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A Minimalist Philosophy Creates a Cozy, Clutter-Free Home

To create the modern home of their dreams, this family turned to open spaces, ample storage, and minimal design

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Original Article: Trixie Zabal Mendoza Photography: Vincent Coscolluela Pictorial Direction: Dagny Madamba Interior Designer: Hannah Acab-Faustino

The Angeles family moved into their second home in Antipolo after realizing they needed more living space. Although it has a bigger space at 210sqm, the two-storey house felt cramped for a brood of their size. Faced with the challenge, the family sought the expertise of interior designer Hannah Acab-Faustino to help them design a home that was spacious, modern, and eye-catching.

The family and the designer agreed on a minimalist scheme to open up the space. Features like vaulted ceilings and a neutral color palette worked together to give the home a light, airy feel. To break the frigidness of a monotonous theme, a number of decorative pieces and personal touches like plants and photographs were added. The result? A home that not only maximizes space but is cozy for a family of six as well.

Original Text by Trixie Zabal Mendoza. Pictorial Direction by Dagny Madamba. Photographed byVincent Coscolluela.

Read the original article ("Coming Home to Cozy") in the June 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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