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3 vintage-inspired HDB flats

Want to take a trip down memory lane? Browse through these three vintage-inspired HDB flats for inspiration!

Four-Room HDB Flat in Hougang
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Objects like the trishaw, discarded traffic signs and birdcages add eclectic colour to the vintage-inspired decor.

 

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A vintage cabinet hold the homeowners collection of old glassware and knick-knacks.

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This use of the beaded curtain definitely adds to the retro aesthetic of this flat.

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The bathroom is not spared from the retro look. Check out the coloured glass screen and the use of mosaic tiles.

(Interior design by Design Channel)

 

1960s-inspired walk-up apartment in Tiong Bahru
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Replicating the feel-good vibes of the ‘60s, the homeowners of this Tiong Bahru walkup apartment filled the space with quirky finds to complement the retro theme of their love nest. 
 

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Instead of the standard built-in kitchen cabinets, the couple had standalone storage units instead – which gave the space a more nostalgic feel. This repurposed kitchen cabinet stores the couple’s treasured porcelain ware. 

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The dining table fits nicely into a corner of the small kitchen. We love the retro-looking stove and lamp over the dining table!
 

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Lion dolls from Chinatown add pops of colour to this shelf.

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Much of the homely and nostalgic ambience of the space is created by its accessories, which come from a multitude of sources. 

 

Five-room HDB Flat in Ang Mo Kio
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The gramaphone, along with the chesterfield sofa, pay homage to the old-world feel of this living room.

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Open shelving highlight the homeowners prized collection of vintage items.

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The homeowner, who loves old automobile, could not resist getting this vintage motorcycle horn which is hooked up to use as the doorbell.

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A stack of vintage suitacases aren't just for show, they provide storage for items that are seldom accessed.

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This working telephone from the 1900s is decorative as well as functional.

Want to see more? Browse more vintage-inspired homes here!

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