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A Cluttered Warehouse Renovated Into A Bright and Inviting Home

Interior designer Kimi Manuel successfully created a charming haven where the owners can bond and entertain guests

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Photography: courtesy of the Designer (Before) and Kurt Alvarez/ACME Visual Productions Styling: Tala Singson Interior Designer: Kimi Manuel

The before photos of this renovation will leave anyone inspired and ready to embark on a home makeover project. With her kids all grown up, homeowner Myrna M. See saw the need to create a space where they can all bond and even invite friends over. The solution? Transform the old, cluttered warehouse into a welcoming space where they can enjoy good food, good company, and special celebrations.

Interior designer Kimi Manuel based the new look of the space around the family’s lifestyle by creating open spaces, a Pinterest-worthy kitchen, and a vibe that's modern yet homey. While the structure and columns were retained, some of the walls were torn down to achieve an open, airy feel. In this feature, Kimi walks us through some of the major changes:

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