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Mixing materials and colours in this dual-key apartment

A mix of materials and textures provides this home with a vibrant resort atmosphere.

Home Type: 4-bedroom condominium

Floor Area: 1,400 sqft


Text by Jasmine Goh

Meter Cube designer Alvin Seah used a variety of materials and clever space planning ideas to create a practical yet stylish space for the homeowners. The relaxing atmosphere of a resort is palpable as soon as one steps into this home.

At the dining area, one wall is fully covered with mosaic tiles from Hafary while the other wall is clad with Burmese teak planks laid in a horizontal arrangement. A window in the wall offers easy communication between those in the kitchen and those in the dining room. Alvin inserted sliding glass panels to prevent heavy cooking fumes and smells from entering the living area.

Instead of a TV console with open shelving, the family chose to have it enclosed so that the space can be kept neat and tidy. Tinted glass doors keep the clutter hidden and create a polished look for the living room.

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The bedroom opens up to a spacious balcony, creating a lovely indoor-outdoor space. To provide some privacy for the homeowner, Alvin installed a tinted glass panel to prevent curious neighbours from peering in when the balcony doors are open. Besides offering privacy, the tinted glass helps to block direct rays of the sun and doubles as a room divider.

Hints of blue from furniture pieces and soft furnishings add a spot of liveliness to the overall look. Even on the balcony, outdoor furniture in white and blue maintains the vibrant resort theme of this home.

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