‘Brewin Design Office Contemporise The Conrad Centennial’ by Habitus Living

May 3

Design and lifestyle magazine Habitus Living describes how BDO straddles tradition and modernity in the design of the Conrad Centennial Lounge Executive Lounge and Pool Lounge & Spa. Tasked with the embedded responsibility of relating to the post-modern 90s style of the building, as well as the necessary duty of suffusing the space with a relevant contemporary living environment, BDO’s design process is one that is rife with critical gestures, ones that Habitus Living has adroitly captured.

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‘Blank Page’ by Design Anthology

Apr 3

Design Anthology magazine details the processes and embedded challenges that BDO’s Robert Cheng faced in bringing the Keraton Apartment from concept to completion. The article also paints a picture of the various exceptional elements that imbue this home with its unique flavour.

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‘Minimalism: Space. Light. Object.’, an exhibition at the National Gallery Singapore designed by BDO

Mar 11

National Gallery Singapore has debuted a special exhibition, designed by Brewin Design Office, on one of the most important movements in art history. The exhibition, which opened in November 2018, looks at the emergence, development and legacies of Minimalism from the 1950s to present day and features major works by over 60 artists.

SCMP’s Post Magazine highlights Brewin Design Office’s experience designing the exhibition.

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BDO to design new Gallery Library & Archives at the National Gallery Singapore’s Rotunda

Jan 24

Brewin Design Office is excited to have won the competition to design this permanent new programme at the National Gallery Singapore. Occupying the historically significant space and architecturally revered structure of what is currently the Rotunda Gallery, the new Gallery Library & Archives is envisioned to be an esteemed center of art scholarship and research for both art curators and lovers alike.

The team is eager to embark on this design and build project that is so deeply entrenched in historical conservation, implementing into it our signature artisanal approach and architectural-driven thinking.



‘Forward thinking’ by Perspective

Jan 24

Design magazine Perspective has gathered the opinions of architects and interior designers behind several notable works in the past year and strung together a melange of anticipations in terms of colour, technology and design approach in the industry for 2019. Design principal of BDO, Robert Cheng, shares his personal take on what lies ahead for a design firm like BDO.

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Indesign Live: ‘Blossom Restaurant by Brewin Design Office Blooms In The Void’

Jan 24

Indesign Live provides an immersive and richly nuanced account of the recently re-opened Blossom Restaurant that is situated in the central atrium of the Marina Bay Sands.

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A foray into furniture tectonics: The Tomlinson Ensemble

Jan 18

BDO has designed a set of 5 custom furniture for a project at Tomlinson Heights that exemplify a unique, overarching structural detail. In these pieces, the vertical elements protrude through the horizontal ones and are deliberately expressed on the surfaces — the line between structural integrity and aesthetics are decidedly blurred.

View project here: The Tomlinson Ensemble


An exciting work in progress at the Shanghai Financial Street

Jan 18

BDO has recently completed the design development stage of an ongoing project at the Shanghai Financial district, where the scope of work encompasses the interior design of the ground floor lobbies and typical floor common areas of an office complex. 8-metre tall, curving travertine walls bound the core of the lobby areas, creating an iconic feature for the otherwise clinical towers.

View project here: Financial Street Shanghai Office Lobbies


Unveiling the new Blossom Restaurant, in the Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Singapore

Oct 25

The largest new structure along the half-kilometre long hotel lobby that straddle 3 towers of rooms, is a series of 7 enormous timber pods, containing both semi-open and fully closed private dining rooms for tables of 8 and 10.

View project here: Blossom Restaurant


The PEAK: ‘Meet Robert Cheng, the designer behind some of Singapore’s most luxurious homes’

Jul 2

The understated sophistry in the architect’s work sees Brewin Design Office land clients like Capella Hotel Singapore – The Peak Singapore

The Peak presents an extensive interview of Brewin Design Office’s design director Robert Cheng for the cover story of its annual Home Edition

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