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RL Ideas: Big Solutions for Small Spaces (Part 1)

These strategies will help you solve common small space problems

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In designing a one-bedroom condo, interior designer Leatrice Lu had two important things in mind: the 45sqm challenge and coming up with a compromise that will satisfy her client's wishes. Leatrice was able to to meet the requirements and the result is a chic and traditional condo unit made sophisticated by the patterned wallpapers and made warm by a wood panel in the living area and an antique solid wood bunk bed in the bedroom. 

To deal with the small space, Leatrice relied on custom-made, dual-purpose furniture pieces as well as tapped often-overlooked spots such as the back of the door for extra storage spaces. 

Production by Kathleen Valle. Pictorial direction by Dagny Madamba. Photographed by Jun Pinzon (unless stated otherwise).

Read the original article ("Big Solutions for Small Spaces”) 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 summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details.

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