Real Living: August 2014

Top 5 reasons to grab a copy of this month’s issue of Real Living Magazine


In the August issue of Real Living Magazine, we are proud to present ways to make the most of a small space.

Here are the top 5 reasons to check the issue out:

  1. Over 30 pages of small but beautiful homes – all of the spaces measure 75 square meters or less!
  2. 40 great places to live in, from condos and villages to everything in between.
  3. 52 furniture pieces, including storage solutions, sofa beds and dual-purpose tables.
  4. 31 mirror tricks to make any area seem bigger!
  5. Décor ideas to turn affordable finds into stylish designer pieces.

Bonus reason: Love before-and-after stories? So do we! Flip the pages of the August issue to see how interior designer John Vigilia used traditional Filipino furniture in a modern way. 

Plus! We also show you how to keep your home clean with your own garage sale.

Real Living Magazine is available at booksstores and newsstands near you. To download a digital copy, visit Summit Newsstand at

36sqm Sweet and Girly Studio In this issue, interior designer Van Acuna furnished a living area with a bespoke tufted sofa from Heima. Instead of flanking it with lamps on side tables, Van installed wall sconces from Keystone Lamps (1008-B, Pasay Road, Makati City, tel. [02] 844-1793) to free up floor space.
75sqm Loft-type Condo Another featured space is a living room in a loft-type condo. The area is made interesting with an art wall, consisting of souvenirs from her travels to Cambodia, Nepal, and India.
Decor Ideas In the Decor Ideas section, we even give you tips and tricks on how to make budget-friendly home decor and accessories look chic and elegant.
Organizing Tips In the Organizing section, we have tips on how to host the perfect garage sale! Remember: selling your pre-loved things can help lessen the clutter in your home!

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