Inevitable Interior Design Ideas in a Post-COVID-19 Era

As we isolate in our homes, we become increasingly aware of our interior spaces making the interior design of our homes prioritize personal safety concerns. Photo courtesy of Inside Weather.

As we isolate in our homes, we become increasingly aware of our interior spaces making the interior design of our homes prioritize personal safety concerns. Photo courtesy of Inside Weather. Interior design matters. Other than transferring your home into an aesthetically pleasing design, it provides efficient solutions for better use of the space. One of […]

The Architectural Philosophies of Kazuyo Sejima

The Philosophies Guiding the Architecture of Kazuyo Sejima

Meet Kazuyo Sejima, one of the figureheads of modern Japanese architecture. Photo courtesy of aedes-arc.de. Japanese architecture has always been known for its close ties to nature and for its simple, minimalist designs. When we think of the subject, we immediately think of the nation’s grand temples and humble shrines. We also think about its […]

Embrace the Void: Applying the Japanese Concept of Ma to Interior Design

Embrace the Void: Applying the Japanese Concept of “Ma” to Interior Design

Empty spaces can also say so much, if you allow them to breathe. Photo courtesy of Stocksnap.io. It’s often said that strength can be found in numbers, but in some cases, the opposite can also hold true. It’s also possible to find power in smaller quantities – and in some cases, you can even find […]

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 […]

Coffee Break: Your 2020 Guide to Poblacion’s Best Cafe and Coffee Shop

Coffee Break: Your 2020 Guide to Poblacion's Best Cafes and Coffee Shop

There is a common misconception that a Cafe is the same as a Coffee Shop; but simply, that is not the case. In this case, the only difference between these two is the type of food products they sell. Therefore, a Coffee Shop is an establishment that sells light snacks, such as pastries and their […]

Interior Battle: Designing Residential vs. Commercial Spaces

Interior Battle: Interior Design for Residential vs. Commercial Spaces

According to Merriam-Webster, Interior design, by definition, “the art or practice of planning and supervising the design and execution of architectural interiors and their furnishings.” In short, interior design is about transforming spaces to suit your needs. On the other hand, interior design is not the same for every space. As mentioned before, your interior […]

Work It: Office Design and Other Things to Consider for your Workplace

Work It: Office Design and Other Things to Consider for your Workplace

In Office Design, furniture is the star. Above all, office design is transforming a space into a room that fits all the equipment that everyone needs for your business. One of the most important things to remember is making sure that all your employees have a comfortable and adequate space to work on their daily […]

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. […]

Smart Homes: Futuristic and Technologically Advanced Houses as Shown in Movies

Smart Homes: Futuristic and Technologically Advanced Houses as Shown in Movies

THEODORE TWOMBLY FROM THE MOVIE “HER” – image courtesy of Mashable Smart homes in movies, more often than not, is portrayed as an innovative way of making the lives of humans easier with a twisted development. As the story progress, these gadgets or smart homes becomes an object of horror that causes mass destruction and […]

May the Force be With You: Star Wars Trilogy Inspired Interior

May the Force be With You: Star Wars Trilogy Inspired Interior

MILLENIUM FALCON CARPET IN THE LIVING ROOM. Image Courtesy of notilizer.com Star Wars is the lovechild of the great mind of George Lucas and Lucasfilm. This Sci-fi fantasy has captured the hearts of everyone, regardless of age or generation, shapes or sizes. With this, it is no wonder that the franchise had a fervent fan […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wi-Fi to Li-Fi: The Future of Wireless Connection

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Imagine activating your appliances by just using the flash on your phone. Efficient right? But how about your lamp beams out internet to your laptop. This is already happening in some smart buildings and could be a norm in the future. Thanks to mankind’s intelligence, we can now benefit Li-Fi or Light Fidelity. Highly used […]

The Different Kinds of Japanese Art

The Different Kinds of Japanese Art

WOMAN WAITING FOR THE MOON TO RISE BY UEMURA SHOEN IN 1944 – image courtesy of Japan Objects. “In a general sense, it is said that studying Japanese art is complicated. Japan is known to have produced so many beautiful and creative artistry that are timeless. They have also created art that are not just […]