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Get the Look of a Modern Pinoy Home

Check out these 9 home essentials for a tropical Filipino space

Original Article: Katherine Lopez Photography: Paolo Feliciano (main photo), Dakila Angeles and Dairy Darilag (products) Pictorial Direction: Nat M. Clave

Although homeowners Paolo and Issa Feliciano are not formally trained in design, they were able to furnish and decorate their house well. They filled the 250sqm property with handpicked pieces from furniture exporter Calfurn (owned by Paolo’s dad) and other Pampanga-based furniture manufacturers. 

If you would also like a contemporary Filipino feel in your own sanctuary, here are 9 furniture and accessories to consider.

Click here to see more photos and view the full home tour.

Read the original article ("Spontaneous Style") in the October 2013 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to for more details. 

Bowling Floor Lamp

P7,999.75, Kultura

Brown Jasmeen Two-seater + Chaise Sofa

P69,950, Dimensione 

Kroner Open Shelves 6-Layer

P32,397, Triboa Bay Living 

Legacy Arm Chair from Betis Crafts

P22,500, a11 

Molave Wood Block

P14,000, a11

Stackable Basket

P699.75 (shallow), Kultura 

Stackable Basket

P799.75 (deep), Kultura 

Bar Stool from Industria

P10,900, a11

Abaca Wall Panel

P4,000, Diretso 






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