Sep 2012
Interior Design & Industrial Design, news
Guide to PSID's Gabay Exhibit

The PSID Exhibit has four areas: Dinig, Tindig, Tanaw and Galaw. Here is a rough guide on what booths you will find in each category.

Dinig area (for the hearing-impaired): “Visu-Centric Living Room” which features a curved layout so the client can see everything in the room;  “Memoirs of Audrey,” a contemporary rococo dining room designed that features mirrors to be able to see the entire space, and wood for that easily conveys vibrations for the users to feel; “Remnants”, a rustic contemporary kitchen designed specifically for a retired soldier who lost his hearing in service, features high-technology appliances and gadgets including a set of lights that serve as timer device for the gas range and coffee maker; “Tinig” is a lanai area where stones are used as material for acoustics purposes, with a doorbell system that sends vibrations through the floor for the client to feel; “If Walls Could Speak” is a pop art bedroom that has a traffic light alarm system where red lights up for the doorbell and yellow for the phone; and “Fluid Affair,” a toilet and bath that maximizes sight lines and a visual alarm system that lights up.


Memoirs of Audrey


If Walls Could Speak

Fluid Affair

Tindig area (for those in wheelchairs): “Limitless”, a minimalist living room that has multi-functional pieces; “Pios de Kainan” is a Filipino-inspired dining area designed for a family whose father is wheelchair-bound; “Tempered Tenacity” has a rounded kitchen island for easy maneuverability on a wheelchair;  “Outdoor Serenity: The Realm of Lanai Living” features a cantilevered floating seat reflecting the artistic side of the client; “Abot Kamay” is a bedroom designed for former Pinoy Big Brother housemate Naprey Almario that features a pull out king-sized bed for ease in changing sheets and a Tinalak-inspired headboard to reflect the client’s roots in Davao; and “Brave Art” is a pop art inspired bathroom that features a bathtub with a seesaw mechanism for easy transfer from a wheelchair.


Pios de Kainan


Abot Kamay

Brave Art

Tanaw area (for the visually-impaired): “Beyond Sight” a living room where heavy furniture is used so the blind client could easily memorize their location, with a feature wall that bears a quote from the book “The Little Prince” in Braille; “Beyond the Naked Eye” is a dining room space for those with low vision featuring a custom-made table with grooves for easy table setting; “Phosphorescence” is a kitchen design that has multi-directional layout, textured materials, and angular proportions;  “SENsored” is a lanai where a skylight is added to improve lighting in the space; “Midnight Rhapsody” has various textures on the floor also provide the user with a tactile landmark across the room; “IndustrialEYEzed” is a modern Maranao-inspired bathroom featuring a rounded layout for an easier orientation and bold colors set against a dark background for contrast. The toilet and bath areas are also equipped with audio guides to orient the visually-impaired client.

Beyond Sight

Beyond the Naked Eye


Outdoor Serenity

Midnight Rhapsody


Galaw area (for the elderly): “To Withstand the Test of Time”, a living room where the elderly clients have the least possible obstruction for walking with a walker or cane; “Sweet Escape” is a dining room inspired by a sun room filled with DIY projects; “Lasting Belvedere” is a kitchen space that features wrought-iron details , handcrafted cement tile patterns, and distressed dark wood; “Diamond in the Rough, ” designed specifically for a 70 year-old widow, has leather seat that doubles as a potty for the client’s weakened bladder and a camouflaged railing on the bed; and “H2 Breld” a beach-inspired toilet and bath featuring flooring coated with anti-bacterial solution and grab bars near the water closet and shower areas.

To Withstand the Test of Time

Sweet Escape

Lasting Belvedere

Diamond in the Rough

H2 Breld

The show runs until October 31, at the former Super Sale Club, SM City North EDSA, North Ave. cor. EDSA, Quezon City.

3 responses to “Guide to PSID’s Gabay Exhibit”

  1. Monica says:

    Hi! I just wanted to point out that you mixed up the pictures of ‘Outdoor Serenity’ and ‘SENSored’. 🙂

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