Oversized antique accent seats that hark back to a genteel era, modern art works ensconced in red niches—touches from Manila’s Art Deco period will welcome guests to Amelie Hotel Manila when it opens third quarter of this year. It is interior stylist Anton Barretto’s way of paying tribute to Manila’s old splendor.
By Maureen Manuel
If you are a fashion design student, normally, you are more inclined to create fantasy-theme designs, boundary-breaking ideas or avant-garde looks.
By Toti Villalon
First it was the jai alai aficionados who cried foul after the sport was first banned in the Philippines in 1986 amid allegations of game-fixing. With the game gone, the building was foreseen to be the next casualty.