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TheOdditorium1

07.17.12  

Design

The Odditorium

A recently completed interior design and styling project for an apartment. Featured in the July’s issue of interior design magazine, “Home & Decor” published by SPH Magazines, Singapore.

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TheOdditorium2

07.17.12  

Design

The Odditorium

Elements of graphic design, art, philosophy and nature intersperse the space, with butterfly motifs dominating the space visually and conceptually. Drawings and texts from Lepidopterology studies are juxtaposed with philosophical musing by Chinese philosopher Chuang Tzu on the doors of the storage cabinet in the bedroom.

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TheOdditorium3

07.17.12  

Design

The Odditorium

The custom-made butterfly lamp cast soft dappled light around the room. Outdoor artificial turf covers a wall of cabinets in the media area.

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07.17.12  

Artwork, Design

The Odditorium

Leisure room with hand-painted wall art, “Jolly Lolly Fishes” by William Sim and Lush Tan.

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07.17.12  

Artwork, Design

The Odditorium

The wall art is our interpretation of the parable by Chinese philosopher, Chuang Tzu, “The Happiness of Fishes”.

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Design

The Odditorium

Visible storage space as a feature. The record cover wall stretches the length of the living area.

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Design

The Odditorium

Tessellated plywood boxes function as a set of visible and hidden storage. The island worktop in the open plan dining area is an integration of dining table and work desk. It is equipped with power sockets.

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07.17.12  

Design

The Odditorium

The Odditorium took three months to complete, from concept development, renovation, wall art to home styling. The result as the magazine article noted, is a highly unorthodox pad. A thinking man’s retreat with an intriguing mix of nature, philosophy and too-cool-for-school graphic art.

For more pictures, visit Amphibios under The Commune.

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SGF2012

04.27.12  

Dog-eared Pages

Singapore Garden Festival 2012

This biennial show is back again this year at Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 7 to 15 July 2012. Other than spectacular garden displays, there will also be the usual market place for hobbyist to stock up on plants and gardening needs.

(S. singaporegardenfestival.com)

- This Lush Garden Within

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OFR1

04.26.12  

Design

Our Fragile Rainforest

Our Fragile Rainforest, a publication designed for National Parks Board, Central Nature Reserve, Singapore and HSBC.

A paragraph from the book that we felt best sums up the content was incorporated into the cover design. Populating between the lines, variety of life forms found in the reserve.

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