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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.

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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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