Old is gold, so brighten up your living room with these charming vintageinspired home finds.
Having created stage and graphic designs for 10 years, Mark Yong founded interior design firm Principles of Intelligent Urbanism (PIU Design), which also creates bespoke furnishings, with a vision of “form and function are one”.
“The iconic kopitiam chair is reinterpreted here as a bench that can be used in public spaces ( like Orchard Road). The bench has a backrest that is taken from the
kopitiam chair and is placed randomly to give it a modern artistic spin.
“For a fun, humorous touch, I added a graphic print of a tissue paper packet with the word “chope” on it, to reflect how Singaporeans have made ‘chope- ing” a uniquely Singapore culture – as a way to reserve seats by placing tissue paper packets on tables or seats before ordering food.”