Tatler Homes Philippines

Tatler Homes Philippines Homes 23

From an extraordinary converted convent in the romantic English countryside, to the art-filled Manila sanctuary of a renowned gallery owner, the second edition of Tatler Homes Philippines is a delightful compilation of some of the world’s most beautiful houses.

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entertaining at home

It’s always a pleasure to be invited to celebrate a special ocassion, and even more so when the celebration is held at a private home. A few month’s back, vivacious couple Small and Philip Laude celebrated their 25th anniversary and housewarming with a sumptuous fête among family and friends at their new house designed by Ed Calma. Catch a glimpse of the party’s lavish floralscapes in our exclusive feature, Love in Bloom (p. 106). Elsewhere on our pages, find lots of inspiration for home entertaining: innovative recipes for crowd pleasers taken from the Western Cape’s colourful Littlegig Festival (p. 134); tips for garden entertaining from Rizzoli’s magnificent coffee table tome, The Art of the Garden (Buy the Book, p. 62); and styling ideas like the crisp Chinoiserie-inspired brunch setting pictured above…

in full display

With its Alambra line, Rimadesio reinteprets classic furniture, giving it a contemporary flourish. Characterised by streamlined aluminium, exclusive design details, shelves equipped with integrated LED lighting, and state-of-the-art movement mechanisms, the collection is modern elegance epitomised. Stately and sophisticated, the bronzo and walnut Alambra Monetiere is a display cabinet that stores your precious belongings like a treasure chest, only showcasing them perfectly instead of hiding them away. Its refined combination of matte and transparent surfaces gives it an elegance that complements the objects it’s designed to contain. www.rimadesio.it…

into the district

The Meatpacking District in New York is home to Hermès’ newest flagship store. Taking inspiration from the neighbourhood’s industrial heritage, the landmark building on Ganservoort Street features restored ironwork and a yellow brick façade, as well as sandblasted silver-gray cherry wood walls and furniture in the store itself. The boutique takes up 5,330 square feet over two floors, and has the quintessential ex-libris tile mosaic in toffee browns from the original Hermès store in Paris. At the back of the shop’s first floor is a sweeping staircase animated with carrés, illuminated by natural light. To celebrate the opening, sculptor Ruby Wescoat created show-stopping installations for the boutique’s display windows. www.hermes.com…

world of watches

Underlining the importance of Southeast Asia for Patek Philippe, Singapore has been chosen by the brand as the venue for its Watch Art Grand Exhibition—the fifth edition of the in-depth horological event that lets watch collectors and aficionados immerse themselves in the world of Patek Philippe. From 28 September until 13 October 2019, the exhibition will showcase limited special edition watches in a 1,800-square-metre space at the Marina Bay Sands Theatre, subdivided into 10 themed rooms, each with its own distinctive ambiance. www.patek.com…

art of the matter

Since 1945, Galerie Lelong & Co.—located in Paris and New York—has been representing artists at the forefront of the international art world from every continent and generation, such as Jean Dubuffet, whose 1968 work Table à la Carafe was showcased at this year’s Art Basel, Basel. Also of note at the world’s most anticipated contemporary art fair was the arresting mixed media installation, Projeto Filtro—Para Vergara, by the late Brazilian artist Hélio Oiticica. Comprised of several compartments, the large-scale installation allows visitors to immerse themselves in colour (one compartment contains gallons of orange juice). www.galerielelong.com…

designed for living with passion

"Buying or renting an apartment gives a person a place to stay, but filling it with cherished and personally picked interior pieces is when it becomes a place to truly live in," says Kaye Tinga, co-owner of W/17 Home, "we are passionate in helping people turn a blank space into a true home that reflects who they are. When we opened, we were inspired by the budding design and art scene in the area. It fit our vision, to always look for fresh ideas in decorating for our clientele." Located along Chino Roces Avenue, it is easy to spot W/17 Home's luscious green exterior. Inside is a treasure trove of handpicked pieces by Kaye and her partner, Andres Vasquez Prada. They offer a diversified mix of Eastern and Western styles, as…