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5 Ideas to Steal from this 240sqm Condo in Makati

Find out what you can learn from this three-bedroom unit owned by an Australian in Manila

Photography: Dairy Darilag Interior Designer: Dagny Madamba and Tala Singson

Working in a different country is something worth looking forward to! You get to see new places, meet other people, learn about another culture, and enjoy exciting experiences. You also have the opportunity to start a new life and make a new home for yourself.

In the case of this 31-year-old Australian homeowner, he asked interior designers (and Real Living editors!) Dagny Madamba and Tala Singson to help him make the most of his 240sqm condo in Manila. If you like this three-bedroom bachelor pad as much as we do, you may want to check out the decorating ideas inspired by this high-rise haven:

Invest in a good seating option

If you only have the budget to purchase one particular piece, you may want to start with an L-shaped sectional sofa. A sectional sofa is practically the only thing that you need in your living area because it immediately defines your space and serves as a comfortable seat for you and your loved ones.

Display your favorite things

If you must also live in another home in a different place, you should find ways to make it feel like home! You can furnish the place with pieces that hold special meaning or have sentimental value. You may also want to bring in things that reflect your character and personality.

Choose quirky patterns

You can also make your place more interesting with a few different prints. For example, the interior designers created an accent wall with a printed wallpaper. Leaning against this wall is a pair of wing chairs upholstered with striped fabric.

Order customized pieces

For the dining area, the homeowner ordered industrial-style lights and black-and-white tufted dining chairs from Urban Abode! You may also want to check out the Urban Abode store at Unit E - Prime 08-B, CW Home Depot-Ortigas, 1 Doña Julia Vargas Ave, Pasig City.

Spruce up your bedroom wall

You should hang up a few interesting yet budget-friendly prints on your bedroom wall! There are a lot of wall art available at Robinsons Home, SM Home, Our Home, and other furniture stores.

Click here to see more photos of this 240sqm condo.

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