10 stylish homes in Tiong Bahru to take inspiration from
What's it like to stay in the mature (and hipster) estate of Tiong Bahru?
Take a look at how homeowners and some of their designers deck out their Tiong Bahru homes in the most stylish ways, such as this trendy industrial-meets-Scandinavian style pre-war apartment. Read more:
This open-concept pre-war walk-up has an eclectic look. The owner used retro-print tiles and a wooden dining table. A stylish contrast was created when the designer added the cylindrical cooking hood and copper-plated pendent lamps.
You’d never have guessed it, but this 1,100sqf walk-up apartment in Tiong Bahru used to be a crammed rental home with small compartmentalised spaces – not the ideal layout for homeowners Sheau-Yin and Eugene Woon, who wanted an airy, Mediterranean- influenced space to call home. Interior designer Mark Yong of Piu decided that a complete reconfiguration of the apartment was in order; the homeowners achieve this interior design, with renovation costs totalling $200,000.
When the homeowner of this colonial apartment engaged Farm to propose interiors for the new abode, the studio was captivated with its location and the heritage of the building. “Call us sentimental, but we wanted this apartment interior to capture some of that filmic nostalgia and romanticism, which we felt was deeply embedded in this area,” explain the members of the design team including Selwyn Low, Hong Weiming.
This ground floor unit in Tiong Bahru is a gift from four sibilings’ to their elderly mother. With the help of architecture practice Asolidplan, they converted the once dilapidated apartment into a comfortable home not just for their mom, but also for them to regularly visit.