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What happens during an interior design consultation online?

laptop on side table with flowers

Have you been looking for interior design consultations online? I normally do 2-hour onsite design consultations. I meet with clients at their own homes, where we discuss furniture layouts, renovation ideas, paint palettes—the works. But because I know many people are figuring out how to improve their home spaces these days, I decided to offer […]

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Interior design ideas for small condo spaces

condo dining area with banquette and ceiling-mounted bar shelves

Looking for interior design ideas for your small condo? Check out this renovation project I worked on over a year ago, and which we were only able to shoot last month. Here’s a sneak peek: My client is a young executive living with her husband and two young kids in a small two-bedroom condominium unit. […]

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How to make an interior design mood board

You will probably see interior design mood boards like the one below if you’re a regular pinner (or scanner) of #homeinspo pics on Pinterest like I am: That, my friend is an interior design mood board. It’s a tool that I always use in all my client projects. If you’re creating your own home projects, […]

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My interior design education journey

All things happen for a reason, goes the cliche. But like many cliches, there is truth to it), especially when we are talking about my own journey into interior design. It was my job as a magazine editor that eventually awakened my “designer’s eye” so to speak. While my roots in design go way back, it was […]

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Styling my friend's home office and makeup studio

Apart from just being a work-from-home mom, I also style interiors on the side. I still handle a couple of pages in the magazine title I used to work with (that’s Cosmopolitan Philippines), particularly the section called “At Your Place,” where we shoot and feature real Cosmo girls’ living spaces and get decorating tips from them. For the April […]

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