My 10 Fa­vorite Things at Home

The film­maker, di­rec­tor of Eames Of­fice, and grand­son of iconic designers Charles and Ray Eames shares his fa­vorite things

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Fa­vorite Scent

“I like the smell of cut wood and the smell of fen­nel.” Birch Logs from Crate & Bar­rel.

Fa­vorite Ob­ject on the Night Ta­ble

“Usu­ally books… now there’s a book called Len­til Un­der­ground [by Liz Carlisle]. It’s about how a group of farm­ers in Mon­tana de­vel­oped a new way of grow­ing lentils in a more organic way. It sounds crazy, but it’s a re­ally interesting book!” Find it on­line at ama­zon.com.

Fa­vorite Book

“Homage to Cat­alo­nia by Ge­orge Or­well.” Avail­able at Na­tional Book Store.

Fa­vorite Pickme-up Treat

“If I were the per­son who in­vented ice cream, I’d be the proud­est per­son in the world.”

Fa­vorite Fur­ni­ture Piece

“I think the LCW is the per­fect chair. I love it for that rea­son. The Eames Chaise Lounge brings back so many mem­o­ries. I re­mem­ber af­ter its design, Charles and Ray sent one to my mom and it was so ex­cit­ing… there was this big mys­te­ri­ous box and they opened it and it was so amaz­ing.” The LCW and Eames Lounge are avail­able at CWC, W Global Cen­ter, 30th St. cor. 9th Ave., Boni­fa­cio Global City, Taguig City.

Fa­vorite Travel Des­ti­na­tions

“Namibia, Por­tu­gal, and the high desert in the U.S…Joshua Tree.”

Fa­vorite Area In The House

“The liv­ing room.” In photo: liv­ing room of Case Study House No. 8, Charles and Ray Eames’s project that even­tu­ally be­came their home.

Fa­vorite Home Gadget

“The soda wa­ter maker.” So­daStream, avail­able at Hobbes and Lan­des and at ma­jor ap­pli­ance stores.

Fa­vorite Re­cy­cling Trick

“Com­post­ing.”

Fa­vorite Color

“A re­ally, re­ally beau­ti­ful, per­fect, dark gray.” For sim­i­lar shade, try Ab­stract So­lace from Boy­sen Paints.

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