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.

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...

It’s a hut topic

“It gives credence indeed that whether in the lowlands or highlands, the bahay kubo endures as the most successful archetype for Philippine architecture.” —Augusto Villalon, Lugar: Essays on Philippine Heritage...

Raise the roof!

“More tropical cyclones (TCs) are entering the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) than anywhere else in the world. With the average of 20 TCs in this region per year, about...

Is prefab really fab?

In the Philippines, prefabricated structures are used mainly for satellite and temporary office-barracks, office buildings and warehouses usually for leading multinational companies. But in the last few years, some resorts...

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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Properties of Discovery World Corp. win global recognition

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Hotels optimistic as staycations now allowed in Metro Manila

As Metro Manila is set to fall under the Alert Level 3 status from October 16 to 31, a hotel group has...

The great OFW dream: A home in one’s homeland

Working in distant shores is not easy. Along with the challenges of living in a new environment and being miles away from...

BUY, BUY, BUY: More Filipinos want to buy houses, big-ticket items

More Filipinos are looking to buy houses and other big-ticket items such as cars and appliances over the next 12 months as...

BahayCo Cafe: A bike-friendly café & bookstore in Maginhawa

The coffee and cycling culture has really boomed in the metro because of the pandemic. Exploring urban spots and hunting down trendy...