The Chic Home: Family's flat blends form and function

The renovation - which was delayed by last year's circuit breaker - took eight months and cost $620,000.
The renovation - which was delayed by last year's circuit breaker - took eight months and cost $620,000.PHOTO: COLLECTIVE DESIGNS
A trio of glass pendant lamps and the bronze mirror backing of the island add luxe to the kitchen.
A trio of glass pendant lamps and the bronze mirror backing of the island add luxe to the kitchen.PHOTO: COLLECTIVE DESIGNS
Cool tones create a relaxing atmosphere in the master bathroom.
Cool tones create a relaxing atmosphere in the master bathroom.PHOTO: COLLECTIVE DESIGNS

SINGAPORE - Functionality was a top priority for this family of five when they engaged home-grown firm Collective Designs for the design and renovation of their Ardmore Park condominium apartment.

With seven people living there, including two helpers, the owners - who are in their 40s and declined to be identified - needed every bit of space in the 2,885 sq ft unit to be carefully considered and utilised.

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