Waiting for another bazaar for some hoarding? Just go to Common Room PH and satisfy your needs for anything arts and crafts in one place. And bonus: you might even chance upon your favorite artists from your Instagram feed! Now calm down, heart.
Together with artists from the local arts scene as part of their 33 brand partners Abbey Sy, Alunsina Handbound Books, Bags by Rubbertree, Bedazzle Accessories, Chalk & Cloud, Crafted Love, Crafts With Soul, Ella Lama, Habil Crafts, Hands LovePapers, Kish Javier, vintage shop comics by the Krafty Pirate, LoveNikita, Make It Up, Meganon Comics, Milk Collective Ph, Obra Paduding, Paper Chic Studio, paper goods from Pluma, Raw.Tura, Sapin Sapin Tanzan, Simoy ng Haraya, Tweed & Twine, Sqooid, Sunday Paper Co, Swathe Manila, Swirls and Strokes, Takatak Project, The Greenhouse Project Ph, Vela Manila, Victoria Velasco, and Walloh Designs, Common Room PH is the brainchild of Roma and Maan (both behind Popjunklove, Maan behind Type Kita).
During their opening weekend, the first one hundred visitors were welcomed with origami paper cranes overhead and free workshops lined up for August.
This beaming girl here was the first visitor who arrived at 5 AM!!
Some of the Common Room PH workshops held included:
Watercoloring with Teacher Mayang of @swathe.manila
Making bead accessories with Teacher Cat…
On the art of typography with Abbey Sy…
A paper flower making class with Teacher Ging of @craftedlove
A session with Teacher Nike from @lovenikitaph on how to make useful pompoms
Digitizing with Teacher Lady of @wallohdesigns.
The talented batch of makers!
You can even chance upon an artist you’ve been following online! They do drop by often!
Abbey Sy, the author of bestseller The ABCs of Hand Lettering.
You can even join pen meets!
@jinxedcupcake and @gelibalcruz of @pluma_ph
Turn to Page 2 for more about Common Room PH!