If you are a HDB home owner, it may seem tough to make your home feel luxurious and modern with limited space. Thankfully, there are some simple interior design ideas that can help you do just that! In this blog post, we'll share some of our favourite tips for giving your HDB flat a luxurious makeover on a budget. Keep reading to find out more!

Tip #1: Choose furniture and decor that are both stylish and functional

One way to achieve modern luxury interior design in your small apartment is to focus on choosing furniture and decor that are both stylish and functional. For example, instead of a traditional coffee table, opt for a sleek and chic ottoman that can double as extra seating when needed. Or, choose furniture with hidden storage features to help keep your space organised and tidy.

Creme Coffee Table by Commune Living

Creme Coffee Table
Image credit: Commune

Tip #2: Use lighting to create ambiance

Lighting is an important part of modern luxury interior design. Choose fixtures that make a statement and add to the overall ambiance of your home. Dimmable lighting is also a must-have, as it allows you to create the perfect atmosphere for any occasion.

Danish Design Bolia Piper Pendant Lamp

Image credit: Danish Design

Tip #3: Play with different materials and finishes

Finally, another tip is to incorporate modern luxe details into your space through your choice of materials and finishes. Metallics, glass, and mirrors can all add a touch of glamour and sophistication to your home. And, don’t be afraid to mix and match different textures and patterns to create an interesting and unique space.

Yi Ciao Interior Design

Image credit: Yi Ciao Interior Design

By following the above tips, you can easily achieve modern luxury interior design in your small apartment and create a space that is both stylish and functional.

Wallpaper designs that go well with modern luxury interior style

With a little creativity and some careful planning, you can enjoy all the benefits of modern luxury interior design without breaking the bank. Wallpapers are definitely a great way to incorporate texture and patterns at an affordable price. Here are some wallpaper designs which we think will complement the modern luxury interior style!

Modern luxury wallpaper #1: Marble Art

Bring a touch of luxury to your home with our Marble Art wallpaper. This classic grey marble print wallpaper is perfect for adding a touch of glamour to any room. With its timeless design, our Marble Art wallpaper will never go out of style.

Marble Art Wallpaper in kitchen and dining area

Featured image: Marble Art Wallpaper

Modern luxury wallpaper #2: Opulent Marble

Looking to add a touch of luxury to your home? This unique design features a hand-drawn gold pattern on top of marble, creating a truly luxurious look. perfect for making any room feel more opulent and grand. Whether you use it in your living room, bedroom, or even your bathroom, the Opulent Marble wallpaper is sure to make a statement.

Opulent Marble Wallpaper in living room

Featured image: Opulent Marble Wallpaper

Modern luxury wallpaper #3: Noble Marble

Create a luxurious elegance with the Noble Marble wallpaper, with swirling marble prints in soft grey tones, that is bound to transform any space in your home.

Noble Marble Wallpaper in dining room

Featured image: Noble Marble Wallpaper

Check out our full range of marble wallpapers!

Modern luxury wallpaper #4: Erin Stone Foliage

Looking for something special to add that touch of luxury to your home? Our Erin Foliages Wallpaper is perfect for creating a modern, glamorous look. Featuring an oversized pattern of foliages on a visual stone texture background, the wallpaper creates an amazing rustic stone & cement effect interior, and goes well with modern luxe decor as seen in the image below.

Erin Stone Wallpaper in bedroom

Featured image: Erin Stone Foliage Wallpaper

Modern luxury wallpaper #5: Le Montparnasse

Our Le Montparnasse Wallpaper is definitely a head turner with its distinctive gold and white watercolour strokes. Printed on metallic texture, this wallpaper showcases a smooth blending of pink, white and gold tones, which adds a touch of sophistication to any room.

Le Montparnasse Wallpaper in bedroom

Featured image: Le Montparnasse Wallpaper

Modern luxury wallpaper #6: Kintsukuroi

Adding our Kintsukuroi wallpaper to your home is an instant way to add luxury and glamour. Inspired by the Japanese philosophy of Kintsugi, this beautiful wallpaper uses our metallic gold substrate, exposing delicate joint lines that shimmer in the light. These gorgeous gold lines change appearance according to the intensity and direction of light, creating a dynamic and ever-changing look in your space.

Kintsukuroi Japanese Wallpaper in living room

Featured image: Kintsukuroi Wallpaper

If you have a penchant for Japanese-inspired interior style, check out our collection of aesthetic Japanese wallpaper designs.

