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Scandinavian-made furniture and home accessories at affordable prices coming very soon.
The rumors of Swedish-based IKEA opening a Philippine store have been circulating since late last year. Sporadic articles have appeared to announce that IKEA is indeed coming, and soon(-ish). Here's what we know so far:Earlier this year, Swedish Ambassador Harald Fries has already ...
 
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A retrospective at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris honors the midcentury design maestro.
“Gio Ponti always started with a basic theme, and then developed it fully,” says Giulia Molteni, marketing and communications director of Molteni&C, of the newly opened exhibition Tutti Poni, Gio Ponti Archi-Designer at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. Anyone familiar with Ponti’s work is compelled ...
 
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Because home is where the art is.
Furniture choices say a lot about a person’s predilection to beauty and art, so as a homeowner you should make sure your home rings true to your liking and image.From the door to the floor, the couch to the carpet, and the ...
 
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As the new National Artist for Architecture, we look back on Mañosa's greatest works
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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New York-based Filipino designer Rafe Totengco was inspired by the music of Cole Porter, the bustling New York scene, and the jazz age.
Musical genius Cole Porter was on bag designer Rafe Totengco’s mind when he was designing his latest fall/winter collection. Totengco says he listened to Porter’s upbeat compositions sung by Ella Fitzgerald, with lyrics that are happy and full of optimism and romance.” ...
 
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When done right, a sectional sofa can be the centerpiece of a room.
Sectional sofas may be a challenging design option for some, but really, it all depends on the couch you choose. As long as you pick one that’s clean and streamlined, you really can’t go wrong—even in a space-strapped area. Here, we present ...
 
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Cosmopolitan gentleman Anton Roxas created a romantic setting in his dream house with the help of Mario Buatta.
“I commissioned him in January 1984. In October, I flew to New York. I walk into the apartment straight from the airport and Mario Buatta is waiting for me. There are scented candles everywhere, sliced lemon in the bar just in case ...
 
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The iconic decorator died at the age of 82.
Decorating legend Mario Buatta, known affectionately as the Prince of Chintz, passed away on Monday at the age of 82. Over the course of his impressive career, which began in the 1950s, the New York-based interior designer worked with a slew of celebrities, including ...
 
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Ideas that go way beyond the traditional altar.
The ceremony backdrop is the focal point of your I dos and one of the most photographed locations of your entire day; it will help set the tone and aesthetic of everything that follows. Whether you rely on your venue site as ...
 
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Interior designer Jonathan Matti was the sole Filipino at the intimate de Gournay dinner at Lord David Cholmondeley's Norfolk Estate.
In celebration of British design firm de Gournay’s newest range of hand-painted wallpaper, Lord David Cholmondeley, the 7th Marquess of Cholmondeley, and his wife, Lady Rose, held an exclusive gathering at their Norfolk Estate.“It was a magical evening—enchanting, filled with wonder and ...
 
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Featuring a Chewbacca rocking stool and TIE Fighter chairs.
Months ago at Hall D of AsiaPOP Comic Con, Disney revealed its collaboration with Filipino industrial designer Kenneth Cobonpue, for a collection of official Star Wars-themed furniture. Pieces from the collection were shown to the audience, but since kept under wraps. (All who entered ...
 
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As Frieze week kicks off, T&C selects the best cultural destinations to visit this season.
This season, the Windy City is home to a new solo exhibition by the London-based artist Enrico David at the Museum of Contemporary Art and a display of paintings by John Singer Sargent at the Art Institute of Chicago. In addition to design-forward ...
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