Slate in 2016

To Our Dearest Friends, In 2010, the Slate Planner was conceived. When it was released in 2011, it officially was the first thing I created that I truly shared to the public with pride. I share this sentiment collectively with the Slate Team. We value your continuous support, kindness, and love for Slate all these years. … Continue reading

21 Day #SlateDrawingChallenge!

Here at the Slate HQ, we believe that Creativity is a muscle that needs to be exercised daily. And so, to live up to our mantra, we planned last year to embed a 21-Day Drawing Challenge in the Slate 2015 Planner! The 21-Day Drawing Challenge is found on the August dashboard of your Slate Planner, … Continue reading

Slate @ the 20th French Film Festival Opening Night

The Slate Team was invited to attend the opening night of the 20th French Film Festival in Manila at Greenbelt, Makati. For 20 years, they have not only been bringing some of the best French films to Manila, but also shedding light on Philippine cinema as well. Opening night started with a screening of La … Continue reading

Artist Quick Draw (2nd Qtr) : Paulina Ortega

Paulina Paige Ortega is a true Filipino global talent, and that’s why we’re thrilled to feature her work as our quarter spread. She has worked in Manila, Singapore, and now Sydney as a graphic designer, illustrator, and all-around creative person. Her destination is not the only thing that’s diverse, but this adjective rings true for her work … Continue reading

Artist Quick Draw (March) : Iori Espiritu

We’ve known Iori since we were young and although she has always been a creative individual, we’re so happy to see her become a unique artist treading her own path. The photograph of her one-of-a-kind mugs inside the Slate 2015 speaks volumes about her – unpretentious, peculiar, and original. Learn more about Iori (even her … Continue reading

Happy 25th Birthday, Photoshop! [Free Wallpaper from Slate!]

The Slate Planner has always been designed and fully laid out in Adobe Photoshop. I know, voices in your head are saying I should use InDesign! To tell you honestly though, the Team didn’t have enough funds to purchase InDesign when we were starting, and so it has always been Photoshop since then. Even my … Continue reading

Artist Quick Draw (February): Vanessa Augustin

For 2015, Slate aims to feature various kinds of artists from different parts of the world. With this in mind, we couldn’t have chosen a better creative person to kick off this year’s slew of talented artists.  She is one of the many Filipino talents who are being recognized globally, but still is not one … 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

Slate 2015 Planner

The Slate Planner is already half a decade old! ★ This 5th edition celebrates a counterbalanced perspective of life and experiences, and monthly themes are driven with oxymorons. The Slate 2015 Planner is an ode to contrast, filled with broad spaces, peppered with a generous helping of trivias, films, quotes, life hacks, and creative activities … Continue reading

Slate 2015 Contributing Artists ★

The Slate Planner is already half a decade old! We’ve traveled a mighty long way from Slate just being an idea, to becoming an actual publication, to what it is today. So much has changed, yet some things have stayed the same. With the upcoming 5th edition, the Slate Team wants to continue showcasing visual … Continue reading