Home & Decor

Home & Decor October 2020


Home & Decor is a monthly interior design magazine which aims to make stylish living easy for everyone. Authoritative articles on interior design, home decorating and home improvement equip readers with the relevant know-how to navigate their renovations, with beautiful interior photography and styling for inspiration. Capturing the latest design and lifestyle trends, shops, furniture and furnishings, houseproud owners are able to keep their home perennially stylish and the perfect fit to their changing needs and lifestyles.

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With the consistently low number of Covid-19 infections among the community in Singapore, the government recently eased preventive measures, enabling more employees to return to the workplace from 28 September, 2020. However, workers, whose jobs can be performed from home, may only return to the office for up to half their working time and working from home remains the default for most. For those who have been using their dining table as a makeshift work station during the Circuit Breaker period, it is time to come to terms with the fact that working from home part of the time throughout the week is going to be the new normal that we need to get used to. Creating a conducive space at home for work, with access to essential devices, such as a…

here thou art, romeo

Brainchild of Italian design maestro Antonio Citterio, Flexform’s Romeo sectional sofa collection is a perfect marriage of understated elegance and supreme comfort. Set close to the floor and with generous goose down cushions, Romeo’s inviting proportion caters to today’s more relaxed lifestyle. Its thin metal frame lends a touch of lightness while its upholstery can be specified in any materials available in Flexform’s catalogue, from linen and cashmere to leather and velvet. Truly a versatile centrepiece that looks at home in any setting, from the sleekly minimalist to the lavishly decorated. The Romeo sofa retails at Flexform Singapore, 200 Newton Road #01-01, SC Global Building, price by request. Find out more at www.flexform.it.…

tile of the month

STORE AND DISPLAY With multiple configurations and finish options, the Studio Storage system from British brand Very Good & Proper (VG&P) is suitable for working spaces both in commercial and residential settings. Studio Storage features a royal blue metal structure with integrated display panels fitted with either cork or whiteboards for office or family communications, as well as open shelves and cabinets to store documents and equipment. The Studio Storage retails at £2400 ($4,330) from VG&P, verygoodandproper.co.uk. PEACE & QUIET Having worked from home these past few months, we realised that there is so much noise in our domestic environment. One way to minimise this distraction is by installing acoustic tiles in the wall of the study. Commonly found in offices, the acoustic tiles of today have evolved to look at home at, well,…

exhibition of the month

What: Lim Tze Peng’s A Century Of Ink When: Now until 28 October Where: www.odetoart.com Born on 28 September 1921 in Pasir Ris, Lim Tze Peng is a living legend in Singapore’s art scene Renowned for his Chinese ink paintings and calligraphy. The 99-year-old is still a prolific artist, spending a few hours a day painting. Embracing technology, he is embarking on a journey into the digital sphere with a solo virtual exhibition Lim Tze Peng’s A Century Of Ink, hosted by Ode to Art gallery. The exhibition showcases his latest artworks as well as never-before-seen private collections.…


Architecture Saving Our World Taking place over six weekends from 25 September to 31 October, the 2020 edition of Archifest is a hybrid of physical and digital events. It takes the theme of Architecture Saving Our World and presents a lineup of more than 100 programmes comprising pop-ups, ground-up initiatives and projects across the island, as well as the staple pavilion. This year’s winning design by ADDP Architects and OWIU Design, titled Reclaiming Connectivity, is a virtual pavilion that invites festival-goers to experience an interactive 3D virtual tour accessible through Archifest website www.archifest.sg. A Rehab Kit for the Win KIMIA, a hi-tech wearable knee rehabilitation kit designed by NUS graduates Aaron Ramzeen and Ricky Guo has been crowned as the national winner of the 2020 James Dyson Award. KIMIA simplifies and streamlines the…

in store

ALL WITHIN REACH A cluttered desk reflects a cluttered mind – so says many workplace experts, who advise to tidy up your desk at the end of the day so you can have a fresh start the next day. This principle applies, too, at home, where most of us are working from these days. And the secret to a tidy desk? Have an ample storage. The Barley-N-MY Study Table from Star Living offers a clean-cut, matte-white work surface on a powder-coated base that is attached to a whole cupboard finished in light-coloured Oak melamine that serves as storage, filing cabinets and drawers for all your document and electronic, storing everything you need within your reach, and making it super easy to tidy up at the end of the day. Barley-N-MY Study Table…