Array
Makeovers

A Refreshing New Look For a Tiny Studio Unit

See how functional pieces and the right wallpaper can transform a dull space

Shares
Original Article: Sunshine Selga Funa Photography: Michael Angelo Chua (Before) and Hans Fausto (After) Styling: Tala Singson Interior Designer: Van Acuna Solana

All of us want to come home to a nice and organized space after a long day. However, how can relaxing be possible if a cluttered area welcomes you back? In this studio unit, the living area not only lacks function, it’s far from being comfortable, too. Boxes take up floor space, a dining table looks out of place, and there are no seating pieces where one can settle in and take a breather.

To help improve the home, interior designer Van Acuna-Solana worked her magic. After identifying what needs to be done in the space, she brought in key pieces and defined the living area with a lovely wallpaper. Since a washing machine dominates the kitchen, the designer also made a few adjustments in the cooking space to make it suitable for prepping meals and storing essentials. To achieve the calm, minimalist feel the owner wanted—a neutral color scheme was chosen for the space, with a few pops of color here and there to keep it from being plain.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Living Area

CONTINUE READING BELOW
Recommended Videos

How Much It Costs:

Blims Fine Furniture
Furniture - P 60,574
Studio Eleven
Wallpaper - P 6,700
Felport
Tiles - P 4,000
ABC Building Materials
Grout, water proofing, and adhesive - P
Labor and other materials - P 30,000
Grand Total:
101,274

More on Realliving.com.ph

Shares

Latest Stories

Where to Stay in the Metro: 10 Airbnbs Under P2,500 For Your Next Staycation

These cozy accommodations offer a dose of design inspiration, too!

6 Ideas to Design a House with a Rooftop

If you're planning on redesigning your rooftop space, or just about to design a house that has one, here are some ways you can maximize your space

Interior Designers Unmask Trendsetting Furniture at MasKAREde Ball

The event also highlighted KARE's eclectic mix of furniture, lighting, accessories, and gifting pieces

7 Design Ideas for a Two-Storey House

Need some fresh ideas as you design your house? These space-saving plans will help you get the most out of your two-storey build

Bungalow House Design Tips and Tricks to Maximize Space

Make the most out of your bungalow's space by applying these small-home ideas

Modern House Design Ideas for a Sleek New Home

Planning to go modern for your new home? Here are 5 modern home styles to jumpstart your ideas.

You Can Book This Mediterranean-Inspired Villa in Bulacan For Your Next Getaway

Get a couple of design ideas during your stay, too!

This Idyllic Bahay Kubo in Silang, Cavite Promotes Sustainability

The Understory offers an intimate farm-to-table dining experience

A Modern Rustic Retirement Home in San Juan

Space Project Interior Design Services used Venetian plaster and wooden touches to create a haven that's sleek yet inviting

A Scandi-Inspired Condo Home for an OFW Nurse

Two units were combined to create a 45sqm space which interior designer Audrey Letada spruced up into a simple yet welcoming dwelling

A Contemporary Makeover for an Outdated Condo Unit in Ortigas

Inspired by chiaroscuro, a treatment focusing on the contrast of light and shade, Space Project Interior Design Services turned the old condo unit into a modern haven

Gold Porcelain Tiles and a Pocket Garden Complete This Loft-Type Penthouse

Using high-end finishes and furniture, design consultant Euzon John Catayong was able to transform the 155sqm space into a picturesque home
Load More Stories