The S House by WHITE| A luxe 6000 sqft bungalow in Johor Bahru

I just came to realize that I have not shared that many projects in Malaysia (where I originated from) on my blog.

So, bringing to you, an interior and A&A project of a 6000 sqft bungalow in Johor Bahru completed by WHITE, a Singapore based design firm.

Space is usually not an issue when it comes to housing in Malaysia. In my opinion, the task to design, decorate and furnish a huge space does not seem any easier as compared with smaller homes. It takes much thoughts and planning to impart warmth and homeliness to the vast square footage, while preserving the luxe factor of the building.

The S House is a bungalow conceptualized for a retiring couple in their sixties, located in a gated residential area in Johor Bahru. According the designer and founder of WHITE, Darren Tee, the monochromatic color scheme is a subtle reference to the shared of grey in Chinese ink wash paintings, as well as traditional Southern Chinese residential architecture, where the use of white-washed walls, grey tiles and timber structures is abundant.

Keeping with the design theme, marble and granite in various shades of white, grey and black are used generously. Walnut veneer used throughout the house ties the different space together and adds necessary warmth.

The house comes with a timber pavilion with water features too! I could really imagine life retiring in this wonderful family home :D

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A Bachelor Pad with Quiet Industrial Charm| Green Haven Show Suite by 0932 Design Consultants

Green Haven is a serviced residence development in Johor, Malaysia, and they have gotten Singapore-based interior design firm 0932 Design Consultants to design their sales gallery and show suites. One of the show suites shared by 0932 Design Consultants in their Facebook page is this 754 sqft apartment, which was designed with the concept of creating a bachelor pad in mind.

I really like how glass panels are used to replace most of the interior walls here. It kind of resembles those in a Parisian apartment. Besides allowing more light into the space, it also visually expands the otherwise small apartment, blurring the boundaries of dining, living and bedroom.

As usual, it has this very quite charm and sophistication as seen in other works from 0932 Design Consultants. What’s not to like here?

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