Art + Design



Sacred is the new profane: The Art of Norberto Roldan

Norberto Roldan's art harnesses the power of memory, remembering, and wit in the social constructs of Southeast Asian culture and history


Something Light: How would you design your Christmas tree?

Happy Holidays! Here are out-of-the-box Christmas tree ideas from10 architects, designers, and firms


Dissecting long-held standards of proportion and their relevance today

Whether or not we let these systems reign over our practices, proportion will always impact the way users feel within a space and about a structure.


DesignEightFiveTwo transforms two 20-year old office flats into a spacious home for three

Flat19 by DesignEightFiveTwo (DEFT) is an industrial-inspired residential Hong Kong project that invites natural light in


Singapore’s Studio Sabana crafts a gallery-inspired home caught between the sea and sky

Studio Sabana’s masterful renovation of a covetable 185-sqm address in the sky provides its itinerant owners unparalleled sea views and a place to pause and ruminate on life’s journeys


Return to Lemuria: Strengthening a people’s sense of identity through folk art

Visual artist William Gaudinez combines images of Filipinos in history, myth, folklore, and narratives in three-dimensional collages in Alay sa Lemuria


Arturo Luz and the language of Philippine Modernism

Arturo Luz's consistency as an artist originated from his discipline as a designer, and the fullness of an artist’s life well lived


Abstracting the countryside: Andrew de Guzman depicts Filipino sensibilities in ‘Melange’

Melange by Andrew de Guzman shows the possibilities of ‘indigenizing’ abstraction to suit the sensibilities and experiences of Filipinos living in the modernizing countryside


The National Museum celebrates its 119th Foundation Day with a 360 virtual tour

The 360 virtual tour of the National Museum of Fine Arts features nine galleries that trace the stories of Philippine art and culture


LOOK: Filipino artists’ self-portraits from the Paulino Que Collection

Art patron Paulino Que owns a collection of about a hundred Filipino self-portraits that ranks as one of the most significant in the country


LOOK: Historical landmarks featured at the Intramuros virtual Halloween tour

Fort Santiago, Manila Cathedral, San Agustin Church, Plaza San Luis, and the Aduana Building will visually narrate dark historical stories within the walls


St. Joseph’s College: A treasure trove of faith and art

An insider's view into the St. Joseph’s College campus, whose unassuming façade disguises the architectural and art treasures within