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5 Stories That Will Get You Excited For RL's August Issue

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Photography: Dairy Darilag

This August, Real Living brings you not just a bevy of beautiful homes, but also interesting places that are packed with loads of design inspiration. All these, plus practical tips for spaces—big or small. Here's a sneak peak of what you can find in our August issue:

The Escolta Special

This once booming street in Manila is now booming again, thanks to the initiatives of various artists, designers, and groups who are working to bring this place back on the map.

Take a tour of its makers' and crafters' shops, design offices, and artists' studios. Escolta is now poised to become a new design hub in the city.

The Shopping Section

Worried if a furniture piece would fit? End the guessing game—flip through this issue's Shopping section. Whether you're furnishing a small living room or a spacious bedroom, you'll find the piece that fits your room and your style just right.

Tips from Noted Cebu Designers

Don't know how to give your condo an upgrade? You don't have to make do with a plain, basic look that is common in turned over condo units. Noted Cebu designers share tips on how to put your condo interiors to the next level while adding personality to your spaces as well.

The Ultimate Neighborhood Guide

This issue's Real Estate Special brings you the latest property developments around the metro, complete with maps illustrating their locations as well as the different establishments around them. You won't just find the perfect place for you—you'll also know your way around your future residence.

The Roster of Unique Homes

See how diverse home styles can be. Take a look at a posh condo unit peppered with Filipino elements, or at a travel-inspired, family nest of first-time parents. Don't miss the architect's home that is open both to beloved guests and to nature, and other beautifully designed spaces.

Read more about these stories when you grab a copy of Real Living's August 2016 issue—out now in bookstores and newsstands nationwide. You can also download a digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App. Log on to for more details.

PHOTOS: Michael Angelo Chua (Escolta) | Kurt Alvarez/ACME Visual Productions (Shopping) | Erwin T. Lim (Cebu Designers) | Kit Singson (Map Illustration) | Dairy Darilag (Real Home).

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