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Tatler Homes Singapore

June 2021
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Tatler Homes Singapore not only showcases the top homes in Singapore and the region, but also reviews the best international interior design trends, appliances and accessories.

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travel history

Why do we collect things? The answer may differ from one person to another, but the word itself holds a clue. “Memento” comes from the Latin verb meminisse, which means “to remember”. I suppose we all enjoy bringing home souvenirs of our trips, because they serve as physical representations of the places we have visited and the experiences we cherish. Amassed over time, these keepsakes take pride of place in our abodes, conveying a meaningful, personal touch. While travel plans for most of us are still on hold, our sense of wanderlust is still very much alive. In the realm of interior design, some of that has translated into elements that capture a holiday mood—whether it is taking style cues from hotel suites or incorporating relaxing greenery into our homes. This issue…

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LUO JINGMEI Jingmei is a freelance writer and editor who loves exploring inspiring spaces. After earning her Master of Architecture degree at the National University of Singapore, she was mentored at Ipli Architects, before a love of the written word inspired her foray into the publishing world. In this issue, she learns more about the work of Italian architect and designer Paola Navone (page 56), while profiling an eco-conscious family’s stylish abode designed by Ong&Ong (page 112) and an Italian home that puts a modern spin on rustic farmhouses (page 148). SANDHYA MAHADEVAN An artist and fashion designer by training, Sandhya has built her career in a variety of roles with a common point of attraction—the opportunity to tell stories; and it’s what has kept her rooted in the publishing industry for over…

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editor’s picks

SENSUAL FORMS The Mannequin diffusers from Locherber Milano are charming in both their scent and design. These Italian-made fragrances are housed in elegant wooden vessels crafted with Canaletto walnut wood, steel and glass. The diffuser exudes a heady scent which opens with citrusy notes of bergamot, mixed with a spicy kick of saffron and closing with a warm vanilla finish. Available at Flaming Queen; flaming-queen.com REST ASSURED With its soft and tactile look, the Natuzzi Argo sofa by Paola Navone combines both comfort and style. The sofa features enveloping seats and low, hidden feet made with anti-scratch metal. Two brackets that serve as the armrests are connected to the backrest, ending in a stylish knot at the back of the sofa. Available at Da Vinci; davincilifestyle.com STROKE OF ART The Liaigre Sumi table by Desmond…

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reading list

BY DESIGN:THE WORLD’S BEST CONTEMPORARY INTERIOR DESIGNERS This book highlights the work of over a hundred influential designers from around the world, including Kelly Wearstler, Neri & Hu and local studio Takenouchi Webb. The diverse and thoughtfully curated selection showcases the unique flair of each firm and the uplifting effects of interior design. phaidon.com EVERY ROOM SHOULD SING This monograph offers insights into the creative approach of Swedish designer Beata Heuman, who is known for her exuberant interiors. With each chapter organised according to her key design principles, the book shares plenty of decor ideas on how you can personalise your space. rizzoliusa.com PROVENCE GLORY Feast your eyes on scenic images of sun-soaked châteaus, quaint towns and bucolic vineyards in this book by François Simon, which celebrates the titular province in southeastern France that has…

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new in town

HAFARY The local building material supplier is currently renovating its showroom and headquarters, Hafary Gallery; once completed, the 43,000sqft space will serve as a treasure trove of decor inspiration. Designed by Park + Associates, the showroom will feature unique experiential zones that take their cue from the look of luxury hotels and residences, with each area presenting its tile collections in inspiring vignettes. Hafary Gallery is located at 105 Eunos Avenue 3, Tel: 6250 1368; hafary.com.sg BAROVIER&TOSO Featuring a dramatic mix of dark walls, marble flooring and glittering chandeliers, this boutique is the firm's first mono-brand store outside Italy. With over seven centuries of history, the brand is known for crafting lighting pieces using Murano glass; its finesse with glassmaking is showcased to stunning effect in this space. Barovier&Toso is located at 1…

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all is well

KISAWA SANCTUARY Benguerra Island, Mozambique Spanning 300 hectares of virgin territory on Benguerra Island, Kisawa Sanctuary is the first hotel by entrepreneur and creative director Nina Flohr. Kisawa means “unbreakable” and this represents the brand’s commitment to create bonds between people and place. Each of the twelve residences has an open-air deck, private pool, outdoor kitchen, and its very own beach stretch. Every bungalow is decorated differently but tied together by traditional craft, with local carpentry and textiles showcased elegantly in the interiors. The resort facilitates a reconnection to self—best achieved in the Natural Wellness Centre equipped with an organic-shaped pool and yoga nest. kisawasanctuary.com PATINA MALDIVES Fari Islands, Maldives A new brand under the Capella Hotel Group, Patina Hotels & Resorts is opening its inaugural property this summer in the Maldives. The first-ever Patina…