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Tatler Homes Singapore Feb 2016

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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editor’s note

If figures from the sales of Marie Kondo’s book The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up are anything to go by, the current trend in home grooming seems to be all about decluttering. The New York Times bestseller has already sold more than two million copies worldwide since its launch in October last year, and gaining positive feedback from everyone who has read the book. According to the home-organiser guru, “You should keep only the things that speak to your heart. Then take the plunge and discard all the rest.” Kondo suggests beginning with the simple question of asking whether each item sparks joy in the owner before deciding to keep or throw it away. “When you put your house in order, you put your affairs and your past in order,…

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ROSSARA JAMIL FEATURES WRITER Rossara Jamil is relentless when it comes to sussing out luxe finds and interior design trends. In addition to speaking with and profiling designers, architects and artists, her portfolio includes coverage of lifestyle, travel and luxury trends around the world. LYNN TAN FEATURES WRITER Trained as an architect, Lynn Tan is a contributor for various newspapers, magazines and publications in Singapore and abroad. Writing is an extension of her passion for architecture, interior design and cars. She considers the written language, and built environment, powerful forms of expressions which are interwoven into each and every home story. AARON DE SILVA FEATURES WRITER This former editor of a men’s fashion magazine loves to travel and experience the world. Writing about design comes a close second. Currently plying the freelance circuit, he contributes regularly to titles…

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editor’s picks

Smaller And Better Not every desk needs a full-sized lamp. That’s where the new Anglepoise Original 1227 Mini Desk lamp fits in. A downsized version of the iconic 1930s Anglepoise desk lamp, it is two-thirds of the original size but double the personality. Use it either at the desk or bedside table. The new version can also be fitted as a wall-mounted light. Simply fold it up when not in use. Alternatively, choose the wall light version, which comes as a simple sconce with a neat, integrated switch. The lamps are available in three colours. For more information, call BW Furniture at 6339 2285. AN EXCLUSIVE SPACE Imagine the thought of merging the best elements from both Italian and French design at the same time? The latest collaboration between Space Furniture and Kartell…

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refresher course

PATCH TEDDY BEAR BY ANDREW HUANG ANTHONIA HUI “For 2016, I’ll have a new sculpture, Patch Teddy Bear by local artist Andrew Huang (from Bruno Gallery), placed in our living room where it will emanate warmth and love. In my bedroom, there’s a Sing My Love sculpture by artist Coplus (from Ode to Art Gallery), a Christmas gift from my husband Leonardo, who is hoping to serenade me one day.” VERTICAL GARDEN FROM FITZROYNURSERY.COM.AU MIMI SOMJEE “It’s been rather hectic lately, what with the week-long celebrations for my father’s 90th birthday and the year end festivities. But I am planning a new addition. I’ve bought an array of seeds to plant a vertical herbal garden, something I have wanted to do for some time. I love cooking, especially with fresh herbs, so I’m making this…

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check this out

PLACE OF PRESTIGE Award-winning design firm Prestige Global Designs recently unveiled a new look to its studio space in a bid to provide clients with a dedicated zone filled with new ideas and style influences. The new office feels as opulent as it is homely, with the various rooms bathed in hues of gold and cream. Reminiscent of the looks used in presidential suites of high-end hotels, the design of the gallery presents a glimpse of the signature luxe style that has come to be an iconic part of all projects undertaken by the interior design specialist. Guests can browse through the various colour swatches or have an in-depth discussion with the design experts in the luxury and privacy of the intimate meeting spaces within. Prestige Global Designs 228 River Valley Road…

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Carl Hansen & Son CH825 Credenza Designed by Wegner in 1958, it features roller shutter doors. Inside, the adjustable shelves and pull-out drawers aid smart organisation of small and large items. Made of walnut and oak. $16,115, available at Space Furniture Herman Miller Nelson This miniature chest is perfect for transitional spaces, whether for entrance foyers or hallways to bedrooms. It’s inspired by Japanese design and provides small compartments for objects. $7,409 onwards, available at Xtra Porta Romana Rhomboid Handpainted in Verdigris, scratched gold and fired copper, the texture softens the base’s geometric architectural lines. $15,775, available from Vanilla Home Minotti Aylon The dark finish complements the monolithic form for a sensuous piece. $42,300, available at Minotti by Marquis Interiors Moooi Tudor A sprawling piece for the roomy foyer or as a divider between the living and dining room.…