DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN INTERIOR DESIGNER | NEW NORMAL

DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN INTERIOR DESIGNER | HOW WE NAVIGATE AND OPERATE IN THE NEW NORMAL | BUSINESS Slowly but surely… taking small steps and getting back on track. I will be very dishonest if I will say that our work, our business, our industry was not affected by the current situation. EveryContinue reading “DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN INTERIOR DESIGNER | NEW NORMAL”

Commune Home showroom visit

CMV Design Team showroom visit at Commune Home located at East Wing Shangri-la Mall. On this photo (from left) Audrey Ngui and Mabelle Ang (from Commune) and Christine Manalo-Villamora, Arrah Pamintuan and Rose Ann Resoles (from CMV Interior Designs) Commune is a home grown furniture design and lifestyle company originated in Singapore, crafting high qualityContinue reading “Commune Home showroom visit”

Four Frames Wall Decor

Small identical frames with spacing usually at 4 inches equal distance to create 1 big design composition. Small identical black frames with spacing usually at 2 inches equal distance to compress the pattern, style and clean lines. Small identical wood frames with spacing usually 2 inches equal distance to create design and visual connection fromContinue reading “Four Frames Wall Decor”

Black Hints

Small amount and details can be applied through the use of furniture wire frames like in this photo. With the right hint and pinch of black it can match with almost any neutral colored room. “We want to keep the BLACK+WHITE theme very interesting. So, our client and design team decided to use textured vinylContinue reading “Black Hints”

Grey for Interiors

Article by: Christine Manalo-Villamora Instagram: @cmvinteriordesigns Calming color grey on fabric tones down the strength of bright and natural light coming from this floor to ceiling window. Grey and light yellow is a perfect combination! Uplifting yellow gives a personality and strength on it’s own. Finished interior design project at Azure Urban Resorts Residences developedContinue reading “Grey for Interiors”

PLC 107: Collaboration and Showroom Styling

Last December 2019, CMV Design Team did a collaboration and interior styling for PLC 107 Furniture Showroom. PLC 107 is the sole distributor in the Philippines of Camerich Furniture, Macchiato and I DO Sofa Bed. Camerich has expanded from single showroom to being sold in over 60 countries worldwide. With stores throughout Europe, Asia, Africa,Continue reading “PLC 107: Collaboration and Showroom Styling”

Design Story: Acacia Wood

Design Story: One of the most memorable project we had in 2017 is this condo unit renovation at Woodsville Merville Paranaque. Before the construction took place, our client bought these acacia wood shelves in Tagaytay. It was in dark tone varnish and the wood grains were not visible. We need to match it with ourContinue reading “Design Story: Acacia Wood”

Decorating with crystals: Clear Quartz

Decorating with Crystals: Clear Quartz Although this crystal has only recently gained popularity, it is the most common and popular among beginners. This quartz is known to amplify the abilities of the other stones it may be in close proximity with. It does this by cleansing its neighboring stones and counteracting negativity. Ultimately, helping healContinue reading “Decorating with crystals: Clear Quartz”

Decorating with crystals: Citrine

Decorating with Crystals: Citrine The Money Stone Described to be golden yellow in color, the stone is claimed to gain its title based on this attribute. Firstly, citrine is known for harvesting its power from the sun. Because of this, it helps in creating a positive outlook and is one of the strongest manifestation stones.Continue reading “Decorating with crystals: Citrine”

Decorating with Crystals: Rose Quartz

Decorating with Crystals: Rose Quartz The Love StoneThe famed pink quartz is known for tackling love. It is centered around the heart chakra, which allows an individual in possession or near to this to develop a deeper emotional healing and release. Ultimately, resulting in a nurturing relationship between the individual and his/her loved one..Spaces itContinue reading “Decorating with Crystals: Rose Quartz”