Deciding on a design style for your home renovation is not just a matter of visual preference; it’s also a question of budget allocation. Different design styles command different levels of investment. Undecided on Modern, Minimalist, Scandinavian or Industrial styles? Dive into our cost comparison for clarity.

Modern home design

Modern home design, often mistaken for contemporary, is inspired by the Modernist Art Movement, featuring clean, crisp lines, a simple colour palette and materials like metal, glass and steel. A modern-designed HDB flat typically commands around an average cost of $61,000 and $79,000 for condominiums.

Minimalist Home Design

Minimalist design, as the name suggests, is an embodiment of simplicity. It accentuates functionality and embraces the "less is more" philosophy. Minimalist landscapes' terrain includes neutral colour palettes, natural light and minimal furniture. The average cost for this design for an HDB flat is approximately $63,000, while condominiums cost around $75,000.

Scandinavian home design

Scandinavian design is defined by its elegant mix of modern elements and quintessential Northern European charm. Its muted colours, incorporation of natural elements and emphasis on functionality and minimalism make it a go-to choice for many homeowners. An HDB adopting a Scandinavian style commands an average cost of $56,000, whereas condominiums are around $102,000.

Industrial Design 

The industrial design style, reminiscent of a 19th century factory aesthetic, incorporates raw elements like exposed brick walls, metal and rustic wood. It is a fusion of stark style and comfort. Relay the vintage vibes with an average cost of $55,000 for an HDB flat and $75,000 for a condo.

While cost can be a deciding factor, it's essential to remember that a house becomes a home when it mirrors your style and caters to your comfort. Take your time to explore and experiment with what each design offers in terms of aesthetics, functionality, and alignment with your lifestyle. A good home seamlessly blends style, comfort and personality.

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