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 […]