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Building 101: The Contemporary Pinoy Bathroom

Traditional details will bring you back to the colonial era


Evoke a contemporary Filipino vibe in your bath with traditional details that bring you back to the past. Update the look with clean, streamlined bathroom fixtures, and with a palette of beiges, browns, and grays.

Picks by Tala Singson. Photographed by Miguel Nacianceno (anchor photo) and Jun Pinzon (products).

Read the original article (“T&B Trends") in the RL Notebook of the March 2013 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details.

The Contemporary Pinoy Bathroom

If you have no space for a bathroom counter, you can opt for a round lavatory with pedestal. Top it with a capiz or wood-framed mirror to complete the look.

Pozzi DV-203 Bathroom Cabinet

(set of bathroom counter, cabinet, and mirror), P78,000, Wilcon Depot

TA003 Two-Piece Washdown Dual Flush Fittings

P13,000, Homestore

HCG Single-hole Basin Mixer LF0101HPX

P4,000, MC Home Depot

QES Plastic Showerhead AY 14

P1,900, Homestore

HCG Wave Bathtub

Price unavailable, MC Home Depot

For the tiles:

Hampton Beige, price available upon request, Mozzaico

Mariwasa Ylang Ylang Beige, P63.15/piece, MC Home Depot

Lepanto Pinos Gray, P32/piece, MC Home Depot

Alecto Linea Matt, price available upon request, Mozzaico

Marmo Dochi, price available upon request, Mozzaico

*Prices are subject to change. 

To view a list of stores and suppliers, click here. 


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