How To Design Your Home to Feel Like a Vacation House

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Living in the same home for years can be a bit exhausting. After all, you’ll be spending most of your lifetime on the property you bought. Physical withdrawal to your home also causes emotional withdrawal as well. Do not fret, this is normal to all kinds of homeowners. The solution to your home’s alienation is […]

Window Design: Difference between Windows and Shōji Screens

Window Design: Difference between Windows and Shōji Screens

SLIDING JAPANESE STYLE SHōJI SCREEN. Image Courtesy of Atelier Nick Barna. Shōji Screens, in essence, is a type of window used in Japan. As we discussed before, curtains hold a great importance for your home. In our previous blog, we discussed proper curtain placement and other importance that your curtain holds. With this, the next […]

A Touch of Zen: Applying the Bonsai Philosophy at Home

A Touch of Zen: Applying the Bonsai Philosophy at Home

The unique philosophy of the bonsai can also be applied to your home. Photo courtesy of Unsplash When it comes to furniture or flora that’s uniquely Japanese, the bonsai is one of the first symbols that springs to mind. Although it takes its roots from China, the art of just subtly altering a potted tree […]

Color Theory: Importance of Color in Interior Design

Color Theory: Importance of Color in Interior Design

COLOR SWATCHES. Image Courtesy of tylerhedrick.me Some people might not know, some might, but the aspect of Color is the most important part of Interior Design. Certainly, color is an important part of everyone’s lives. Color is a visual language that we use to communicate our feelings, personalities and messages that words simply cannot explain. […]

Indoor Plants that Suits you and a Guide on How to Arrange it

Indoor Plants that Suits you and a Guide on How to Arrange it

Indoor plants is a perfect addition to your home, aside from being stylish, it has so many benefits. Especially with the pollution and other harmful effects of climate change, having indoor plants may be small step in creating a cleaner and healthier world for everyone. Although these plants are more delicate as opposed from garden […]

Tatami Mats: Traditional Beds in Japanese Homes and How to Use It

Tatami Mats: Traditional Beds in Japanese Homes and How to Use It

TATAMI MATS – image courtesy of The Futon Shop Tatami Mats are the traditional flooring used in Japan especially during ceremonies and rituals. In Japanese Tradition, tatami mat is an item of luxury of which the only wealthy can possess. In addition, woven mats did encompass the entire room. It wasn’t until the 15th century, […]

Lighting Matters: Creative Ways to Make your Home Artistically Illuminated

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In light of light, how can lighting make interiors better? For the many, lighting may be an afterthought in designing a home. In a general sense; plug in a lamp, flip a switch, and voila! What was once dark is now bright. Sorry to break it to you Brenda but lighting inside a home doesn’t […]

Living Tiny: Home Interior Design and Tiny Living Tips in Tiny House Nation

Living Tiny: Home Interior Design and Tiny Living Tips in Tiny House Nation

TINY HOUSE NATION ON NETFLIX – image courtesy of New on Netflix. Tiny House Nation is show in Netflix and fyi. channel that features people, couples, families in all walks of life transition to a tiny house and a minimalist lifestyle. John Weisbarth and Zack Griffin travel across America to showcase the exotic small space […]

Terrazzo: Beauty Under Our Feet

When it comes to interior design, terrazzo may not be always the first choice. Others may not have the courage to incorporate unique shapes and colors into their homes. Usually, it is made up of pieces of marble, quartz, granite, or glass which can be usually seen in historical interior designs. However, the dazzling display […]

Inside Malacañang Palace: A Short Tour of Historical Significance

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Malacañang, as we know, is the home of the most powerful person in our country. It has been the official residence of the presidency for approximately a century now. From the vernacular ‘May Lakan Dyan’ meaning, ‘There lives a nobleman’, it is considered to be one of the most historic structures in the Philippines. Others […]

Mise-en-scène: Interior Design in Two Japanese Movies

Mise-en-scène: Interior Design in Japanese Movies

A FILM OF ROMANCE AND FANTASY – property of CoMix Wave Films As shown in their films, it is no secret that Japanese movies have always featured the beauty and simplicity of their interior design. And people have admired their movies for years and changed the film industry all over the world through their aesthetic […]

Mother’s Love: Reminiscent Interior Places that Remind Us of Mom

Mother's Love: Reminiscent Interior Places that Remind Us of Mom

Mothers are the best people in the world. They invest all their love and support without asking anything in return. The feeling of having a home is comparable to a mother’s love. After a long tiring day, we would go home to feel free and be surrounded by positivity. We cling up to them when […]

The Shade: Importance of Curtains and How to Improve Them

The Shade: Importance of Curtains and How to Improve Them

Curtains, in the grand scheme of things, are often taken for granted. In a way, most people do not see the importance of curtains and looks at it as a necessary aspect of the room and often seen as a boring piece in an, otherwise, exciting puzzle. In interior design, we do not just look […]

Which Game of Thrones House Fits Your Interior Design Style?

GAME OF THRONES SERIES – image courtesy of HBO The weather may be hot and the sun might be burning a little too brightly. It doesn’t matter, though, because the long wait for Winter is certainly over. After long years of speculation, theory discussions, and fan debates, the heavily-awaited eighth season of Game of Thrones […]

Interior & Design Manila 2019: Local Resilient Designs Cater to a Culturally Diverse Market

Interior & Design Manila 2019: Local Resilient Designs Cater to a Culturally Diverse Market

INTERIOR & DESIGN MANILA 2019 In collaboration with Philippines International Furniture Show (PIFS), Interior & Design Manila (I&DM), the country’s sole exhibit curated for designers and design enthusiasts, unfolded last March 7-9 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, in Pasay City. Summoning the Philippine’s top manufacturers and designers, I&DM sought to immerse […]

Home Design Ideas for People Who Hate to Redecorate

Home Design Ideas for People Who Hate to Redecorate

You just moved into your new space.. and the bare finish is already starting to tick you off. You’ve found a nice, convenient unit at the urban heart of the metro, but the city’s hustle is making the ticking worse. You’re irritated. Busy. Tired. You just want to make your condo feel like home. It […]

Living Coral and Everything Nice: Interior Paint Color Trends this 2019

Living Coral and Everything Nice: Interior Paint Color Trends this 2019

LIVING CORAL INTERIOR PAINT COLOR – image courtesy of Tokyo Grand Renovation How would the world be without colors? In as much as colorism wouldn’t exist, anything whose worth is based off of hues wouldn’t matter as well. Brand logos will all look the same, rainbows would look like a strange dust in the sky […]