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Everything you need to know about IKEA's first PH store

Nov 20, 2018 - 12:54 PM

How much money is being poured in and how big will it be? Here's what we know so far.

FIRST PH STORE. SM Supermalls and IKEA Philippines officials at the media announcement of the first PH store in the Philippines. Photo by Rappler

World's biggest IKEA store to open in PH by 'late 2020'

Nov 20, 2018 - 11:49 AM

It's going to be a 65,000-square meter store – the biggest in the world

COMING IN 2020. IKEA Southeast Asia managing director Christian Rojkjaer speaks at the Mall of Asia. Photo by Rappler

Bamboo strikes again at the 68th Manila FAME

Oct 18, 2018 - 2:30 PM

A bi-annual event, Manila Fame is the second longest running design and lifestyle exhibition in the Asia Pacific

BAMBOO IS BACK. Milo Naval’s amazing Padyak heralds bamboo’s arrival as a design material to reckon with. Photo by Earnest Mangulabnan Zabala

IN PHOTOS: Kenneth Cobonpue's 'Star Wars' collection

Oct 10, 2018 - 6:02 PM

Renowned Filipino designer Kenneth Cobonpue teams up with Star Wars to create an out-of-this-world furniture line of galactic proportions

7 iconic IKEA pieces you’ll finally be able to get in the Philippines

Feb 26, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Just take our money now!

Get the softest leather daybed in this Makati store

Oct 18, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Flexform has officially launched in Manila with an incredibly elegant showroom

UNDERSTATED. Flexform's style is all about subtle sophistication. Photo by Tedrick Yau

Ito Kish to close furniture showroom in Makati

May 11, 2017 - 10:26 PM

Ito Kish pieces will go on sale before the showroom officially closes

Swedish envoy hails Ikea plan to open PH stores

Nov 17, 2016 - 7:35 PM

This comes as Sweden reopens its embassy in the Philippines that was closed for 8 years

EMBASSY REOPENED. Swedish Ambassador-designate to the Philippines Harald Fries speaks during the inauguration of the reopened Swedish embassy in the Philippines. Photo courtesy of Swedish embassy

Fire razes Indonesian president Jokowi's furniture factory

Apr 20, 2016 - 3:30 PM

The President was in London when the fire took place

FIRE. Officers work to extinguish the fire at the furniture factory owned by the family of President Joko Widodo in Kalijambe, Sragen, Central Java. Antara/Arief Budiman

PH manufacturing up 8.4% in February

Apr 12, 2016 - 7:55 PM

Results show a sharp turnaround from the 2 1 decline last year and continues a strong start for the sector in 2016

Ikea's enigmatic founder, Ingvar Kamprad, turns 90

Mar 30, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Ingvar Kamprad whose Swedish furniture empire Ikea achieved global success remains an enigma

(FILES) This file photo taken on December 03, 2012 shows Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad posing prior to the inauguration of the Margaretha Kamprad Chair of Environmental Science and Limnology on December 3, 2012 at the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology of Lausanne (EPFL) in Lausanne. Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad remains an enigma. Lasting longer than most of the flat-pack furniture his store is famous for, Kamprad turns 90 years old on  March 30, 2016.  / AFP / FABRICE COFFRINI

Buying your first furniture: A checklist

Sep 22, 2015 - 10:29 AM

It’s time to put those Pinterest boards to good use

China demand for furniture spur illegal logging in SE Asia

May 12, 2014 - 11:39 PM

The demand for so called hongmu furniture has seen stocks of Siamese rosewood decimated across the Mekong area – Vietnam Cambodia Laos Myanmar and Thailand says a report by the Environmental Investigation Agency

IN PHOTOS: Dazzling exhibits at Manila FAME 2014

Mar 16, 2014 - 1:50 AM

Striking stunning products made by skillful hands of Filipinos take center stage in Manila FAME

NOT YOUR ORDINARY CANDELABRA. This Kenneth Cobonpue creation on display at Manila FAME leaves people staring in awe. All photos by Manman Dejeto

IN PHOTOS: Pinoy craftsmanship at PH Int'l Furniture Show 2014

Mar 15, 2014 - 7:51 PM

Filipinos have always been known for creativity and ingenuity This year Filipino furniture makers share their talent with an international audience

Art in the Park 2014: More art, bigger space

Mar 05, 2014 - 3:40 PM

Art in the Park promises pieces from 58 galleries and groups over green grass and under the shade of Makati s Acacia trees

Kenneth Cobonpue on innovation and evolution

Feb 16, 2014 - 8:43 PM

Internationally acclaimed designer and Maison Objet s first Asian Designer of the Year awardee Kenneth Cobonpue talks about finding inspiration staying fresh and continuous evolution

WORLD CLASS. Designer Kenneth Cobonpue uses his craft to uplift the Filipino culture. Photo by Rappler

Kenneth Cobonpue opens first Manila showroom

Oct 13, 2013 - 1:55 PM

After years of exhibiting his award winning designs worldwide the industrial designer finally returns home

LIVING ROOM SETUP. A sofa, a pair of lounge chairs, and the dragnet chair all done in the same style create a visually arresting living room. Photos: Peter Imbong

Catch great deals, bazaars, sales

Aug 31, 2013 - 9:00 AM

Shop where you can get the biggest discounts for the whole month of September

The Weekly List: Events you don't want to miss (Aug 24-31)

Aug 24, 2013 - 11:42 AM

Looking for something to do this weekend and the coming week? Here s a list to help you plan ahead

10 awesome Pinoy collectibles

Aug 03, 2013 - 1:43 PM

Unique distinctly Filipino products you ll want to own

BRIGHT TAKE. These wooden backscratchers put the color of youth in traditional Philippine wood carvings. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

How to choose furniture for your condo

Jul 28, 2013 - 4:51 PM

The right furniture for your condo can help create a welcoming place and still be functional and appealing

CHOICES. A limited space needs functional and practical pieces. Photos courtesy of Hulsta/Rolf Benz

5 bargain markets for home furnishings

Jun 09, 2013 - 5:38 PM

Do you know the 5 places within the Metro to get the cheapest furniture decors and other house fixtures?

PEDRO GIL MARKET. One-stop street for furniture needs. All photos by Ephraim Bongcaras

Is Ikea coming to PH?

Feb 20, 2013 - 3:24 PM

A franchisee of Swedish furniture giant Ikea plans to open 3 shops in Manila but needs big spaces to put up the stores

COMING SOON? The Asian franchisee of this global furniture giant is keen on opening stores in the Philippines. Photo by AFP