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RL Picks: Top 8 Modern Homes

Create a contemporary look with these inspiring spaces


For a modern-looking house, choose sleek lines, open spaces, and a neutral color palette.  Opting for these design elements can lead to a simple and clean style for your personal sanctuary.

50sqm Condo with an Open Layout Interior designer Miguel Pastor created a bright and airy 50sqm home for homeowner Rey Lañada by combining two one-bedroom units. The high ceiling and the open spaces are complemented with white walls and white furniture pieces.

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Radio DJ Joe D’ Mango’s Modern Family Home Radio DJ Joe D' Mango (also known as Architect Rolando Sulit) renovated the home he shares with his wife Bing and daughters Katrina, Anj, Karlene, and Mickey. Aside from updating the windows, floors and ceiling, Joe removed the walls to create bigger areas. The brand new look is completed with whitewashed walls and wooden furniture.

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A Serene Space in Quezon City For this home in the metro, Architect John David O’Yek planned a modern resort-like environment. The design is an inverted C-shaped structure, with a towering wall on the front and fourth side. The first level has short flights of steps leading from the foyer to the living area. High ceilings and sliding glass doors make the space even more interesting.

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Modern Industrial Look for a Family Home Modern industrial design is an ideal choice for family homes because it looks refreshingly clean and clutter-free. John and Bambi Camus chose this style for the first house that they have built for children Lucho, Ally, and Nicolai. Bambi’s brother, Beijing-based architect Marco Torres, designed the structure and a few of the notable furniture pieces.

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84sqm Condo with Minimalist Rest House Style Interior designer Wilmer Lopez of WLopez Designs filled this two-bedroom condo with bare concrete, bleached wood and vintage furniture. The unit also has an open ceiling with exposed wires and plumbing to make the area look spacious. Walls were removed to create connected spaces.

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Modern Tropical House inspired by the Sea and Sky In this home designed by architect Jeff Velasco and interior designer Vivian Gacad, white walls and floors are paired with an open layout and wooden ceilings, dividers and furniture. Sailboat prints, fish and airplane structures, and even an aircraft-inspired lighting installation emphasize the sea and sky theme.

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Spacious Multi-level Home in Subic Found within the Subic Bay Freeport Zone, the home of Sherry Apostol and Kevin Wickham reflects their passion for art, green architecture, and travel. Kevin’s dedication to creating living spaces that work with the environment was a major factor in the construction of the once-“uninhabitable” house. Originally a duplex structure, the building’s cement shell was recycled to create one expansive space.

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Batangas Beach House with Modern Contemporary Style Designed by architect Dan Co and homeowner Cynthia O’Sullivan, the 600sqm property has an open plan layout which resulted in free-flowing spaces. Guests are also treated to full, unobstructed views of the breathtaking surroundings because most of the walls are made from clear glass.

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