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8 Great Manila FAME Finds You Should Own Right Now

Upon entering this year’s Manila FAME, one cannot deny the creative energy that readily fills the air. The pulse of this season is more electric than usual: Every trader stepped up its game, and every one seemed to march in the same artistic beat. Call it a synergy. The 62nd biannual design and lifestyle event brought together every local manufacturer and producer with one goal in mind: to produce […]

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A Date With the Night: This Young Architect Rethinks the Minaudière

Form, shape, and function. Designer Raisa Tantuico-Vargas of Studio RST has been exploring different mediums with a very inspired point of view. With a background in Architecture from both U.P. and Parsons the New School for Design, Raisa has always been fascinated by the structure of objects, big or small. A brief stint with award-winning […]

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Stylist Melvin Mojica’s Space Is a Bookish Paradise

Melvin Mojica’s got enough roomies in his modest place. Though living alone in the flat that once housed model Jo Ann Bitagcol, the stylist shares breathing space with international models, literary figures, and popular characters—all of whom are trapped in the literature that decks his home.   There they are: Both scattered and sorted are novels, photographs, and […]

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Angelina Jolie’s $2M Childhood Home Is On the Market

Whether you’re seriously looking into a new Stateside home or you’re just curious to see the surroundings that a Hollywood A-lister grew up in, you’re in luck because the home that Angelina Jolie grew up in with her brother James Haven and mother Marcheline Bertrand is up for sale. Located in the Palisades, New York, the […]

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We’re jealous of this kid who got a teepee bed from his mum

When loving mum and blogger Sarah of ‘Hello Bowsers’ saw a teepee tent bed for kids, she knew she wanted it for her son. Except there’s one problem: it cost over $2000! The solution? She made one herself! Armed with just her creativity (and some lumber and tools), Sarah made schematics by observing the said […]

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Here’s How You Can Use a Tree Branch as a Nifty Bathroom Accessory

We’ve once told you that even gray bathrooms to have their much deserved livening-up. Now, here’s another idea we have for you to upgrade your bath area. Making a unique towel rack with a fallen tree branch. It’s easy, doesn’t cost much, and will be a very personal touch  to your bathroom. You never know, […]

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Gift Boutique Aranáz Tú Goes South This Weekend

Southerners are in for a treat this weekend. Specialty gift shop Aranáz Tú goes down south for a three-day pop-up at Alabang Town Center. From today until Oct. 4, the shop will be part of Artifact: A Pop-Up for the Modern Home. Aranáz Tú is the gift boutique of fashion accessories label Aranáz. The shop goes well beyond just […]

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Fulfill your Hobbit dreams by renting out this awesome treehouse

In Black Hills, South Dakota, there’s a geeky house that’s been remodeled to look like a Hobbit’s humble abode. Although this one’s not located on the side of a hill, but rather, on top of a tree! Part of Chateau De Soleil, a six-acre property owned by LOTR fan Gordon Mack, the Hobbit Tree House […]

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A church renovated into a private home is absolutely heavenly

In Chicago, an old church has been renovated into a home that you could say is quite… heavenly. Designed by ‘Scrafano Architects’ and ‘Linc Thelen Design’ for a family of five, the 5,500 square foot home features seven bedrooms, six bathrooms, and a climbing wall. More impressive though is that remnants of its religious past […]

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How to Make Your Own Flower Mobile

  What do you do when you’re expecting guests? Put out the good china, prepare a good meal, and chill a bottle of wine or two. Something seems missing, though. Ah, yes, flowers! Brighten up the room and add some fresh fragrance. If you want something a little bit more, though, get a little crafty by making flower mobiles. It’s […]

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Artists turn blank sheets of paper into extraordinary art

A creative process often starts with a white piece of paper, sketched on and discarded. But, what happens when you ask a group of artists to make white paper the beginning, middle and end of a creative project? Redefining Paper, initiated by James Cropper, challenged eight creatives to separately explore the potential of white paper, […]

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10 of the best architecture tours

Whether it’s modernism, brutalism or art deco that draws your interest, these guided trips reveal the unique stories of buildings and city designs

Architecture buff Robert Imber knows everything and everyone in Palm Springs and is a leading voice in the California Preservation Foundation too. His company’s entertaining and informative tours take small groups through diverse neighbourhoods to discover the treasures of this desert city, a veritable living museum of modernist architecture. Visiting distinctive homes, Hollywood-celeb hideaways and noteworthy civic buildings, highlights include Richard Neutra’s 1946 Kaufmann house and Frank Lloyd Wright’s downtown 1923 Oasis Hotel tower – and the stories of who lived there and the architects behind them bring the place to life.
$85pp, palmspringsmoderntours.com

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This Coffee House’s New Branch Is Cooler Than Your Village Café

What do you wake up for?   Hopefully not milky three-in-one concoctions. Here’s a new morning trip suggestion: Toby’s Estate will officially open their sixth branch in Whitespace Manila tomorrow. Forget about their signature subway tiles and black-and-white aesthetic, because their new spot is peppered with vibrant perk-me-up elements, thanks to their resident architect Chut Cuerva.  […]