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Starbucks opens Reserve store in The Rise at Malugay, Makati featuring art by JP Pining

Text and photos by Franchesca Lesaca ​ Two murals highlight the brand’s barista craft in the newest Starbucks Reserve store at Shangri-La’s The Rise in Malugay, Makati. JP Pining’s signature style using spray paint, vibrant colors and geometric figures add character befitting the avant-garde vibe of its edifice. Quito Lopez, Starbucks’ Store Development Planning Manager…

Standing on “Common Ground”, A Ceramic Art Collaboration of Israel and the Philippines

Roy Maayan's decorative pieces resembling Israel's Matka (wooden beach paddle) Roy Maayan's decorative pieces resembling Israel's Tembel (bowl-shaped hat) Text and photos by Franchesca Lesaca ​ The Ceramic Studio of UP Diliman College of Fine Arts (UPCFA) in partnership with the Embassy of Israel present “Common Ground: A Ceramic Art Collaboration of Israel and the…