Home and garden

Don’t let this happen to you! Here’s how to keep your home safe from fire

March 6, 2017 | 2:02 pm | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

In observance of Fire Prevention Month this March, here’s a checklist of things to do and have for a fire-safe home.

In Mandaluyong, people stop and look the selfie-worthy Christmas decors on Policarpio Street

December 23, 2016 | 8:22 am | Text and photos by Dolly Dy-Zulueta | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

You’ve got to see the glittering homes at this famous Christmas-y neighborhood.

WATCH | This Christmas, unique House of Toys in QC will surely bring out the kid in you

December 18, 2016 | 8:03 am | Report by Laila Chikadora, News 5

Take a look at this video featuring toy aficionado who has collected 5,000 pieces and is still ocunting!

ASEAN crafts, ‘sinamay’ hats, beautiful glassworks : 8 Manila FAME 2016 highlights

October 21, 2016 | 12:58 pm | Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero, Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

The country’s premier design and lifestyle event mounts its 64th edition on October 19 to 22 with the theme “Objects Matter.”

America’s top spring mattress brand Sealy opens first store in the Philippines

September 18, 2016 | 8:03 am | Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

The world’s highest-rated spring mattress is now in the Philippines.

CONDO LIVING | In Pasig, the right size for the right price at Acacia Escalades

September 8, 2016 | 7:01 am | Text by Francine M. Marquez | Photos by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

This nice and cozy property is perfect for young professionals and new families looking for the comforts of an urban sanctuary.

Here’s how to make your room Instagram-worthy with SB Furniture’s new design inspirations

July 14, 2016 | 10:07 am | Text and photos by Francine M. Marquez | Lifestyle Section,

Vintage, Modern, or Scandinavian, there’s a furniture to match your design preferences from this Thailand-based home store.

Seeing home in a new light with Orbik

July 6, 2016 | 11:02 am | Lifestyle Section,

Go beyond the traditional bulb to add a more relaxing or energizing mood to your home.

New orchid species found in Philippine forest guerrilla zone

June 25, 2016 | 11:46 am | Agence France-Presse report

Five new orchid species have been discovered in remote Philippine mountains, protected from poaching because of an insurgency in the region, conservationists said Friday.

Furniture trends: Organic and toned down customized pieces with a sense of history

May 14, 2016 | 7:04 am | Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero, Lifestyle Section,

Natural and organic with a story to tell are the latest in Philippine furniture now.

PET LIFE | Celebrating Pet Parents’ Day by giving back at the Bow & Wow benefit Dinner

May 2, 2016 | 10:08 am | By Melissa G. Bagamasbad | Lifestyle Section,

Pet parents take their fur babies for a good cause.

Axis Residences: Convenience and pleasure in the heart of the fast-paced metro

April 30, 2016 | 8:00 am | Text by Photos by Bernard Testa, Lifestyle Section,

Quiet riverside location, recreational amenities, and a unique after-sales digital concierge app make condo living a soothing experience in this Robinsons property.

10 things to see at the 63rd edition of Manila FAME

April 23, 2016 | 9:17 am | Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section,

It’s the best of the Philippines’ artisanal crafts, handmade items, and designer-driven furniture pieces at the expo’s 63rd edition.

Ito Kish, Marian Roces, green-craft artisans join 63rd Manila FAME expo, April 21-24

April 20, 2016 | 4:32 pm | Lifestyle Section,

Eco-friendly crafts, luxury home items, and Spring-inspired furniture take the spotlight in this edition of Asia’s premier design and lifestyle trade show.

Away from the metro but not too far, Robinsons Homes develops Antipolo City project

April 16, 2016 | 8:01 am | Lifestyle Section,

Enjoy green surroundings and the chilly mountain breeze in this new property project that’s only an hour away from Metro Manila.

Family & Faith Section

Home & Garden Section