Naomi Healy

Naomi Healy

Naomi is a freelance writer who started her career working on the other side of the media fence - in corporate PR for Australian TV networks. She now works at a more leisurely pace across Asia, writing on topics that interest her most, namely design, fashion, culture and lifestyle.

Latest from Naomi Healy

Japanese minimalism, soft lighting and a spa-like bathroom transform a Hong Kong apartment into a calming sanctuary

A film-industry creative turned to designer Udo Lam to renovate a 530 sq ft flat in Wong Chuk Hang, Southern district. Her favourite room in her new sanctuary is the bathroom inspired by a Japanese hot-spring resort.

A film-industry creative turned to designer Udo Lam to renovate a 530 sq ft flat in Wong Chuk Hang, Southern district. Her favourite room in her new sanctuary is the bathroom inspired by a Japanese hot-spring resort.

28 Oct 2021 - 12:26PM
Colonial Singapore art deco house’s less-is-more design allows its beauty to shine through

Entrepreneur Charlie Cameron, founder of the blog Lottie Lifestyle, took a bare-bones approach when it came to decorating her 6,700 sq ft black-and-white rental heritage home in Singapore.

Entrepreneur Charlie Cameron, founder of the blog Lottie Lifestyle, took a bare-bones approach when it came to decorating her 6,700 sq ft black-and-white rental heritage home in Singapore.

25 Aug 2021 - 9:30AM
The hotel of the future: robot butlers, smartphone-controlled beds and guest rooms on wheels on the agenda for Knowledge of Design Week

The Hotel of Tomorrow project asked travellers to rate ideas such as rooms on wheels, a bed that adapts to your sleeping patterns, and bringing outdoor plants, scents and sounds indoors.

The Hotel of Tomorrow project asked travellers to rate ideas such as rooms on wheels, a bed that adapts to your sleeping patterns, and bringing outdoor plants, scents and sounds indoors.

22 Jun 2021 - 3:45PM
Inside Ikea’s post-pandemic Singapore office – yes, the furniture is its own – plus how Herman Miller, Steelcase are adapting to new workspace needs

Using its own products, Ikea reinvented its Singapore headquarters to prepare it for a future after Covid-19 and attract people back to the workplace.

Using its own products, Ikea reinvented its Singapore headquarters to prepare it for a future after Covid-19 and attract people back to the workplace.

3 Jun 2021 - 7:14PM
Singapore leads green architecture and sustainable building design in Asia – here’s why

Projects like Swire Properties’ ultra-luxury residential development Eden show how nature forms an integral part of building design in Singapore, hailed as Asia’s only ‘biophilic city’.

Projects like Swire Properties’ ultra-luxury residential development Eden show how nature forms an integral part of building design in Singapore, hailed as Asia’s only ‘biophilic city’.

22 Apr 2021 - 6:30AM
How a stylist tailored a fashion designer’s outdated Singapore home for the 21st century

Singapore fashion designer Ee-ling Fock, of The Missing Piece, knew this outdated house had good bones, but it took the vision of stylist Priscilla Tan to unlock its potential.

Singapore fashion designer Ee-ling Fock, of The Missing Piece, knew this outdated house had good bones, but it took the vision of stylist Priscilla Tan to unlock its potential.

3 Mar 2021 - 10:35AM
Growing Up: West Kowloon Cultural District’s winning pavilion by New Office Works

The events pavilion, designed by New Office Works’ co-founders Evelyn Ting Huei-chung and Paul Tse Yi-pong, is open until August.

The events pavilion, designed by New Office Works’ co-founders Evelyn Ting Huei-chung and Paul Tse Yi-pong, is open until August.

22 Jul 2019 - 1:31PM
China’s art deco influence: how the East redefined the French design movement

A Hong Kong exhibition explores the origins of art deco in France, the mutual exchange of influences with China, and the style’s development in the East.

A Hong Kong exhibition explores the origins of art deco in France, the mutual exchange of influences with China, and the style’s development in the East.

14 Mar 2019 - 2:05PM
Architect behind Hong Kong’s Avenue of Stars on making waves with new design

James Corner, who is known for High Line, an elevated park created on a former New York Central Railroad, explains the concept behind another world-class promenade

James Corner, who is known for High Line, an elevated park created on a former New York Central Railroad, explains the concept behind another world-class promenade

23 Feb 2019 - 10:29PM