They say necessity is the mother of all invention. This age-old adage couldn’t have been any truer for Denise Taojo Kaur, founder and owner of one of Singapore’s latest up and coming artisanal furniture galleries, Departures & Arrivals Gallery.
In this interview, she reveals how having difficulty in finding economical but stylish items for their new home motivated her to put up shop. The motivation was just part of the equation, though. More than that, she needed to take the leap and leave the comforts of her corporate job behind.
But she’s always loved travel, so she said, so moving from one role to another (from employee to employer) in the world of business probably must have come more intuitively for her than she realizes.
There’s a lot more graceful introspection to be had from our interview with Denise. The bright, young eagerness of someone new in the business is still very palpable, yet at the same time, there’s a sense of calm confidence and a high self-awareness for slowly but surely gaining wisdom while finally having hit her stride in this new realm.
Read full interview.
"This month we're talking about furniture: where to buy, where to sell it, how to use it to make your house feel like home. We'll help you take your home from sad to rad with help from the island’s finest stores. Here are 3 for distinctive statement pieces.
Inspired by her wanderlust, owner Denise Kaur fills her store with an eclectic mix of accent pieces. The new Castaway collection features handcrafted items made from natural raw materials, such as these Angel Wing planters ($549). 65 Ubi Rd 1."
We have written about going with luxe white and gold for Christmas and even suggested two other ways to decorate your space – by either going minimal or maximal, but have you ever done a whimsical bohemian Christmas?
This style that spans from fashion to lifestyle is what we call a ‘beautiful chaos’. The eclectic mix of textures and patterns instantly add life to any space. And unlike other concepts, boho chic is effortlessly fun to put up. You can either simply mix and match exotic home accessories like our top picks below or even DIY décors. There are no rules, no fuss.
Original article appeared in Travelshopa blog.
Online Article http://blog.travelshopa.com/2015/10/28/sleep-sanctuary/