Christine-Manalo Villamora | Principal Designer
Manila-based Interior Designer and fashion and art enthusiast Christine Manalo-Villamora is celebrated by the design community for her contemporary and chic aesthetic in her interiors. Merging her passion in Interior Design and Fashion Design, the former ramp model wants to develop a design collection (just like creating fashion collection) that will echo into her interiors throughout the year. A certain theme and concept that will inspire the whole look of her projects for the entire year and will innovate it to fit her client’s lifestyle and budget. Her design heroes includes Monique Lhuillier, Michael Cinco and Victoria Beckham.
After graduating from Polytechnic University of the Philippines in 2006 and passing the Interior Design licensure exam in 2008, Christine began her career in designing luxury interiors for Thunderbird Resorts and flagship stores for VMV Hypoallergenics. After many years of learning from design legends IDr. Ogie Periquet, Arch. Joel Songsong and IDr. Nina Santamaria, Christine recently launched her own design company in April 2014. Her company specializes in high end residential, condo-units, restaurants and hospitality projects with highlight of contemporary interior design for the well-travelled, always upgrading lifestyle of modern day Filipino.
Month before she registered her own design company, Christine was featured in the pages of Arkitektura Magazine’s March 2014 issue and that became her go signal to turn her passion into growing business venture.
Christine recently wrapped three condo units at Azure Urban Resort Residences (by Century Properties), one of the breakthrough real estate development in the metro today that features urban beach facilities complete with fine-white sand. She also finished seven condo units at The Knightsbridge Residences (by Century Properties) with British pop theme, condo units at The Gramercy Residences (by Century Properties), loft type units at The Milano Residences Versace (by Century Properties), condo units at Pioneer Woodlands (by Empire East) and The Rhapsody Residences (by DMCI), 2 BR Unit at The Residences at Greenbelt (by Ayalaland), 90 sq. mtrs. condo unit at The Manhattan Square Makati City, 2 BR condo unit at The Columns Legaspi Makati (by Alveo Land), 2 BR Unit at Porto Vita Towers (by Goldland), condo unit at Solano Hills (by Phinma Properties). Christine also designed a chicken+rice restaurant with contemporary Mexican theme at Los Pollos Hermanos Antipolo City and right now she’s working on a residential project at Loyola Grand Villas in Quezon City, high-end condo unit at Acqua Private Residences (by Century Properties) and 2 high-end condo units at The Knightsbridge Residences (by Century Properties), 3BR condo unit at Verawood Residences Acacia Estates (by DMCI) residential villa at AFPVOI Fort Bonifacio and Fairmount Hills Antipolo.
CMV DESIGN TEAM
We are very approachable, flexible and non-diva-ish designers who can work around our client’s working budget. We believe that our client deserves the lifestyle upgrade that they want and we are here to guide them… to translate our design ideas into tangible reality. We are small but hardworking team and interior design is our passion.
In 2010, Rose started as an apprentice for Christine. Her keen eye for detail, strong work ethic and sound technical skills in design became her valuable asset. Rose was assigned to work on 3D drawings, plans, construction details and she make sure that all of the specified drawings are sent to clients and contractors on time.
Jelyn Grace Soriano | Design Consultant
In December 2015, Jelyn joined the team with a promising work attitude and passion for design. She will be assigned to work on drawing details and site supervision/ coordination. At a very young age of 22, we saw her drive to give her very best in everything that she does.
Joanamary Martin | Business Developer & Sales Coordinator
Our newest addition to our team, Joana will handle our office administration, sales and business developments. Business Administration graduate from RTU, she shares her valuable insights in office management.
CMV STYLIST team
CMV’s passion is to become a professor of interior design one day. As of today, she is focused on honing her skills in the business side of interior design and creating more experiences so she can train her future students even better. Thru CMV’s internship program, students will gain more knowledge about the EVER-Evolving business of interior design thru the following activities:
- Client meetings
- Site supervision and documentation of progress
- Design dilemma
- Furniture and Decor Sourcing
- Decor and Interior Styling
Maoi Muros | Visual Stylist (Intern 2017)
Upcoming 4th Year Interior Design Student from Mapua Institute of Technology, Maoi Mae is very talented and resourceful at her job as our visual stylist for this season. She is assigned to work on decor and furniture sourcing that are essential to our projects before turn over. She is currently working on our 3 projects for styling and decor set up.
Aia Atienza | Visual Stylist (Intern 2017)
Our Visual Stylist and Design Intern for this season (March-May). Interior Design student from PSID and currently working on our styling phase (final touch) in design. Her keen eye for detail and style will surely add special feature to our designs.
