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Chiquit Brammall added this to Houzz Tour: Split-Level Apartment in Katong is Resort-Refreshing18 November 2019

Photo by Lumida StudiosHouse At A GlanceWho lives here: An international lawyer and his fashion entrepreneur wife. The couple have two young daughters.Location: Joo ChiatType of Property: Four-bedroom condominiumSize: 2,400 square feet (Approx. 223 square metres)Project Duration: 6 monthsDesigner: Arjan Nijen Twilhaar of Aiden TThe homeowners were living in Hong Kong, and saw Twilhaar on a Singapore design show on TV. They looked up his portfolio online, and had a meeting with him when they visited Singapore. After that, Twilhaar worked with them mostly by email and messaging, such as sending over design proposals, and approving the owners’ furniture selection.To create the modern resort look that the owners wanted, Twilhaar looked to Balinese design for inspiration. He designed faux beams clad in wood veneer over the living area, giving it a more intimate and cosy ambience. “The beamed pattern is a contemporary interpretation of the wood ceilings you find in Bali. By making the beams wider and more masculine, it adds a bold statement,” Twilhaar says.

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