I have always been a "furniture enthusiast." Home depot is one of the places that I feel most relaxed in. If other people have "retail therapy", I find bliss in what I call my "design therapy". Such a happy feeling looking at those home accessories and furniture and dreaming that one day, I can create a solid look of a scandinavian-inspired home :)
So happy that SM North Edsa has Interior Zone, located at the back of the main mall at the carpark. It is really your one-stop-shop when it comes to home decorating and furnishing.
But something interesting happened last February 24, when I was invited to the launch of "Home Is Where The Art Is". It is an exhibit that celebrates the ingenuity of young designers.
Featured to give insightful stories on their design journey were MICKI OLAGUER and VIKTORIA LAYUG. JIM TORRES joined in the open forum.
All three designers were part of the Red Box Design Program, a program set up in 2013 by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM) to nurture the next generation of Filipino designers.
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Micki Olaguer, grand winner for Fashion Apparel, featured her mother of pearl and gold and silver jewelry in the fashion Utopias: International Fashion Showcase in London.
For Utopian U-turns, she got the inspiration from the filipinos working in gold mines; children sifting gold. These are individuals who risk their lives for the price of the gold they mind.
|photo credit: https://alleyadesigns.com/|
|photo credit: Inquirer Lifestyle|