A 22sqm Condo Unit for a Marketing Manager in Mandaluyong

Architect Allen Oblena and interior designer Vera Villarosa-Orila worked together to create a cozy bachelorette pad

Photography: Ocs Alvarez/ACME Visual Productions Interior Designer: Allen Oblena and Vera Villarosa-Orila

How can you create a bachelorette pad that is not too girly? If you ask architect Allen Oblena and interior designer Vera Villarosa-Orila, you have to pair neutral colors with sweet touches.

For example, for this 22sqm condo for a marketing manager, Allen and Vera chose a floral print fabric in cool blue and white. They also opted for brown and blue furniture and a few dainty finds.

This space was designed as part of this year’s Real Living Space at the Avida Towers Centera showroom in Mandaluyong. To learn more about Real Living’s signature event, visit

Living and Dining Area

This is a photo that shows nearly all of the 22sqm unit in Mandaluyong! The small space still looks comfortable because Allen and Vera chose furniture pieces with the right size, shape, and proportion.

Living Area

Do you want to create an accent wall without using paint or wallpaper? You may want to wrap an oversized board with floral-print fabric from Townes, Inc.! This is exactly what Allen and Vera did for this living area!

The fabric-covered board is complemented with a sofa bed from Crate and Barrel adorned with throw pillows, also from Townes, Inc. The round coffee table is a customized piece from Allen Oblena Interiors.

Side Table

This drfitwood side table from Crate and Barrel is topped with a table lamp, small plant, and decorative finds on a round wooden tray.

Flat-screen TV and Upcycled Trunk

Facing the sofa bed are wall-mounted mirrors that make the studio unit seem bigger than it really is!

The mirror-covered wall is adorned with a flat-screen TV and an interesting wall clock from MAV. Beneath it is a unique trunk turned into a console table!

Tabletop Decor

The trunk turned into a table from Allen Oblena Interiors is spruced up with a Real Living magazine, a small plant, and other pieces on wooden trays.

Home Office

A corner of the space has been turned into a home office for the homeowner! We're especially smitten by the frame decor featuring different cameras. When you look closely, it's actually a finished puzzle!


Beside the work desk is a fully upholstered Webber ottoman from Home Matters! It is used as a side table but it can also serve as an extra seat for a visiting friend or relative.


The small kitchen has everything the homeowner needs for preparing simple yet satisfying meals! If you look closely, you'd spot the charming Oink salt and pepper shakers from Crate and Barrel.


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