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Lookbox Living top 10 most read stories of 2018

Here are the Lookbox Living Top 10 most read stories. Which is your favourite read?

Text by Vanitha Pavapathi

A lot has happened this year with the Lookbox Design Awards 2018 being our biggest celebration. Christmas has also come and gone, and it’s only a few more days before we welcome a brand new year.

Let’s give 2018 the last hurrah and take a look, or rather read, at your favourites stories of 2018! Here are the Lookbox Living Top 10 most read stories. Which is your favourite?

#10 A bright and refined Scandinavian style apartmentLookbox Living top 10 most read stories of 2018 - scandinavian style apartment by Fuse Concept

When the young 30-something owners bought this apartment, their brief to Fuse Concept was for a Scandinavian style apartment that reflected the husband’s Swedish heritage.

#9 A bright resale HDB flat with a relaxed vibeLookbox Living top 10 most read stories of 2018 - bright resale HDB flat by Artistroom

Since the homeowners weren’t particularly fond of this resale flat’s layout, they were open to restructuring the space. So Artistroom turned this dimly lit resale HDB flat on Havelock Road into an airy and comforting home.

#8 A 5-room HDB flat transformed into a flexible mini houseLookbox Living top 10 most read stories of 2018 - HDB flat turned mini house by nitton architects

Can an HDB flat offer the experience of landed housing? Wanting to test the spatial potential of the standard Singaporean flat, architecture-trained couple Liting Lee and Khoon Toong Chow of nitton architects were determined to create a ‘mini house’ out of their new five-room BTO flat in Sengkang.

This home won Home of the Year and Outstanding HDB Flat category in the 2018 Lookbox Design Awards!

#7 Crazy Rich Asians star Henry Golding’s homeLookbox Living top 10 most read stories of 2018 - Crazy Rich Asians Henry Golding KL home

Ask anyone if they have seen the blockbuster movie Crazy Rich Asians, based on the eponymous novel written by Kevin Kwan, they’ll most likely say yes. Some might even reenact their favourite scenes. But ask anyone if they have seen Crazy Rich Asians leading man’s KL home, whom he shares with his beautiful wife Liv Lo, the answer will probably be no. But this will now change. Take a peek inside the heartthrob’s uber chic Kuala Lumpur home designed by MIL Design & Construction.

#6 HDB flat turned resort home with a gymLookbox Living top 10 most read stories of 2018 - HDB flat turned resort home with gym by Design Zage

Singaporeans are no strangers to quick island vacays, but the owners of this BTO flat have done one better by enlisting Design Zage to help transform their home into a cosy pad with a resort-like ambiance, so they get to enjoy the feeling of being on holiday everyday.

#5 An old HDB flat now a timeless mid-century modern homeLookbox Living top 10 most read stories of 2018 - mid-century modern HDB flat by Monocot Studio

The new owner of this Everton Park unit is a huge fan of mid-century design. His main objective for the refurbishment of this resale flat was to have a home that would bring out the beauty of mid-century modern furniture pieces. With that in mind, Mikael Teh from Monocot Studio undertook the task of transforming this apartment into the charming space that it now is.

#4 This stylish apartment takes unexpected design inspiration from natureLookbox Living top 10 most read stories of 2018 - stylish apartment by D' Marvel Scale

Despite being housed in a building that’s more than 20 years old, this freshly renovated apartment looks young and vibrant. The team from D’ Marvel Scale looked outside for inspiration, subtly bringing nature into the interiors.

#3 A stylish apartment in marble, wood and concreteLookbox Living top 10 most read stories of 2018 - marble, wood, concrete apartment by Design Zage

This apartment at Rivertree Residences is a juxtaposition of warm textures and cool colours. Marble, wood, and concrete are put together to bring about a raw yet refined space. Conceptualised and built by Design Zage for a young couple, the home is luxurious and charming, but also minimal and modern.

#2 Lookbox Living Trusted ID PartnersLookbox Living top 10 most read stories of 2018 - trusted id partners IN-EXPAT UPSTAIRS_

We’re here to help! Renovating the home can be a challenge with so many interior designers, stylists and contractors in Singapore to choose from. Start here with our hitlist of the people, brands and companies that we trust and support.

#1 Launching soon! First HDB housing district in Tengah with farm featuresLookbox Living top 10 most read stories of 2018 - HDB housing district in Tengah with farm features

HDB has unveiled its master plan for Tengah, its 24th and newest town. Covering a land area of 700 hectares, about the size of Bishan town, it will provide an estimated 42,000 new homes when fully developed. Plantation District by HDB will be green and smart and revolve around community farming.

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