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ABOUT SOPHIA CALIMA

Born in Manila, Sophia Calima completed a degree in Interior Design from the renowned Istituto Europeo di Design Milan, Italy. 
Driven by a desire to find synergy between modern, western, and eastern sensibilities, she went on to learn first-hand
from global design luminaries.

Her time with Susan Fredman Design Group Chicago, Droulers Architecture Milan, Lor Calma and Partners Manila, 
The I.D. Dept Singapore, and Kenneth Cobonpue Cebu imbued her with a distinctive design approach and methodology.

She currently serves as Assistant Secretary of the National Committee on Architecture and Allied Arts with NCCA
under the office of the Philippine President.

 

MY VALUES

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INTEGRITY

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ARTISTRY

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METAPHOR

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BEAUTY

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MEANING

 

PRESS

Press clippings of Sophia

INTERIOR DESIGN PROCESS IN A NUTSHELL

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1| DESIGN BRIEF

Define key requirements including budget and design agreement

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2| SCHEMATIC DESIGN

Concept studies with initial layout, colours and materials

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3| DESIGN DEVELOPMENT

Comprehensive design solution based on concept studies

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4| TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION

Preparing construction drawings and documentation for costing

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5| TENDER

Contractors and suppliers send their fees based on drawings

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6| CONSTRUCTION CONSULTANCY

Consistent construction site inspection

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7| PURCHASING AND INSTALLATION

Finishing touches with the use of quintessential pieces

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8| PUNCH LIST AND TURN OVER

A final to-do list before turn over to client

Let's start a new project together