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01 Sep 2020 by |

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Modern 4 Room HDB by U Home Interior Design

4 Room HDB Designed by U Home Interior Design

Renovating your home soon but don’t know where to start?

In this article, we’ll showcase a range of different renovation ideas sorted according to various interior design styles to help you get inspired.

Let’s get started!

Scandinavian Interior Design Renovation Ideas

Scandinavian interior design is arguably the most popular design style among Singaporeans. With a focus on simplicity, decluttering, and functionality, this design style pays homage to the simplicity of life in the Nordic countries.

It’s characterised by the following features.

  • Light, muted colours
  • Natural elements like wood
  • Clutter-free spaces
  • White walls
  • Natural lighting

Here are some Scandinavian themed homes to get you inspired.

1. Scandinavian-style 3 Room HDB ($33,500)

Scandinavian style 3 room hdb designed by swiss interior design

Designed by Swiss Interior Design

This 3 room HDB flat captures the essence of Scandinavian interior design with its white furniture and wooden finishes.

2. Scandinavian-style 3 Room HDB ($55,000)

Scandinavian style designed by fineline design

Designed by Fineline Design

This stunning home plays up the importance of natural lighting in Scandinavian interior design. It uses a sheer, white window treatment that allows maximum sunlight to pour into the home.

3. Scandinavian-style 4 Room HDB ($40,000)

scandinavian style 4 room flat designed by absolook design

Designed by Absolook Interior Design

The combination of white and wood instantly brightens this beautiful 4 room HDB, making it appear more spacious than it really is. 

4. Scandinavian-style 4 Room HDB ($44,000)

4 Room Designed by Sky Creation (Scandinavian style)

Designed by Sky Creation

This home integrates the main features of Scandinavian design through white and wood surfaces. 

It also makes use of a mirror to increase the amount of natural light in the living room – an essential part of this theme.

5. Scandinavian-style 4 Room HDB ($48,000)

4 Room HDB Designed by Carpenters (Scandinavian)

Designed by Carpenters

Featuring open spaces and the classic white and wood combination, this home offers a distinctively Scandinavian aesthetic

6. Scandinavian-style 5 Room HDB ($40,000)

5 Room HDB Designed by Swiss Interior Design (Scandinavian)

Designed by Swiss Interior Design

Natural light, white surfaces, and wooden furniture are the main features of this Scandinavian-themed home. 

To add some colour to their space, the homeowners have also included some plants and a painting.

Minimalist Interior Design Renovation Ideas

Minimalist interior design uses the bare essentials to create a simple, uncluttered space. It’s known for its clean lines and other features such as

  • Monochromatic colour schemes
  • Clean, open spaces
  • Use of materials for texture and personality

Check out some of these minimalist-themed homes below if you’re interested in adopting this design style in your home!

7. Minimalist 4 Room HDB ($30,000)

3 Room HDB Designed by Weiken Minimalist

Design by Weiken.com

This minimalist-themed 4 room HDB uses a conventional minimalist colour scheme consisting of white and black. It also makes use of a wooden dining table as a nice contrast to the monochromatic colour palette.

8. Minimalist 4 Room HDB ($45,000)

4 Room HDB Designed by DC Vision Interior Design (Minimalist)

Designed by DC Vision Design

Over here, the world map wall art helps to prevent the home from looking bare and adds a subtle artistic element to it. 

It also serves as the focal point of this minimalist-designed space, creating visual interest and adding a touch of personality into the design.

9. Minimalist 4 Room HDB ($54,000)

4 Room HDB Designed by ID Gallery (Minimalist)

Designed by ID Gallery

This interior style is about simplicity and learning how to scale down on unnecessary furniture and fittings, just like this project above.

This 4 room HDB features a simple built-in TV console and grey couch, giving the space a calm and attractive feel.

10. Minimalist 5 Room HDB ($49,000)

5 Room HDB Designed by Design 4 Space (Minimalist)

Designed by Design 4 Space

This minimalist home plays with colours and textures to inject a feeling of fun into the living area. Additionally, this space is brightly lit by the sun rays, making it feel warm and inviting.

