Think gold can look tacky? Well, if you add just a touch of the decadent tone in your interiors, you can have instant luxe without going over the top! Look for pieces with modern designs that incorporate other materials and textures, such as wood and glass.

Here are some suggestions:


1. Bestlite BL2 table lamp, $799, from Danish Design


2. Phoenix cushion, $72, from Massione


3. Stillhet tealight holder, $9.90, from Ikea


4. Glass Greek Key coffee table, $379, from Nook And Cranny


5. Winston table lamp, $89, from Castlery


6. B-Luxe accent chair, $892.50, from Departures & Arrivals


7. Metal holder, $39.90, from Kikki.K


8. Dear Maison brass pen tray, $49.90, from Naiise


9. Newton satin gold frame, $95, from The Bungalow 55


10. Liv coaster, $16.90, from Hip Van


Written by Elizabeth Liew for The Singapore Women's Weekly.