There are just a few interior design companies in the country that provide complete services from initial sketches to selection of finishes to an impressive line of customized home furnishings and accessories. Moss Manila and Moss Manila Home provide all these services and more.
Moss Manila is responsible for producing stylish interior design-driven events here and abroad and of various residential, institutional and hospitality interior developments. Armed with years of experience in producing three-dimensional design environments, Moss Manila integrates style, elegance and creative perfection in all their services.
Moss Manila Home is the sister company that produces exclusively designed furniture pieces for their retail shop and individual clients. They work closely with skilled artisans in the Philippines to ensure utmost quality. All furniture can be fully customized. With a wide range of fabrics and finishes, each piece can be configured to meet the clients’ decorating demands.
For its third anniversary, Moss Manila Home introduced its latest collection inspired by chic lifestyle of Palms Springs. Their new furniture collection is aptly called, “Manila Living, California Dreaming”.
The creative women behind the brand are sisters Cyndi Fernandez-Beltran and Happy Fernandez-Victorino. On their latest trip to Palms Springs, the design sisters were inspired by the unique vibe throughout this design mecca of California. They took vintage elements the desert resort city is known for and combined it with their signature aesthetics of contemporary glamour, thus creating a collection with finesse eclecticism making it relevant to Manila’s growing curiosity in all things stylish and curated.
To celebrate this milestone, Moss Manila Home collaborated with three of their existing clients to create their own version of a Palm Springs-inspired furniture piece to complete the 10-piece collection. Guided by the key elements of pleating, channeled tufting, the stark contrast of soft pink and rich green hues, visual linear chevron-like patterns and luxe materials like marble elements, Camille Co, Rissa Mananquil Trillo, and yours truly, fluidly translate the Palms Springs feel creating standout pieces that are unique, stylish and functional.
Camille Co | Having started her own clothing line, Camille has always been inclined to the world of design, fashion, and art. She felt honored and privileged to design together a furniture of her own that speaks to her style. The channeled bench with a mini marble table perfectly suits her room and her needs. “Millennial and functional” are a few words she can think of to describe the perfect piece that complements her room.
Rissa Mananquil Trillo | The three words Rissa would use to describe the bar cabinet she co-created are functional, modern, and beautiful. “Our home is like a little museum, where even everyday things feel like little works of art. I didn’t want a furniture piece that looked like a cabinet. I wanted something that looked like a sculpture,” she explains. The art unfolds when you open the panels to reveal wine racks, shelf space, and a mini bar counter. With a rich green piano finish and champagne gold legs, it’s definitely a furniture piece that raises the bar.
Tessa Prieto-Valdes | Being an interior designer myself and having worked previously with Cyndi Fernandez-Beltran, one of the principal designers of Moss Manila Home, this collaboration was a fun and natural creative process. My style is so eclectic. What Moss Manila Home does is put some sense, rhyme and reason to my space. I have multiple ideas, but they make them cohesive in one space, just like this piece. I chose a pink marble top to complement the white and gold chevron pattern on the cabinet doors. My love for entertaining guests in my home also inspired me to create this piece and showcase my own personal style.
Moss Manila Home Boutique store is located at 1 Gilmore St. Valencia, Quezon City. Their online shop will debut tomorrow, October 15 2017 at www.mossmanilahome.com. Follow them on Instagram @mossmanilahome.
Today is the Red Charity Gala at the Shangri-La Hotel at the Fort. Moss Manila has generous rendered their services for free to create several elements at the Gala. My co-chair Kaye Tinga and I are grateful for the sponsorship of Moss Manila.