A 34sqm Condo Unit Gets the Full Design Treatment

An interior designer takes the reins in designing a family’s halfway home

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A 450sqm Home Reminiscent of an Aussie Beach House

Light, airy, and spacious, the Dearing home is the perfect blend of Eastern and Western influences

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White Vases

P675 (big) and P645 (small), Rustan's Department Store

Wooden Bench

Wooden Bench, price available upon request, Dimensione.

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Catherine Cena

Catherine Cena is the principal interior designer of Urban Upgrade , a Manila-based design firm that specializes in residential design and small spaces.

She graduated from the University of...

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