Katherine Ronidel | Visual Stylist (Intern 2017)
A very talented designer and design blog researcher, Kath is also assigned to work on our design of the week social media post and decor styling. A BS Interior Design student from the College of the Holy Spirit, she will work as a stylist and guest blogger for the entire month of May.
Miami De Nieva | Visual Stylist (Intern 2017)
An Interior Design student from the College of the Holy Spirit, Miami is assigned to work on design business processing, gathering of quotations needed and supplier/trade communications. She works well in doing project coordination, styling and became a valuable asset to our design team.
Kaye Ellson | Visual Stylist (Intern 2017)
Our skillful stylist this month of May, Kaye is assigned to work on our decor and furniture sourcing and most of the items that she sourced were approved by our clients. A big help to our growing design team, her verdict on whats hot and whats not helps us to find the right item that will adhere to our designs. Kaye is also BS Interior Design student from College of the Holy Spirit together with Kath and Miami
Marielle Dela Fuente | Visual Stylist (Intern 2017)
Yeng as we call her is assigned to work on site progress, coordination and project management. She is helping us on our ongoing project at Rhapsody Residences at Sucat Muntinlupa. Marielle is a design student from College of the Holy Spirit.
Andrealyn Xu | Visual Stylist (Intern 2017)
She works well and very professional. Andrea is assigned to work on our decor, materials and furniture sourcing. A very good team player and with good communication skills. She is a design student from College of Saint Benilde.
Bianca San Jose | Visual Stylist (Intern 2017)
Bianca is assigned to work on our design blog and research and helping us on site supervision. She is providing us helpful topics and relate-able subjects for our blog entry. She is also a design student from College of Saint Benilde.
Pamela Mongcal | Visual Stylist (Intern 2017)
A very hardworking designer and creative stylist. She is assigned to work on decor sourcing, styling and visual presentation for our clients. She is currently helping us on our 5BR residential villa project at AFPOVAI Village. Pam is also a design student from College of Saint Benilde together with Andrea and Bianca.
Deirdre Benigno | Visual Stylist (Intern 2017)
Deirdre is a very good team player and works well with the rest of the design team. We can see her potential working on big projects one day because she is doing great with project management and design. A student from College of Saint Benilde, she will work with us for the whole month of September.
Peaches Manlangit | Visual Stylist (Intern 2017)
Peaches is very good in doing design & research for our blog. She works well and gives us great results. A student from College of Saint Benilde, Peaches has a great potential working for home & lifestyle magazine for the content that she can make. She will work with us for the whole month of September.
Celina Cruz | Visual Stylist (Intern 2017)
We are very impressed with Celina’s work attitude. She listens and execute the task on time and with very good quality of work. She is working on decor and furniture sourcing. Celina is a design student from College of Saint Benilde and she will be part of our design team for the whole month of September.
Shaine Entote | Visual Stylist (Intern 2017)
Shaine works well and became an asset to our design team. She is doing great in time and project management and effectively absorbs information, follows direction and knows when to ask for clarification. Also, a design student from College of Saint Benilde, together with Peaches, DD, and Celina, Shaine will be part of our design team for the entire month of September
INTERIOR DESIGN AS A PROFESSION
A vocation or occupation requiring advanced training in some liberal art or science and usually involving mental rather that manual work —– Webster’s New World Dictionary
A professional Interior Designer is one who is qualified by education and experience to identify research and creatively solve problems relatively to the function and quality of man’s proximate environment. Her competency includes fundamental design, design analysis, space planning and programming, the design of all interior spaces and an understanding of other and related aspects of environmental design. The designer does not usually stop at giving advice or producing drawings for interiors, but goes on to assume the responsibility for translating those ideas and drawing into tangible reality: specifying, ordering, and installing a huge volume of goods and services.
Mission, Goals and Objectives
- Christine Manalo Villamora Interior Designs’ mission is to establish a reputation and to be well known for it’s quality execution of design from it’s drawings.
- To continuously enrich the quality of life through Interior Design
- To provide practical solutions that will aid the clients to achieve a reasonable design interpretation that suit their budget, needs and lifestyle.
Professional Interior Design Services
- Residential Design (complete private house, apartment or condominium unit)
- Commercial Design (restaurant, hotel, boutique, shops or like)
- Consultation or Technical Service (color coordination, built-in details or like)
- Custom color and material selection
- Decor shopping services
- Online inquiry and interior enhancement
- Home make over and event styling
- Visual Merchandising and Window Display
- Interior Design and Decoration seminar/ workshop
the design team