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Moodboard of the Day: Breezy, Casual Home

Tropical design lends its principles to this airy interior


Tropical design is very much evident in this home with its white walls, neutral palette on the movable objects, generous ventilation, and plants. These strategies give the home a maaliwalas feel that's perfect for our natural climate.

Styling by Tala Singson. Photographed by Vincent Coscolluela.

Read the original article ("Your Moodboard") in the June 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 Inspiration

A 210sqm, two-storey home with a minimalist philosophy.

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What you'll need:


164-G and 164-A (off-whites and browns), 78-B (greens), 9-A (reds), all from Ace Paints


Sand-color tile, price unavailable, Ortigas Home Depot


Wood Laminate, P700/panel, Ricad Trading


Throw Pillow Case, P99.75, Robinson's Department Store; Fabric, price unavailable, Euro Design; Window Treatment Fabric, Alhambra HC 800110, price unavailable, Skreja Philippines, Inc.

*Prices are subject to change.

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