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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.jux­

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.”

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