A Serene Two-Bedroom Home with Luxurious Details

This 118sqm condo unit features a balance of modern touches and traditional elements to create a comfortable hotel-like space

Photography: Jilson Tiu Interior Designer: Iris Ocampo

Those looking for a new home would agree when we say that location is an important deciding factor. Aside from making sure that it’s near your place of work or your kids’ school, you also need to check if it’s easily accessible and if you can readily visit the mall when needed.

Suffice to say that this 118sqm, two-bedroom unit designed by interior designer Iris Ocampo is found in a prime property. Not only is it near a major thoroughfare, it’s also surrounded by business establishments that will surely make city living a breeze. It is around this concept of fast-paced city life that Iris based the look of the space. To make sure the occupants would feel relaxed the moment they stepped inside the unit, she worked on a hotel-like ambiance as seen in the elegant accessories and sophisticated furniture picks. The designer also complemented it with the right combination of colors, textures, and materials to complete a modern yet calming appeal.

Living Area

Iris worked with neutral-colored pieces and walls to make the unit extra inviting. A shag rug defines the living area, while fluffy pillows on the floor add extra warmth.

Living Area

Adding elegance to the impressive living area is the geometric base lamp and the glass side table with a 3D-like detail. Natural light streams into the unit through the sheer white curtains, but Iris also added thick drapes so the owners can block out harsh rays when they want to.

Meanwhile, the cove lighting further illuminates the space.

Living Area

Serving as storage in the living area are the low cabinet and wall-mounted shelf. Aside from keeping DVDs and other essentials in place, it can also hold decor pieces and cords. These two pieces somehow serve as borders to the TV, creating a sleek look.

Looking for shelves you can add to your space? Check out SB Furniture or Wilcon Depot.

Living Area

A modular sofa completes the spacious living area. To make it more interesting, pillows in varying sizes and shades of gray were added.

Dining Area

The full-height mirror panels in the dining area help create an illusion of wider space as well as accentuate the 6-seater dining set. A silver framed mirror set against the panels add depth.


Who wouldn't enjoy some quiet time in this classic and welcoming bedroom? It has storage, entertainment, and a stunning view all in one room.

For pillows and other soft furnishings, visit H&M Home, G/F, SM Makati, Hotel Drive, Makati City.


The occupant has the option to catch up on a few TV shows, admire the view of city, or read a book while staying indoors. Iris's signature design element—the window seat, can also accommodate an extra guest during sleepovers.


Instead of installing a wall-mounted shelf above the TV, Iris opted to add three mini ones on the side that won't distract the occupant from enjoying a show. It can hold decor pieces, framed photos, and even the remote controls.

Master Bedroom

If the king-size bed isn't enough to make one feel relaxed, then we're sure the colors will. An earthy palette complets the master bedroom—with the toned taupe throw complementing the rest of the pieces in the room.

Master Bedroom

A tufted loveseat in a shade of green works well with the bedroom's colors, adding a refreshing touch that's cool and easy on the eyes.

Master Bedroom

Mirrors were used to conceal one of the room's columns. These reflective surfaces not only help brighten up the room, it can create an illusion of bigger space, too.


The bathroom was designed with a rewarding experience in mind. To enable the owners to enjoy a refreshing bath, it has a bathtub on the side as well as his and hers sinks. Storage compartments were added underneath to keep towels, toiletries, and even cleaning essentials organized. Meanwhile, the wall lamps on both sides of the mirror add a warm glow that adds to the spa-like feel.

Planning to build your dream home or have your space renovated? Get in touch with interior designer Iris Ocampo via mobile at 0917-810-4088. You can also e-mail IEO Interior Design & Construction at[at] Visit their Facebook page to see more projects.

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