By Alex Y. Vergara
Since they’re developing products like toilets, bathtubs, sinks and tiles that become part of homes, hotel rooms and office buildings for at least 10 to 20 years, trend spotters and designers at Kohler are more mindful of “sustained strengths” than “fashionable trends.”
By Amy R. Remo
With the Christmas season approaching, the Department of Trade and Industry cautioned the public against buying old stocks of imported Christmas lights to avoid potential hazards to life and property.
Kundiman, opera, tribal, zarzuela, novelty, Pinoy pop—the richness of Filipino music is the theme of the graduation exhibit of the Philippine School of Interior Design (PSID) Advanced Class of 2013.
“Easy living” and “easy entertaining” were the buzzwords at the launch of the latest line of modern kitchen solutions from Urban Kitchen, held recently at McKinley Hills Village Clubhouse in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City.
Eith Citi’s 0-percent PayLite, card users can buy two brand-new LED TV sets for P999.96 per month for 24 months.
The ConsumerBy Linda Bolido
If you are planning to change your favorite toothpaste—or have already done so—because you think it uses some potentially harmful ingredients, then you must have received the “helpful” information saying the color of squares on tubes indicate chemical content.
By Linda B. Bolido
Like most things the Japanese make, the Ikebana style of flower arrangement is minimalist, uncluttered, exquisite and elegant. It is also inextricably linked to nature.
By Cheche V. Moral
Filipinos’ propensity to hoard and hold on to objects for sentimental reasons, even in the often cramped space of urban condo living, has been a boon to the self-storage business of Macky and Carlo Coronel.
By Marge C. Enriquez
Under a new law, the interior designer will provide the client a one-year guarantee from the time of the formal turnover to the client. Decorators, architects, furniture makers, suppliers, etc. can’t call themselves “interior design consultants.” Intellectual theft is punishable by law. And, foreign interior designers must get temporary permits and collaborate with a local counterpart.
By Marge C. Enriquez
As their two sons were growing up, Joel and Eloisa Buse felt it was time to move out of their rented townhouse. While driving the boys to school, the parents took a shortcut through one of San Juan’s streets. They spotted an old house with a “For Sale” sign.