THE CHIC HOME

Cosily cosmopolitan

Idyllic four-bedroom apartment melds visual influences from cultures around the world

Imperfect edges and layered textures give the home character. Every stone on the living room wall is from a boulder cut and shaped by an artisan. (From far left) A kitchen island with a custom-fit suar wood slab; the master bedroom, which features a
Imperfect edges and layered textures give the home character. Every stone on the living room wall is from a boulder cut and shaped by an artisan.PHOTO: SPH MAGAZINES; ART DIRECTION: KRISTY QUAH
A kitchen island with a custom-fit suar wood slab.
A kitchen island with a custom-fit suar wood slab.PHOTO: SPH MAGAZINES; ART DIRECTION: KRISTY QUAH
The master bedroom, which features a wooden cabinet from Tibet and a Chinese painting.
The master bedroom, which features a wooden cabinet from Tibet and a Chinese painting.PHOTO: SPH MAGAZINES; ART DIRECTION: KRISTY QUAH
A cast-iron fireback mounted on a wall.
A cast-iron fireback mounted on a wall.PHOTO: SPH MAGAZINES; ART DIRECTION: KRISTY QUAH
A carved copper kitchen sink custom-made in India.
A carved copper kitchen sink custom-made in India.PHOTO: SPH MAGAZINES; ART DIRECTION: KRISTY QUAH

Most people want a home to unwind in after a long day.

Ms Lisa Oake and Mr Sanjay Mirchandani's four-bedroom condominium unit in the Yio Chu Kang area fits the bill perfectly.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 22, 2021, with the headline 'Cosily cosmopolitan'. Subscribe