House Tour: Teak furniture heirlooms, modern art and pottery set the scene in this cosy apartment

Most people wouldn’t move into a new home with old furniture, but Yuen Yee Fong and her husband thought it would be the perfect opportunity to give their hand-me-down pieces the space they deserve.

These heritage piece go hand-in-glove with their “new environment”, a 2,100sqf private apartment in the east, which channels an old-world vibe of its own as the estate is already 30 years old.

Yee Foong wanted a specific laminate colour for the kitchen cabinets – “this is the shade of green reminscent of my childhood,” she says. The flooring is wood-lookalike tile.