Transforming a 980 sq ft HDB flat with a tricky curved wall into a welcoming space
CNA Lifestyle’s Making Room series looks at small homes with big transformations. This week, we visit a bachelorette pad that embraces a troublesome feature and local art to create a “friendship canteen.”
And the flat’s main and unusual characteristic proved to be the right space for this.“People might think there is quite a lot of dead space, but what the interior designer and I did was to really make use of the dead space and have conversations with it,” said Medha, who envisioned her home as “a space for creativity” and “a fluid way of using space”.
Transforming a 510 sq ft HDB flat to accommodate a couple's eclectic passionsThe “bench” is used as extra seating, and as a space to display artwork. Below it is a mix of open and concealed storage for Medha’s extensive collection of books, ceramics, art supplies and other bric-a-brac. A concealed lighting strip that runs along the entire base creates a soft, ethereal glow.Read more: CNA »
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LinkedIn Homeowner Medha Lim dabbles in calligraphy, watercolour painting and pottery; supports local artists and enjoys playing host to her friends and family.LinkedIn BOSTON -Wall Street started Wednesday in a pessimistic mood after data showed that U.The MOH also announced Singapore's 41st COVID-19 related fatality, a 63-year-old Singaporean man .LinkedIn Apple Inc is planning to install a software on U.
So when she bought a 980 sq ft four-room resale HDB flat in Compassvale, she decided her new home should be “very welcoming, because that’s how I approach things in life. I welcome new challenges, new people; I want them to find a safe space where I am, where I stay, or where I work as well”, said the civil servant. jobs growth slowed in July, helping pull stocks and oil prices down, with Treasuries flat. And the flat’s main and unusual characteristic proved to be the right space for this. The ministry did not provide a breakdown of how many of them are in the community or are dormitory residents. While most home-buyers tend to look for places with a squarish layout, Medha was charmed by her new home’s curved wall, which ran the entire length along the window-facing side of the living/dining area, and the bedroom right next to it.S. (Photo: Studio Periphery) “People might think there is quite a lot of dead space, but what the interior designer and I did was to really make use of the dead space and have conversations with it,” said Medha, who envisioned her home as “a space for creativity” and “a fluid way of using space”.com/content/14440f81-d405-452f-97e2-a81458f5411f, adding that its plan could be publicized widely as soon as this week.
First, the bedroom next to the original living/dining area was sacrificed to create a larger combined living/dining space. Employers added 330,000 jobs last month, the ADP National Employment Report showed on Wednesday, versus an increase of 695,000 forecast by economists polled by Reuters. Five new clusters were also announced on Friday, while the "Case 64599" cluster – linked to six cases – has been closed, bringing the total number of active clusters here to 126. Making Room: Transforming a 510 sq ft HDB flat to accommodate a couple's eclectic passions (Photo: Studio Periphery) A curved wraparound “bench” in grey laminate was custom-built – it begins as a narrow “trickle” from the ceiling in one corner and flows down the wall, then spreads along the entire perimeter of the living/dining area, transforming it into a round, pond-like space. The “bench” is used as extra seating, and as a space to display artwork.96 points, or 0. Below it is a mix of open and concealed storage for Medha’s extensive collection of books, ceramics, art supplies and other bric-a-brac. Six new cases were also added to Singapore's largest cluster at the Jurong Fishery Port, now linked to 1,134 cases. A concealed lighting strip that runs along the entire base creates a soft, ethereal glow.44, the S&P 500 lost 10.
(Photo: Studio Periphery) Overhead, the false ceiling is also shaped in a sweeping curve. Cove lighting, and the sunlight streaming in through sheer day curtains, bathe the space in a gentle luminosity, making for a cosy setting.24per cent, to 4,412. With 12 new cases, it is now linked to 20 infections. A hanging mobile featuring oversized fabric raindrops in muted pastel colours, which was handmade by a local artist, takes centrestage in this space, adding a touch of whimsy and playfulness. (Photo: Studio Periphery) “These raindrops inspired me to have a bit more colour in my home, and made me realise I like to infuse my life with local things,” Medha shared.64 points, or 0. For example, she owns those classic “kopitiam” cup and saucer sets featuring the familiar green floral motifs, and a variety of works by local artists (ranging from sketches of shophouses to portraiture to cross-stitch) decorate her walls. At least seven cases were detected in four households at Block 237 Bukit Batok East Avenue 5, while four were detected in four households at Block 51 Chin Swee Road and eight in four households at Blick 683 Tessensohn Road.
