Most new HDB flats are really small. You need to
think of small stuff and vertical integration. Two pieces of arm chairs
and a 3 seater sofa leaves no room in your living room.
is not necessary to outfit every single room and corner at one go. Just
do the basics like floor, kitchen, lights, bathroom and some cabinets.
The rest of it, you can slowly add on yourself.
getting custom furniture that is of the standard size. It is always cheaper
you can buy it off the shelf. Get the interior decorator to do cabinets
or wardrobes for those odd shaped corners.
In the Singapore climate, most people have a fan
and/or air con here. To save floor space, there are excellent choices
of ceiling fans with flourescent lights. If you intend to install a ceiling
fan, it is not possible create a false ceiling with it.
If you are a fan of Chinese cooking with lots of
stir frying, American country may not be suitable. The detailing on the
cabinetry makes it a cleaning nightmare.
Try to use European fixtures as they tend to be
smaller, whereas American fixtures is designed for larger bathrooms.
15 Aug 03