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RL Tips: Maximizing a Bedroom

Create a compact study nook in your bedroom


Been wanting to have a study or reading corner in your bedroom? Interior designers Hannah Acab-Faustino and Frenjick Quesada share these tips.

Interview by Katherine Lopez. Styling by Joanne Enriquez Bohol. Photographed by Miguel Nacianceno.

Read the original article ("Beyond a Bed”) in the April 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. 

Take note of these tips:

1. A bedroom is a sanctuary for the self. You can allot a space to work or do light tasks. Include a desk and a chair if space permits.

2. You can also assign a shelf in your bedroom for your prized collections, or a mini coffee/tea area with two chairs and a side table if space allows. Keep in mind the size of your room before considering adding nooks or specialty areas to avoid clutter

- Hannah Acab-Faustino, PIID, CIDE

RL Tip: A reading corner with a wing chair and ottoman is always a nice, cozy nook to include. Invest in the [right] pieces. You rest a third of the day; might as well get the best [that] you can. - Frenjick Quesada

Products: UFO Touch Lamp. P1,499.75, Robinsons Department Store; "Keep Calm and Travel On" Magnet Board, P500, itsybitsystore.multiply.com

*Prices are subject to change.


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