Array
Houses

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

Shares
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.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

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.

More on Realliving.com.ph

Shares
Recommended Videos

Latest Stories

Airbnb Hosts Are Hurting From Cancellations Due to COVID-19

Many are unhappy with the company's policy on cancellation and refunds.

Grocery Store Shopping Tips During the COVID-19 Quarantine

When you protect yourself, you protect others, too.

How to Properly Sanitize Your Lipsticks, Powders to Avoid Germ Buildup

Aside from makeup brushes, your actual makeup needs regular cleaning, too!

7 Museums You Can Tour Online for Free

Travel without leaving your home.

Earth Hour is Happening Tonight, Here’s What You Can Do

If you can, switch off your lights!

Do Not Try to Make “Rubbing Alcohol” from Rum, Bleach, and Hand Sanitizer

The resulting chemical compound is toxic.

Plant Projects That Your Inner Plantita, Plantito Will Enjoy

Allow your mind to relax by working with your hands.

How to Use Hydrogen Peroxide to Disinfect Your Home

It can kill coronaviruses.

Tips for Taking the Best Photos of Your Home With Just a Smartphone

Whether for social media or selling
Load More Stories

Get inspiring design ideas and handy hints.
Subscribe to our newsletter now!