Artistroom

Artistroom is a design studio that focuses its interest very much in the interior environment. Founded since 2008, it has been customising functional interior spaces to suit its clients’ needs. It designs, develops and assists clients during the entire process to ensure that functionality, design and construction go cohesively together. This ensures clients select the right space planning, colours, materials and interior fittings to create the environment.

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Artistroom sensitively renovates an apartment in Pandan Valley

Artistroom sensitively renovates an apartment in Pandan Valley

Pandan Valley ranks among one of the first and most iconic condominium developments in Singapore. Designed by pioneer generation architect Tan Cheng Siong and completed in 1979, it is part of the country’s precious stock of modernist buildings that seems to be fast disappearing, despite calls to conserve them.  It is therefore heartening to learn about homeowners who not only appreciate such developments’ heritage, but also encourage their interior designer to respect it in the renovation process – as this one did with Artistroom.  One of the distinctive characteristics of Pandan Valley is how the units were conceptualised to have the feel of a landed house. The result is expansive spaces and selected ones with layouts that span multiple floors. It is precisely these features that attracted the owners to purchase an apartment there.  “They had sold their landed house and were looking for a condominium unit that was equivalent in terms of square feet to their previous home,” says Katy Chong, who is the Senior Spatial Designer of Artistroom and runs the practice with her husband Mark Chen. Among…