Modern Interior Design Renovation Ideas

The modern interior design style was born out of the design movement that began at the end of the late 1800s. This design style often features 

  • clean, simple lines,
  • functional furniture,
  • a lack of clutter, and
  • bold, accent colours.

Not sure how to design a modern HDB flat? Take a cue from these HDB flats!

11. Modern 3 Room HDB ($30,000)

3 Room HDB Designed by Design 4 Space (Modern)

Designed by Design 4 Space

This amazing HDB flat utilises neutral colours like white and grey to make the space look more modern. The dark wooden dining table and cage ceiling light also helps to round off the stylish look of the home.

12. Modern 3 Room HDB ($58,000)

3 Room HDB Designed by Fineline Design (Modern)

Designed by Fineline Design

This 3 room HDB uses a variety of colours and textures to make things interesting. The wooden and grey furniture and the geometric accent wall add a pop of colour in the space and contrast against the otherwise dull grey walls.

13. Modern 4 Room HDB ($50,000)

4 Room HDB Designed by Swiss Interior Design (Modern)

Designed by Swiss Interior Design

The mix of the marble feature wall and sleek furniture takes this living room to a new stylish level. Additionally, the gold-legged coffee table gives the space a pop of colour, livening the mostly neutral-toned room.

14. Modern 4 Room HDB ($64,000)

4 Room HDB Designed by DC Vision (Modern)

Designed by DC Vision Design

The patterned rug in the middle of the room adds visual interest to the space while complementing the neutral colour scheme. Similarly, potted plants are placed around the living room to add a splash of colour and texture to the room.

15. Modern 5 Room HDB ($38,300)

5 Room HDB Designed by Starry Homestead (Modern)

Designed by Starry Homestead

The stylish dark blue accent wall stands out in this modern 5 room HDB flat. Additionally, the combination of the black shelves and grey upholstery creates a sleek, sophisticated feel that adds to the style of the room.

16. Modern 5 Room HDB ($45,000)

5 Room HDB Designed by Fineline (Modern)

Designed by Fineline Design

This living room features clean lines, functional furnishings, and a neutral colour scheme that blends harmoniously with the modern interior style.

17. Modern 5 Room HDB ($57,000)

5 Room HDB Designed by Starry Homestead (Modern ID)

Designed by Starry Homestead

The unique fan-shaped light acts as a centrepiece, drawing attention to its quirkiness.

Industrial Interior Design Renovation Ideas

The industrial style is an interior design trend that takes clues from industrial spaces such as factories or warehouses.

Some key elements of industrial interior design include:

  • Exposed pipes and ducts
  • Warm, neutral colour palettes consisting of white, grey, and black
  • Wood and metal surfaces
  • Brick walls
  • Vintage accessories or decoration

18. Industrial-style 3 Room HDB ($36,300)

3 Room HDB Designed by Areana Creation (Industrial)

Designed by Areana Creation

This 3 room apartment embodies the classic features of the industrial interior design – exposed pipes, brick walls, and neutral colours. 

19. Industrial-style 3 Room HDB ($60,000)

3 Room HDB Designed by Swiss Interior Design (Industrial)

Designed by Swiss Interior Design

This home adopts a more rustic industrial feel by including a distressed leather couch and opting for an exposed brick wall.

20. Industrial-style 4 Room HDB ($26,150)

4 Room HDB Designed by Spacious Planners (Industrial)

Designed by Spacious Planners

Track lights are a distinctive feature of industrial-style interiors. Unlike most projects, this home stands out by using rows of hanging light bulbs to create a design feature to emulate the industrial interior design style.

21. Industrial-style 4 Room HDB ($30,000)

4 Room HDB Designed by Renozone Interior Design House (Industrial)

Designed by Renozone Interior Design

The kitchen is designed to mimic the look and feel of an industrial setting, with its wooden bar table and black barstools.

In addition, the finishes of the kitchen cabinets are made to mimic cement screed surfaces, making the industrial style more apparent.

22. Industrial-style 4 Room HDB ($46,000)

4 Room HDB Designed by Posh Interior (Industrial)

Designed by Posh Living Interior

A combination of materials like leather and wood was used to achieve a textured look. On top of that, they are also key to making this industrial-themed living room feel cosy and warm.

