RL Picks: Modern Oriental Style

Find out how to create a contemporary Chinese space with streamlined furniture and opulent accessories

Photography: Pat Martires Pictorial Direction: Nat M. Clave

Why do Chinese homes look so layered, elegant, and rich? This is because Chinese interiors are steeped in energy, arts, and ancient tradition. Accessories and furnishings are carefully chosen; so a Chinese room is filled with valuable and beautiful objects that are often passed from one generation to another. Their spaces glow with vibrant colors, and the lucky color red is always used, as well as green and yellow hues.

Read the original article ("Truly Asia”) in the August 2013 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to for more details. 

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Handpainted Canvas Screen, P40,000

Chinese Acrobat Plant Box, P43,000

Big Tea Canister, price available upon request

Small Tea Canister, price available upon request

Cloisonne Candleholders, P8,000 for a set of two

Red Luggage, P40,000

Yellow Luggage, P40,000

Melon Lamp, price available upon request

Lacquered Pedestal Table, P85,000 for a set of two


Noble Dream House Gallery

Suite 110 G/F, LRI Design Plaza

210 N. Garcia St., Bel-Air II, Makati City

tel. (02) 871-3050


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