How To Have A Japandi-Style Condominium Unit With Loft!
Home & Decor Singapore|November 2021
From the outside, you cannot tell that this compact one-bedroom, Japandi-style condominium unit has a loft. ASIH JENIE discovers how.
Asih Jenie

WHO LIVES HERE

A couple in their 40s

HOME A one-bedroom condominium in North Singapore

SIZE 527 sq ft

Is it possible to squeeze a loft into a one-bedroom condominium unit with a 3.75m ceiling without it feeling cramped? As Carmen Tang, founder of Wolf Woof, illustrates in this 527 sq ft home in North Singapore, you can. The owners, a couple in their 40s working in the automobile industry, had a short but specific wish list. In addition to a clean Japanese style with wall cladding, they wanted a loft space. The Japanese look was easy, but the loft's construction was more challenging because of the unit's height, Carmen shares.

The process of designing a home is always collaborative between its owners and designers. Good communication resulted in innovative design elements that appear like delightful surprises throughout this home.

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