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BLURRING THE LINES: The house eschews a single portal, and has in its stead several entrances, thereby blurring the line between outdoors and indoors.

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BLURRING THE LINES: The house eschews a single portal, and has in its stead several entrances, thereby blurring the line between outdoors and indoors.

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BLURRING THE LINES: The house eschews a single portal, and has in its stead several entrances, thereby blurring the line between outdoors and indoors.

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BLURRING THE LINES: The house eschews a single portal, and has in its stead several entrances, thereby blurring the line between outdoors and indoors.

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BLURRING THE LINES: Foldable shutters, a recurring motif, provide drama in black and white.

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WET AND DRY KITCHENS: Mr Baker (above) had kitchen tiles specially imported from Milan in the wet kitchen. In his dry kitchen, the marble island is ideal for baking and for guests to mill around for food.

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WET AND DRY KITCHENS: Mr Baker had kitchen tiles specially imported from Milan in the wet kitchen (above).

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WET AND DRY KITCHENS: Mr Baker had kitchen tiles specially imported from Milan in the wet kitchen (above).

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WET AND DRY KITCHENS: Mr Baker had kitchen tiles specially imported from Milan in the wet kitchen. In his dry kitchen (above), the marble island is ideal for baking and for guests to mill around for food.

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PRIDE OF PLACE: A print by Vivian Maier (above), a nanny who pursued photography in her spare time, takes pride of place next to an illuminated staircase.

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PRIDE OF PLACE: Ceiling beams lend a resort touch to the bedroom.
PERSONAL SPACE

Bare essentials

Veteran hotel and resorts consultant Richard Baker's two-storey house resonates with his less-is-more design mantra.
Jun 4, 2016 5:50 AM

RICHARD Baker needs to be careful when he has visitors. Most of the time, they come over and then never want to leave.

His two-storey house at Tanjong Katong Road is beautifully designed and stylishly furnished - no wonder, because Mr Baker is the founder of scopeID, a hotel and resorts

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