September 03, 2014

These days, taking some much-needed time out from the harried pace of city life doesn’t mean you have to leave all your favorite modern conveniences behind. At Tagaytay Highlands, upscale living is just as much of an attraction…

September 03, 2014

In a furniture vignette, the coffee table is replaced by a mahogany chest raised on slim black iron legs. The seaters are not neutral colored and pared-down, as expected of Philux, but a chic, royal blue plush armchair…

September 03, 2014

The definition of luxury has changed over time given our increasing interconnectedness. It used to mean having a big house, an expensive car and costly jewelry. Nowadays, being able to “unplug” ourselves from our gadgets is…

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Roll up the mags »

Here’s a great idea for what to do with old magazines that you just can’t bring yourself to throw away because you paid good…

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Online petition asks PUVs to reserve seats for the less abled »

A petition on change.org is asking transportation and welfare officials to compel public transport firms, including operators of the rail transit system, buses, jeepneys,…

Paris: Bad time-keeper Rihanna is early at Dior »

After turning up at Balmain's show after everyone had left, Barbadian superstar Rihanna arrived this time at Friday's Christian Dior show before hardly anyone had arrived.…

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Singer Rihanna poses for photographers before Dior's ready-to-wear fall/winter 2014-2015 fashion collection presented in Paris, Friday, Feb.28, 2014. AP

Calma’s fundamental art »

Architect Ed Calma has become synonymous with minimalism. His design revolves around geometry, nature, void spaces and materials. …

Oct 10 2013 / No Comment / Read More » View All
ALL ABOUT THE VIEWS  The canopied deck sits high commanding views of the lake and volcano. Philippe Starck’s sofa is the perfect match. Photo by Romain Rivierre