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25 Tropical Houses in the Philippines

by Elizabeth Reyes A. Chester Ong

25 Tropical Houses of the Philippines features top Filipino architects and designers with ideas that are stylish, contemporary, and show twenty-first century savvy. These distinctive homes showcase the best residential work by Filipino architects--outstanding works by 20 designers stepping beyond traditional conventions toward Asian fusion trends and international modernist architecture. The book offers a tour of stunning structures ranging from gracious pavilion-houses in elite subdivisions of Manila to elegant vacation homes of Batangas and Mindoro.

Decorating with Flowers

by Elizabeth Reyes Luca Invernizzi Tettoni Roberto Caballero

Use fresh flowers to make a dramatic difference in your home...and dazzle with the power of flowers when you entertain! Decorating with Flowers celebrates the latest trends in contemporary floral design with a tropical twist. Featuring inspired table settings and installations, this extraordinary book will encourage you to create your own unforgettable floral creations every time you entertain!The ten designers and artists showcased share the ideas and insights behind their creations--each of which is shown in detailed photos--making this an excellent guide for interior decorators, florists, event planners and homeowners looking to add some pizzaz to a space.Featuring over 300 color photographs, Decorating with Flowers has something for everyone-from glamorous Flemish floral arrangements to modern Sogetsu ikebana styles, and modular flower sculptures created to enhance minimalist, contemporary spaces.

Desert Heat

by Elizabeth Reyes

An addictive, steamy novel about a whirlwind romance spinning out of control by the USA TODAY bestselling author of the Moreno Brothers, 5th Street, and Fate series.Between working three jobs, worrying about her family back home, and running from her past, the only thing that would further complicate Bethany Amaya's life is a romance. But after a second run-in with the intense and sexy detective Damian Santiago, that's exactly what she gets. In the blink of an eye she's caught up in a passionate affair with one of the most irresistible men she's ever met.Awestruck for a second time by this beautiful, intriguing woman, Damian is both surprised and delighted when Bethany agrees to something he didn't even expect to be asking for so soon--exclusivity. As things heat up, Damian's skills of detecting and reading body language begin to raise his suspicions--Bethany is keeping something from him. Try as he might to pretend it isn't true, the signs become impossible to ignore.Some things are better left unsaid. At least that's what Bethany keeps telling herself. She never imagined falling in love so quickly and she refuses to get Damian caught up in her troubles. She knows what he suspects--sees it in those possessive eyes. Time is of the essence, because Damian's suspicions are mounting. With everything suddenly working against her, the race is on to fix things before the truth is revealed and Damian finds out it's much worse than he imagines.

Exciting Philippines

by Elizabeth Reyes

Exciting Philippines explores many corners of this exotic country, from its bustling metro areas to the coastal beaches and mountain towns.

Exciting Philippines

by Elizabeth Reyes

Exciting Philippines explores many corners of this exotic country, from its bustling metro areas to the coastal beaches and mountain towns.

Tropical Gardens of the Philippines

by Elizabeth Reyes Luca Invernizzi Tettoni Lily Gamboa O'Boyle

Offering a rare glimpse into some of the most beautiful tropical gardens in the world, Tropical Gardens of the Philippines presents spectacular contemporary gardens--large and small--situated in and around the Metropolitan Manila area and the nearby provinces of Laguna, Batangas and Tagaytay. This gorgeous volume introduces a contemporary gardening style that has been evolving in the Philippines over the past decade as talented designers have come into their own--not to mention all the talented homeowners who are making this happen. All are finding their own original niches in attempting to define a unique tropical gardening style.

The Tropical House

by Elizabeth Reyes Luca Invernizzi Tettoni

"The Tropical House celebrates a growing trend toward stylish globalization in interior design. More than 25 stunning houses and condos comprise a synthesis of East-West trends and contemporary furnishings--as Filipino designers merge sleek modernist furniture with local designers' "soulful creations" in natural hardwoods and other tropical materials.Over 250 full-color photographs of outstanding Filipino residences will inspire readers with their diverse and contemporary looks. From vintage glamour to classic modern with bold artful accents, to the clean, glam look known as "contemporary chic," this book showcases the myriad tastes of the Philippines.

Tropical Interiors

by Elizabeth Reyes A. Chester Ong

The Philippines is home to a new generation of craftsmen, be they furniture makers, artists, sculptors or weavers. Their specialty is taking the indigenous materials of the country - pina, abaca, capiz shell, bamboo, rattan to name just a few- to produce contemporary items that are as at home in a New York loft as a tropical verandah. Harnessing both Asian - and - Latin inspired style and modern techniques. The result is a cornucoppia of fine contemporary furniture and "Authentic" furnishing items.

Tropical Living

by Elizabeth Reyes A. Chester Ong

Start with a warm tropical climate. Add an abundance of exotic natural building material. And then let the cross currents of Asian design and aesthetics create a rich architectural alchemy of it's own. The result? The exquisite homes of the Philippines, a perfect balance of form and functionality, beautifully portrayed in Tropical Living.

Tropical Living

by Elizabeth Reyes A. Chester Ong

Start with a warm tropical climate. Add an abundance of exotic natural building material. And then let the cross currents of Asian design and aesthetics create a rich architectural alchemy of it's own. The result? The exquisite homes of the Philippines, a perfect balance of form and functionality, beautifully portrayed in Tropical Living.

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