Modern luxury wallpaper #7: Brush

Chalk paint wallpaper is the perfect way to bring a touch of luxury to your home. With its modern yet soothing style, our Brush wallpaper is perfect for creating an expressive backdrop in any room. The rich greige base and confident brushstrokes create a look that is both modern and luxurious.

To complement this bold wallpaper, opt for sleek and modern furniture with clean silhouettes. Neutral colours, like shades of grey or cream, will balance the vibrancy of the wallpaper while allowing it to take center stage. Add pops of colour through accent pieces such as throw pillows or art pieces that echo the hues of the brushstrokes.

Brush wallpaper in living room

Featured image: Brush wallpaper in light blue

Modern luxury wallpaper #8: Addison Chalk

Create a visual textured look for your interiors with our chalky wallpaper. The rustic nature of this wallpaper will surely make any room feel elegant and put-together without being overly-dramatic.

Addison Chalk Wallpaper in living room

Featured image: Addison Chalk Wallpaper in Sand

Check out our guide on "Ombre wallpaper ideas and why everyone loving this style"!

Modern luxury wallpaper #9: Shiplap

Looking for something a little different in your wallpaper? Our Shiplap wallpaper is perfect for creating a modern, luxurious look in your home. Its tongue groove design is a classic, timeless and versatile piece that can add interest and charm to any room.

Shiplap wallpaper in white in living room

Featured image: Shiplap Wallpaper in White

No matter what your personal style may be, striped wallpaper is a timeless design that can easily be incorporated into any space. Check out our full collection of striped wallpaper designs.

Modern luxury wallpaper #10: Terrazzo Blanc

Our Terrazzo Blanc wallpaper mural gives your walls that posh and lush appearance. With its white and nude colours, our terrazzo wallpaper mural best matches light-toned home décor and furnishings.

This wall mural makes an excellent finishing touch for your living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms or office and stairways.

Terrazzo Blanc Wallpaper

Featured image: Terrazzo Blanc Wallpaper

Modern luxury wallpaper #11: Opulent Beauty

This luxury mural wallpaper has a unique hand-drawn gold pattern, which adds the touch of grandeur and opulence to your living spaces. Available in 6 colourways: Nude, Dark Blue, Green, Black, Gold, and Magenta.

Opulent Beauty, Mural Wallpaper in green featured on wall of a living area with grey fabric sofa with multiple pillows and sheets and two black tables

Featured: Opulent Beauty Wallpaper

Modern luxury wallpaper #11: Saltwater Blooms Wallpaper

Imagine bringing the serene beauty of a coastal paradise into your HDB home. The Saltwater Blooms wallpaper from Hello Circus captures the essence of a tranquil seaside retreat. Its soft pastel hues and delicate floral motifs create a sense of tranquility and sophistication, making it a perfect choice for a luxury interior.

To complement this wallpaper, opt for sleek and contemporary furniture pieces in neutral shades, such as light greys or whites. Add accents of natural materials like rattan or driftwood to infuse a touch of organic elegance into your space. Minimalist lighting fixtures, such as pendant lamps with frosted glass shades, can further enhance the modern and luxurious ambience.

Saltwater Bloom Tropical Mural Wallpaper in bedroom

Featured: Saltwater Blooms Wallpaper 

Modern luxury wallpaper #12: Garden Eden Wallpaper

If you're a nature lover seeking a touch of enchantment, the Garden Eden wallpaper is the perfect choice. This captivating design features lush foliage and vibrant blooms, transforming your HDB home into a tropical oasis. The rich greens and pops of colour will bring life and energy to your interiors.

To amplify the luxury factor, pair this wallpaper with plush velvet furniture in jewel tones like emerald green or deep sapphire blue. Introduce metallic accents through decorative elements such as brass table lamps or gold-framed mirrors. Natural light streaming through sheer curtains will add an ethereal glow, completing the magical ambiance.

Garden Eden Wallpaper

Featured: Garden Eden Wallpaper 

Modern luxury wallpaper #13: Confetti Speckles Wallpaper

If you desire a modern and playful touch in your luxury interior, the Confetti Speckles wallpaper will captivate your senses. Its whimsical yet refined design, reminiscent of confetti dancing in the air, adds a joyful and celebratory atmosphere to your HDB home.

