Apartment That Marries A Scandi-Boho Style And Functionality
Home & Decor Singapore|October 2021
Second time’s the charm for this family of three, who engaged the designer who worked on their first home. Their new, upgraded apartment effectively marries a Scandi-boho style and family-focused functionality. MELODY BAY finds out more.
Melody Bay
Going back to Mark Chen of Artistroom for the design and renovation of their second home was an easy decision for Kevin Wee and Serene Mai. He helped them renovate their first home. “We engaged Artistroom again as we had good camaraderie and appreciated Mark’s attention to details,” says Kevin.

This time, the brief called for a Scandi-bohemian look that was also functional and provided for the family’s daily routines. The quality of materials, such as laminates and the quartz surface were a priority. “These determine the lifespan of our home furnishings in the long run,” shares Kevin.

Although the renovation took eight months because of the circuit breaker, the final result was worth it: an airy, bright space clad in both earthy neutrals and warm tones, with enough room for the activities they love. Serene styled the home with accessories from Taobao to add the final touches, completing the overall look.

We find out more about the design and renovation process from Mark.

WHAT WERE THE PRIORITIES IN THE DESIGN BRIEF?

Besides the Scandi-boho look, they also wanted separate wet and dry kitchens and a long island as they enjoy baking and hosting gatherings.

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