Art + Design Articles


Art + Design, Events · July 31, 2015

No museum has been packed like the Ayala Museum as we celebrated the second anniversary of Inspire Every Day! last July 25. With a goal to promote creativity through different means of kindness, the Ayala Museum welcomed a record-breaking 4,413 artists and guests for free. The…

Throwback Thursdays: 10 Years of TeamManila

Art + Design, Events · May 7, 2015

What started in a small studio in Ecoville Makati has now expanded to 14 Lifestyle Stores nationwide. From two to three designs, to a hundred illustrations printed on thousands of shirts, TeamManila has marked its 10th year of love for design and Philippine culture. Over the…

Daily Graphic: No More Boring Walls

Art + Design · February 20, 2015

Spice up a plain wall with a design that’s not only eye-pleasing but calls appreciation for local culture, too. Whether it’s at home or in the office, TeamManila has got the finest pieces to keep your interiors beautiful and interesting at the same time. Introducing Daily…

TeamManila Hit List: Our Favorite Pinoy Rock Album Covers from the 70s to 90s

Art + Design, Hitlist · October 28, 2014

Imagine a world without scanners, high-tech pens, or Adobe Photoshop … Now imagine having to work on an album cover for your most favourite band in the whole world. How is that possible? Will you even be able to create something good? Now, don’t you panic…

Myktography: Translating Music into Photographs

Art + Design, Lifestyle · October 10, 2014

Armed with a camera and a keen eye for photography, Myktography has captured moments from small bar gigs to large concert venues. His images, which mostly feature local bands, have been making rounds in the internet letting his audience appreciate the art of live concert photography….

Tarsius and TeamManila Present Baluga 2000

Art + Design, Music · September 29, 2014

The rain was pouring but the usual busy alleys of Cubao seemed calm that afternoon. It was just a perfect time to hang-out and have a cup of hot chocolate as people outside settled slowly in the damp and moody weather. But instead of warm drinks,…

Art and Manila: An Interview with Tyang and Quatro

Art + Design, Events · August 22, 2014

Bizarre but familiar, messy but colourful – these are just some of the first impressions upon seeing Tyang and Quatro’s art. Both distinctive in their own way, Tyang and Quatro’s illustrations are like puzzles of imaginations created to make a statement and at the same time…

Show it with a Screen

Art + Design · August 8, 2014

From design to output, we’ve got the finest prints in an instant with Screen Machine. A hand-operated mobile silk screening machine, this interactive and innovative printing technique lets you own a one-of-a-kind shirt in just a few steps. It’s fresh from the silkscreen oven, just like…

Dead Balagtas: Humoring the Patriotic Dead

Art + Design · June 26, 2014

We just can’t deny how people find history boring sometimes. May it be about revolution, achievement, or death, history to some is just another tale of the past which is more than often insignificant to the future. But history, even in its smallest sense, is a…

Mansy and Her Craft: A Work in Progress

Art + Design · June 7, 2014

She lives and breathes art, she turns scrap into works of beauty, she’s a creative woman from Manila and that is why we adore her. You have probably heard of Mansy Abesamis and the craft that she creates.  Coming from the laid-back area of Katipunan in…