Design

SDW16: Architecture / Interior Route

It’s here it’s here! Singapore Design Week is happening from 8 – 20 March 2016. There are more than 100 events and activities happening all around Singapore – too many to see and too little time! All the events are listed here: https://new.designsingapore.org/sdw/event For those who have interests in the built environment, I’ve created a map… Continue reading SDW16: Architecture / Interior Route

Design

Carpet: Modern Peranakan Motifs

Recently I’ve fallen in love… with modern Chinese carpets. To be specific, Straits Chinese motifs.. and I blame Park Hyatt Saigon. Designed by Damansara Architects and EDC, Park Hyatt Saigon is a marriage of French Colonial architecture and Indo-China details. Though far from Peranakan style, the flora and fauna motifs on the floor coverings spark a close association to the rich details of Peranakan… Continue reading Carpet: Modern Peranakan Motifs