Building & Renovating

Moodboard of the Day: Mixed-Matched Pairing

Mix up some wood and metal to cook up a warm and industrial contemporary dining area


To set the mood, mingle together solid figures with bold prints and create pops of colors against a muted background to bring out the quirkiness and personality of the space.

Styling by Tala Singson. Photographed by Vincent Coscolluela (moodboard) and Rene Mejia (home).

Read the original article ("Your Moodboard") in the June 2012 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to for more details.  

The Inspiration

A 30sqm Condo with Recycled Pieces and Quirky Finds

To see more photos and view the complete home tour, click here.

What you'll need:


199 A-G (green-browns), 166 A-G (browns), all from Ace Paints


durbar Hall Peony Wallpaper by Designers Guild, price unavailable, Rubenni Textiles


Krono Original Wood Flooring, available in leading hardware stores; Techno Beige Polished Tile, price unavailable


Basket Weave, price unavailable, HM Trading Philippines; Wood Laminate, P700/panel, Ricad Trading

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


Recycled Vintage Pieces and Quirky Finds in a 30sqm Condo

Moodboard of the Day: A Buttoned-Up Studio Home

Moodboard of the Day: A Relaxed, Traditional Home

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