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Home & Decor Singapore|August 2021
Clint Nagata, founder and creative partner of BLINK Design Group, shares his thoughts on how design has evolved in South-east Asia in the last decade.

Yesteryear: I grew up on the North Shore of Hawaii, where the houses were few and far between and, as far as the eye could see, there were fields of sugar cane stalks blowing gently in the tropical island breeze. The beautifully idyllic weather made living indoors while having a strong connection to the outdoors a part of everyday life.

My story as an interior designer began through my appreciation for creating interior spaces that blend effortlessly with nature.

It was only years later that I decided to move to Asia to help craft my story as a designer into who I am today. After traveling back and forth for work, I became inspired by what it had to offer: a foreign land filled with promise, beautiful scenery, amazing cultures and a blossoming design scene.

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