Contract - January/February 2011 - (Page 74)

interiors awards showroom By Celia Ying Photography by See Chee Keong Triz Arte Showroom location: Singapore client/designer: Triz Arte project: Snowy white, fluid forms in an avant-garde configuration seemingly free from gravity—this is not a scene from a science-fiction movie, but an actual studio showroom of the Singapore interior design company Triz Arte. By only looking at the pictures you would never imagine that this showroom is in fact located inside a humble brick building that used to be a warehouse. This fully enclosed unit has a total area of 630 sq. ft, with convertible space to sit occasional visitors, storage area, magazine slots, and a hidden space for catering office functions. To make everything so neat and handy—and more importantly, to make it alive—credit goes to Triz Arte creative director Thriza Teo. “I always believe interiors should be injected with life and emotions. The interior should be able to make an in-depth communication with the audience,” she explains. “Interior should be felt and not just seen.” Formless, abstract, illusion, and life are key elements behind this striking design. Inspired by the different qualities of water, which to Teo symbolize happiness and excitement (snow), relaxation and soothingness (water), and imagination (cloud), the space takes the form of a complex 74 contract january/february 2011

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Contract - January/February 2011

Contract - January/February 2011
Editor’s Note
Exhibition: Orgatec
Corporate Philanthropy
The 32nd Annual Interiors Awards
Designers of the Year
Legend Award
Large Office
Public Space
Historic Restoration
Adaptive Reuse
Environmental Design
Designers Rate
Ad Index

Contract - January/February 2011