Home - Modern Living

10 designers & artists reimagine an icon of Parisian design

Roche Bobois’ classic 1971 Mah Jong sofa gets a modern treatment that ranges from Filipino traditional weaving to a nostalgic trip on a jeepney.

What do you with a piece of design that has withstood the whims of trends for almost five decades? You reinvent it with 10 creative collaborators, of course!

One of the 1970s’ most enduring designs, the Mah Jong sofa is so adaptable it can be a low sofa or a high sofa with the addition of another layer of seat, or it can even be a daybed.

Roche Bobois over the years has collaborated with fashion houses such as Missoni Home, Jean Paul Gaultier and Kenzo Takada to dress it up with their signature fabrics for limited editions.

Home and Living

  • For the Love of Leyte is the start of a long-term initiative for livelihood and economic growth in Leyte. Situated just outside of Tacloban, The Farm at Ginsiyaman welcomes people of all ages and all walks of life for a two-day benefit music and arts festival as the start of a long-term initiative for livelihood […]

Real Estate

MODERN LIVING TV

WATCH: Introducing Modern Living

A series that will give the viewers a taste of a life full of pleasant experiences derived from breathtaking living spaces, well-organized and peaceful communities, and state-of-the-art residential and recreational facilities available. Hosted by STAR’s lifestyle columnists, Stephanie Zubiri and Bianca Gonzalez.

Design Events

  • Baguio City has always played host to a vibrant art community,” said Venus Tan, COO, Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) and past regional director (2015 to 2018) for the Cordillera region. “The city has had art festivals in the past so there is no need to reinvent the Unesco Creative City membership, which we got in […]

Infrastracture

  • You don’t have to look up north when you have good things in the South. Little by little, Megaworld’s Southwoods Mall is transforming the formerly empty grassland west of Biñan, Laguna into a refreshing weekend place for families living south of Metro Manila. The area has been a “secret nook” close to the heart of […]

Don’t miss the latest in home, property and lifestyle!

Subscribe to our Newsletter