Home and Design: Fifty shades of grey

A bar counter and a customised, connecting six-seater dining table in the apartment, which gets plenty of natural light through its large windows (above).
A bar counter and a customised, connecting six-seater dining table in the apartment, which gets plenty of natural light through its large windows (above).PHOTO: SPH MAGAZINES; ART DIRECTION: NONIE CHEN
A bar counter and a customised, connecting six-seater dining table (above) in the apartment, which gets plenty of natural light through its large windows.
A bar counter and a customised, connecting six-seater dining table (above) in the apartment, which gets plenty of natural light through its large windows.PHOTO: SPH MAGAZINES; ART DIRECTION: NONIE CHEN
Shades of grey are used on walls to create a complementary backdrop for the owners' collection of artworks as well as on storage units (above) for a chic look.
Shades of grey are used on walls to create a complementary backdrop for the owners' collection of artworks as well as on storage units (above) for a chic look.PHOTO: SPH MAGAZINES; ART DIRECTION: NONIE CHEN
Shades of grey are used on walls to create a complementary backdrop for the owners' collection of artworks (above) as well as on storage units for a chic look.
Shades of grey are used on walls to create a complementary backdrop for the owners' collection of artworks (above) as well as on storage units for a chic look.PHOTO: SPH MAGAZINES; ART DIRECTION: NONIE CHEN

Smoky hues coupled with artworks give this four-room Housing Board flat a modern touch

Located close to the bustling areas of Balestier, Kallang and Whampoa, this four-room Build-To-Order flat in McNair Road has a bird's-eye view of the surrounding cityscape.

The 1,000 sq ft apartment is home to two young professionals in their 30s, a couple who share a love of art and design.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 22, 2018, with the headline 'Fifty shades of grey'. Print Edition | Subscribe