23. Industrial-style 5 Room HDB ($26,000)

5 Room HDB Designed by Starry Homestead (Industrial)

Designed by Starry Homestead

This home makes use of a white brick feature wall to bring out the industrial interior aesthetics.

The cement screed half walls also help to exude a more industrial feel to the overall design of this house, giving it a raw, unfinished look.

Japanese-style Interior Design Renovation Ideas

If you’re a fan of clean, open spaces, then a Japanese-style interior design might just be the design style for you.

Apart from uncluttered spaces, neutral colours and modern furniture made out of natural wood are also some hallmarks of a Japanese-style interior design.

24. Japanese-style 4 Room HDB ($30,000)

4 Room HDB Designed by Weiken (Japanese-Style)

Designed by Weiken.com

This thoughtfully designed home is decked in minimalist wood furniture and uses a Japanese style screen to bring out the theme of the space.

Eclectic Interior Design Renovation Ideas

Eclectic interior design is characterised by a variety of styles. It typically consists of elements from a range of different decorating styles and cultures. 

However, this doesn’t mean that eclectic interior design is completely random; the elements of the interior must work to complement each other and create a cohesive whole.

Here are some common characteristics for you to take note of when pulling off this decor style at home.

  • Mismatched furniture
  • Neutral background colours
  • Contrasting styles and design elements
  • Properly positioned furniture for a well-balanced look

25. Eclectic-style 3 Room HDB ($40,000)

3 Room HDB Designed by Weiken (Eclectic)

Designed by Weiken.com

This HDB incorporates modern and vintage elements into the space through the use of a retro-era divider and wall art made up of vinyl records.

26. Eclectic-style 5 Room HDB ($25,000)

5 Room HDB Designed by Design4Space (Eclectic)

Designed by Design 4 Space

With its white walls and wood elements, this home gives off an undeniably Scandinavian-esque vibe.

However, unlike the conventional Scandinavian interiors, this home injects personality into the space with its blue and red barstools, couch, and coffee table. These quirky pieces blend with the surrounding decor, making this eclectic interior design work.

27. Eclectic-style 5 Room HDB ($60,000)

5 Room HDB Designed by Absolook (Eclectic)

Designed by Absolook

The thought of including a checkered rug, wood elements, and striking red couch into a living room may seem like the ultimate mismatch. 

However, much to our surprise, these elements go well with each other, and the result of this strange combination is a fun, eclectic space!

Retro Interior Design Renovation Ideas

Retro interior design contains a mix of old and new design styles influenced by trends from different eras. The term “retro interior design” is most commonly used to describe the design styles inspired by elements stemming from the 50s, 60s, and 70s.

Some main features of this visually appealing decor style include

  • unusual retro decor,
  • bright colours such as green, brown, black, and red, and
  • the use of textures.

28. Retro-style 3 Room HDB ($50,500)

3 Room HDB Designed by Design4Space (Retro)

Designed by Design 4 Space

Keeping to the theme, this retro home features elements of the past such as the old-fashioned tiles and a vintage sound player. The addition of classic items like an old-school camera lamp and standing fan also adds to the retro look of the home.

29. Retro-style 4 Room HDB ($41,000)

4 Room HDB Designed by Design 4 Space (Retro)

Designed by Design 4 Space

This retro home features vintage scooters that have been repurposed into a shelf rack for wine and a quirky living room ornament. 

To further enhance the nostalgic look, the homeowners have also selected a vintage-looking floor lamp and lined the walls with old-school tiles.

Monochrome Interior Design Renovation Ideas

The monochrome interior design style needs no introduction. This visually stunning theme is popular among young Singaporeans since it’s easy to achieve – all you need are 2 contrasting colours.

Here are some helpful tips for you if you’re looking to implement this trendy  style.

  • Play around with monochromatic patterns
  • Go for white with accents to create an illusion of an airier space
  • Use calming neutrals like grey to break up the monotony of the colour scheme

30. Monochrome 4 Room HDB ($28,000)

4 Room HDB Designed by Weiken (Monochrome)

Designed by Weiken.com

The adoption of a grey and black monochromatic colour scheme helps to make this living room appear more warm and cosy. 

