2nd Edition

Founded in 2005, 2nd Edition began as a boutique interior design studio. Having grown into its own, it remains true to its principles of enhancing relationships and staying true to the design vision. It emphasises the need to create excellent as well as unique and distinctive solutions that speak to its clients beliefs and values. Its design process strives to express the true essence of these values. With refined craftsmanship and a keen understanding of its clients’ design aspirations, it delivers elegantly conceptualised end products where beauty is a harmonious balance of authenticity, style and functionality.

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2nd Edition centres the 3 Orchard By-The-Park show suite around a social deck 

2nd Edition centres the 3 Orchard By-The-Park show suite around a social deck 

For interior designers, show flats can be tricky creatures to balance. By their nature, they need to be everything for everyone. Stylish, but not too stylish. Exclusive, but also inclusive. Attention seeking, but without being too out there.  With literally no room for variation to cater to individual tastes, the design must conjure up a one-size-fits-all aspirational space that suggests to every prospective buyer who steps through the front door that they simply must snap up this apartment immediately, ahead of everyone else who’s viewing it. For in Show Flat Land, FOMO looms large.  With the show suite for 3 Orchard By-The-Park, designed by 2nd Edition, the balance is tipped even more precariously, since the condominium is the work of ACPV Architects, the legendary studio headed by Antonio Citterio and Patricia Viel. Flanked by gorgeous, old rain trees, the three 25-storey towers loom high over the western end of Orchard Boulevard, their sleek silhouette and facades marked by the Italian studio’s familiar blend of grey stonework, geometric right angles and striated metal fins. It is a masterclass in confident design.…