In February, actor, host and partner in Night Owl Cinematics, Aiken Chia moved into his new home – a 700 sq ft, two-bedroom resale HDB flat with his retired mother.
The HDB underwent an extensive two-month renovation period designed and overseen by interior design studio Rezt & Relax to fulfil Aiken’s design brief. Some of the most important considerations were a need for open communal areas for hosting people and plenty of storage space.
Clad mostly in warm neutrals and monochromatic shades, the result is an airy, modern contemporary home that feels much more spacious than its actual square footage. This is thanks to a slew of clever design decisions made by both Aiken Chia and Rezt & Relax’s interior designer Shuwen See. Here are 7 ways the space was made to feel larger than it really is,