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7 Things I learned from A TV Home makeover


When you get what you wished for. I remember back then that I wanted to be on TV as young as I could remember. I had a number of fun experiences auditioning for talent management and even join a go-see audition because at one point I wanted to be a “celebrity”, a cliché as it sounds but I do. I wanted to be on TV then or maybe I was influenced by how I perceived celebrities back then.

I love watching movies or TV series, I actually binge on them but didn’t last long when I set foot in college. Not until that day, I see a home makeover then for a Regional TV Show, MagTV Home Makeover.

Read it right, MagTV Home makeover (by ABS-CBN Region 7 Program) happens every year in partnership with the Philippine Institute of Interior Designers – Cebu Chapter. I was given an opportunity to be part of the show and lead the team of Five (5) Interior Designers; Thanks to Mr. Ryan James Mantuhac, President of PIID-Cebu Chapter, who assigned me this year’s one of the most important task.

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With the insights given by Mr. Adrian Diongzon, the Executive Producer of MagTV, Here are some valuable lessons I learned from him during our crucial meeting.

  • ·         Storyline. The Story of the Client would tick the hearts of the viewers that they would want to see a happy ending or see joy in their hearts

  • ·         Theme.  The overall look of the space should be well thought off that will fit the client and their lifestyle which should be pleasing and not overwhelming to the recipient.

  • ·         Designing for TV. Using Bold a Pop of colors would entice viewers and at the same time showcase the boldness of Interior Designers in using colors and still being able to stick to the theme.

  • ·         Don’t Compromise. Since this is a makeover with a very limited time, plans can change and a lot of things happen along the way the function should not be compromised despite the changes while making it aesthetically pleasing to the client.

  • ·         Do-It-Yourself. Educate your viewers to do a D-I-Y Activity, in this way you reach out to viewers who love D-I-Y or simply teach them how existing things can be recycled or upcycled. This gives them the thought of making something out of nothing.

  • ·         Decorate. Showcase something that is Magazine Worthy, simply because it’s something to look forward to the viewers and the owner of the house that will look forward to each day.

  • ·         Coordination. Designers and the rest of the team who would make the dream space into reality will have to be on one page it gives us a direction of where we will be heading and since we had quite challenging weeks everyone seems to be working its own space with a given value.

With everything laid out to us, it is very important to know the insights of each stakeholder and how interior designers should come up with a design that will meet all parties the recipient and the TV production team. I am grateful to be part of this year’s MagTV’s 10th-anniversary show and if time permits again, I’d love to be part of this program again. 



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