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RL Ideas: An Instant Makeover with an Accent Chair

A lively pattern coupled with striking colors can break the monotony in your space


Beige sofa to the left, beige armchairs to the right – this is the recipe for decorating boredom! Get an armchair with a lively pattern and in striking colors to break the monotony. 

Picks and Styling by Dagny Madamba. Assisted by Tala Singson. Photographed by Paolo Feliciano.

Read the original article ("1 Great Piece = Instant Makeover") in the March 2014 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to for more details. 

How to make it work:

If you have a big room, you may add another accent chair, but it doesn’t have to match. Limit your accent chairs to three – any more than that, and your home will look like a furniture showroom.

Louise Mini Chair, P22,200, Heima

You may also want to try:

A Sculptural Coffee Table

This table is perfect if you’re going for a modern- minimalist style and you don’t want to add something wild. Get nesting coffee tables, tables that can be pulled apart and reconfigured, or a table that can stand on its own as a piece of art. You can check out the statement tables at KISH and Dwell.

Watch out for more pieces that can make a difference in your home tomorrow.


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