CRAZY QUILT
Arca South: Built on Ayala Land’s best practices
by Tanya T. Lara - October 6, 2019 - 12:00am
The new development presents various advantages for its residents and visitors with its best estate practices, diverse retail options, work spaces, residential developments, and strong linkages to key cities in the...
How Nuvali became Ayala Land’s flagship eco-city
by Tanya T. Lara - September 29, 2019 - 12:00am
On Sept. 16, 2008, hundreds of people planted more than 400 trees in an estate in Laguna that was envisioned to be a flagship eco-community.
The real ‘head turner’ is just perfect in size
by Tanya T. Lara - September 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Arcovia City’s own iconic landmark gives Instagrammers the best angles for selfies anywhere within the township.
Marilen Tantoco’s home is an ode to Morocco & New York
by Tanya T. Lara - September 7, 2019 - 12:00am
There is an old Moroccan proverb that goes, “In Morocco never be surprised. If you see a donkey flying, just say Allah is capable of anything.”
Marilen Tantoco brings her Moroccan dreams & memories to Rustan’s
by Tanya T. Lara - August 17, 2019 - 12:00am
When you think of Morroco, you think of riads, the stately traditional homes with Andalusian-style courtyards of wealthy merchants; of tajine, the clay vessel used for slow cooking; fountains made from colorful mosaic...
A ray of (Mr.) Sunshine and the miracle of two bags of flour in South Korea
by Tanya T. Lara - July 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Let’s do it. Love. With me. Let’s do it together,” says Eugene, confessing his love to Ae-shin for the first time in a scene from Mr. Sunshine, one of South Korea’s most successful and critically...
Tips From Our Fave Interior Designers
by Tanya T. Lara - July 20, 2019 - 12:00am
They have an eye for space, for scale, for the dramatic and the stunningly simple and beautiful.
Three ships on the Danube fly Filipino travel agency’s flag
by Tanya T. Lara - June 30, 2019 - 12:00am
It’s quite a sight standing on the banks of the Danube River and seeing all these ships docked near famous landmarks.
Philippine pavilion in Dubai Expo 2020 inspired by coral reefs, diaspora, and dedicated to OFWs
by Tanya T. Lara - June 22, 2019 - 12:00am
After an absence of eight years, the Philippines is participating once again at the World Expo set for 2020 in Dubai.
The look of love in Ivy Almario and Yong Nieva’s home
by Tanya T. Lara - May 18, 2019 - 12:00am
‘We’re not very religious but we’re spiritual,’ Ivy Almario says. ‘It’s really nice to be married to a person who can be your friend because you have the same values, so then chillax...
‘Shake Shack is a small company but a huge brand’
by Tanya T. Lara - May 13, 2019 - 12:00am
No other “fine casual” restaurant opens the way cult-favorite Shake Shack does.
Edd Fuentes: Collector of stories, primitive art & rice gods
by Tanya T. Lara - May 11, 2019 - 12:00am
His home is surrounded by some of the newest and most expensive condominium buildings in Makati.
Tales from visual storyteller Ito Kish
by Tanya T. Lara - April 6, 2019 - 12:00am
There was a time designer Ito Kish thought he would die for furniture. Literally die. One may love mid-century modern pieces but that’s taking it a little too far, isn’t it?
Mastercard’s new logo drops its name — and introduces sound
by Tanya T. Lara - April 1, 2019 - 12:00am
It seems counter-intuitive for a brand to drop its own name in its logo, but for Mastercard, it’s about getting with the (digital) times.
The beauty of sound and design BY Bang & Olufsen
by Tanya T. Lara - March 30, 2019 - 12:00am
I have a small Bluetooth speaker that I bring whenever and wherever I travel.
Filipino design tells the narrative of our culture at Ambiente
by Tanya T. Lara - March 16, 2019 - 12:00am
All these beautiful products by companies from across the Philippines — shaped by our culture and made by our hands — stood out in the huge exhibition halls in Frankfurt.
The great women in weaving
by Tanya T. Lara - March 13, 2019 - 12:00am
When French designer Christian Louboutin first saw t’nalak, the traditional fabric hand-woven by the T’boli people in South Cotabato, he was floored by its beauty and the uniqueness of its patterns.
10 things we love about Miniloc
by Tanya T. Lara - March 3, 2019 - 12:00am
If you were to ask me what I loved most about my recent trip to Miniloc Island Resort in El Nido, Palawan, I wouldn’t be able to choose only one thing — or even five.
A long-distance love story 22 years in the making
by Tanya T. Lara - February 10, 2019 - 12:00am
For her recent birthday, he wrote her a letter that said in part, “Sei il mio sogno che si e rivelato, sei l’aria che respiro, sei il mio tutto.
The New Boracay is Love!
by Tanya T. Lara - December 22, 2018 - 12:00am
I’ve never unloved Boracay. Even when it was crowded and the beach’s edge was lined with green algae, even when I got caught in knee-deep floodwaters on a birthday weekend I spent there with friends,...
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