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A Total Renovation adds style to a 130sqm Condo

Maximized space, clean lines, and creative touches for a family home.

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Original Article: Thor G. Balanon Photography: Rene Mejia Pictorial Direction: Joanne Enriquez-Bohol and Dagny Madamba

Hailing from advertising backgrounds, couple Michael and Joee Manalo had a clear direction for the design of their 130sqm condo unit. Some of the goals they set were a kid-friendly environment, maximized space and of course, the aesthetic they wanted. With the help of interior designer Pinky Cruz-Peralta, they were able to pull off what they call the modern country look they had in mind.

The designer maximized storage options with cleverly hidden cabinets and flexible storage ideas. A bright and airy ambiance was also achieved, thanks to the use of mirror elements in the various areas. The personality of every member of the family, from the parents to their two lovely kids, is also considered and incorporated in the design.

Original article by Thor G. Balanon. Pictorial direction by Joanne Enriquez-Bohol and Dagny Madamba. Photographed by Rene Mejia.

Read the original article ("The Fairest of them All") in the September 2012 issue of Real Living Magazine. To download a digital copy of Real Living Magazine, visit Summit Newsstand at  https://summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living.

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