By making use of architectural elements and sophisticated lighting design, designer has curated an interactive and cohesive space for a family of four in this three-storey house with a connecting garden. Natural lighting is introduced to every corner of the house, coming from the roof window through the glass stair railing to the living room; and from the glass panel wall at the porte cochere to the dining room. A significant architectural concept used in the interior design of this house is the feature stone wall and the flooring that extend from the open kitchen into the garden, the indoor and outdoor spaces are integrated as a whole, as well as enhancing interaction. A walnut wood slats panel is placed next to the window in the bathroom to bring in the natural light and to create a relaxing spa ambiance for the parents to unwind after a long day.
â€œThe fundamental and ultimate goal of my design is to improve peopleâ€™s way of living and interaction within the space they are in.Quality of life is enhanced through the creation of a space that combines aesthetics and lifestyle with functionality and sustainability.â€ Being a multifaceted designer in both interior and lighting design, Max also stresses the importance of the use of lighting. â€œLighting breathes life into a space. It invigorates the design of an interior. It is an integral and inseparable part in the design process â€“ it completes and enlivens the story.â€ Often drawing inspiration from everyday life, Max is observant and attentive to his surroundings and the people in it. His work has an individualized and distinctive style that reflects the character of his clients and their visions. His enthusiasm has led him to found his design house in 2004 and over the last 12 years, Max hasengaged in a spectrum of assignments spanning residential, hospitality and corporate commercial projects.