House Tour: A minimalist, self-designed home in Punggol

After receiving the keys to their new home, it was two years before the Changs could move in as Jason and Li Lian designed and managed the renovation of their five-room flat themselves. He also studied the basics of interior design — from the recommended height of a countertop to the different types of hinges and lighting — as well as the 3-D modelling software Sketchup from scratch.

They went through various changes, and took their time to source the materials they liked and contractors they trusted. Carpentry experts from Cheong Cheng Renovation & Carpentry Work, for instance, were instrumental in achieving the desired sleek, minimalist look.

TOPICS: Five-room