make sure you take these steps before confirming … [read more]

4 Interior Ideas For The Fickle

No matter how minute or massive the change is, making an interior decision is undeniably tough. What’s more, with the inexhaustible design choices available, some homeowners find it difficult to… [read more]

The Living Room to Die For - Here’s How to Do It

(Guest Writer for this post: Matt Attenborough)Living rooms work for various purposes for different people. Some people get around in the living room most of the time, whereas others are only using it… [read more]

8 Best Practices to Fireproof Your HDB

Fireproofing their home probably is not something Singaporean homeowners want to be concerning about, but it goes without saying that it can be a matter of life or death. Indeed, the recent fire that … [read more]

Evolve Your Home With Singapore Design Week 2019!

Every year, local design takes a step forward, aspiring to do more for society than just come equipped with a combination of aesthetic and function. As our homes change, design techniques are employe… [read more]

Bodega Living: Customising Your Very Own Little Wine Shop

Bodega Living Pte Ltd is a homegrown company in Singapore distributing and marketing wine cellars and wine related accessories that bring pleasure, conviviality and comfort to established partners acr… [read more]

5 Storage Space Solutions with IKEA Furniture

Every HDB homeowner is worrying over the same thing these days - limited storage space. We totally understand that. Not only is it a nuisance to see random stuff scattering around, it will also make y… [read more]

BOHO STYLE: MODERN BOHEMIAN DESIGN STYLE

When it comes to Bohemia, you may naturally think of a big tent in the field. And then the gypsies lay on the cushions and carpets with pattern and sing. You may think that the structure of houses in … [read more]

6 Tips for Writers to Equip Their Working Room

(Guest Writer: Daniela McVicker) Whether you’re a novelist, a freelance blogger, or a copywriter, an adequate work environment can be beneficial. This is why equipping your working room properly… [read more]

The Sofa Diaries

Sofas have existed for longer than we could imagine. Millenia ago, thrones were created for the sultans of ancient Arabia, leading to the creation of our modern-day sofas. The ancient Egyptians had al… [read more]

For The Persistent and Optimistic -- Ideal Interior Design For Disabled People

Based on the definition from the CRPD (United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities), disabled people are individuals with long-term physical, language, hearing, mental, intell… [read more]
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In Conversation - Fancy Floors

Flooring, hacking and ceiling maestro Jonathan Choo may be running a packed schedule, but he is ultra committed to his work. We finally caught up with this affable man and discovered some surprising f… [read more]

Stylish Space - Sweet Dreams Are Made of These

An undiscovered dream to run his own café spurred the homeowner to fashion an interior in its very likeness. Who stays here A bachelor Space A 4A HDB apartment in Choa Chu Kang Size Approxi… [read more]

Stylish Space - The Show Must Go On

Despite his packed schedule, the super talented Mark Lee persists on dedicating his precious time to his home’s renovations (done by Weiken.com) – to ensure his kinfolks are comfortable, happy and… [read more]

Stylish Space - Make An Entrance

Nothing spells glamorous quite like gold, glitter and everything glitzy. Revamped in a speedy span of one month, this terrace property made its royal debut in time for the homeowner’s huge family re… [read more]

5 Reasons To Love This SkyTerrace @ Dawson Unit

This scandinavian themed home in Dawson has caught out eye, for both its minimalistic touch and chic finishing. Here are the top five parts about the place we love most.       1) Pendan… [read more]

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Themed Rooms: Movie Night!

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Amazing Idea to Renovate Your Garage

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AMERICAN TOWN STYLE: COSY COTTAGE

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