Sofa So Good

July 21, 2010 § Leave a comment

Model 137 from One Collection

Suita from Vitra

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House Updates

June 6, 2010 § Leave a comment

This saturday, we paid a visit to site. Progress is good, averaging 1.5 storeys every 2 weeks. It’s now on the 18th storey, so 24 more storeys will take 32 weeks = 8 months. Add in 6 – 9 months more to do the finishing, it’s unlikely we can move in by next year.

We popped by the showroom to take a leak look. Noted down:

  1. Homogenous tiles in the 5-rm showroom measures 24″ x 24″.
  2. Living room measures 8 steps x 6 steps, excluding balcony.

House Update

March 27, 2010 § Leave a comment

Of course we popped by to spot check.

The muched discussed exposed pipe on the forum. I think I’ll just put a big leafy potted plant next to it and ignore it. Strangely, the balcony has only 1 light point. I remembered there were 2 at City View. Cost cutting?

4-room bomb shelters are smaller than 5-room’s.

There’s another exposed pipe in the MBR balcony. I’ll need two big leafy potted plants.

This is the view from the living room. It’s a glorious sight at night. Can you spot Teck Ghee Vista?

Clue: Between NL & C.

Decor: Free Space Intent

March 19, 2010 § Leave a comment

I’m surprised to find a gem like this in Singapore. I couldn’t find much review for this company on renotalk.com. Hmm, smells like exclusivity and sky high prices.

Runner and I saw this while flipping through Home&Decor magazine. It’s clean and contemporary. I love love love the black line that outlines the ceiling. Look! No need for false ceilings 🙂

Image via H&D Homes

This ID firm has a penchant for black lines and ceiling lights.

Images via Free Space Intent

First Appointment

March 11, 2010 § Leave a comment

We went for the first appointment on 9 March, Tuesday. The officer who served us is a patient, polite lady.

Towards the end of the appointment..

Officer: Now let me test you Mr Runner, when is the TOP?

Runner: Erm… 2012..?

Officer: Remember, you have to propose by then.

一二三四去六七, 层层高楼平地起

March 6, 2010 § Leave a comment

一二三四去六七

层层高楼平地起

你住高来我住低

大家生活在一起

This is a nursery rhyme I learnt in kindergarten. At that time, people were starting to move from Kampong to HDB flats. My guess, this rhyme was created out of a need to foster harmony, especially if you have 100+ households living together in a huge block of concrete.

This is where I’ll be living in the future. Oh.. how slowly it is inching up. Purple arrow is pointing to my block.

Image from Animelover via http://www.myhometown.sg

This one shows the layout. It is not the correct direction, so you have to imagine rotating it 180 degrees. I really have a crazily long balcony.

Image from Animelover via http://www.myhometown.sg

Living Study

January 26, 2010 § Leave a comment

This website Booli is a treasure trove of interior decor if you like white and fluid lines. All the pictures in this post are from there. I will not retype the credits beneath each picture.

Last week we revisited the Park Central to copy be inspired by their deco. When we first visited the showroom, the living did not wow us immediately. Compared to the opulent and fancier deco of the other 2 showrooms, it is simpler and normal. But well, showroom is a showroom. And being low on budget, we had to grab ideas wherever we can.

In Park Central, the TV wall is covered entirely in mirror. The TV rests on a transparent structure similar to the picture below. Below the structure is a smaller white console. Looks classy. Check out the grey sofa. Lately, I seem to notice more and more grey sofas.

Another umm grey sofa. It goes well with dark red carpet. For future reference.

This one isn’t grey. I love the wall murals. Did you notice it was painted onto a recess? The cabinet complinents the floor and sofa.

Or we could consider a paler sofa and plant a vibrant painting behind it.

Due to space constaints, we might have to forsake the console and put the TV on a stand.

How much does a white TV console cost?

This could very well be my living room. The size of it and balcony.. and oh, grey sofa again. The sofa has no arm rest, which is a good idea to allow for more seating.

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