Filipinos are sociable and family-oriented in general. So, if you were to ask
which part of the house do Filipino families frequent the most, the
obvious answer would be the living
(or sala, as most Filipinos call it). Aside from being the area where
homeowners welcome and entertain guests, it is also the very space
where families congregate for either a chat, lounge session, or to
watch television together. And, this the very reason why every
Filipino sala needs to combine three things: style, space, and
comfort. How to achieve the perfect Philippine sala even with little
budget? homify, together with our thousands of home and design professionals, are here to help and answer your questions. Let’s
start with these five:
is the best sofa for a Filipino sala?
in the Philippines vary in style and size, and so do the living
rooms. There are many different ways to design a Filipino sala, but
if there is one thing that every homeowner should focus on in this
all-too-important room, it would have to be the seating. There are
many types of seating available on the Philippine market and the most
popular ones are the classic couch and the wooden set, which includes
upholstery or throw pillows. But, if for those who want to veer away
from tradition, L-shaped sectionals combined with ottomans are also a
great alternative, especially for small properties.
can I make my small living room look bigger?
it’s always a good thing to have big space to work with, having to
design a small one also has its advantages. For starters, working
with tiny spaces enables one to focus on what is essential. As a
result, it allows you to save on money by not having to buy things
you don’t actually need. And, to be honest, it is not really that
hard making your little space appear larger. Among our favorite
fail-safe tricks include using a mirror to create the illusion of
capaciousness and painting the walls in light colors to make it seem
are the latest living room design trends right now?
and more people are adapting minimalism. And not just as a lifestyle
and state of mind, but in their home design as well. The minimalist style allows one’s home to be uncluttered, clean, and easy on the eyes.
But, more importantly, it lets one focus on things that are
essential. Because of the many advantages, it has become one of the
most popular interior design trend of the past years and it looks
like it will be the go-to style for years to come.
makes the perfect sala?
it's true that the sala is not the most intimate place in your home,
special attention to its design is still important because this is
the place where we actually welcome and entertain our guests. You
could say that this is the room that gives our visitors a glimpse
into who we are and how we live. With the proper planning, sense of
ambition, and persistence, everyone can create a living room that is
absolutely perfect for them. Everyone has different ideas, goals,
desires, and tastes in life, and by taking stock of these aspects and
incorporating them into your room, achieving the perfect design for
your family is within the realms of possibility. Any homeowner
looking for the ideal living room needs to know exactly what they
want from the environment, so that it feels like their personal space
every single time they walk into the room.
can I find ideas and inspiration for my sala?
homify has all the inspiration and home decorating ideas anyone could
possibly need. With homify’s interactive, user-friendly site, a
plethora of designs are right there at the fingertips of any customer
visiting the website. The exclusive virtual ideabook allows users to
play around with styles, view them on screen, and come back at
another time to take a fresh look with a clear head if desired. Users
can experiment with a variety of different styles, blending modern
with traditional, and unconventional with the regular. Good news is
that, with homify, all the inspiration for decorating is right there