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Designing Happiness in Tiong Bahru

Designing Happiness in Tiong Bahru

Expats Aarish and Cynthia met in Singapore through mutual friends and bonded over their love for art and design. Their rental walk-up in the heart of Tiong Bahru is filled with beautiful warm sunli...

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Mid-Century Japandi

Camera-shy Yosephine and FJ volunteered their adorable dog Haru to be the star of this feature. Starting with a pretty simple formula of white walls, pine sliding doors and cement screed flooring, ...

Whimsical Palettes and Playful Tone

Whimsical Palettes and Playful Tone

Step into the vibrant world of Rachel and Jabez, where their love for colors isn't just evident in their home's interior design - it's a lifestyle. From their playful use of vibrant hues to a colle...

Charming Pop Culture Loft

Charming Pop Culture Loft

The whimsical loft of Xander and Joanne is more than just a walk-up apartment; it's a canvas for storytelling, a shrine to pop culture, and a celebration of life's quirks. Their toy collection is a...

Tranquility in a Mid-Century Marvel

Tranquility in a Mid-Century Marvel

This is no ordinary dwelling; It’s a home that dares to be different and where the art of intention boldly takes center stage. Time seems to slow down sleepily in Evangeline and her partner Adriel’...

Swedish Elegance with Global Accents

Swedish Elegance with Global Accents

With a home as well travelled as himself, design influences from around the world can be seen in every corner of Wilson’s abode. What sets this space apart is his penchant for do-it-yourself custom...

From Renting to Owning A Forever Home

From Renting to Owning A Forever Home

With their treasured mid-century modern finds in every corner, Sarah and Grace have adoringly built their home with very little concealed storage because they don't want to forget what they have.

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Monochromatic Magic

By combining the principles of the Bauhaus movement with a strict monochromatic color palette, Nicole and her partner Clinton have created a stunning home that is both timeless and modern. They hav...

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A Visual Treat of A Family Home

Sophie and Travis recently laid down roots in a flat just adjacent to the luscious greenery of East Coast. Bi-fold windows mean unobstructed views whilst crisp sea breeze fills their home every ...

Concrete Jungle

Concrete Jungle

A ubiquitous influence felt by anyone in both the creative and LGBTQ scene, Pat Law bought her gorgeous home after attending a bank auction during lunch for distressed properties. Having connected ...

Organic Modernism

Organic Modernism

Jen and Jieloon’s home seamlessly blends warm wood and clean whites with cool metal finishings and rich blacks, a display of the architect duo’s aesthetics. Remarkably affable and down to earth, th...

An Architect’s Wabi-Sabi Home

An Architect’s Wabi-Sabi Home

Inspired by the Japanese aesthetic concept that finds beauty in simplicity and imperfection, this bachelor pad boasts exposed electrical conduits, raw wood furniture and bare cement walls with a la...

A Heart for Things Made to Last

A Heart for Things Made to Last

Growing up, Zhi Yi visited flea markets and garage sales with his father, who regularly scoured the classified ads for potential leads on mid-century modern and vintage furniture. This love for thi...

Mi Casa es Su Casa

Mi Casa es Su Casa

Joy and Shyan’s fondness for hosting can be seen in the expansive social spaces in their home that flow naturally into one another. Numerous cosy nooks are dotted around the flat for more intimate ...

Scandinavian Minimalism Done Right

Scandinavian Minimalism Done Right

Designers Tricia and Eason have hit the sweet spot of ‘Hygge’ and minimalism with their impressive home. Through dual-purpose furnishings, they have managed to keep certain areas sparse in their la...

An Introduction To Tropical Brutalism

An Introduction To Tropical Brutalism

Bankers Michelle and Shaun reside in a zen sanctuary filled with monochromatic interior finishings, warm wood hues and just the right amount of plants. Raw texture and natural elements hold a pe...

Introverted Extroverts

Introverted Extroverts

Homebodies Ruby and Kenny have an incredible eye for interior and decided to renovate their new space entirely on their own. We were wowed as we stepped into the magnificent space with generous ...

Bringing Moroccan Travels Back Home

Bringing Moroccan Travels Back Home

Walk up a narrow stairway tucked along the bustling heritage enclave of Joo Chiat and you will find Huiqi and Siddiq’s tranquil Moroccan-inspired abode, overlooking the eclectic mix of coffee joint...

A New Chapter Of SOJAO Shop Begins

A New Chapter Of SOJAO Shop Begins

Our flagship store at Joo Chiat is officially open. It’s a space to call our own, to welcome our community and connect with those who share a kinship and appreciation for quality linens and goods f...

Roads Less Travelled

Roads Less Travelled

Freelance videographers Charmaine and Lester’s first home together was an old DHL delivery van in New Zealand, and it was just one of many travels this fun-loving couple has been on. The next chapt...

