Inside, Sharon residence flaunts a timeless classic and modern elegant interior featuring marble, brass, and time-honoured wall panels. It’s designed specifically for the well-travelled couple who has an appreciation for French interiors, an aesthetic inspired by their globe-trotting experiences. “Our client has an eye for the finer details, a flair for opulent designs, and elegant furnishings,” describes Lisa Ong, Design Director of Ooi Design & Associates Sdn Bhd.
“Most of the space is furnished with contemporary furniture, textures, and finishes, which contrast beautifully against the classic aesthetics of the cabinetry and the wall panels. Through the design we were able to showcase how classic can be the new modern,” says Lisa.
However, the brief given by the client also included the need to incorporate Feng Shui elements; these were necessary also to add a warm touch to the overall design concept of a luxurious, modern classic home.
“The challenge we faced was figuring out how to implement Feng Shui elements into the overall design without compromising the look and feel of the modern-classic setting, as it usually creates an oriental atmosphere,” admits Lisa. The designers overcome this challenge by focusing on the smaller details, from the choice of colours and materials chosen for the deep blue AV room to the walnut wood of the kitchen island. They also selected and placed Feng Shui decoration around t