Together, we scoured for various 2nd hand pieces from the Salvation army, Junkies’ Corner and Carousell.
DIY and repurposed items are highlights of this house: vanity in the toilet was remade from an old study table; coffee table from leftover tiles; kitchen curtain was made from Jin’s leftover plastic wrappers and painstakingly handcrafted by local plastic fanatic artist, Kang.
“I think my biggest message there is, you don’t need everything brand new, because all the nice things are just right there! You can always reuse and recycle everything, and (you) just need to look for the nice things here and there, and maybe even on the street, you will see something nice, and you pick it back, and you can make it so much better!” These are words from Zuo Yuan during our interview with her. As we walk you through her home, you will see that her message is also encapsulated in the design of her home.