Cover The airy abode’s neutral base is enlivened by bright hues (Photo: Frank Pinckers)

Whether it’s a stylish apartment inspired by Italian villas or a tropical-themed residence, these homes in Singapore are a beautiful sight to behold

Since the beginning of the pandemic, our homes have taken on deeper significance for many of us that are spending more time in them than ever before. As we mark the end of the year, we round up some of these stylish abodes that are designed to impress and crafted specially for the needs and lifestyle of the owners. 

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1. A Stylish Apartment With Elements Inspired By Italian Villas

The homeowners of this elegant sanctuary had a specific request for this abode: they wanted a mural wall. Terrence Quah, co-founder of Architology Interiors, took on the challenge; he designed an exquisite floral mosaic mural for the home, which also features a tactile mix of materials and textures for a richly layered interior.

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2. A Family’s Glamorous House With Fashion Influences

This stunning 7,000 sqft abode, crafted by Designworx Interior Consultant, draws stylish cues from the interiors of fashion boutiques. The living room exudes glamour with stylish accents that include turquoise upholstery fabrics from Hermès, specially ordered for the accent cushions on the couch. The daughter’s walk-in wardrobe, meanwhile, has a glamorous display cabinet that’s inspired by the the design of the VVIP room in the Dior boutique at Ion Orchard.

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3. A Maximalist Home with Chinese Contemporary Art

For a fervent Chinese contemporary art enthusiast, Bu Shukun, co-founder of Architology Interiors, thoughtfully created a modern abode that showcases his extensive collection in the most impactful way possible. Working closely with the homeowner on the placement of the artworks throughout the penthouse, Bu incorporated a dramatic material palette to complement the vibrant art pieces.

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4. A Japanese-Style Apartment that Minimalists will Love

Designed by Singapore interior firm SS+D, this idyllic apartment situated within the Coco Palms condominium complex was created with the owners’ admiration for modern Japanese houses in mind. Featuring a pared-back design approach and an abundance of natural materials, this well-crafted home is a tranquil respite amidst the bustle of the city.

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5. A Stylish Minimalist House with a Rooftop Vegetable Garden

This modern monochrome sanctuary designed by award-winning architect Edmund Ng offers a great sense of the owners’ individual characters. Besides a variety of entertaining zones for hosting guests, Ng also designed a special rooftop garden for the design-oriented clients who wanted to recreate the garden experience that they had in their previous home in the United States.

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6. A Tropical House Designed Around the Family’s Art Collection

For a cosmopolitan couple who are avid art collectors, they tasked Jonathan Quek, director of RT+Q Architects, to design a contemporary and inviting home where their prized artworks and paintings take centre stage. With a soothing colour palette and neutral colours of travertine as well as white oak floor and walls, the 5,000sqft abode serves as the perfect backdrop for the artworks to shine.

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7. A Colourful Apartment with Clever Cabinetry and Retro Design Influences

This vibrant apartment is the work of French architect Yann Follain, managing director and head of design of multidisciplinary studio WY-TO Singapore. Strongly influenced by the mid-century creations of American designers Charles and Ray Eames, the two-storey abode features striking furnishings and artworks bursting with colour.

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8. A Black-and-White Shophouse with Art Deco Influences

Drawing inspiration from the eclectic work of Italian artist Piero Fornasetti, award-winning practice Design Intervention transformed a conservation shophouse into a cosy residence for a family of three and their dog. The team introduced an art deco feel to the interiors, and used a monochromatic palette to dress the space with a contemporary edge.

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9. A Contemporary Apartment Designed For a Couple Who Loves to Entertain

This four-bedroom residence, located in the heart of Singapore, conveys a sense of modern luxury with marble and metal accents, as well as several collections from Minotti, an Italian furnishings brand that the homeowner loves. As the clients frequently entertain, Ed Ong, founder of Dwell Interior Design, created different social spaces that allows them to host conversations easily.

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10. A penthouse with stylish spaces for socialising

Home to a family of three, this two-storey penthouse was designed by Gabriel Tan, founder of design studio Antimatter. The client, who had requested for ample spaces for socialising, also preferred a classic look for his home. Tan used a contemporary approach to design the social living areas with a luxurious flair, whilst keeping the bedrooms and bathrooms minimalistic for a soothing atmosphere. 

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