Here’s 5 Local Stores That Can Turn Your Space From Meh to Homey!
In a world where we can go anywhere, we seek for places that we can truly call home. Your condo is your corner in the world, make sure you adorn it with things that function to your lifestyle and pieces that make you happy. One of the best ways to make your condo homey is by putting furniture pieces that are wooden and handmade. We scouted for local handcraft stores that can turn your tiny condo into a cozy space!
1 | Philux
Nobody does Filipino craftsmanship like Philux. For almost 30 years, they are one of the go-to furniture suppliers for handmade, premium quality, locally produced furniture. Philux has well-designed pieces for the living, bed, and dining areas. They use premium mahogany, FSC acacia, ash, walnut, and gmelina wood for their iconic furniture pieces.
Philux’s designs are perfect for any home today. Each piece combines traditional process with modern design. They even collaborate with local celebrity influencers and other artisans for limited edition furniture pieces!
2 | Nooke
A newcomer in the field, Nooke is a dreamy brand with equally dreamy products. They offer products that add instant character to your space and function to compliment your daily routine. Their first collection, aptly named Pilot Collection, revolves around the idea that spaces are defined by rituals.
Most of the pieces are wooden furniture, wicker accessories, and a couple of stylish plates and jewelry holders. With upcoming collections, they aim to curate a mix of ethically produced pieces and vintage finds. Most pieces are locally sourced and handmade by their partner craftsmen from Pampanga, making most of their pieces limited edition.
3 | Dekko
Initially wedding stylists, the team behind Dekko would often get requests from newlyweds for handmade furnishings in their new home. After numerous inquiries and referrals, they decided to pursue wood working as a business.Dekko works with out-of-school-youth to create their custom products.
4 | Albero
Wood is a popular choice for furniture, but it’s also a great material as a piece of accessory. Albero highlights sustainability in their durable products. They play with high-quality upcycled wood, from maple, beech, walnut, and ash, which are then crafted by skilled artisans. Each piece is sealed with a water-based lacquer finish that is carcinogenic-free and environmentally friendly.
5 | Wild Wonders
Wooden furnishings are complemented by a punch of greens. It’s the ultimate way to bring the outdoors in, especially if you’re living in the middle of the concrete jungle. Lerizze Dizon of Wild Wonders PH shares that plants have an incredible effect in today’s stressful lifestyle.
This story first appeared on CondoLiving May 2018. Edits were made for Condoliving.onemega.com.