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Singapore Tatler Homes April 2019

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

Edipresse Media Hong Kong Ltd
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Editorial Editor-in-Chief KISSA CASTAñEDA Managing Editor HONG XINYING Editorial Services Manager ETHEL LEE Contributors JULIAN ABRAMS, SVEN ALBERDING, MANDY ALLEN, MARIA CHIARA ANTONINI, CHRISTOPHER DEWOLF, LOUISA CLARE LIM, MICHELE KOH MOROLLO, LEANNE MIRANDILLA, JERENA NG, CHLOE PEK, CHRIS ROPER, LYNN TAN, KAREN TEE, CHIARA VIRGILI Advertising General Manager–Commercial STEPHANIE TAY Associate Account Director CHRISTINE SIPIN Art and Photography Senior Art Director, EMS MATILDA AU Senior Art Director KHAIRUL ALI Contributing Photographers MICHELE BIANCUCCI, GREG COX, WARREN HEATH, ADRIAN LEE, BENNY LOH, CHRIS SORENSON, JASPER YU Production and Traffic Production and Traffic Director GRACE LIM Production Executive MAY TAN Traffic Executive JANE LAU Edipresse Media Asia Chairman and CEO MICHEL LAMUNIèRE CFO, Asia IDA CHEUNG CCO, Asia and MD–Edipresse Media Hong Kong SEAN FITZPATRICK Chief Innovation Officer, Asia JULIE LEE Head of Generation T, Asia TAMARA LAMUNIèRE Regional Financial Controller ERIC FOO Regional IT Manager MARK TAM Edipresse Group Chairman PIERRE LAMUNIèRE CFO & COO MICHEL PREISWERK Vice…

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editor’s note

The hyperconnectivity of the digital age has us dazzled by myriad distractions. Focusing on the here and now can be challenging but also ultimately necessary for our well-being. As such, it’s of optimal importance to craft a calming interior that encourages you to disconnect when you need to. To help you along, we’ve put together an issue based on the concept of holistic living: start decluttering (page 78) as inspired by Marie Kondo’s method, green your interior with succulents (page 68) and create a home that celebrates its connection to nature with seamless transitions between the interior and outdoors (page 154). A neat home can feature a streamlined design without losing its personalised quality, whether through preserving its historic details or by building a new house that’s aware of its local context. The…

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contributors & online

CLICK FOR INSPIRATION Discover stunning homes, the latest design trends, as well as stunning destinations to travel to. Find these and more online at our newly revamped website, singaporetatler.com CHRISTOPHER DEWOLF The author of Borrowed Spaces: Behind the Cracks of Modern Hong Kong, Christopher writes about urbanism, architecture, design and culture. In this issue, he speaks to Pritzker prize-winning architect Toyo Ito about his past work and the importance of the human connection to nature and architecture (page 60). LOUISA CLARE LIM Louisa is an interior designer and writer who loves learning about the world and seeing it in new perspectives. Inspired by the theme of mindful living, she picks out collections for a calming bedroom (page 146) and bathroom (page 150), as well as weather-resistant pieces that look as chic indoors and out (page…

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editor’s picks

GATHER AROUND Created in collaboration with Pisa-based designer Roberto Lazzeroni, the Icaro armchairs from Flexform Mood feature elegant lines and a compact size. Its solid ash structure in available in a variety of finishes, and is paired with a generously-padded removable leather or fabric seats. The collection also includes sofas, tables and other accompanying pieces. flexform.sg FOCUS ZONE Keeping your desk neat and clutter-free is the first step to creating a conducive workspace. The work of Bologna-based designer Matteo Nunziati, the Note desk from Molteni&C features multiple trays and drawers that encourage you to organise your stationery while being an elegant balance of form and function. Made with American walnut wood, two trays carved into its wooden surface, with the central tray covered in saddle leather. Available at P5; p5.com.sg Globe Trotter A homage to…

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new in town

KOBO HOUSE Local porcelain purveyor Supermama has unveiled a new gallery dedicated to the works of 30 different makers from Japan. Located in a shophouse, the new space will also showcase on-going collaborations between Singapore designers and Japanese makers. 7A Haji Lane, kobocollection.com BOFFI STUDIO SINGAPORE Italian company Boffi De Padova has unveiled the new look of its 3,300sqft residential-style showroom—it features furniture and cabinetry as well as kitchen and bathroom collections by its eponymous brand Boffi and sister brands De Padova and MA/U Studio. 123 Penang Road, #01-13; boffistudio.sg VITRA Presented by W. Atelier, the 4,305sqft boutique features iconic collections by Vitra for the home and office. These include designs by Jean Prouvé and Verner Panton, as well as contemporary pieces by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Jasper Morrison, Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby. 315 Outram Road…

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local influence

AUTUMN BREEZE An immersive installation that triggers all your senses, Autumn is a collaboration between Celine Ng of Fraction Design Studio and Decor Fan Singapore. As pinwheels and woodgrain fans turn, visitors are transported into the season of harvest via virtual reality (VR) goggles, bringing to our tropical city a taste of autumn. COASTAL BEAUTY Graceful Fig is the result of a three-way partnership between countertop supplier Stone Amperor, stone specialist MM Galleri and homegrown practice Lian Architects. The organic shape of the table takes inspiration from the graceful fig shell, often found on the sandy shores and coasts of Singapore; the project uses computational design and the bended marble technique pioneered by MM Galleri to create its sinuous shape. CULTURAL MIX Local furniture brand Ipse Ipsa Ipsum debuted its most recent collections at Singaplural…