2017 Top 10: Your favourite stories of the year

Here are the Lookbox Living Top 10 online stories of 2017! Which was your favourite read?

  • 2017 Top 10: Your favourite stories of the year

Text by Louisa Clare Lim

It’s been an exciting year with lots of ups and downs, but one thing’s for sure – the Singapore interior design scene has been flourishing, constantly fuelled by lots of innovative, brilliant talents and projects. With all the amazing and inspiring things going on in the design realm, we’ve been given plenty of food for thought throughout 2017.

We’re glad you’ve enjoyed the ride with us, and here are your favourite stories and moments!


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#1 So who took home the gold at the Lookbox Design Awards 2017?

The winners of the inaugural Lookbox Design Awards were announced and celebrated at the recent Gala Night, which was attended by the who’s who of the design industry.

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#2 An open-concept HDB flat with an exposed bedroom and glass wardrobe

This 4-room resale HDB flat has been renovated to look like a New York loft, with practically no walls!


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#3 5 dramatic home interior transformations you’ll want to see

See before and after photos of amazing home renovations!


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#4 14 kitchen island designs that fit Singapore homes

We’ve compiled some of our favourite kitchen designs – each with a kitchen island configuration – to get your creative juices flowing.


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#5 The experimental HDB flat of two interior designers

The founders of interior design firm Wee Studio designed their own HDB flat, completely transforming the space with glamorous details and novel ideas.

This project won the Outstanding HDB Flat category at the Lookbox Design Awards 2017!


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#6 Bored of brick walls? Here are 6 alternatives for your feature wall

Every other home you see has a brick feature wall. If you’re looking for something different, check out these design alternatives.


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#7 An urban warehouse apartment with a stylish balcony garden

A vertical garden is an essential component of this urban apartment in Melbourne, home to an artist who has an appreciation for home cooking.



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#8 Tips: 10 dos and don’ts of high-rise apartment living

Most live in high-rise residences here in Singapore, so here’s what to keep in mind when residing in population-dense private apartments, condominiums and HDB flats.


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#9 3 awesome hotels to check into for your much-needed staycay

Whether you have a penchant for interiors with history or are looking for an urban oasis, there’s something here for you.


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#10 Why the LBDA 2017 Gala Night was so unforgettable

Finishing the year on a high note, the Lookbox Design Awards Gala Night on 14 December 2017 was an amazing celebration of Singapore’s finest design talents and residential projects!




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