Texture of the Past: 7 Design Tips for Your 2017 Home Design

Do you feel like your space has good design components but still falls flat? Many people struggle with keeping their home design exciting, and oftentimes, what’s missing is an important element: texture. Architectural trends for 2017 are tapping into the design textures of the past in creating sensational spaces. Groundbreaking architects from Antoni Gaudi to Frank Gehry have all emphasized the importance of kaleidoscopic curves and nuanced textures in their…

SEO HERO: LET’S HERO UP FOR SYRIA

Manila, Philippines: Technology has made the world smaller and brought people closer. We monitor elections in a country from miles away, witness Facebook’s live video from space, and watch the live streaming of the Super Bowl’s halftime show where they happen, when they happen. But while the internet is a good platform for entertainment and be virtually part of world events, it also teaches us a sense of responsibility.  …

A Guide In Preparing For Your Kid’s College Education

Your child’s education is probably the most important expenditure you’ll ever incur. It’s also one of the largest you’ll spend on. In a recent study by market research company Ipsos MORI, the average annual cost of a public university student in the US is about USD 24,914 each year. If you include the cost of living, including lodging, sending your child to college will cost you USD 36,564 annually. By…

Millennials Turning to Condos and Shun Traditional Homes

Photo courtesy of Matt Hintsa via Flickr, Creative Commons The 21st century has seen an increase in millennials preferring urban living. An article by Mike Wheatley in Realty Biz News stated that 1,000 adults aged 18 to 35 prefer small-sized but functional homes, as per referral to survey results obtained from Better Homes and Gardens. As urbanity continues to thrive around the world, condos in key cities subsequently play integral…

Why Houses in Child-Friendly Neighborhoods are in Demand

The demand for homes, houses or properties that rest on child friendly neighborhoods has taken a much welcomed development after recent studies have shown that adults are beginning to see the positive effects that these neighborhoods may have on their children. The reason for the increase in appreciation of child friendly neighborhoods vary from the adult’s increased value for communities that are less car-dependent to the parents’ wishes to inspire…

Celebrating National Game and Puzzle Week: Top 5 Fun Activities for the whole Family

Only a few weeks left and it will be National Games and Puzzles Week again. Perhaps not a lot of people know that this holiday actually exists and that families do observe such occasion. In the United States, this occasion falls on the week of Thanksgiving thus making such a loaded week of celebration. These kinds of celebrations make a good opportunity for families to bond. For instance, if you’re…

Why a Creative Wave is Taking Over our Workspace

You are working in a company that requires you to be as creative and innovative as you can. Imagine if you’re facing a wall while “living” in a solitary cubicle. Just imagining it makes you feel tired, uncomfortable and unproductive, doesn’t it? The day is not over and yet, creative juices and energy are drained out from you. You can blame your working environment for this, as it is what…

Real Estate Investment in Today’s Economy

Real estate investments in the Philippines have continued to rise over the years. Despite of the economy’s ups and downs in 1997, real estate industry began to stabilize in 1999 because foreign investors have seen the country as a pleasing tourist destination. In fact, according to Fitch Ratings and Standards & Poor’s evaluation, Philippines’ Gross Domestic Product (GDP) last year (2012) increased by 6.6 percent, which was the highest in…

The Art of Leasing: How to Design Your Space Without A Hitch

Condominium living is appealing to most people because of the classy and peaceful ambiance it offers. From entering the gates, to walking through the sweet-smelling garden, then passing by the creative design of the lobby, a great mood enters within. But most of all, our space is where we all want to rest. We want our homes, whether small or big, blow a feeling of relaxation from our busy and…