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5 Filipino Design Elements for Your Home

Interior designer Jie Pambid shares his favorite Pinoy pieces for any personal space

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Photography: Pat Martires (Main Photo)

I am an advocate of Filipino design. I believe that the Philippines is blessed with natural resources and people with enough talent to use these locally available materials. Pinoy interior designers can develop designs based on the colors, textures, and patterns seen in our beautiful country. We can create a special look that is both trendy and tropical—a style influenced by both the contemporary and the indigenous.

To pay homage to our culture, heritage and tradition, I always try to add touches of Philippine design. Here are are the top 10 Filipino materials that I love to work with.

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