RL Spotlight: An Artist and Calligrapher's Favorite Things
Paper goods designer Fozzy Castro-Dayrit shares the simple things that bring her joy at home
Read the original article in the October 2013 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details.
“Whatever I'm currently reading. I love books and I actually sniff the pages like it's my happy drug. Well, it really is.”
“I'm a sucker for old wood and reusing them to mix with contemporary pieces. Our front door is solid narra from an old house and my desk is made out of old wood slabs.”
Find secondhand wood along Laong Laan St., España, Manila.
“Simoy ng Haraya's Lemongrass & Citronella. I love its freshness! Having citronella also makes me feel better given the rainy season mosquitoes.”
For orders. visit www.facebook.com/simoyngharaya or contact 0917 861 2101
“My daughter Hero's reading nook. She has a small shelf for her books and toys. I'm hoping to the heavens she never outgrows her fondness for reading!”
“Design Sponge and Domino. The ingenuity of how they put together elements gives me so much inspiration in my work.”
“The coffeemaker. Without it we'll have chaos and maybe war.”
Philips Saeco Xelsis, available at Rustan’s Department Store
“Our gray chair. It's the first thing my husband and I bought for our condo, even if it wasn't turned over yet! I'm so emotionally attached to it, it's crazy.”
Find similar pieces at Our Home.
Visit Fozzy’s website: http://thefozzybook.com
Her paper goods calligraphy prints are available at Heima, 3 Brixton St., Kapitolyo, Pasig City. Follow @thefozzybook on Twitter and Instagram.