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Old and New Pieces for a Cozy Contemporary House

After an eight-year house renovation, a family home now has a retro Filipino feel

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Original Article: Kathleen Valle Photography: Miguel Nacianceno Pictorial Direction: Joanne E. Bohol Interior Designer: Louis Luna

Structures that stand the test of time need only some modern touches to update its look and feel. The Villena family, who loves collecting antiques ---rediscovered the beauty of their valued pieces when used in tandem with simple and modern décor. Open, unused spaces are transformed into practical venues for entertaining with the addition of comfy seating and beautifully designed signature pieces.

Designed by Louis Luna, this home renovation project that took eight years utilized Luna’s tried-and-tested design formula of “one in, one out,” which helped streamline the home’s updated yet lightly Filipino retro vibe.

Read the original article ("Sixties Shakeup") in the December 2011 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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