5 Creative Gift Hacks for the Christmas Season with Ariel Philippines

Unique and creative gift ideas and hacks recommended by Ariel Philippines

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Manila, Philippines – October 2018 – Christmas is just right around the corner, and the season of readying presents, prepping feasts, planning reunions, and practicing holiday traditions have already started. You might even be worrying about finding unique presents as early as now, but there’s no need to fret since Ariel Philippines got some smart hacks for you!

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1. Online Shopping – easy, accessible, and hassle-free! You don’t actually have to go out of the house to shop anymore. Just fire up your laptop or smartphone to go online, and you’ll find tons of online shopping sites just waiting for you to add items to your cart. What are you waiting for? Search for the product you want to buy, and have it delivered straight to your doorstep. It’s definitely easy and convenient! Just make sure to purchase from reliable websites, and you’re good to go! (more…)

Caritas Manila: Celebrity Bazaar 2018 with Heart Evangelista-Escudero

Caritas Manila Holds Celebrity Bazaar on October 18, 2018

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Caritas Manila invites everyone on its second “Celebrity Bazaar 2018” top-billed by Ms. Heart Evangelista-Escudero as this year’s Event Ambassador. The bazaar will highlight pre-loved luxury apparels & fashion items from local celebrities. Catch the iconic trinkets on October 18, 2018 (Thursday), from 1PM to 10 PM at the 2nd Level of the Mega Atrium of SM Megamall. Entrance fee is P500 per person.

caritas manila celebrity bazaar 2018 with heart evangelista-escudero

Heart Evangelista-Escudero during the Media Conference at Lugang Cafe in SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City.

The bazaar will feature pre-loved luxury items up for sale from generous celebrity donors Heart Evangelista, Alden Richards, Ruffa Gutierrez, Dr. Vicki Bello, Scarlet Snow Belo, Cristalle Bello, Bang Pineda, Teacher Georcelle, Toni Gonzaga, Zsa Zsa Padilla, Vice Ganda, Iza Calzado, Divine Lee, Jinkee Pacquiao, Manny Pacquiao and premier designers Michael Cinco and Cary Santiago. (more…)

IDR. Michael Pizzaro appointed as AYDA council member 2019/20

Asia Young Designer Awards (AYDA) Council 2019/20 represented by 9 recognized architectural and interior design experts from Asia

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The NIPSEA Group, known throughout Asia as Nippon Paint, has officially appointed an independent advisory panel for its maiden Asia Young Designer Awards Council 2019/20 (“AYDA Council”). One of the newly-appointed members is Mr. Michael Pizarro, founder of Michael Pizarro Interior Design (MPID) in the Philippines.

Pizarro’s Interior Designing career spanned nearly two decades. After he finished his pre-Med course in Biology, he studied to become an Interior Designer at the Philippine School of Interior Design (PSID). His enormous talent and creativity led him to emerge as topnotcher during the 1995 Interior Design Board Exams.

IDR. Michael Pizzaro appointed as AYDA council member 2019-20

Back row (L-R): Mr Astley Ng (Singapore); Mr Horace Pan (Hong Kong); Mr Michael Pizarro (Philippines); Ar Kazuma Yamao (Japan)Front row (L-R): Mr Keat Ong (Singapore & China); Ar Ezumi Ismail (Malaysia); Mr Wee Siew Kim, Chief Executive Officer of NIPSEA Group; Ms Lea Avilani Aziz (Indonesia); Ms Vipavadee Patpongpibul (Thailand); Ar Siritip Harntaweewongsa (Thailand) and Ms Teri Choong, Director of Corporate Affairs of NIPSEA Group

With his background, experience, talent and commitment to his craft, his career flourished when he became part of PSID’s facilitating and faculty team, the De La Salle University College of St. Benilde School of Arts and Design (DLSU-CSB) and Space-Angelo King Center for 11 years. He was also recognized as one of PSID’s top 35 alumni in 2002 and was part of the Philippine Institute of Interior Designers (PIID) board as Executive Director for Exhibits and Conventions for two consecutive terms. He also hosted a TV show and trained under the guidance of renowned Interior Designer Nardy Aquino, with projects for the Sukhothai restaurant chain and Josol showroom, to name a few. (more…)