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4 Black-and-White Pieces for a Modern Minimalist Home Starting at P250

Complete your home with these sleek and streamlined contemporary pieces

Photography: Paolo Feliciano (Main Photo) and Ocs and Kurt Alvarez (Products)

We've said it once and we'll say it again: sticking to a particular color palette will make it easier for you to choose furniture and accessories. For example, if you have no experience in decorating your home, you can stick to a black-and-white palette — something chic, timeless, and can appeal to people from all walks of life. 

If you would like to have your own black-and-white home, here are 4 pieces worth a second look:

Black M Armchairs

Not a fan of the usual fully upholstered statement chairs? Consider these Black M Armchairs for your own personal space!

Price available upon request, Bo Concept, tel. (02) 856-2745.

Hagia Coffee Table

Since a minimalist home must only contain a few furniture and accessories, every single piece should look interesting. For a unique home, you may want to invest in this Hagia Coffee Table by renowned furniture designer Kenneth Cobonpue.

Price available upon request,  Kenneth Cobonpue, The Residences San Lorenzo Tower, Arnaiz St., Greenbelt, Makati City.

Marble Clock

You can replace a boring plastic wall clock with this one that is made from Carrara marble.

Price available upon request, Crate & Barrel, 4/L Mega Fashion Hall, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City.

Black Glasses

Another way to instantly update your home is to bring in new black dinnerware and cutlery! These look more impressive than other store-bought items.

P250 each, KISH, 

Read the original article ("Minimalist to the Max") in the April 2015 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App. Log on to for more details.

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