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Celestina Arvisu shares how she sees new spaces as second chances.
The pandemic has changed how we view our homes. It has pushed many to cocoon, and others to move to a different space due to the same need of being comfortable, as well as physically and mentally safe.Celestina Arvisu, the person behind
You've got to see the before and after photos!
Some time during the start of the year, aside from your resolutions, you've probably made it a goal to give your room a fresh start. Whether it be adding indoor plants or getting rid of things that no longer "spark joy," we
That spotless white-and-wood interior design combo is totally au courant. Ira Oyco-Millare's home is a flawlessly neat exhibit, while Mikka Padua's space is subtly bohemian and eclectically charming. Goes to show how versatile and rewarding the white-and-wood motif can be! However, if you've
You have to see the before and after photos of Gee Cuevas's home in Singapore!
Looking at these bright, immaculate spaces, you might be thinking: How can I possibly achieve this in my own home? On some days, even the tangles of cluter on our bedside tables are already a little too confrontational. Well, you're in for a
Rattan and solihiya play huge roles in every traditional Filipino home
It’s always a good thing to love and buy locally-made products, because often, these come from small to medium enterprises which support Filipino artisans. One example is Tahanan Furniture, which products are made by crafters from Cebu.Tahanan aims to craft consciousness in
It's every bookworm's dream!
This farmhouse-inspired home in Cagayan Valley has a unique feature any avid reader will surely love: A towering library! “It’s around 20-feet high,” homeowner Chad Turingan shares with Real Living. “If your favorite book is on the top shelf, you better not be scared
Cleaning can also improve your state of mind.
By now, you probably know that there’s more to cleanliness than just dusting, and Japanese cleaning techniques are actually a testament to this. We’ve already spoken at length about oosouji as well as Marie Kondo’s system, and when you go deeper into
It's Philippine-made and eco-friendly, too!
Ever wondered what it's like living in your own home but thought that the cost of a new pad was prohibitive? Well, there is a budget-friendly option that actually costs less than a lot of the designer bags on your wishlist. And
Time to redecorate your room with these aesthetic picks from your favorite stars.
Spending more time at home has definitely made us discover new hobbies and try new things. Whether that’s grooving to TikTok dance challenges or rediscovering your kitchen through baking—we’ve all found ways to keep ourselves busy and entertained. One activity that’s definitely
These will brighten up your space!
Right off the bat, pastel colors were a big hit this 2020. As seen in the collections of designer runways and the latest editions of our beloved shoes and bags, pastel seems to have taken over the spotlight. But apart from the
It looks so bright and cozy!
The owners of this 65sqm condo unit want to have the space rented out via AirBnb. So to make their future guests feel welcome and at ease, they envisioned a "bright, clean, and airy" scandi-inspired look for the rental home.TOP STORY: BJ Pascual Reveals
Spruce up your home with these chic woven baskets!
We recently rounded up some shops you can check out for handy home organizers because let's face it: you'll go crazy if you spend every second of every day in a messy house. If you're currently channeling your inner Marie Kondo and
Try out these simple upgrades over the weekend!
When you think of your tiny room, the words that come to mind are probably “cramped” and “stuffy”, but that of course doesn’t need to be the case. With a bit of rearranging and a few simple upgrades, you can open up
It's the quaint, homey apartment of her dreams.
A person's home says a lot about their personality, and Bela Padilla's new quaint boho-themed apartment is a classic example. The actress and screenwriter recently moved out of her old house and into a 100 square meter apartment, which was transformed into
There are options for small spaces, too!
A vanity area is never complete without a mirror, but if you want yours to be both aesthetically pleasing and functional, then it might be time to upgrade to something a little more modern. Instead of having just reflective glass in your space, for one,
Open up your space!
A well-placed mirror can do wonders for compact spaces and condo units. If positioned correctly, this decorative piece can create the illusion of an expansive space, making a small room feel less cramped. Here are some of the best spots in your
High fashion meets home sweet home.
There’s a new showroom in town, and it’s bringing the best of fashion furniture to the Philippines. Sovrano is Living Innovations’ latest and most luxurious showroom, featuring pieces from three iconic Italian fashion houses: Armani/Casa, Bottega Veneta, and Fendi Casa.Sovrano is giving
Take note of these trends if you're planning to give your home a makeover!
As we enter a new decade, our taste for design—home decor, fashion, and graphics—is also taking an expected shift. According to findings by Manila FAME, a major lifestyle and design trade show in the country, this year will see our homes filled
Painting your home in light tones goes a long way!
Natural light can help make a home look brighter and cozier without the harsh fluorescent light. Unfortunately, not all of us have big windows that let in that precious sunlight. The solution is these tips that can recreate the effect of natural
You'll never want to leave.
Diane Primo's aesthetic furniture business started with an experiment. One day, she asked her sister (who's an architect) for some materials that she can turn into furniture she designed herself. Since then, her quaint ideas for a picture-perfect home have become a