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RL Makeovers: An Updated Look for a Kitchen in Quezon City

Interior designer Kat Villanueva spices up a bland kitchen with a pinch of color and generous helpings of storage

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Original Article: Kathleen Valle Photography: Jun Pinzon Pictorial Direction: Coni Tejada Interior Designer: Kat Villanueva

Homeowner Pauline Ferrer explains that she has always wanted to cook but the drab aura of their kitchen makes her choose takeout instead. She was simply too horrified to even open the old, icky cabinets. Aside from the lack of usable storage, the boxy space had a stuffy feel.

Interior designer Kat Villanueva saw through the kitchen mayhem and recognized its potential as an efficient and breathable space. Since she wanted to make it roomy and spacious, Kat removed a portion of the kitchen walls. When that was over, the barrier—literally and figuratively—was finally lifted. That first major step paved the way for minor but crucial improvements.

Read the original article ("Bon Appetit!") in the July 2010 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details.

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