The interior designing industry is embracing the latest innovations in technology at breakneck speed, making it necessary for designers to find new and exciting ways to integrate them into their processes.
These new developments contribute to the way our condos, BTO flats and HDB’s are designed. The technology is helping us find ways to maximise the use of space – a precious commodity here in Singapore.
Consumers and designers can now collaborate on home interior design in Singapore – making technology a time saver for both parties. It adds to the efficiency of design implementation and communication, giving clients the power to consult their chosen interior designers from anywhere in the world.
And that’s just the beginning.
Here are five more ways technology is paving the way for a more modern, flexible, and comfortable lifestyle.
Singaporeans have a sophisticated taste when it comes to designing their homes. Perhaps that’s why the city was honoured as the UNESCO Creative City of Design in 2015 – the locals demand unbridled quality and attention to detail and it shows in the way our homes and offices are built.
So it’s only natural for Singapore to spearhead the application of innovations in technology like smart homes, virtual reality, and 3D designs, to name a few.
Here are five technologies that have the power to impact home interior design in Singapore.
Hand-drawn sketches have been made redundant thanks to a wide variety of online design tools that make it easier and more efficient for a home designer to bring their vision to life.
This innovation will allow designers and clients to view the end-result before the construction or decoration has even begun so they can plan accordingly.
Design software like Autodesk AutoCAD and Sketch Up offer the tools to render, simulate and visualize interiors for a comprehensive vision of the design plan.
Of course, this mandates that the designer must master the technical digital design software to be successful.
VR allows clients to walk into their future house virtually with a 360-degree view of their ideas – they can ‘see’ their designs in real-life settings before finalizing them.
VR can save interior designers in Singapore from time-consuming construction of physical models and the process costs of design and décor by trial and error.
HomeAlive 360o by Home Guide is one such digital tool that allows the clients to experience their future homes virtually before undergoing the renovation and designing processes.
Technology has successfully integrated itself into our everyday lives, completely revolutionising the residential interior design in Singapore. Smart objects like automatic lightings, smart entertainment centres and smart thermostats powered through Google Home and Amazon Echo have turned traditional spaces into futuristic homes.
Interior designers have to be mindful of these innovations, so they don’t miss out on an opportunity to integrate them into their projects. This technology is energy-efficient and can prove to be very affordable and convenient for homeowners.
Due to the limited space allocated for houses in Singapore, interior designers are slowly embracing the small house movement by offering clean and minimal design and décor to their clients.
It ensures simple living and delivers multi-functionality that maximizes the usage of space while making sure that all the necessities are delivered.
With the growing fan base of tiny house movement, home interior designers in Singapore are often asked to design premium clutter-free spaces with utmost expertise.
6. Sustainable Home Design
The entire interior design industry here relies on sustainability and its successful integration with technology. Today, the home interior designers in Singapore focus on two crucial environmental factors; cooling and lighting.
They install environment-friendly gadgets and incorporate them into the modern home design to control cooling and lighting systems to create a more sustainable space.
Furthermore, interior designers will be required to use renewable materials like bamboo, sustainable construction technologies, and smart appliances to ensure minimal impact on the environment.
Home Guide Interior Design and Renovations has recognized the importance of technology and the impact that its integration has on the interior design industry of Singapore. With 25 years of experience, we promise to create the best home designs keeping the recent technology trends in mind.