De Waart encourages her clients to live in their houses for a while before settling on permanent furniture arrangements. “When people move to a new place,” she says, “they tend to put all their furniture in the same place as they did in their former house. But it’s not their former house.” For De Waart, it took a year before she found the perfect place for each table, couch, and chair.  Photo 11 of 11 in A Family Moves from Netherlands to Singapore