Qanvast X NLB: Interior Design Talk Series

December 8, 2017
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In collaboration with National Library Board, the Interior Design Talk Series brings you interior tips and advice straight from industry experts.


Whether it's finding out how much to budget for your renovation, or to create a spacious, open environment, or a home that suits your lifestyle, industry experts share helpful insight to make your renovation a smooth, rewarding experience.

If you're renovating soon, it's the perfect opportunity to start your planning and research! With a short Q&A session after the talks, get your questions answered on the spot.

Note: This is a monthly event held at library@orchard, from July to December 2017.


December: Creating a Restful Space

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Your home can be a sanctuary from the hubbub of city life. Find out how to create a more soothing room by maximising space in small bedrooms and bathrooms, such as using the right colours and incorporating greenery at home.


Details

Date: Sun, 17 December, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: library@orchard, 277 Orchard Rd, S238858
Admission: Free

Registration closed.


About The Speakers

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Jimmy, Director of Design, Honeywerkz Design Studio

Jimmy is the curator of Honeywerkz Design Studio, which was founded with a sole purpose to create good aesthetic, good design & evoke people’s experience. He is involved in crafting good design projects for residential clients.

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Tayllen, Creative Director, Authors Interior & Styling

Tayllen and her friends started Authors Interior & Styling, an interior design firm which believes in the power of beautiful interiors to transform daily life. Having been in the industry for 4 years, Tayllen and her team enjoy creating polished spaces that are functional, friendly and beautiful. Each project speaks to their client's own interests, travels and lifestyle.


November: Renovating Your HDB Unit

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Find out more about the different types of HDB units and the common layouts to look out for. And if your home has an awkward space, interior experts give insight on how to work around them, and the types of permits you may be required to apply for.


Details

Date: Sun, 26 November, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: library@orchard, 277 Orchard Rd, S238858
Admission: Free

Registration closed.


About The Speakers

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Chi Ho, Director, The Orange Cube Pte Ltd

With over 27 years in the architectural and interior industry, Chi Ho was a Senior Executive Architect for HDB from 1996 to 2003, before founding The Orange Cube in 2003. Having a strong understanding of colour and spatial relationships, he holds a BA(Hons) in Architecture from University of Manchester, and is a Registered Architect with the Royal Institute of British Architects. In his free time, Chi Ho enjoys painting and sketching.

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Emily Tan, Senior Interior Designer, Weiken.com

Emily has been in the interior design industry for 12 years with vast knowledge in architectural designs and quantity surveying for kitchen furniture. Being an expert in residential and kitchen renovation, Emily listens and understands her clients needs, suggesting creative design solutions and executing project plans meticulously, with a keen eye for detail.


October: Planning For A Smart Home

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Planning for a smart home isn’t as straightforward as it may seem. Beyond getting the right products, you’ll need the right infrastructure to support them. Get the inside scoop from industry experts as they share essential tips for incorporating smart features into your space.


Details

Date: Sun, 29 October, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: library@orchard, 277 Orchard Rd, S238858
Admission: Free

Registration closed.


About The Speakers

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Pea, Creative Director, D’Initial Concept

A seasoned interior designer with a decade of industry experience under her belt, Pea loves translating her warm, artistic sensibility into spirited and meaningful environments. Continually aspiring towards unique holistic designs that are reflective of her client, the key to her creative process is to always produce something new and inspiring that captures and surprises the senses.

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Auburn, Senior Design Consultant, The Design Practice Pte Ltd

With a background in Interior Architecture & Design, Auburn has always been passionate about space planning. Combining his flare as an interior stylist and skills with his Interior Architecture training, he has redefined many homeowners' lifestyle over his 12 years as an interior designer.


September: When Should I Start Planning for My Renovation?

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Planning for your home’s renovation can be daunting and stressful. Hear from interior designers as they share their own experiences and get a step-by-step renovation timeline on what homeowners should do – and when to do it.


Details

Date: Sun, 24 September, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: library@orchard, 277 Orchard Rd, S238858
Admission: Free

Registration closed.


About The Speakers

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Chris, Space Planner, Bowerman Interior

It all started with decorating his very own room at the age of 15. Since then, Chris has allowed his passion for spatial design to flourish, establishing his interior firm Bowerman in 2011. Now with more than 15 years’ worth of experience, Chris is a seasoned fixer-upper, finding great satisfaction in giving old spaces a new lease of life.

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Jackie, Founding Partner, Copper Design Associates

Trained & educated in both engineering & interior design, Jackie climbed his way up from an interior apprentice, before starting his own practice. His work and dedication has been recognized both locally and internationally, evident by the numerous awards presented to him – the Promising SME 500 Award, A Design Award, Best of Houzz Award & Singapore Interior Design Award (SIDA).


August: Renovation Do's and Don'ts

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What’s the difference between an interior designer and contractor? Become a savvier homeowner and learn from industry experts as they share some renovation essentials: choosing the right home professional, budgeting hacks, and common renovation mistakes to avoid.


Details

Date: Sun, 27 Aug, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: library@orchard, 277 Orchard Rd, S238858
Admission: Free

Registration closed.


About The Speakers

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Ben, Theme Designer, Mr Shopper Studio

Ben is a designer with Mr Shopper Studio, an all-in-one design firm encompassing renovation, decor and furniture styling. Ben enjoys taking full creative ownership in every endeavour and has completed numerous show-flat quality projects to date.

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Michael, Director, The Two Big Guys

Michael started The Two Big Guys as a flooring company, but has since ventured into interior design to design customised spaces that complement his floors. Having been in the industry for 5 years, Michael prides himself on creating outstanding aesthetic and functional spaces for his clients.


July: Designing Your Home

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Your home can look like anything you want with a little bit of imagination. Learn from interior experts, Montie and Teck Soon, on spatial planning as they walk you through some commonly renovated areas – the kitchen, bedroom or workspace – and be inspired for your own renovation project. (Yes, a walk-in wardrobe in a HDB is possible.) Plus, tips on making your home elderly-friendly.


Details

Date: Sun, 23 Jul, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: library@orchard, 277 Orchard Rd, S238858
Admission: Free

Registration closed.


About The Speakers

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Montie, Managing Director, M3 Studio

After a nightmare renovation, Montie discovered his knack for interior design. In 2011, he established his own firm, M3 Studio. Six years and a dedicated team of designers later, Montie has become a forefront expert in the industry, writing regularly on all things interior design.

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Teck Soon, Founder, AD. I. WRKS

Fascinated by architectural and interior elements, Teck Soon found his passion in creating unique spatial designs, leading him to start his own boutique firm, AD. I. WRKS. Ten years on, he still brings fresh perspectives to every project, which he views as an artistic journey of creation and design.


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