Found: Chill Pill Ice Cream

This year is off to a refreshing start! Thanks to Chill Pill Ice Cream, some of the Slate team members experienced their first ever ice cream social (yes, we couldn’t believe there was such a thing). The Chill Pill Farmacists, Patricia Flores and Maris Flores, held this delightfully intimate top-secret ice cream taste test, inviting … Continue reading

What’s Inside Your December JuiceBox?

We loved this JuiceBox so much we had to assemble another version! 1 –  HAHNEMÜHLE D&S POCKET SKETCH BOOK This pocket-sized D&S Sketch Book is the best companion for the on-the-go creative. Its sturdy black cover protects the thread-sewn white sheets. Thanks to its 140gsm paper, it offers the ideal surface for drawings with charcoal, … Continue reading

FOUND: Singapore’s Haji Lane

Some of the team just arrived from Singapore and while there, took the chance to build the August JuiceBox from their trip down Singapore’s eclectically famous Haji Lane. Haji Lane is a street where local artists and independent entrepreneurs have created a community selling vintage merchandise and one-of-a-kind products. It’s an alleyway of uncommon cuisines, charming … Continue reading

FOUND: Tsutaya Bookstore in Tokyo!

If you’re new to Planet Slate, you need to know how much the Slate Team loves books: different kinds of books, (almost) all types of books! We love books so much, that when we came across Flavorwire’s list of The 2o Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World, we made it one of our missions to … Continue reading

SaturdayMarket X FutureMarket@ESCOLTA

Most of us in the team are Quezon City folk, but last weekend, we found ourselves in Escolta as we attended an Independent Book Binding Workshop courtesy of 98B COLLABoratory. We’ll probably have a separate post on that super fantastic encounter, but on a more urgent note, we found out about this other gem, the … Continue reading

FOUND: Five Dime Driftwood House in Taipei

When I was in Taipei earlier this year, I was able to eat at an exceptionally unique restaurant but it didn’t seem like it at first when the tour guide told us about it. It was a good hour from where we currently were and I wondered if the food there was any good. It was … Continue reading

Found: VVG Table in Taipei

It is no secret that the number one thing on my hit list of places to visit is VVG Something. It is one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world and finding it was absolutely the icing on the cake. VVG Table, however, was the cherry! I dragged my friends to look for VVG … Continue reading

FOUND: VVG Something in Taipei

Even if there’s very little time left from the set itinerary for my trips, I always make sure that I visit a local bookstore and get myself a copy of a wonderful children’s book/art book to add to my collection. Just a few days ago, a trip to Taipei brought me to one of the … Continue reading

Found: Munky Bizniz Mugs!

Hello hello! I believe we have found the perfect match to your caffeine addiction! Check out these quirky designer mugs from Munky Bizniz: Each lead-free, microweavable, dishwasher-safe, proudly-Philippine made artisan mug was handmade and handpainted. No two cups are alike. The variations in color and shape makes each a unique work of art that will … Continue reading

Fierce Fears!

Hello! I should have realized beforehand that not everyone can process space relations as well as others. And since the font I used for the phobia names [on the planner] is pretty geometric, it didn’t read that well for some. In my defense, the font looked pretty good on the screen but yeahhh, it didn’t … Continue reading