The Most Popular Home Design Styles of the 2010s in Singapore
Since the publication of its first issue in November 2005, Tatler Homes Singapore has featured numerous beautiful homes around the world. Ranging from modern minimalist styles, colourfully eclectic houses to nature-inspired abodes inspired by our tropical climate, these various design trends continue to shape the way we decorate our homes.
In celebration of the bi-monthly magazine's 15th anniversary, we look back at some of the key styles with a perennial appeal, which we have featured across the years. Take decor cues from these stylish abodes.
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1/5 Resort-inspired abodes with tropical influences
Inspired by the relaxed resort vibe of vacation villas, these tranquil abodes convey an effortless look catered to our sunny climate. It's easy to see why this trend continues to be popular, especially as we're spending more time at home. Combine outdoor pieces with cheery tones on furnishings that take cues from fresh blooms and bright colours from nature.
Shades like blue and green are among the top picks. Depending on the shade that you pick, these colours can create various types of atmospheres. Light blue and other pastel tones can contribute to the restful atmosphere, while rich shades like emerald green and royal blue can add to the sumptuous look of a room.
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2/5 Glamorous homes that combine luxurious materials with a layered look
Metallic accents elevate the bespoke interiors in these elegant homes. Crafted to match the owners’ taste for the finer things in life, these luxurious abodes pair gilded trimmings with a sumptuous use of materials and textures to create a layered yet still homely look.
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3/5 Scandi-Chic Meets Japanese Minimalism
These clean-lined interiors celebrate the beauty of simplicity with soothing and understated spaces. Taking inspiration from the minimalist qualities of both Scandinavian and Japanese design, these stylish abodes pair their cross-cultural influences well, resulting in interiors that are soothing to the eye and calming to the mind.
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4/5 Architectural concepts that are modern marvels
These houses let architectural elements become the focal point of the home; the building and interior architecture become as noteworthy as the ways that the spaces are furnished. The interior is kept deliberately minimalist to let the playful architectural features standout—these include colourful windows, a tiered ceiling to 'floating' concrete blocks.
5/5 Maximalist designs that are bold and daring
The more the better—these stunning spaces make a statement with an exuberant mix of patterns and colours. Take inspiration from their colourful approach to interior design by going all out with cheerfuk colours and a brave mix of patterns.
The key to nailing this eclectic look: mix and match patterns in a similar colour scheme, or play with contrasting colours to make the most of this bold theme.
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