The following are the profiles of the designers and artists that have been featured in The Green Room:

Margarita Montiel-Encela
Design Tips from the Kitchen Specialist, September 2012
Shortly after graduating from the Assumption College in 1997, Margarita started working for the Canadian Kitchen Company where she worked as an in-house designer for seven years. After working freelance on an independent kitchen project for a friend's aunt, Margarita finally decided to open up her own company named MMKitchen Cabinetry. Since then, Margarita has done numerous kitchens, cabinets, wardrobes and vanities for residential and commercial use. Her professionalism and design knowledge combined with her entrepreneurial skills has helped in her success as one of the best independent kitchen and cabinet companies in the industry.

Silverfilter Cyril Sorongon
Ear and Eye Candy, April 2011
Silverfilter can claim an essential part in the rise of live dance music in the Philippines due to his hard-hitting dance sets, which leaves partygoers no choice but to move and groove. Fusing the live experience to the DJ vibe, every silverfilter set is sure to be the best of both worlds and has proven to entertain crowds from all over. Silverfilter’s live performances and his original tracks have already proven to be ear candies to floor-fillers, making him one of the most sought after electronic music producers in the industry.(Reposted from

Bernice Flores-Sorongon
Ear and Eye Candy, April 2011
After graduating with an Interior Design degree from the University of Sto. Tomas in 2003, Bernice immediately used her creative talent at Atelier Almario. Working with discriminating clients for almost seven years gained her the designer that she is today, with a design forte in modern asian and contemporary interiors. 

Zarah Gomez
Lomo Loco, March 2011
A certified lomography enthusiast, Zarah Gomez is an IT professional based in Australia. Besides that, she is also a weekend traveler, a yogini, an adventurer and a beach lover, to name a few. 

Doris Dy-Rivero
Coastal Christmas, March 2011
Doris Dy-Rivero has been in the practice of professional interior design since 2001. After earning her interior design degree in the University of Sto. Tomas, she worked for the prestigious design firm Atelier Almario where she worked for eight years as a senior designer.  Her experience with the firm has cultivated her expertise in residential design, with traditional, transitional and asian modern interiors as her forte. Currently, Doris works in Vista Land as the in-house interior designer.

Shirley Aguilar
Light and Shadow, February 2011
Shirley Aguilar, currently working in Dubai, is an Interior Designer by profession. She graduated with a degree in Interior Design from the University of the Philippines in Quezon City in 1997. After relocating in Dubai, Shirley being naturally gifted with the arts, took up a basic course in photography as a hobby. From then on, she has been continually honing her talent and continues to perfect her techniques in photojournalism.

Dario Marcelino
Strokes of Art, February 2011
Dario Marcelino was previously Manila based from 1998 to 2007 before residing in his current residence at Ontario Canada. He is a traditional rendering artist specializing in the dry medium (pen, ink, markers, etc) and is experienced in rendering both commercial and residential projects. Dario worked as a rendering artist and junior designer for the Manila based Atelier Almario from 1998 to 2003. He is currently a freelance rendering artist and interior designer with his own studio in Canada.
Kristine Javier-Datuin
Urban Retreat, February 2011
Kristine Datuin has been practicing Interior Design since she graduated from the University of the Philippines in 1998. She has worked for diverse design industries such as Tropical Furniture Design, Architecture, European Kitchen Design and Residential Interior Design. Her exposure to the different fields in design and architecture has made her truly appreciate the whole design process which results in very well articulated spaces with comfort and function for the end-user, without compromising form and aesthetics.