Buying a sofa can often be a little stressful for homeowners.
You have to think about material, size, color scheme and it is just a lot of work! But not to worry, Grey & Sanders has got your back. Here are four essential things you need to watch out for when buying a sofa.
Custom Walk-in Wardrobes Too Expensive? Try a Modular Wardrobe!
And so you wanted to build a walk-in wardrobe or a customised wardrobe to maximise the space you have. But no matter where you look, prices are between $200 - $600 per foot run.
In truth, the cost price for the material and installation is not that high. Most of the significant margins you are paying for go to the designers, contractors and other middlemen which really isn't necessary.
This article tells you how to get the designer wardrobe look, without breaking the bank.
26 Ideas for Small Singapore Apartments
Over 90% of Singaporean dwellers live in apartments, each comes with its own set of challenges like small space, poor lighting and odd layout. But who said great style and small spaces cannot go together?
Small space and unconventional layout should not be a limitation when it comes to your interior - you just need to be creative and smart with your furniture shopping! There are many ways to create a functional and cozy space without breaking the bank.
Designing and furnishing an apartment is about striking the right balance between functionality and style. Here are some tips to get you started:
1 . SMART DUAL USE FURNITURE
When space is limited, we need to replace traditional furniture that works well in one setting with smart furniture that are flexible and adaptable.
American Black Walnut – The Best Wood for Dining Tables?
Native to the eastern regions of North America, American Black Walnut is a medium to large hardwood that is commonly used for furniture making. In recent years, the American Black Walnut has become a very popular choice of wood for natural live edge tables. The gorgeous dark brown colour and unique grains of the wood would definitely be a perfect addition to your home.
Still considering what wood would be the best? Read on to find out more why the American Black Walnut is definitely the best wood for dining table!
2021 Ultimate Leather Guide for Sofas
You might have heard of terms like "genuine leather", "top grain" and "full grain", which refer to leathers obtained from different parts of cowhide. You might have also heard of the terms "full aniline" and "semi-aniline" which refer to how leather is coloured. A combination of these factors broadly constitutes leather quality. This guide serves to explain what these terms actually mean (no, the average salesman does not know) and better inform your purchase decisions.
Posted: April 10, 2021
Kelly Ser Atelier Painting Giveaway - 'Stargazing: Meteor Metal'
To celebrate our collaboration with Singaporean artist Kelly Ser (www.kellyseratelier.com), we will be giving away this beautiful painting (worth S$500) by Singaporean Artist, Kelly Ser, that is inspired by the night sky, meteors and supernovas!
‘Stargazing: Meteor Metal, 2021’ is an acrylic on canvas painting by Kelly Ser Atelier that is currently retailing at our Tan Boon Liat outlet.
Posted: April 09, 2021
When Art Meets Home: Modern Art for Your Home Decor in Singapore
With the opening of our new outlet at Tan Boon Liat, some of you may also have noticed new paintings on our walls.
After months of planning, curation and plenty of wall action, we are excited to announce our collaboration with Singaporean artist Kelly Ser (www.kellyseratelier.com), and you can find her beautiful paintings at all 3 Grey & Sanders outlets! We have been keen followers of Kelly’s modern art over the years, and are excited to feature her paintings in our Singapore showroom at Tan Boon Liat and Millenia Walk!
‘Stargazing, 2021’ collection of acrylic on canvas artworks by Kelly Ser Atelier at our Tan Boon Liat outlet.
At Grey & Sanders, we believe that lounging in luxury and relaxing in style goes beyond your choice of furniture. Selecting the right paintings that compliments your space not only brings it to life, but also ties the entire scheme of your room together. Whether it is an acrylic painting for home decor, or a wall art to transform your home or office into an art gallery, get inspired by the modern art from Kelly Ser Atelier in our showrooms.
Posted: March 12, 2021
2021 Lighting and Posture Guide
The COVID-19 pandemic has the world adopting work-from-home en masse, with many not knowing the importance of workplace designs which could enhance personal productivity. Our individual home workspaces may be far from ideal.
Wooden table tops need to have a layer of protective coating (also known as finish), to one protect them against water and stains and two to bring out the beauty of the grains. The tabletops at Grey and Sanders are finished with Rubio Monocoat, a Belgian hard wax oil. Since we started operations four years ago, we have experimented with various ways to finish our tabletops, and after many experiments, and after many lessons learnt (some more painful than others), we conclude that it is the best product in the market for wood slab table tops. This article lists the reasons why we love this product.
Welcome back to Part II of this two-part series - “The Ultimate Guide To Wood Slabs”. In Part I, we covered the various styles of wood slabs. In this sequel, we will elaborate on the characteristics of various solid wood materials, and what makes these wood species a must-have in your home!