The Chic Home: Bold, blue and beautiful

To make the most of a small space, furniture in the apartment serves multiple functions. This includes the sofa, which can double as a sofa bed.
To make the most of a small space, furniture in the apartment serves multiple functions. This includes the sofa, which can double as a sofa bed.PHOTO: SPH MAGAZINES; ART DIRECTION: NONIE CHEN
A D-I-Y mirror feature near the entrance foyer adds an interesting visual to the home.
A D-I-Y mirror feature near the entrance foyer adds an interesting visual to the home. PHOTO: SPH MAGAZINES; ART DIRECTION: NONIE CHEN
The bedroom features hand-painted silk wallpaper as well as porcelain garden stools that double as bedside tables.
The bedroom features hand-painted silk wallpaper as well as porcelain garden stools that double as bedside tables.PHOTO: SPH MAGAZINES; ART DIRECTION: NONIE CHEN
Drawer knobs take on the shape of plum blossoms, a recurring motif throughout the apartment.
Drawer knobs take on the shape of plum blossoms, a recurring motif throughout the apartment.PHOTO: SPH MAGAZINES; ART DIRECTION: NONIE CHEN

A strong Peranakan aesthetic and blue hues give this bachelor pad a personal touch

National rower and model Oz Titus Hong's apartment is located a stone's throw away from the Singapore Sports Hub where he trains.

The SEA Games bronze medallist had trained as an interior designer and used to specialise in hospitality design.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 20, 2019, with the headline 'Bold, blue and beautiful'. Print Edition | Subscribe