preserving airy squareness.
The forty years old existing shophouse, spanned of 4x4 meter for each gridline, acts like an aged beautiful blank canvas, looking for design to incorporate. We decided to keep what ever it is to maintain value of the atmosphere. The perfect gridlines creating sharp and clear space for organizing furniture layouts. Plain canvas expresses raw materiality for calmness of stay. Most of the lighting was designed as in-directional way to allows dramatic expression of materials.