Robbie Antonio: A Generation Emerges






Robbie Antonio is Managing Director and Head of International Brand Collaborations of family-founded Philippine real estate company Century Properties Group. He has been referred to by Forbes Asia as the “liaison to the stars”. As an international real estate developer, he is bringing global fashion houses, Hollywood A-listers, prominent architects, and the most iconic real Continue reading Robbie Antonio: A Generation Emerges

Brand Extensions: Hermès and Donald Trump set up house






Though in many ways the brands mentioned in the headline – Hermès and Donald Trump – are what one would think of (OK, I would think of) as polar opposites, the former being famous for its discrete elegance, the latter being famous for its in-your-face 24-carat bluster, they are nevertheless setting up house together in Continue reading Brand Extensions: Hermès and Donald Trump set up house

Top 200 Art Collectors Worldwide, Part One






Today’s world is ever more globalized and increasingly interconnected—and that means the emergence of a new kind of multi-millionaire and billionaire with currency to spare (see The Top 10 Uber-Rich Art Collectors). Beyond their tendency to snap up properties of every shade, from penthouses to boats to businesses, this generation of tycoons, celebrities, and philanthropists are more Continue reading Top 200 Art Collectors Worldwide, Part One

Revolution Properties has Designer Homes






Robbie Antonio turns up to our meeting at the Armani Hotel ­Dubai with a friend in tow. That friend, as it happens, is ­the designer Marcel Wanders. We chat for while, before Wanders politely takes his leave. It’s an unexpected interlude, although I probably shouldn’t be surprised. Wanders is one of the many big-name designers Continue reading Revolution Properties has Designer Homes

Robbie Antonio: Making his mark in the Real Estate Industry






MANILA, Philippines – Century Properties Group Inc. managing director Robbie Antonio spoke before the well-attended “Forbes Asia Forum: The Next Tycoons – A Generation Emerges” on June 11 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong. Antonio participated as a speaker at the forum and joined the panel, ‘Making your mark’. The panel focused on Continue reading Robbie Antonio: Making his mark in the Real Estate Industry

Tiny Homes You Can Collect






Inside the rain-battered tents of last week’s Art Basel Miami Beach art and design fairs, there were bears made from feathers, a painting made from shoes and shoelaces, and a stabbing incident involving an X-Acto knife that was not a performance piece. Among these and other, expected curiosities were two architectural prototypes: an aluminum and steel Continue reading Tiny Homes You Can Collect

Robbie Antonio’s Precrafted Revolution






It’s hard to pin globetrotting art collector Robbie Antonio down, but somehow I manage to steal twenty minutes of his time during this year’s Art Basel Hong Kong to have a quick chat about his latest enterprise. In town for Art Basel after a whirlwind tour of Design Days in Dubai the previous week, Antonio Continue reading Robbie Antonio’s Precrafted Revolution

The Man Who Thought Small






Filipino Entrepreneur, Robbie Antonio defines the art of living by living with art. The 39-year-old Filipino real estate developer owns a Rem Koolhaas mansion in Manila decorated with MoMA-worthy works by Damien Hirst, Takashi Murakami, David LaChapelle and Marina Abramovic, among others. Now Antonio wants to bring high design and blue-chip architecture to the masses Continue reading The Man Who Thought Small

Jean Nouvel Design October Newsletter






Nous sommes heureux et fiers de vous présenter les actualités de Jean Nouvel en ce mois d’octobre et espérons vous rencontrer lors de ces événements. We are happy and proud to introduce you to the Jean Nouvel’s news of October and hope to meet you all during our events. – Bonne lecture / Enjoy reading A partir Continue reading Jean Nouvel Design October Newsletter