Making Room: An 808 sq ft bachelor pad that comes with a cosy gentleman's loft bar (Photo: Studio Periphery) She even commissioned local artist and Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts adjunct lecturer Mary Bernadette Lee, to create a uniquely Singaporean focal point in her apartment – a handpainted mural in beige, green and brown tones featuring motifs of orchids and tropical foliage.94. A selection of potted plants placed around the apartment extends that “home in the tropics” feel. The eclectic choice of furniture also belies Medha’s quirky, artistic nature. She pointed to the positive growth indicators from manufacturing inventories and demand for services, but cited concern over COVID in China and related economic slow-downs. All r on Saturday. The round, four-seater dining table comes with a colourful speckled terrazzo top that’s charmingly retro, while the two accompanying dining chairs in matching wood shades are of different styles. Instead of a sofa, she opted for armchair-shaped beanbags as these are light and easy to move around, whether it’s for watching TV or having face-to-face chats.09per cent.
The other remaining pieces of furniture – a retro rattan armchair, a stool and a bench – show that not everything has to match perfectly to go well together. The MOH noted that the number of new cases in the community has decreased from 878 in the week before to 671 in the past week. Making Room: Zen out with shoji screens in this couple’s Japanese-inspired 4-room HDB flat (Photo: Studio Periphery) “It’s very warm and encompassing .S... Yields subsequently stabilized to pre-open levels.9 and 29. it wraps around you, it gives a soft feeling of comfort,” said Medha of the space, which serves multiple purposes as living room, study, dining area, home office, or even sleeping area – the thickest portion of the “bench”, in a corner right beside the window, is big enough to serve as a daybed for reading and lounging around in, and even as a guest bed.
Even though her master bedroom is simply furnished, she made sure to purchase everything from local shops, from the minimalist bed frame and the nightstand to the vintage dresser.1837per cent, from 1. (Photo: Studio Periphery) An avid cook, Medha’s kitchen features a retro-modern hipster vibe, with white countertops over clean-lined base cabinets in a striking shade of mustard yellow. As of Friday, 546 cases are currently warded, most of whom are well and under observation. A terrazzo backsplash runs along the entire length of the kitchen counter. Strong corporate profits have eased concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, as vaccine roll-outs continue apace in developed markets. Above that, a single long wooden shelf offers a generous space to store or display kitchenware. “This terrazzo slab used in the kitchen (as a backsplash) is exactly the same as the one used in the dining table, so they actually speak to each other. St. Among them are also 35 patients above the age of 60, of whom 30 are completely unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, who have fallen very ill, it added.
I think it’s quite poetic,” said Medha. She added: “Growing up, I went to a lot of HDB homes, which had old terrazzo on the floor, and I thought to myself, when I get my own space, I really want a terrazzo floor.S.” Making Room: A 460 sq ft studio apartment with a literal out-of-the-box space-saving design But this particular material, which comprises small marble chips, glass pieces or colorful stones embedded in a concrete base and polished to a high shine, is very expensive, labour-intensive to create, and time-consuming to install. Of them, 53 are unvaccinated, 24 are partially vaccinated and eight are fully vaccinated. “Practicality set in, and I felt there is no need to blanket cover the floor with terrazzo. The return to pre-pandemic employment levels by next summer would lend support to tapering asset purchases and, if needed, raising interest rates next year, Bullard said during an online interview with the Washington Post. In fact, having accents of terrazzo would actually spark up the space even more,” she said.
Most importantly, Medha feels that the renovations have helped her home become a “friendship canteen”.S. Some 4. “It’s a funny term, but it really encapsulates what happens (at my place) .. Oil prices were negative as the spread of the Delta variant in top consuming countries outweighed Mideast geopolitical tensions and a fall in U.. This means that 67 per cent of the population have completed their full regimen, or received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the national vaccination programme, and 78 per cent have received at least one dose. friends coming over to a sense of warmth, a sense of comfort and welcoming. inventories.
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