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Similar to pay as you go, we offer this as an alternative to our other services



A summary of the steps involved in the e-design process






We offer an initial discovery session for free. Click here to learn more or click here to book. A friendly reminder, bookings without accomplished questionnaires will not be honored


After your purchase, please email us proof of payment and book your online session here. From there, you’ll receive an email with guidelines for the online session. Please note, only bookings with confirmed payments will be honored


We’ll talk in detail about you and your space


After the online session, please send us complete details and we’ll email you a custom e-design package within 14 business days. Based on your selection, it may include:

  • design tips are simple, doable and personalized ideas to help spruce up your space
  • shopping list with measurements for key pieces
  • moodboard that illustrates the design concept
  • perspective drawing which represents the space in 3D
  • space plan showing layout and furniture placement


Frequently asked questions

What is E-Design?

We offer this service as a more affordable alternative to our end-to-end design service. The best part: we don’t need to step foot in your space to give it a makeover! Everything’s done online. Your custom e-design package contains all the details you need to confidently put the space together. For remodels, please click here to see services in our about page

Who's it for?

It’s ideal for DIYers, people with Pinterest paralysis, clients on a budget, or those who need a limited type of interior design service

Help! My room is bigger than 15 square meters

A bigger room needs more attention. You can purchase another package or you can contact the designer at sophia[@]sophiacalima[.]com to ask which package is right for you!

I don't have a floor plan and I don't know how to make one

We got you! Upon confirmation, we’ll email you a set of easy instructions that walks you through how to measure your room. Downloading an iOS app is also an option. Please pass these measurements onto us so we can start working on your custom e-design package

What if I need to rebook?

Rebookings should be requested at least 48 hours before the original confirmed schedule. The rebooking fee is Php 500. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide refunds for no shows

Do I have an opportunity to ask for more options?

Since this service is offered as a more affordable alternative to our end-to-end design service, the packages above don’t include revisions, change orders and do-overs

What's a perspective drawing?

A perspective drawing  shows the space in 3D, with colors of the materials and the space. This is different from a photo realistic rendering

I need help with my room and I need a design for a custom cabinet. What are my options?

After selecting a package, you can ask the designer about custom furniture at sophia[@]sophiacalima[.]com. Click here to see a list of other available services 

What products are you going to recommend?

We’ll recommend products that suit your style, project and budget

Do I order the products you've recommended?

You do. Your custom e-design package gives you everything you need to purchase the furniture and decor we’ve selected for you

When do I receive my e-design package?

After you’ve sent us complete details, we’ll email you a custom e-design package within 14 business days

Can you come and style the furniture and decor?

This service is offered as a more affordable alternative to our end-to-end design service. Your custom e-design package contains all the details you need to confidently put the space together


Get to know more about Sophia, what drives her and how she can help co-create spaces that enrich your well-being and success



Born in Manila and inspired by the transformative power of well-designed interior spaces, Sophia Calima completed her Interior Design degree from the renowned Istituto Europeo di Design in 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 in Chicago, Milan, Manila, Singapore and Cebu.

In 2017, one of her projects was recognised as “one of the best condominium units” by a Philippine publication. A year after, she was selected by Mega Publishing as one of the “Home Designers That Should be on Your Radar.” She served as the Assistant Secretary of the National Committee on Architecture and Allied Arts with NCCA, under the office of the Philippine President.

“I just moved into my first apartment and I wasn’t sure what to do. Sophia’s advice on my floor plan layout and furniture pieces gave me the information and confidence I needed to make the right decision for myself and my home!”

-C. Del Moro from Florence Italy, with 37 trips around the sun

“Sophia was a complete joy to work with in the two interior fit out projects she completed for me. She delivered inspired living and working spaces that reflect my passions and adapt well to my lifestyle.”

-A. Sy from Makati Philippines, with 49 trips around the sun

“Sophia’s guidance on my renovation, layout and wall feature helped me understand what I should do and prioritize.”

-S. Locatelli from Paris France, with 37 trips around the sun

“I wanted my space to balance function, resources, design and Feng Shui. Sophia considered all of this and was very supportive of the revisions I requested. Her design direction and flexibility helped me realize what I imagined for my space!”

-G. Lopez from Cebu Philippines, with 38 trips around the sun

“Sophia completed a full renovation for me and my family. Her unique approach to design, efficient use of space and custom multiuse storage units gave us a functional and beautiful home.”

-L. Cajucom from Pasig Philippines, with 43 trips around the sun

”I needed window treatments that would match my existing space and there were so many varieties, it was confusing! Sophia quickly helped me find the right product, complementary colors and made sure the installation went smoothly.”

-R. Tng from Makati Philippines, with 43 trips around the sun

“Sophia gave me ideas on what do with the foyer, living area and master’s bedroom. She also gave me tips on decluttering and balancing the energy of my home.”

-M. Guevara from Geneva Switzerland, with 37 trips around the sun

“Sophia is a creative, passionate and inventive designer with multiple talents. We sought her out to collaborate on a project that’s very close to our hearts and was tremendously pleased with her work.”

-B. Aquino from Manila Philippines, with 36 trips around the sun


With a multidisciplinary approach, Sophia’s projects span interiors, furniture, graphic design and
holistic interior design