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Eclectic Filipino design reigns in this Family Home

In a three-storey townhouse, a bathroom redo sparks a renovation project that incorporates refurbished pieces, art collections and eclectic finds

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Original Article: Kathleen Valle Photography: At Maculangan Pictorial Direction: Nat M. Clave

In editor Jo-Ann Marcelo’s 18-year-old home, what started as a bathroom renovation evolved into a full-scale remodel project. Her three-storey townhouse is now a quirky home with personality. Without the help of an architect or an interior designer, Jo-Ann took matters into her own hands and worked closely with the foreman to achieve the eclectic, free-spirited style she wanted.

 Jo-Ann had some practical requirements such as a child-friendly home for her grandchild who stays with them for most of the week and a more accommodating ground floor space for guests. These goals were accomplished without wavering from the editor’s aesthetic. Mismatched furniture, artwork collections and upcycled finds all coexist a happy abode with lived-in flair.

Original article by Kathleen Valle. Pictorial direction by Nat M. Clave. Photographed by At Maculangan.

Read the original article (“A House Less Ordinary”) in the July 2013 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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