Family Homes: Before and after 2020

Family Homes: Before and after 2020

Our homes changed dramatically during the last 7 months. Before the pandemic, our homes were essentially an escape from daily routine, like a shelter from the outside world. Now the outside world and daily routine are inside our homes. While I am sure the health...
Downsizing: how to make the best out of it

Downsizing: how to make the best out of it

Moving home is known as one the biggest sources of stress in our lives. If the move also involves downsizing to a smaller place, you can end up overwhelmed with panic! Together with empty nesters who ended with a big house and suburban people who become city apartment...
How to make a messy home look decent everyday

How to make a messy home look decent everyday

As far as order is concerned, and regardless of country of origin or culture, we can say that there are two types of people: those who are neat and well ordered all the time, and the others who are… let’s say, not so tidy. While it is completely ok to be part of any...
Finding and creating my dream home at each posting

Finding and creating my dream home at each posting

Hello! I’m Ayessa, trailing spouse to a diplomat. My husband is a Diplomat with the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines. Whenever we get posted, we are responsible for looking for our housing for the next 2-6 years. We lived in Jakarta for 4 years, in...
How Design Affects Our Emotions

How Design Affects Our Emotions

Usually when we talk about interior design, we focus on aesthetic aspects – or even the tactical, smell and sound senses as we’ve covered in many articles before this one but that’s still only one piece of the puzzle. An area that’s not always taken into consideration...

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