Art + Design



Abstracting Nature: Jose T. Joya and his abstract expressionism

Often of a large or dramatic scale, abstracts by Jose T. Joya followed a process of visual and formal reduction based on an observation of nature


Power plants: How succulents breathe air and life into spaces

Although most are relatively small in size, succulent plants provide a huge variety of air purification benefits for interior spaces


Glass forms: Marge Organo’s insights of vision and humanity

"Prismatic Visions" by Marge Organo manages to incorporate different figurations that play with diffused light, utilizing transparency and translucency


Guerra Guerra: Revisiting Charlie Co’s paintings of the world’s trending headlines

Filipino artist Charlie Co does not stray from his 40-year stance as a chronicler of our times, painting commentaries on the society's perennial issues


Daring By Design: Stories of courage and creative pursuits

Recognizing June as a month of pride and prowess, 12 architects and designers share their personal breakthroughs in the architecture and design industry


Morality Tales: The quintessential art of Manny Garibay

The Art of Manny Garibay is not just a commentary on the daily virtues and vices of life, but a realization of obvious truths within the society


Green is in: Indoor gardening for commercial and residential spaces

With proper planting schemes, indoor gardens can promote healthy living spaces, assist in air circulation, aromatherapy, and room acoustics


Wrap up: 5 extraordinary works of the late installation artist, Christo

The artworks of Christo and his wife and artistic partner, Jeanne-Claude, involves “everything in the real world: risk, danger, beauty, and energy”


And the rest is history: The Art of Don Salubayba

Artworks of the late Don Salubayba purports that history is never a thing of the past; it is ever present, tainting or enhancing all that is and will be


Fusing Old and New: National Artist Benedicto “BenCab” Cabrera

BenCab fuses tradition and modernity in making and supporting Philippine art, an undertaking that garnered him the honor of National Artist in 2006


Room Acoustics 101: Achieving exemplary Greek theater acoustics in modern spaces

To achieve the idyllic Greek theater atmosphere, proper acoustic design and quality construction technique must be employed


The Shape of Fun: Dan Matutina and his playful approach to graphic design

Graphic designer and illustrator Dan Matutina describes his style as a mixture of handmade and digital, clean and dirty, old and modern aesthetics