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Moodboard of the Day: A Buttoned-Up Studio Home

Use this handy guide when you decorate your space


Inspired by Veejay Floresca's timeless 30sqm pad? Let today's moodbard inspire you.

Picks by Dagny Madamba. Photographed by Jun Pinzon, Vincent Coscolluela (products), and Ocs Alvarez/ACME Visual Productions (trend).

Read the original article ("Your Moodboard") in the March 2012 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to for more details.  

The trend: Buttoned-up studio home

Decorator Elle Uy was spot on in executing fashion designer Veejay Floresca's craving for a studio unit that sports a moody, masculine vibe. Veering away from the usual pastel color scheme of her previous projects, Elle opted for a palette rich in beiges and browns and incorporated finishes, furniture, and decor that err on the side of streamlined and sophisticated --- like a dapper bachelor.

What you'll need:


124 A-G (browns), 173 A-G (muted purple), 184 A-G, from Ace Paints


Alarm Clock, P399, Dimensione

Vintage Boat Decor, P1,690, AC+632

Placemat, P199.75, Dimensione

Coasters, P99.75 each, Dimensione


Cohen Armchair, P57,000, Gus*

Beige Elinor Round Table, P59,950, Dimensione

*Prices are subject to change.

To view a list of stores and suppliers, click here.


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