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Whether your style be classic, modern, or eclectic, these stores will surely have what you need.
Here’s exactly where you should shop for luxury furniture in the city.What You'll Find: Stylish, elegant, and modern furniture with an innovative industrial approachPopular Pieces: Coronado, Serie Up 2000, Le BamboleTwenty-Four Seven McKinley Building, 24th Street corner 7th Avenue at McKinley Parkway, Bonifacio Global ...
 
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The homeowners have amassed an impressive array of contemporary art and they believe that collecting isn't a race, but a journey.
Weaving an art collection into the rooms of a home is a design skill that is often underestimated.  While we are not fans of hard and fast set rules when it comes to decorating, it is important to have a sense of ...
 
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It's as easy as decluttering your space and swapping some old fixtures for new ones.
A lot of working hours are spent in the kitchen and because of all the materials, ingredients, and equipment that go into preparing a homemade meal, the kitchen is not necessarily the sleekest room in the house. If you're looking to renovate ...
 
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Houses and lots come with a hefty price tag for a reason.
Comfort, convenience, and security are some of the factors that make a difference when living in some of the best gated communities in Manila. Here, we take a look at the current prices per square meter of homes in some of the ...
 
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Earthquake damage can lead to serious secondary disasters if unattended.
In the aftermath of an earthquake, it's perfectly reasonable to feel rattled. You mustn't forget, however, to assess your home to make sure its structural integrity isn't compromised—even if it seemingly made it through unscathed.Town & Country consulted structural engineering expert Emilio ...
 
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Everything from extraordinary bouquets to potted flowering plants that make thoughtful presents for the special people in your life.
There are three significant Bs that have become synonymous with marking a special occasion: balloons, bubbly, and bouquets. The best flower shops in Manila can make beautiful floral arrangements depending on the event—bridal bouquets for weddings, potted plants for housewarming parties, or ...
 
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There are ghosts in MiraNila, but not the sort that cause nightmares.
At the top of MiraNila, a heritage house owned by the Benitez family, is a tower that overlooks the city from one of the highest points of the New Manila area. Long before condominiums and townhouses obstructed the view, and before urbanization ...
 
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The market growth had much to do with the increase in the country’s ultra-wealthy population.
If you’re looking for a business opportunity in a thriving industry, the latest market report by Knight Frank points to luxury homes as a great investment. In 2018, Manila’s luxury home market saw the most growth in the world, with an 11 ...
 
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What's the difference between a Persian and a Turkish rug?
Buying a carpet may be as simple as going into a store and buying the first thing you see. However, if you want to be assured of quality, it pays to know the basics before going into a showroom.From the different terms ...
 
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It's all in the (luxurious) details.
When it comes to buying furniture, a sofa can be the most difficult to shop for. After all, it’s the first thing people see once they enter a space. It’s easy to scoff at the prices of sofas out in the market ...
 
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If you're looking for an investment or a brand new abode, here are your options.
If you're in the market for a condominium, know that some make better homes and investments than others. Look at the location, the developer's history, and the attention to detail that's put into each unit. Here are some of the most coveted ...
 
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Here are some of the world's most notable luxury furniture brands and their iconic pieces.
In a world where iconic furniture is constantly being replicated, it pays to know which brand makes which.To help you, we’ve listed down some of the top furniture brands of the 20th century.B&B Italia has been one of the world’s leading contemporary ...
 
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Forbes Park is a result of an urban plan that can be traced back to a hundred years’ history, beginning in the 1800s.
Beyond the ravages of World War II that left 80 percent of Manila in shambles in 1945 (it was the second most devastated city in the world after Warsaw), the Ayala family saw a vision of opulence and economic prosperity. At the ...
 
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Prepare to have major closet envy.
Whether you're redoing your closet or looking for inspiration for a new space, these closet design ideas will help you organize all your favorite things.Stylishly match your eclectic clothing pieces with your closet. A simple roll of wallpaper and a statement carpet ...
 
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Malacañang’s regal halls, gleaming floors of wood, and reinforced walls belie a history of humble beginnings and constant changes.
Malacañang Palace was built in 1750 and started as a small weekend house, but through the years has been renovated to the fortress it is today. Its name Malacañang means “place of fisherman.” Malacañang’s exterior surfaces are all bullet-proof and bomb-proof as ...
 
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These Filipino designers make furniture that can stand the test of time.
The combination of solid Philippine craftsmanship and design is incomparable. Here, we list down the designers that make furniture more than just a functional design.A post shared by Mcca Industrial Corp (@mccaindustrial) on Mar 9, 2018 at 2:13pm PSTUnder MCCA Industrial Corporation ...
 
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Here's what you need to know about the opening of the first IKEA store in the Philippines.
Since the announcement of its pending opening in 2020, IKEA has been generating a lot of buzz. In an official press conference earlier today, November 20, we learned more about the first IKEA store in the Philippines, among other useful details.Apparently, we’ve ...
 
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When done right, a sectional sofa can be the centerpiece of a room.
Sectional sofas may be a challenging design option for some, but really, it all depends on the couch you choose. As long as you pick one that’s clean and streamlined, you really can’t go wrong—even in a space-strapped area. Here, we present ...
 
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The founder of Chuvaness blends the contemporary and the classic.
For the past 15 years, Cecile Zamora has lived in this Ed Calma-designed home. Founder of Chuvaness, one of Manila’s first ultra-successful lifestyle blogs, this stylish mother of three young boys now keeps herself busy with a budding career as a DJ. ...
 
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Peek inside some of Cebu City's most affluent gated communities.
Real estate is booming across the Philippines, and aside from Manila, properties in Cebu are among those with prices that keep on rising. Here, we've rounded up the Queen City of the South's most exclusive enclaves as well as the average price per ...
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