To maintain a sophisticated look, pair this wallpaper with contemporary furniture featuring clean lines and neutral colours. Consider adding statement pieces like a vibrant geometric rug or an abstract art piece that echoes the confetti theme. Opt for sleek and minimalistic lighting fixtures, such as pendant lights with exposed bulbs, to enhance the modern aesthetic.

Confetti Speckles Wallpaper in Bedroom

Featured: Confetti Speckles Wallpaper

Modern luxury wallpaper #14: Heather Fern Wallpaper

Embrace the soothing beauty of nature with the Heather Fern wallpaper. Inspired by delicate fern leaves, this design infuses your HDB home with a sense of calm and tranquility. The gentle, earthy tones create a serene atmosphere, ideal for a luxurious and peaceful living space.

To create a cohesive look, pair this wallpaper with furniture crafted from natural materials like light-toned wood or wicker. Soft, plush textiles in earthy hues will further enhance the organic feel. Incorporate indoor plants and botanical prints to reinforce the connection with nature.

Heather Fern Wallpaper in Bedroom

Featured: Heather Fern Wallpaper

Modern luxury wallpaper #15: Agate Crystal, Marble Texture Wallpaper

Unveiling our Agate Crystal, Marble Texture Wallpaper—a perfect mix of style and class, designed to change your space. This modern luxury wallpaper has a special agate crystal marble pattern, adding a hint of charm and elegance to any place.

Agate Crystal Marble Texture Wallpaper in Blue featured on a wall of a bedroom with a part of the bed seen and several clothes hanging on the wall.

Checklist to achieve the modern luxury interior design

In conclusion, here’s a quick checklist to achieve modern luxury interior design for your HDB:

  1. Stick to a monochromatic or neutral color scheme. This will make your space feel clean and elegant. 
  2. Use high-quality materials and finishes. Invest in pieces that are well-made and will stand the test of time. 
  3. Keep the furniture simple and streamlined. Avoid clutter by choosing pieces that serve multiple purposes. 
  4. Incorporate texture into your décor. This will add interest and depth to your space. One affordable way to do so can be through wallpapers.
  5. Use lighting to create ambiance. Think about how you can use light to set the mood in your space. 
  6. incorporate personal touches. Add items that reflect your taste and style. This will make your space feel like home.

We hope our tips have inspired you to try something new to give your home an updated and polished look. Be sure to browse our selection of beautiful wallpapers to find the perfect finishing touch for your modern luxury interior design. Thanks for following along!

Why choose Hello Circus’ wallpapers?

We understand your wall comes in different shapes and sizes. Each wallpaper is therefore customised to the dimensions of your wall, making each wallpaper unique to your home. We also sell by per meter square (Height x Width x Unit Price) and not by rolls so that you only pay for what you need for your wall.

Benefits of our wallpapers:

  • High Quality: Our wallpapers are printed on high quality non-woven paper in factories with the highest standards from Europe. They are reinforced with nylon fibres to make the wallpaper stable and resilient.
  • Matte and non-reflective: Our non woven wallpapers are coated with soft and non-reflective matte finishing.
  • Safe and non-toxic: Our products are printed using stain resistant, VOC-free (Volatile Organic Compounds) inks on breathable, PVC (Polymerizing Vinyl Chloride) free paper. This ensures that your family and more importantly, your kids are not exposed to toxic chemicals which are usually present in traditional paint and wallpapers, all of which may have harmful health effects. 
  • Antimicrobial Protection
  • Wallpaper washability: All our wallpapers are washable, meaning that their surface is resistant to damage, and any domestic dirt or water stains can be wiped with a damp cloth or sponge.
  • Resistant to colour fading: Our production technology is designed to ensure optimum resistance to colour fading.
  • Fire resilient: Our wallpapers are fire rated in accordance with EN ISO 11925-2

Find out more about our wallpaper materials and also head over the ultimate guide to wallpaper for answers to the most commonly asked questions!

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Julai 27, 2022 — Daphnie Teo


Vividkreations said:

Stunning interior design ideas! The blend of modern luxury and functionality showcased in these HDB homes is truly inspiring. I’m particularly drawn to the attention to detail and the seamless integration of style with practicality. Looking forward to more insightful posts like this!

paulscreationids said:

What a fantastic source of inspiration for modern luxury interior design ideas for HDB homes! The blog beautifully showcases innovative design concepts that elevate everyday living spaces into sophisticated sanctuaries. Thank you for sharing these brilliant ideas and sparking creativity for homeowners looking to transform their HDB homes into luxurious retreats!

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