Array
Condos

A Welcoming, Industrial-Inspired Condo Unit for an OFW’s Family

To give back to his parents, Danilo worked with interior designer Ina Rivera to turn the 56sqm unit into comfy, well-planned two-bedroom home

Shares
Photography: Dairy Darilag Styling: Dagny Madamba Interior Designer: Ina Rivera

“When I acquired the property, I knew from the very beginning that it was for my parents. I just wanted it clean and spacious-looking, while being cozy at the same time,” shares Danilo. Since he works in China, he entrusted the project to interior designer Ina Rivera, giving her free rein in terms of choosing the furniture, materials, finishes, and accessories. “I just had to insist on my preferences in terms of the appliances,” he adds. For her part, Ina took into consideration Danilo’s wish to have an airy and comfortable space for his parents. “It had to be spacious to accommodate guests, have enough storage space in every area of the unit, and additional prep space without doing anything major to the existing kitchen,” explains the designer.

Ina’s involvement in the project went beyond design as she also played the role of contractor and project manager, handling the purchasing, construction, and styling of the unit prior to turnover. Though they only saw each other twice during the renovation, Danilo and Ina became friends after. “I saw the reaction of his siblings, and more importantly, his parents. It hit me then, that this home that I helped create is a tribute to the sacrifices his parents made for the entire family,” says the designer.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
CONTINUE READING BELOW
Recommended Videos

Kitchen

More on Realliving.com.ph

Shares

Read more stories about

Latest Stories

What You Need to Know About Building a Landslide-Proof House, According to an Architect

Architect Ed Urcia, the inventor behind the multi-awarded Prime Precast blocks, shares insights on how to build a house that can withstand heavy rains and flooding

Create a Smart Home With These 6 Affordable Items

Turn your home into a high-tech abode with minimal effort!

A Minimalist House Made of Concrete

Taking inspiration from modern Japanese houses, Minimalist Architects PH worked with precast concrete to achieve a home that stands out

A Family of 5 Lives in This 32sqm Condo Unit

With the help of inter designer Angelica Fua, the owners transformed the compact space into an inviting halfway home

You'll Love This Minimalist Grocery Store in Bonifacio Global City

Shopping for affordable fresh produce and other essentials just got more stylish

5 Must-See Makeovers by Super Moms

Check out these inspiring transformations done by the light of our lives

Angeline Quinto Shares the Design of Her New Townhouse

With the help of an interior designer, the new mom aims to turn the townhouse into a child-friendly space

Robinsons Land Launches Forbes Estates Lipa

The property gives provinces south of Metro Manila the chance to invest in an upscale development

This Burned-down Family Home is Now a Beautiful Greenhouse

Lots of plants breathed a new life to this 1970s house
Load More Stories