The Chic Apartment

A tranquil space: The open kitchen-dining area

The space beneath the windowsill (above) in the dining-kitchen area (top) is used as a display for the home owners' books.
The space beneath the windowsill in the dining-kitchen area (above) is used as a display for the home owners' books.PHOTOS: SPH MAGAZINES; ART DIRECTION: NONIE CHEN
The space beneath the windowsill (above) in the dining-kitchen area (top) is used as a display for the home owners' books.
The space beneath the windowsill (above) in the dining-kitchen area is used as a display for the home owners' books.PHOTOS: SPH MAGAZINES; ART DIRECTION: NONIE CHEN

The open kitchen-dining area is where Nigel Heng and Jayne Tan chill out and entertain

When designing this resale apartment, interior designer J.Q. Ong was given a clear brief by home owners Nigel Heng and Jayne Tan, both in their 30s.

The married couple, who have no children, wanted to keep everything as natural as possible.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 28, 2018, with the headline 'A tranquil space'. Print Edition | Subscribe