Metro Home and Entertaining’s latest issue, 9.3, is dedicated to sharing the editorial staff’s resources with the magazine’s readers.
From bed linens, to lighting, stone and tile finishes, home scents, garden and plant resources to design websites and various finds, the editorial team’s style secrets and favorites are unleashed as a resource guide, complete with contact details.
This issue also debuts a new section of the magazine, “The Last Nook,” where the editorial team features a design icon, their favorite corner of their living space, and their design inspiration. For its initial feature, internationally-recognized furniture designer, Vito Selma shares his space and his thoughts on design.
As with every issue of Metro Home and Entertaining, discover new and inspired places to dine and shop. Unravel the South’s newest design destination, or perhaps, take a trip to Taytay, Rizal’s freshest café and furniture gallery. Revisit the highlights of Manila FAME. Also learn how one key piece can transform a space.
Through our Folio section, harness inspiration from Tina Paterno’s restoration efforts of the San Sebastian Basilica, Asia’s only church of steel. Marvel in the beauty of Chinese brush painting, as exhibited by master painter Cesar Cheng and his students, Anna Reodica and Vicky Zubiri. Within the volumes of Mario Feir’s Library, discover history and meaning in first edition versions of the classics such as Noli Me Tangere and revel in the art of war-era postcards. Travel to the South of France, and learn how Filipina Apol Lejano-Massebieau uses various local ethnic weaves, in order to transform them into vessels that embody the phrase, “happy tribal.”
Highlighted in these pages is residential developer, Landco’s Tribeca Residences, where urban dwelling meets resort luxe. Learn about its various amenities and condo offerings to make a sound property investment.
A sensational mix of homes awaits the readers. Through Metro Home and Entertaining’s pages, saunter into the vivacious world of artistic globe-trotter, Astrud Crisologo. Learn how to integrate storage systems effectively through Architect Gil Coscoluela’s practical and valuable tips on home design. Witness the transformation of interior designer Ricky David’s ancestral home into an eclectic haven. Step into artist Tito Estrada’s vivid home studio. Relive the glamour of years gone by in Janina and Candy Dizon’s restored family abode.
In the Gardens section, revisit the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife through Metro Home and Entertaining’s documentation of its lush renewal. Find out the Filipino take on the Japanese art of bonsai.
This issue, Metro Home and Entertaining brings to its readers Filipino ingredients in the hands of three Belgian chefs. Concoct your very own rabbit adobo from these recipes, or make a rabbit morcon under the tutelage of New York restauranteur and cook book author, Amy Besa. Finally, challenge yourselves to a kitchen battle, just like Chefs Rudolf and Golda Renada, who figured in a kitchen duel to create a birthday meal for a man who loves seafood.
Finally, through Metro Home and Entertaining’s Index pages, learn how to achieve the featured homes’ looks for much less. All these and more await readers in their favorite news stands.