MY 10 FAVORITE THINGS: MIGUEL HABITO. The brains behind Metryk lets us into his private space and shares with us his most favorite things.
“I got these rose-scented candles from Daiso. Most of the time, I put them on my candleholders. They’re cheap yet have a really good aroma.” Visit Facebook page @DaisoJapanPH for branches.
Favorite Home Scent Favorite Recycling Trick
“I usually create something out of excess pieces of wood instead of throwing them away.”
Favorite Pick-Me-Up Treat
“I really love coffee. I make it a habit to get a cup of coffee before I jump into my work for the day.” Get freshly ground and locally grown beans at The Den, First United Building, Escolta, Manila. “My desktop computer. It’s my personal storage for pictures, work, ideas, and inspirations. It’s just amazing how you can keep countless things in it.”
Favorite Home Gadget Favorite Home Design Book
“I collect art and interior design magazines. I like looking at colors and lines of artworks and at how one can play with items within a space.” Check out www.juxtapoz.com.
Favorite Object on the Night Table
“I recently have a thing for iPhone stands. I like that it can help me with doing video calls. It also helps me charge and check my phone easily.” Available at Metryk.
Favorite Home Accessory
“I love lamps as they… give that warm feeling when you enter a room. When a client asked me if I can make a lamp for him, I gladly say yes!” Get a similar lamp at Metryk.
Favorite Area in the House
“My room. It’s my private space as well as my comfort zone where I can just relax and be on my own.” THE ARTIST BEHIND METRYK WOOD WORKS SHARES WITH US THE THINGS THAT INSPIRE HIM Favorite Color Combination “Gray and white. It’s a very neutral color combination that’s easy to mix with items and home accessories.” Try Sugar Dust and Midnight Magic, both from Boysen Paints Favorite Travel Destination “I have always loved Tokyo, as it is a very colorful and fun city with lots of arts and designs.”