A Japanese Teahouse Made For Rest

A Japanese Teahouse Made For Rest

We are mosaics of all the people we’ve ever loved – a reality Diana and Adrian’s home perfectly represents. With framed art by their muses and film photographs of their loved ones proudly on displa...

Woody With A Side Of RGB

Woody With A Side Of RGB

As expected of a graphic design duo’s pad, The Woody Home is a tasteful abode dotted with considered pops of bold colour. A thematic mix of curated teak and vivid RGB runs through the restful ...

Drawing Close To Nature

Drawing Close To Nature

This quiet penthouse, brimming with houseplants and modern bohemian furnishings, is home to tech sales professional Amelia and interior designer Jonas. The pair’s laid-back demeanour is a reflectio...

A Collector’s Dream Come True

A Collector’s Dream Come True

Childcare teacher Sisi and Elgin, who is a director of photography, live in a home they call ‘organised chaos’ with their dog Lucy. It is punctuated with greenery, pops of colour and art that is of...

An Homage To Nature And Vintage Finds

An Homage To Nature And Vintage Finds

Meet Marcus Mohan – architect, artist and curator in his extended loft named “The Outhouse”. Filled with character, old world charm and built around nature, the space has a serenity you would exper...

Boho-Chic Cosy

Boho-Chic Cosy

Arini and Zul’s bright, breezy home is filled with art prints and self-made scenic drone photography from their travels. Together with Dahlia, their adopted cat, they gave us a tour of their q...

Modern Moroccan-Influenced Retreat

Modern Moroccan-Influenced Retreat

Corinne and Fazlie’s home is filled with meaningful and purposeful picks. They share how they gravitated towards their decor choices, and how their home is carved into relaxing nooks for worki...

A Bold Matisse-Inspired Lofty Space

A Bold Matisse-Inspired Lofty Space

Stepping into Lauren and Lloyd’s home transports you to a different time and place. The floor to ceiling shelves are filled with books and nostalgia. The combination of cement floors, dark, rich...

An Eclectic Art-Filled Home With Hygge

An Eclectic Art-Filled Home With Hygge

Art teacher Geraldine and photography hobbyist Vincent have lovingly adorned their mid-century modern home with their beautiful paintings and photography. Together with their fur-kids June and Luna...

When Retro-Chic Meets Mid-Century Modern

When Retro-Chic Meets Mid-Century Modern

We visited the home of senior social media manager Nadiah & design director Ridzwan on a perfect sun-filled afternoon. The couple shared about curating their home with vintage pieces they inher...

How To Remove Stains Naturally

How To Remove Stains Naturally

Breakfast in bed is always great, until someone spills the coffee 🙃  Here is how to remove stains from your sheets with natural ingredients. Step #1 Mix four tablespoons of baking soda with a quar...

How To Plant A Seed Card

How To Plant A Seed Card

One of the many ways we embrace #zerowaste is with our plastic-free packaging and our plantable thank you cards that come with each of your SOJAO orders! Time to get planting, urban farmer! Step #...

Flat Sheets And Hospital Corners

Flat Sheets And Hospital Corners

What’s the use of a Flat Sheet? How can we use it in place of a Fitted Sheet? Flat Sheets or Top Sheets, are almost unheard of in some parts of the world but this versatile piece of bedding can be...

How To Fold A Fitted Sheet

How To Fold A Fitted Sheet

Don’t know how to fold that dreaded fitted sheet? Don’t give up, it is easier than you may think. Here's six easy steps we follow every time (we do fold sheets very regularly after all)! Step #1 ...

How to care for your bedsheets and towels

How to care for your bedsheets and towels

It's easy to prolong the lifespan of your everyday essentials. At SOJAO, we've made everything machine washable and easy to care for. Here are some of our best laundry tips for caring for your org...

How to make a Face mask from a SOJAO dustbag

How to make a Face mask from a SOJAO dustbag

Materials required: 1. SOJAO dustbag 2. Scissors 3. Printed pattern template 4. Fabric Marker/ Pen 5. Pins 6. Sewing Machine/ Needle & Thread 7. Elastic band   Step 1 Unstitch the two sides o...

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Tencel vs Bamboo vs Organic Cotton Bed Sheets: The Difference Between Different Bed Linen Materials

When it comes to selecting the perfect bedsheets for your family or yourself, it can be quite a dilemma. The struggle of deciding which bed sheets to buy can be tedious, as considerations such as t...

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Duvet, Quilt, Comforter and Duvet Cover: What’s the difference?

If we’re going into the world of blankets, there are many kinds of cosy coverings out there, as well as many interchangeable terms. It’s time to delve deeper into your options for the perfect blank...