Most Popular HDB Home Styles
There is a popular misconception that HDB flats are the worst. In Singapore, we have a joke that says the worth of our home is measured by the distance from the gate to our home. The longer the distance, the higher its value. So HDB flats will be on the bottom list, since the gate is literally at the doorstep.
HDB flats may be the best and the most affordable option for most Singaporeans, but it doesn’t mean that HDB homes cannot be great. In fact, we have seen many people decorate their tiny home beautifully without any issues. There are also various guides and TV shows that have tips for decorating in small spaces. A HDB flat is the best option for young couples, new owners, and many people who like to transform their ideas and creativity in a limited space although it may be challenging for some interior designers and contractors. Below are some concepts and ideas for your HDB flat renovation. Hopefully you’ll be inspired!
Exposed cables, unfinished looks, minimalist colors, unique bulbs are the most popular styles at the moment. We define it as the ‘Industrial Theme’. The industrial theme may risk looking a little dull if there are insufficient colors. With a blend of exposed steel and rustic wood, industrial decor has the ability to achieve an aesthetic balance. It is simultaneously organic and engineered, bold and refined, masculine and feminine.
- Wood & Minimalist
You will almost never go wrong with this color scheme; white with elements of wood. Apartment with this color scheme looks modern yet homey. Just play with wood materials and some minimalist accents that are further enhanced by the uneven-toned cement screed floor. Just keep it simple!
This trend is starting with the most popular soft color schemes and furniture style from Sweden. Your home will be look stylish and catchy with this style. Make cables & pipes as part of the design and play with soft colors such as soft pink, turquoise, sky blue plus Scandinavian furniture. You can also add wonderful & colorful texture on your favorite wall spot.
It’s as though you are staying next to the beach! Go for shades of turquoise, blue and purple if you want a relaxing and calming home.
Play with vintage ads posters, portraits, vintage items like drawers, vases, and teapots. Put an old style lighting for a more retro effect!
Just play with black & white and you will get an elegant look in a simple way. Sometimes you can place accent colors on some places to accentuate the area.
- Go Green
Manage your indoor & outdoor plantation in good arrangements and good air circle. It will allow your home to get fresh air every day and will also make you happier and healthier.
- Open Concept
Make it simple. Do not make too many partitions in your home. Just play with the open space and you will get a wider outlook. Examples of applying the open concept element in your home is by having an open kitchen-dining area or an open living room-kitchen. You can have multiple functions in a room.
- Modern & Luxury
The proper furniture arrangement and lighting will get a cozy modern look for your interior. Choosing the right couch & carpet will be the very first and important step to make it look luxurious.
The design is simple, but it makes a chic and cozy home. It usually plays around with shining materials and simple colors like black, white and silver. The correct type of lighting also plays an important part in completing the look.