Besides that, decorations such as the potted plant help to add colour to the space, making it feel more welcoming.

31. Monochrome 4 Room HDB ($32,000)

4 Room HDB Designed by Design4Space (Monochrome)

Designed by Design 4 Space

This monochromatic space is charmingly designed, featuring a marble accent wall that helps to enhance the look of the room effectively.

32. Monochrome 4 Room HDB ($40,000)

4 Room HDB Designed by Lome Interior (Monochrome)

Designed by Lome Interior

The eggshell white walls and black accents of this living room creates a simple yet stylish space. Cove lights have also been installed to make the space feel warmer.

Chinese-inspired Interior Design Renovation Ideas

Chinese-style interior design is great for homeowners who prefer a more traditional look. Some core characteristics of a of this interior design style include

  • Wood elements
  • Separating screens
  • Latticework
  • Chinoiserie wallpaper (wallpaper featuring pagodas, floral designs, exotic creatures, and more)

33. Chinese-style 4 Room HDB ($59,400)

4 Room HDB Designed by Carpenters (Oriental)

Designed by Carpenters

Featuring sleek, dark wood surfaces, intricate lattice work and a chinoiserie wallpaper, this project is the classic depiction of the Chinese-style interior. 

Country Interior Design Renovation Ideas

A country interior theme uses design elements from rustic and vintage design styles to create an authentic and unique look.

A country style home isn’t complete without

  • the use of wood and natural materials,
  • neutral colours like white, beige, and brown,
  • flowers and greenery to bring the outdoors inside, and
  • country home decor like vintage glassware.

34. Country-style 5 Room HDB ($30,000)

5 Room HDB Designed by Absolook (Country)

Designed by Absolook

In this project, the design of the cabinet doors are made to imitate the look and feel of barn doors – an essential item in any country style interior.

35. Country-style 5 Room HDB ($40,500)

5 Room HDB Designed by Carpenters (Country)

Designed by Carpenters

The usage of wood flooring and furniture in this home is a fabulous way to implement the country look. 

To enliven the interior, a set of elegant pendant lights have been installed to inject some modernity into the space.

Classical Interior Design Renovation Ideas

This design style is deeply influenced by traditional Western interior design dating back to the 17th and 19th centuries. 

To pull off this sophisticated design style, stick to softer colours and try to keep things symmetrical. 

36. Classical-style 4 Room HDB ($30,000)

4 Room HDB Designed by Swiss Interior Design (Classical)

Designed by Swiss Interior Design

This home uses a victorian-style TV console and a classical-style sofa and ceiling fan to create the sense of an earlier time. Additionally, it also features gold pilasters and cornices that are often used in classical styles.

37. Classical-style HDB Executive Apartment ($60,000)

HDB Executive Apartment Designed by U Home Interior Design (Classical)

Designed by U Home Interior Design

This home uses ornaments and furniture like the hanging wall decor and TV console to create a sense of this traditional design style.

Nautical Interior Design Renovation Ideas

The nautical interior design style is a timeless design style that never goes out of trend. Apart from that, it also brings a sense of calmness and comfort into your home.

This interior design style is mostly paired with white colours, decorative elements like anchors and marine creatures, striped patterns, and more.

38. Nautical-style 4 Room HDB ($40,000)

3 Room HDB Designed by Renozone (Nautical)

Designed by Renozone Interior Design

Aside from the sea-coloured wall paint, decorations such as the ship wheel clock, boat-shaped shelves, and fishnet wall art can be found in this home. These elements fall in line with the home’s interior style and help to amplify the nautical theme.

39. Nautical-style 4 Room HDB ($80,000)

4 Room HDB Designed by Icon Interior Design (Nautical)

Designed by Icon Interior Design

This is the home of Singapore’s OG influencer Xiaxue. Featuring a TV console wall made to mimic the look of a cabin, a beach wallpaper, and nautical-themed elements, this home is a beach lover’s dream come true!

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