Casa Tropicana

Designed by Pocket Square

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The brief was to create a high-tech bachelor's pad where the owner also spends a lot of time working from home. The design intention from the get-go was to create a bright, practical spaces with seamless transition from one to another. The first bedroom facing the main door was opened up to bring in ample natural lighting, and turned into a library that includes two veneer cladded full height bookshelves & a bay window with a tucked in intimate corner for peaceful reading. The other two bedrooms were combined to become one main interlinked room. The dry kitchen is furnished with Marble top counters with solid Nyatoh cabinet doors. This open-kitchen concept eliminates the need for a conventional dining table with a feature island. Recessed ledge behind the sofa denies the owner the need for a coffee table, thus freeing even more floor space. Although seemingly simple or minimalist, the TV console packs a punch when it comes to practicality & usage. Compartments for consoles or media players at located on both wings, closed off with louvred door for ventilation and remote control usage. Media points (USB, HDMI ) that’s connected to the TV, are also available at the recessed ledge. As high-rise residential units becomes smaller, our strategy has always been to minimise the use of different materials and colours. With the approach, the detailed veins of the marble top, the grains & colour of all veneer cladding naturally forms the texture of the interior space.
The brief was to create a high-tech bachelor's pad where the owner also spends a lot of time working from home. The design intention from the get-go was to create a bright, practical spaces with seamless transition from one to another. The first bedroom facing the main door was opened up to bring in ample natural lighting, and turned into a library that includes two veneer cladded full height bookshelves & a bay window with a tucked in intimate corner for peaceful reading. The other two bedrooms were combined to become one main interlinked room. The dry kitchen is furnished with Marble top counters with solid Nyatoh cabinet doors. This open-kitchen concept eliminates the need for a conventional dining table with a feature island. Recessed ledge behind the sofa denies the owner the need for a coffee table, thus freeing even more floor space. Although seemingly simple or minimalist, the TV console packs a punch when it comes to practicality & usage. Compartments for consoles or media players at located on both wings, closed off with louvred door for ventilation and remote control usage. Media points (USB, HDMI ) that’s connected to the TV, are also available at the recessed ledge. As high-rise residential units becomes smaller, our strategy has always been to minimise the use of different materials and colours. With the approach, the detailed veins of the marble top, the grains & colour of all veneer cladding naturally forms the texture of the interior space.Read MoreHide
Property Type
Condo
Property Status
New
Area Size
1399 sq. ft.
Cost
RM450,000
Bedrooms
2
Style
Minimalistic
Renovation Duration
8 weeks
Year of Completion
2015
Design Fees
MYR9000
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Works included

  • Carpentry
  • Hacking
  • False Ceiling
  • Painting
  • Plumbing
  • Feature Wall
  • Electrical Rewiring
  • Wallpaper
  • Tiling
  • Furniture
  • Appliances
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About Pocket Square

Pocket Square, often seen as an accessory to be slotted in the top pocket by using a handkerchief, is used to enhance the aesthetic touch of a real man’s outlook. However charming as it is, adorning a handkerchief has undeniable practical purposes. As with design, space planning & surface treatment should be done with honour rather than just being fashionable. Personal touch & taste is unavoidable, but to design is to form an entity that is of integrated artistry rather than awesome illusion.
Pocket Square, often seen as an accessory to be slotted in the top pocket by using a handkerchief, is used to enhance the aesthetic touch of a real man’s outlook. However charming as it is, adorning a handkerchief has undeniable practical purposes. As with design, space planning & surface treatment should be done with honour rather than just being fashionable. Personal touch & taste is unavoidable, but to design is to form an entity that is of integrated artistry rather than awesome illusion.Read MoreHide

Rating

4.8
Based on reviews left by homeowners
Professionalism4.9 / 5
Workmanship4.6 / 5
Project Management4.7 / 5
Design4.8 / 5
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Reviews (11)
Kelvin Ong
Professional & Reliable ID

Reviewed by Kelvin Ong・Submitted 20 Nov 2020・Project completed Nov 2020・Designer Nick

First of all, I would like to thanks Nick and his team for their hard effort throughout the whole process. Nick is a very friendly and easy going person. I felt very comfortable when dealing with him. He is very professional, always able to fulfilled my request or propose new solutions for me. They delivered excellent works with good workmanship and rectified immediately once defect is detected. Always there when i looking for him (Calls/ WhatsApp), very helpful during the whole process. I am very satisfied with the outcome and their professional. Highly recommended.

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Kelvin Ong
Professional & Reliable ID

Reviewed by Kelvin Ong・Submitted 20 Nov 2020・Project completed Nov 2020・Designer Nick

First of all, I would like to thanks Nick and his team for their hard effort throughout the whole process. Nick is a very friendly and easy going person. I felt very comfortable when dealing with him. He is very professional, always able to fulfilled my request or propose new solutions for me. They delivered excellent works with good workmanship and rectified immediately once defect is detected. Always there when i looking for him (Calls/ WhatsApp), very helpful during the whole process. I am very satisfied with the outcome and their professional. Highly recommended.

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Apartment
 
Property Status
New
 
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