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It’s a surprise combination of Italian design and Philippine sustainability.
Like the Eritrean capital it’s named after, Asmara Urban Resort in Cebu City is a product of the beautiful and functional tastes of Italian architecture and design.The grand entrance to Asmara is made even grander by the double front doorsASMARA welcomes the ...
 
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It's a showcase of Filipino craftsmanship.
For industrial designer Ana Bernardo, it had always been a dream to marry local craftsmanship and materials with purposeful design. That's exactly what she achieved with her recently launched home brand, PULO.PULO stands for Purveyors of Local. It also means "island." Ultimately, PULO aims ...
 
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Everyone loves to hate Comic Sans, but not the dyslexic community.
Before it became the go-to font of the internet’s best memes (hello doge), Comic Sans was often used by people with dyslexia because it was, and still is, the best font for them to read.Something about the shape, outline, and uniqueness of ...
 
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It’s the man cave of your dreams.
It’s not every day you come across something as unique as The Unique Loft on Airbnb. Its name says it all, and not in a pretentious way either.“I know it sounds obnoxious,” said Pablo Quiza, a Cebu-based photographer from the Basque Country ...
 
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Whether your style be classic, modern, or eclectic, these stores will surely have what you need.
Here's exactly where you should go for the best furniture in the city.What You'll Find: Stylish, elegant, and modern furniture with an innovative industrial approachPopular Pieces: Coronado, Serie Up 2000, Le BamboleTwenty-Four Seven McKinley Building, 24th Street corner 7th Avenue at McKinley Parkway, Bonifacio ...
 
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Channel your inner artist with this cool typeface.
Art is for everyone. But if you feel like art is just something to look at on the walls of a gallery, then let this new typeface prove otherwise. The Arturo Typeface was inspired by the works of National Artist for Visual ...
 
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New Frontier Theater is going to be transformed into an old school art deco cinema for this year’s Sine Sandaan.
This year marks 100 years of Philippine Cinema, and Sine Sandaan, an annual film celebration, is paying homage to the golden age of Philippine films by transforming New Frontier Theater into an old school art deco cinema. Some might argue that deco is dead, but ...
 
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It’s quintessentially Filipino.
Let’s face it: Most of us play The Sims to fulfill our (financial) dreams. There’s no Ctrl + Shift + C in the real world, and definitely no motherlode. With all the simoleons players can cheat into their pockets, players can build the ...
 
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Introducing the new 'nomadic accommodation' concept.
You get the impression you’re sleeping under the stars, but it’s not camping. You can tow it on a trailer, but it’s not a caravan. It’s decked out with stately double beds, a kitchen, shower, terrace and all manner of a la mode mod ...
 
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Kulitan, or Súlat Kapampángan, is the indigenous Kapampangan script that has survived since the 1300s.
Learn Kulitan is a mobile application developed by proud Kapampangan and University of the Philippines Los Banos graduate Keith Liam Manaloto. According to Manaloto, he developed the app for the purpose of raising awareness about and accessibility to the ancient Kapampangan writing ...
 
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“It’s more than just a design for your next tattoo or your fashion statement.”
While it’s not a language itself, Baybayin has been an integral part of the history and heritage of the Tagalog language. The ancient script of the Tagalogs was among one of the many indigenous writing systems of the Philippines before the Spaniards ...
 
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You don't have to be a millionaire—but they still cost a pretty penny.
As far as contemporary artists go, Jeff Koons is one of the most important figures today. Not to mention, one of, if not the most profitable. Case in point: Last May, his sculpture "Rabbit" fetched $91.1 million at Christie's, setting the auction record for the ...
 
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These badass Star Wars Furniture are calling you on the path of the Dark Side.
We adult nerds love geeking out without being too obvious about it. We'll jump at any chance to incorporate some fandom into our lives without compromising the integrity of our fortresses of solitude. Jump away, because Filipino designer Kenneth Cobonpue's high-end Star Wars furniture collection ...
 
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Wooden razors and bamboo bikes are just some of the sustainable brands made for the eco-conscious man.
Local sustainable brands have joined the green movement aiming to address the global plastic crisis, because, in case you haven’t heard, the planet is dying.The Philippines, one of the biggest contributors to the plastic pollution of the ocean, produces up to 1.88 ...
 
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A peek into the beehive reveals a chic environment that's straight of a minimalist's dream.
These days, it’s a lot easier to have things delivered straight to your door. There’s little to no need for you to get all dressed up and brave the Metro’s traffic to grab some food or shop for essentials, and Honestbee’s simple ...
 
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Something to be proud of
Here’s some good news that will make fellow Filipinos proud: Lexus has announced the six Lexus Design Award finalists for 2019, and one of them is a Filipino architecture graduate from Saint Louis University in Baguio City, Philippines. Yes! The fellow went to school where our editor-in-chief ...
 
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The young art director shares the inspiration behind the "More Fun in the Philippines" campaign's new font.
When the Department of Tourism (DOT) relaunched the “More Fun in the Philippines” campaign last February 18, one of the most apparent changes is the new typeface featured in the ad materials.Unlike the first campaign in 2012 that used the sans serif ...
 
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SoFA Design Institute’s recent symposium raised important questions regarding the future of design.
“I don’t think it’s unrelated,” Tobi told me when I asked him about how he went from taking English Literature to studying Architecture for his Master’s. “Design is predicated on stories, and designing something is about telling stories and what they mean.” ...
 
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He designed everything from the LRT-1 stations to the Coconut Palace.
After receiving a unified nomination for National Artist in 2016, Filipino Architect Francisco “Bobby” Mañosa has recently been conferred the National Artist award for Architecture by President Rodrigo Duterte. The long-overdue honor comes a year after Mañosa: Beyond Architecture, a series of exhibits on his ...
 
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What's your favorite beautiful Pinoy house or building? Nominate it and its designer can win a prize!
Have you ever driven past a building on your way to work and marveled at its overall design? Or have you visited a friend’s house and were impressed by its unique, Filipino-inspired interiors?If those designs have made an impression on you, then ...
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