2023 GFD 🏆 Awards

Gold Winner – Ong House | Earth Interior Design

Contemporary luxury interior design with a monochrome palette and clean aesthetics is currently one of the most popular styles in the world of interior design. This style is all about creating a sophisticated and elegant space that is both practical and visually appealing. The use of a monochrome palette in this style of design creates a timeless and classic ambiance that is both stylish and practical. The clean aesthetics, along with the use of high-quality materials, such as marble, leather, and metal, elevates the overall look and feel of the space, creating a luxurious and sleek atmosphere.

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Gold 🏆 Winner
Global Future Design Awards 2023

Ong House
Residential Interior (Built)

Earth Interior Design

Edwin Fong

Design Team
Ong, Edwin Fong

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The beauty of monochrome contemporary style lies in its simplicity. The palette is limited to black, white, and shades of gray, giving the space a cohesive and harmonious look. This creates a calming and serene atmosphere, where the focus is on the design elements themselves rather than on the colors. The use of high-quality materials, such as marble, leather, and metal, further enhances the luxurious feel of the space, creating a sense of refinement and sophistication.

Accessories are important pieces in this project. With all elements in black and white, pops of colours are introduced in the styling pieces. This gives life to the bold and barren space, highlighting the elegance and luxury of the space. It is important that we choose items that complement the color scheme and materials used in the design.

Lighting is most crucial in making the space feel alive. The right lighting can make or break the overall look and feel of the space. From the featured bubble chandelier above the dining area, to the hidden LED strips that showers the  display cabinets. It all ties the space together and creates a well lit ambiance, highlighting every piece it is directed to. Ceiling in mirror finish adds a glamorous touch to the room, giving the illusion of a larger space. This is a brilliant idea, remembering that houses in Singapore are often limited in size.

The bedrooms are designed simply and modernly with black marble finish and track lighting. Clean and elegant look, with functional storage spaces to keep living space clutter-free. Bunk beds were featured in the kids room, with playful lighting to add colour to the children’s private space.

In the end, the idea of monochrome contemporary luxury interior design is to create a timeless style that exudes sophistication and elegance. The use of a single color creates a cohesive and harmonious look throughout the space, while the use of high-quality materials elevates the overall look and feel.