Array
Condos

This 27sqm Condo Unit Will Make You Fall in Love with the Japandi Style

Japanese aesthetic meets Scandinavian style in this homey space

Shares
Photography: Courtesy of JPMADMAN Design and Build

We all know that designing a home goes beyond what will look good in photos. Consider it a win if you’re able to nail the style you have in mind while making the space as comfortable as possible. This is exactly what JPMADMAN Design and Build was able to accomplish when they completed this 27sqm condo unit in Mandaluyong. Set to be lived in by a law student, the space ticks all the boxes of what you’d want in a home—functional, inviting, and beautiful. The size of the unit didn’t even matter as the design team took it as a challenge to create a layout that maximizes every inch of space.

“It’s a one-bedroom unit that was converted into an open space to make it look bigger. It showcases a combination of Japanese minimalism and Scandinavian style with the use of elements such as clean lines, neutral colors, and materials like wood,” shares the design team. True enough, no corner of this unit is wasted – each area serves a purpose and the owner has enough storage nooks to keep clutter at bay and maintain the aesthetic. This condo home also proves that there’s a lot you can do in a condo unit – all you need is the right design and a layout that works.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
CONTINUE READING BELOW
Recommended Videos

Take a peek inside this lovely space below:

Foyer


The design team carved out a mini foyer defined by a stool and decorative wood panels to match the overall look of the space. To maintain the clean aesthetic, the cabinets and shelves seem to blend into the walls to keep it seamless.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Open Layout


A glass divider used to separate the sleeping space from the rest of the unit. The designers decided to remove it to create an open layout and a less congested condo home. A few steps from the mini foyer is the living area on the left and kitchen/dining area on the right.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Living Area

The living area is cozy and perfect for welcoming guests – with a three-seater upholstered sofa bed and a coffee table. Neutral colors dominate the entire unit to match the wooden touches.


ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

*Find similar furniture pieces at Our Home and Landmark.


From the kitchen, you can see the cabinets incorporated into the unit’s design. Aside from the big one by the window, overhead cabinets on both sides can be used to store books, shoes, and other belongings.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW


When opened, the cabinets reveal a ton of space that can be maximized to organize the owner’s essentials.

Entertainment/Study Nook


ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Wooden textures add warmth to the unit and this is once again highlighted in the entertainment/study nook at the foot of the bed. Wires are expertly concealed while plants liven up the shelf. No space is wasted as with the addition of a chair, a study corner is created beside the dining space. If the space isn’t enough to accommodate books, the breakfast bar can be used.

Kitchen


ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

To further maximize the space, the design team decided to combine the kitchen and dining areas. “The kitchen features a neat and simple layout with the cabinets featuring a white board finish and geometric-shaped tiles used as backsplash,” they explain. The tiles work as accents as well to break the monotony of white in the area. 

Dining Area


ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Who wouldn’t enjoy heart breakfasts and snacks in this spot? The designers chose to have a breakfast bar to accommodate three to four people for meals. Matching chairs that go with the unit’s style complete the dining nook.

Find similar chairs at Our Home.


ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

What if there are no guests? The bar/table can be folded to create space for cooking and moving around. A full-length mirror was installed in this part of the unit as well to achieve an open feel as well as to reflect the light that’s streaming through the window.

Sleeping Area


ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

“The goal for this area is to serve as a private space while giving the owner easy access to other areas in the unit. Same materials of white and wood textures were applied to make the unit look bigger and brighter,” the design team shares. Off-white, double layer curtains dress up the window and complement the unit’s color palette.


ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

From this angle, one can appreciate the openness of the unit and how homey it is. It’s ideal for studying and relaxing.

Bathroom


Dark-colored tiles define the T&B which work well with the quality fixtures. A small potted plant by the sink ties the private area to the rest of the unit.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Get in touch with JPMADMAN Design and Build through email at jpmadmandesignandbuild[at]gmail.com. You can also follow them on Instagram at @jpmadmandesignbuild and Youtube: JPMADMAN Design and Build.

* * *

Have you recently spruced up your room or renovated your home? We'd definitely love to see the result! Send clear photos (with your full name, city address, and accompanying kuwento) to [email protected] with the subject "DIY Makeover" and we may just feature your DIY project!

Real Living is now on Quento! Click here to download the app on Android and IOS, and enjoy more articles and videos from us and your other favorite websites!

More on Realliving.com.ph

Shares

Read more stories about

Latest Stories

5 Terrace Design Ideas Best for Homes in the Philippines

Building a home in the Philippines? Incorporate a terrace into your design so your family can take advantage of this outdoor space

How to Remove Stubborn Stains from Tiles Without Damaging Them

Keep your tiles sparkling with cleaners you can easily find inside your home

How This Homeowner Personalized Her 21sqm Condo Unit

Inspired by the things she loves doing, the creative soul achieved a special space that nourishes her passions and creativity

How to Clean a Window-Type Air Conditioner Effectively

Keep your air conditioner running smoothly by learning how thoroughly and often you should clean it

Sage Green Livens Up This 24sqm Studio Unit

Interior designer Kris Vergara took inspiration from contemporary Japandi and minimalist styles to create a clean and homey feel

Ask the Pros: What Taxes Do I Need to Pay if I Want to Buy or Sell Property?

The list of applicable taxes differs depending on the mode of transfer

A 28sqm Paradise-Inspired Condo Unit for Senior Citizens

Wood tones and classic details complete this serene small space

10 Before-and-After Photos of a Total Home Renovation

Here's a closer look at the changes done by interior designer Sharlene Lanzarrote to improve the 63sqm space

The Pandemic Inspired this Homeowner to Turn an Open Space Into a Wet Kitchen

He was able to create a bigger cooking area that also houses a laundry nook and a breakfast bar where friends can hang out

This Quaint House in the Middle of a Rice Field Has a Swimming Pool

To be surrounded by nature is truly a gift enjoyed by the owners
Load More Stories