Penthouses thrive on bringing the outdoors in. Because they are located on roofs, they came to have large open spaces around. The ship-like interiors in this penthouse reveals what it’s like to sail above the rooftops in Vienna.
Located in Dazhai Village, Xiamen, Xiangyu Xiangyuan B&B is steeped in traditional Fujian architecture fused with contemporary touches. The 1 200 square metres property is composed of three traditional houses and two new buildings, which juxtapose the old and new into a single architectural narrative. The team at The Design Institute Of Landscape & Architecture China Academy Of Art had envisoned the property as a quaint guest house which promises visitors a rural experience with modern-day comforts.
The Salt Box Residence is a 2,400 square foot home sited in the low-lying, flood-prone salt marshes of New Jersey’s Barnegat Bay. The client’s brief to Parnagian Architects was to design a lasting replacement for a multi-generational family home that had been damaged beyond repair during Hurricane Sandy. The site is situated at the end of a small peninsula, bound directly to the west by a commercial shipyard and marina, and to the north, south, and east by expansive views of the Barnegat Bay.
Today’s minimalism design is different from the clean-lined perfection of the past. Instead of an idealized idea of the absence of things, contemporary minimalism in interior design today is about eradicating personality and imperfections in favour of a utopian and anti-individual ‘ideal state’. It is about using the absence of things to enhance the meaning of what we chose to retain; quieting the room to enable the chosen pieces to speak clearly about what matters to us.
Minimal in furnishing with bare and undecorated spaces - this is a home one would not expect from a family as its occupants. For this couple with a young child and a newborn, the atypical Minimalist home called KOA apartment, is their dream space materialized. Their wish was to have a home that is free of the norm, and is defined by their notion of how they wish to live.
Set in luxurious Riyadh, the villa was designed by Karim Abdul Muttalib, from K. A. Interior Design in partnership with Covet House. Founder and CEO of K.A. Interior Design in New Cairo, Egypt, the young designer has already built himself quite the portfolio, working as an interior designer with brands such as Covet House, Abou Samra Group, but also as an architect with Al-Roukn and Touch Studios.
The Singapore Interior Designers Showcase is proud to present the SIDA Luminary Awards in collaboration with the Society of Interior Designers Singapore. The SIDA Luminary Awards is an initiative by the Society of Interior Designers Singapore to energize the local design industry by setting a benchmark for outstanding works in the face of a competitive market.
Using wood in our living spaces is not new, but it is finding a resurgence in our 21st- century homes. Today wood panels are trending as innovative interior surfacing solutions to achieve modern kitchens and living spaces that are aesthetically functional. They are inexpensive and eco-friendly alternative to solid wood products.
Experiential retail is more important than ever, with a pandemic having accelerated the prevalence and importance of ecommerce. Moving forward, customers will demand seamless shopping experiences no matter the retailer. Local interior design studio CAD Associates was appointed the challenging task to create a store that will entice customers off the internet and into the physical space.
Inspired from famous cafes in Thailand, Shanghai and Korea, the vibrant café-theme was recreated using a soothing pastel palette, wood panels, rattan, wallpapers and marble. Singapore-based interior design firm Mr Shopper Studio was presented with the project during challenging times that was the circuit breaker in 2020, to renovate an apartment into a practical and conducive home for a young couple.