RL Picks: Meet the Homeowners
Interior designer Kimi Manuel takes a peek inside two units that reflect their owners’ personalities
A house, much like one’s clothes, shows a glimpse of its owner’s personality. In this feature, interior designer Kimi Manuel checks out two personal spaces to find out what these homes say about their residents.
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Meanwhile, a lot of the accessories are Sunshine’s picks from the different exotic places she visits when she flies out. Her favorite is the sun candy tray from Tunisia. “It’s very unique compared with my other accessories,” she says. While most of the corners in the unit burst with girl power, Rizchell injected some areas with neutral, masculine elements.
Kimi says: “Understandably, the place does not look lived-in yet because the family just moved in. It appears that Sunshine has a vision of what she wanted for her home; however it wasn’t entirely translated in the actual space. A color scheme that combined Sunshine’s preference for yellow as an accent color accompanied with an analogous color such as olive green may liven up the space in contrast to the black and dark stained furniture. Green may also suit the palette of the male members of the family. Cheerful and graphic wallpaper may also help bring in a ‘happy’ aesthetic.”