Nikki Ann Pascual

Nikki Pascual is a design consultant since 2003 and her best design experience was back in 2010 when she handled visual merchandising for L'Oreal Philippines’ Luxury Division. She also started designing and making jewelry in 2013, selling under the label Retablo Manila.

Respond and innovate: How our local builders adapt to the pandemic

Many companies in the design and construction industries had to continue operating despite the COVID-19 pandemic because the services they offer can't simply be packed in a box and be...

Emergency renovation due to termites

In the Philippines, termites are the “evil” twin sister of unprotected homes. Feeding on moisture from wood and wood to soil contact, which the tropical humidity incubates to increase their...

Interior design tips for your retirement home

When we think of a retirement home, we think of it as a separate investment which we really need to save up for. But if you have...

Interior Design Trends: A closer look at Japandi style with Malbarosa & Co.

A lot of design predictions are out and many designers agree that we will still see more of these design trends now and in the coming years.

Earthquake Baroque

It is amazing how Filipinos were able to apply their limited knowledge in engineering to appropriately respond to natural disasters as early as the 17th century and applied it to...

An old friend called Dapitan

Dapitan Arcade started in the early 2000s as a venue where exporters drop their locally made and handcrafted surplus for smaller merchants to sell at a competitive price. Located in...

Steeling our way into the future

An all-stainless steel kitchen is not the first thing a typical Pinoy homeowner would want to have because it is intimidating and it pretty much lacks the warmth and coziness...

The future of architecture: Green is in

On the UC Berkeley website, there was a roundtable discussion among engineers, architects, business leaders and building physicists that discussed climate change adaptation and sustainable design. The kind of knowledge...

Meet your N.K.O.T.B. (New Kapitbahays on the Block)

If you haven’t heard of Home Buddies on Facebook, let me give you a brief background—this page was launched in September 2020 and, as of this writing, already has 2.5...

E-design is here to stay

Tim McKeough, a design writer, wrote about virtual design on elledecor.com as early as 2011. “In addition to traditional full-service interior design, they offer quick hits of...

Healthy space hacks to cure the pandemic blues

Work and learning are now mostly done at home. Many of us realized how much more our homes can be improved. We also hear the term “fluffing” a lot these...

It’s (another) Hut topic

“I am basically a prepper and have been fascinated watching Tiny House, Big Living on TV. I wanted something basic, not focused on the structure, but rather on the environment...

Nikki Ann Pascual

Nikki Pascual is a design consultant since 2003 and her best design experience was back in 2010 when she handled visual merchandising for L'Oreal Philippines’ Luxury Division. She also started designing and making jewelry in 2013, selling under the label Retablo Manila.

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