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Metro Home & Entertaining 2017 Issue 4

Metro Home & Entertaining provides inspiration by featuring exclusive homes and top local tastemakers. It features an array of dwelling places from the grand to simple. Metro Home is a guide for greater appreciation of design and style.

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love makes a home

WHAT IS HOME? An old song proposes: “a place where there’s love overflowing / I wish I was back there with the things I’ve been knowing.” The end of the year sees many people trekking back home, and so we all make a special effort to make home even more beautiful and welcoming. But how does love for a home translate into making that home? In our years of photographing homes, and in my own personal experience of helping clients achieve their dream space, whether as their own abode or as a place of business, I have come to realize that what truly makes a home is indeed love. But not just love for decorating or love for the people who will live in that space. A greater love, an insatiable…

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home family

Alessandra Oledan Rodriguez is a 22-yearold law graduate from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Upon graduating, she made the decision to take a gap year to travel and document her adventures on her YouTube channel. Her interests include history, creative writing, reading, music, and the world of business. In this issue, she wrote about her experience traveling Finland (p. 86). Rhea Manila Santos is a freelance writer and social media manager. When she is not out looking for a scoop as a senior entertainment writer for Push.ABS-CBN.com, she loves to write about travel, food, art, and everything in between. On weekends, she is usually under the sun playing different sports. She wrote about lighting store Schema (p. 50) and Gela Cornelissen (p. 132) for Metro Home’s holiday issue. A…

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all that glistens

Throw on fur to add some coziness to any room. Add glitz with gold accessories.…

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elements / picks

THE HOUSE Turn your house into a home with pieces from House, a new high-end furniture concept store. It offers curated pieces, including lighting, beddings, water heaters, and accessories such as Umbra and Nextime. It also boasts of a Sleep Room, where customers can experience different types of Dunlopillo mattresses in an environment conducive for sleeping. House is located at the 3rd level of Uptown Mall in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig and 2nd flr. Ayala Malls The 30th. For more information, visit www.houseofital.com or @ houseofital on Facebook and Instagram. THE A-LIST PRODUCTS Check out these celebrity-designed home accessories: Actress Meryll Soriano’s Community Store sells exquisite notebooks and posters that also serve as daily reminders. Mompreneur Rene Rose Rodrigo’s Kana Kare offers beautifully packaged wellness products that can also double as bathroom décor. Vanna…

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3 of the best picks from the elba lineup

RANGEHOOD Stella 90-Is Bgx ELBA’s Dynamic Collection of Range Hoods feature class-leading performance and technology with the use of modern materials to create a striking design aesthetic throughout the entire lineup. This collection from ELBA is the first to offer new generation technology such as touch sensitive controls, intuitive digital displays, and LED lights. The STELLA 90 IS-BGX range hood offers a class-leading extraction capacity of 1000 cubic meters per hour (m3/h) equipped with an automatic shut-off timer with time delay. Coupled with the highly effective modular aluminum filters, this range hood is sure to help minimize unwanted smoke and odor from your precious kitchen. OVEN Elba Elegance Series Extra Large Built-In Oven Model: EL 800 XL Series: Elegance Series Type: Built-In Oven ELBA’s latest product offering is designed and re-engineered from the ground up in Italy…