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RL Picks: Japanese-Inspired Interiors (Part 3)

Feminine palettes and dainty details can make a big difference for your space

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Japanese fashion designer Tsumori Chisato is known for pieces with feminine palettes and details like dainty beading and appliqués; but these very pieces mostly come with candid quirk—something the Jap designs have in common. 

You can apply this aesthetic to your home with the right pieces and design tricks.

Picks by Kathleen Valle. Photographed by Jun Pinzon (unless stated otherwise).

Read the original article ("Yay! Kawaii!”) in the May 2012 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details. 

Design Inspiration: Tsumori Chisato

Take inspiration from this DIY magazine rack that is both sweet and irreverent with its floral appliques and frayed edges.

You may also want to create a fabric wall art for your space highlighting charming floral patterns.

Pieces that you may want to consider:

Nestime Cuckoo Round Clock, P11,280, Dimensione

Ottoman, P2,500, Mandaue Foam Furniture Store

Pillow with Embroidered Flowers, P300, Mandaue Foam Furniture Store

Sweet Fish Sugar Castors by Stefano Giovannoni for Alessi, price unavailable, Alessi

Bunny Plushie, P850, and Owl Sleep Mask, P245, Heima 

Garden Utensil-inspired Cutlery Set, P590, Quirks Novelties and Curiosities

Multiple Choice Florencia Cup and Saucer, P2,499.75 (part of a 20-pc set), Dimensione

*Prices are subject to change.

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