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RL Picks: Top 8 Eclectic Homes

Express your quirky and eccentric style through your home’s design


If you think popular design styles are dull and boring, the eclectic look could be perfect for your space. The eclectic style is defined by the unexpected combinations of colors, patterns, and materials. Choosing different pieces can add character and personality to any space.

30sqm Condo with Recycled Vintage Pieces In this 30sqm condo owned by writer and poet Mabi David, her hobbies and interests are reflected in every corner. From a bare and unfurnished unit, Mabi now has a contemporary bohemian home filled with eclectic finds. Her interesting pieces include a solid narra dining table from Bangkal St., Makati, and old chairs from her mother that were reupholstered with new fabric.

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Rustic Home and Art Gallery in Dumaguete Perched on a hilltop property overlooking Tambobo Bay and Apo Island, sculptor and furniture designer Karl Aguila’s home and gallery is an ever-changing sanctuary. Aside from sharing the home with his wife Ophanie and son Rafa, the space is also an art gallery filled with consigned art pieces and his personal creations.

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Travel Souvenirs and Thrift Finds in a Quezon City home Homeowner Jinky Sembrano decorated her two-storey home with Filipino furniture and accessories. Her taste for the eclectic led her to artists in Luzon and Mindanao, such as Agi Pagkatipunan. She paired the handcrafted finds with high-end pieces and precious hand-me-downs for a space that has rustic charm and modern style.

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Eclectic Filipino design for a Family Home In editor Jo-Ann Marcelo’s 18-year-old home, what started as a bathroom renovation evolved into a full-scale remodel project. Without the help of an architect or an interior designer, Jo-Ann worked closely with the foreman to achieve the eclectic, free-spirited style she wanted. Mismatched furniture, artwork collections and recycled finds all coexist in this happy home with lived-in flair.

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72-sqm Condo with Eclectic Style For their two-bedroom condo, interior designer Wilmer Lopez and Thor Balanon were first influenced by Modern Oriental design. However, after traveling to Sweden, Denmark, and the Netherlands, the pair decided to give their place a new look with Scandinavian design elements and colorful details.

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82sqm Mandaluyong Condo with Asian Maximalist Style Dr. Rommel Caballes transformed his dramatic and opulent space into a more refined one-bedroom bachelor pad. The cosmetic surgeon moved some of the old pieces out of the bachelor pad to make more space and breathe new life into his personal space. In the living room, the tall, intimidating Buddha figures have been replaced with a large nature aquarium for a calming effect. A new color scheme of beige and white adds to the polished look of the home.

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Eclectic Home for a Celebrity Chef When beauty-queen-turned-TV-chef Sabrina Artadi moved into a new house a few years ago, she wanted the space to be warm, cozy and comfortable. In decorating the space, the Sabrina’s Kitchen host was influenced by Moroccan, African and Asian styles.

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2-Bedroom Condo with Earthy Touches in Makati In this two-bedroom condo in Makati, pieces from the homeowner’s work-related trips to Afghanistan, Jordan, Amman, and Africa remind him of breathtaking sights and unforgettable experiences. Made from natural materials and designed to have an earthy, organic feel, the furniture and furnishings also add international appeal to the bachelor pad designed by Frenjick Quesada of Design H+Q.

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