This three-room HDB flat in Ang Mo Kio proves that you don’t need a lot of room: even an 82sqm home can be a spacious haven for two with the right spatial planning.
For Bern and Jeri, this home needed to be different from the look of their first home, which was done industrial-style. they also wanted an open concept space for living, working, and sleeping but with minimal hacking.
Since Jeri is an interior designer at Lush Interior, she took on the project herself. “My husband was my client,” she laughs. She introduced a light palette of whites and neutrals, creating a minimalist space that was clean and bright. Although they hadn’t wanted much demolition, it was necessary to reconfigure the space to bring in more light. The couple decided to remove one of the walls in the communal area to open up the entryway and create a much more welcoming sight upon entering the home.
They also moved the master bedroom to the common bedroom and converted the original to a walk-in wardrobe and guest room. A custom-made translucent sliding door – reminiscent of Japanese shōji doors – allows the couple to open up the bedroom and create a larger open space if needed.
AT A GLANCE
Home: Three-room HDB apartment in Ang Mo Kio
Who lives here: A couple
Size: 82 sqm
ID: Lush Interior