Artist Quick Draw (June) : Robx Bautista


Slate loves Robx Bautista. There, we said it.  This multi-hyphenate all-around creative person has been featured in our planner for two years now (see thumbnail on left), but he’s never failed to leave us awe-struck with his vibrant creations. The first time we featured him was for our February 2013 edition, his Alice putting a gorgeous … Continue reading

Artist Quick Draw (March) : Gerome Soriano

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In the March pages of your Slate Planner, you will find an arresting photograph that’s quite difficult to figure out at first glance, but brings a surprising realization after a few seconds of looking intently. That work of art is called Looking Up No. 7, a kite aerial photograph by Gerome Soriano. We first met … Continue reading

Artist Quick Draw (February) : Akiyoshi Kitaoka


Master of optical illusions, genius in visual perception, trompe l’oeil connoisseur, expert 3D image-maker. Akiyoshi Kitaoka is a professor in Japan by day and all these things all other times. We gave you a brief introduction to him and his work via the Slate 2014 Planner, but we know those pages cannot hold all his … Continue reading

2014! What’s Inside your January JuiceBox?

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Let’s start the new year with a monochrome artist’s arsenal! The low-down on you January JuiceBox: 1. KOH-I-NOOR GIOCONDA DARK BROWN SEPIA PENCIL 8804  This is a lovely change from your grays and blacks! This sepia pencil is  ideal for sketching, shading, and drawing on any paper or board surface.   2. PRISMACOLOR EBONY GRAPHITE … Continue reading

8th Spring Film Festival (2014)

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The Ateneo de Manila University Ricardo Leong Center for Chinese Studies, together with Confucius Institute and Credit Suisse, with the cooperation of Ateneo Celadon and Shangri-La Plaza, once again brings you the Spring Film Festival this January 24 to February 2, 2014. The festival is now on its 8th run in the country. The Spring … Continue reading

The Slate 2014 Planner is Here!


Just wanted to share with everyone a few photos we took this morning of the actual Slate 2014 Planner before we deliver it to bookstores starting today (but please expect the planners to be on display in 24-48 hours)! ★ On the cover is the Slate 2014 logo in silver foil stamped on a dark … Continue reading


November JuiceBox

TRICK OUT YOUR TOTE Display your masterpiece and carry it around wherever you go! Trick out your canvas tote by doodling on it, painting it, or even dyeing it. 1 – CANVAS TOTE It’s a blank but versatile canvas – you can dye it, doodle on it, or paint it. 2 – SHARPIE RUB-A-DUB® LAUNDRY … Continue reading

What’s Inside Your October JuiceBox?

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DISPLAY YOUR CLAY! This month’s JuiceBox gives you the basic tools to make your own air-dry clay masterpiece. Whether it’s a mini statue of your favorite pet, charms for your bracelet, or even a medal of achievement, it’s up to you to give life to whatever you can imagine. HERE’S WHAT’S INSIDE: 1. HALF A … Continue reading

September JuiceBox: Painter’s Box + Design Challenge

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This month, we hope you’re up for making mini masterpieces. That’s right, mini acrylic paintings to either get you started on painting or challenge your master strokes! Take a gander at what’s included: 1. MARIE’S ACRYLIC PAINT IN GREEN Marie’s acrylic paints are made of fine quality. Its consistency is buttery and the colors are … Continue reading

What’s Inside Your August JuiceBox

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Just a few days ago, we sent out the first JuiceBox which was aptly named our Anniversary Box. It’s Slate’s Anniversary this month and we’re sharing the celebrations with you! So here’s the lowdown on what’s inside your August JuiceBox. 1. CONTINUE THIS DOODLE BOOK It’s a notebook the size of a passport that contains 50+ pages … Continue reading


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