Angel Magazine

By Angel Trinidad

I am an editor, writer and creative strategist based in Amsterdam, curating the world's most sparkling trends in design, interiors and lifestyle. Angel Magazine is a personal newsletter, a diary of things that inspire me, and make my heart beat faster. //

I am an editor, writer and creative strategist based in Amsterdam, curating the world's most sparkling trends in design, interiors and lifestyle. Angel Magazine is a personal newsletter, a diary of things that inspire me, and make my heart beat faster. //

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Angel Magazine - Happy New Year!

Have you spotted Scandinavia Dreaming in your local bookstore? Take a photo and tag #scandinaviadreaming. Would love to see them! I myself am dreaming of making a new book this year... Stay tuned!


Angel Magazine - Issue #19

What inspired me most is that Gestalten asked me to find new and surprising projects that are different from the usual white-washed, minimalist Nordic designs (I find the Kinfolk-esque aesthetic really boring and unoriginal!) I was able to move beyond that an…


Angel Magazine - Issue #18

The launch party of Keen On Walls and Scandinavia Dreaming was a complete success! Thank you to everyone who came and celebrated this magical evening with me. It was mysigt and gezellig, cozy and heartwarming. To those who missed it, here's a roundup of the e…


Angel Magazine - REMINDER: Scandinavia Dreaming x Keen On Walls launch party, 18 Nov, Friday

Join us on November 18 from 6 p.m. at The Hoxton Amsterdam for the Scandinavia Dreaming × Keen On Walls Launch Party in cooperation with The American Book Center and Gestalten. Get acquainted with the new age of Scandinavian interior design and architecture o…


Angel Magazine - INVITATION: Scandinavia Dreaming x Keen On Walls launch party, 18 NOV

Keen on walls? Keen on Scandinavia? For all the (Scandinavian) interior design junkies, this one’s for you: after going from country to country, fika to fika, Amsterdam-based Angel Trinidad teamed up with the creative minds behind Gestalten to create Scandina…


Angel Magazine - Issue #15

I am very happy and proud to present Scandinavia Dreaming: Nordic Homes, Interiors & Design, a book I have been working on for the past months with my dream publisher, Gestalten. It explores everything I love about Scandinavian design: dazzling interiors,…


Angel Magazine - Issue #14

I wrote about fika for TrendTablet, one of the leading online platforms for trends and trend forecasting. "Fika is probably any Swede’s favourite word (or time of day). This much-revered social and culinary institution is a cornerstone of Swedish culture. Ess…


Angel Magazine - Issue #13

Today is the day! My portrait (taken by Michiel van Nieuwkerk) is featured on today's Het Parool, one of the biggest newspapers in Holland, as part of the 180 Amsterdammers project. An article and video interview is also online, where I tell a little bit of w…


Angel Magazine - Issue #12

180 Amsterdammers is an inspiring project celebrating the unique diversity of the city - 180 nationalities live here, including yours truly, your favourite Filipina! 😁💕✨ 🇵🇭🇳🇱 I'm super happy to be representing the Philippines in this amazing city I now call h…


Angel Magazine - Issue #11

I'm very happy to be part of this wonderful publication! Issue 3 of Happinez magazine is now available in UK stores, and worldwide from 1 March (check out the worldwide store locator). You can also get your copy at the online store. ⭐


Angel Magazine - Issue #10

I am super proud of this latest project of mine: the City of Amsterdam and Amsterdam Marketing asked me to create a magazine especially for the Dutch EU Presidency, which is held in the city until June 2016. Along with interviews and features on various Europ…


Angel Magazine - Issue #9

Just your usual Citinerary regulars last week at the Hoxton Hotel (looking at you Kay, Evelyn, Deepa and Camilla!). This time, we were joined by my friend Malte, who is almost a local Amsterdammer now being that he is always here for business trips. Don't you…


Angel Magazine - Issue #8

These are a few Instagram highlights from 2015. It has been a wonderful year for me in terms of creative pursuits and new adventures. It was the year I started freelancing full time (read about my projects in my year in review post), the year me and M moved t…


Angel Magazine - Issue #7

A couple of months ago, I did an interview with one of my favourite designers ever, Stefan Sagmeister of Sagmeister & Walsh. Interior design company De Vorm hired me to do a series of interviews during Dutch Design Week for their POD Sessions. "In this ed…


Angel Magazine - Issue #6

I had the pleasure of working with The Green Gallery (The Flower Council of Holland) for their second issue, which is an ode to the beauty of plants. I created the "Green Treasures" section - a collection of plant-inspired art, design, fashion, trends and man…


Angel Magazine - Issue #5

This is my spirit cat. Wild, free and brave. The past few days, I've been looking at this photo whenever I'm afraid - when my thoughts drift to concert halls, too real and too close to my heart - trying to be a bit more like this disheveled, gritty and resolu…


Angel Magazine - Issue #4

Ahhh dreams do come true. Presenting: CITIx60 Stockholm city guide (viction:ary), edited by yours truly. Yes! I was asked by the good folks over at viction:ary to work with them with editing and writing the travel guide of my favourite city in the whole world…


Angel Magazine - Issue #3

Last week, I went to The Makers Amsterdam and Citinerary's first event A City Made By People at my favourite hotel hangout, The Hoxton. It was a very interesting talk, I learned a lot about different initiatives locals are making to make their city a more int…


Angel Magazine - Issue #2

I went to Chris Berens' exhibition opening at Jaski Gallery in Amsterdam. Chris is my favourite Dutch contemporary painter. I discovered him when I was working for Arts Holland three years ago, and knew upon seeing his works that he is truly something special…


Angel Magazine #1

I went to the press preview of the most awaited exhibition of the year, Munch : Van Gogh, at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. What can I say... These are two of my most favourite artists in one exhibition. "Art that goes straight to the heart," as curator Ma…