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RL Picks: 8 Must-Haves for a Rustic Contemporary Space

Let these eclectic pieces guide and inspire you


Dress up your condo with feminine and eclectic pieces. To avoid a stuffy feeling in your space, make sure you open the windows every once in a while. "Maximize the use of natural lighting, or if it can't be helped, use neutral-colored window treatment and open the windows to avoid the stuffy feeling in high-residences," shares interior designer Van Acuna.

Here are eight pieces that you may want to consider for your condo unit.

Picks by Dagny Madamba, Paula de Guzman, and Tala Singson. Photographed by Kurt Alvarez/ACME Visual Productions.

Read the original article ("Tailored Fit") in the August 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.

Baby Blue

Blue Caj Stool, P899, ID Furniture

Sweet Pastels

Cake Stand, P2,099.75, Howards Storage World

For the Picking

Decorative Plate, P445 (large), True Value

Copper Connection

Links Floor Lamp, P35,700, Azcor

Neutral Touch

Mugdakhan Scarf, P799.75, L'Indochine

On a Roll

Tissue Stand, P2,495, True Value

Roman Numerals

Wall Clock, P1,349.75, Dimensione

All Boxed In

Adam Wood Shelf Trolley, P6,950, ID Furniture

*Prices are subject to change.

To inquire about the products listed here, visit the following stores:


  • B6 Bonifacio Highstreet, 9th Ave., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
  • Tel. (02) 856-6756

ID Furniture

  • 2100 Chino Roces Avenue (formerly Pasong Tamo Extension), Makati City
  • Tel. (02) 519-8236 

Howards Storage World

  • 6/L Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong City
  • Tel. (02) 636-1206


  • 3/L SM Aura Premier, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
  • Tel. (02) 808-5420

True Value

  • 6/L Shangri-La Plaza, EDSA corner Shaw Blvd., Mandaluyong City
  • Tel. (02) 635-0410

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