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MERLGEN, customizing homes

Sleek, modern and highly functional, modular cabin etry has changed the look of the home and lives of its residents.    As on e  condominium dweller  affirms , “Modular cabinetry is custom-made to match my needs and at the same time it fits my space perfectly. It is  a good design solution. ”    “The focus now is the user.  Modern c abinetry has become more than just  sto rage space s . Its design objective is to make sure it serves the user’s precise requirements from  aesthetic  to ergonomics. It should  serve the user in every aspect and  deliver ease and comfort,” said Honeylet Lim, general manager of  MERLGEN  Euro Design, Inc .   In Davao, the preference  f or custom-made modular  furnishing was  slowly  gaining traction on the onset of 2010 .  The superior manufacturers though were distant ,  with Cagayan de  O ro  the closest  to the city . The  Bangayans  had  cabinets customized  in CDO  for their new home. However, after-sales service posed as a problem. Ther e was a long wa

CONDO LIVING: Legacy Leisure Residences on Designing and Defining Sufficient & Efficient Spaces

What are the considerations in owning a ho me?   D evelopments t rumpet location,  th e distance to essential areas,  the amenities and  developer’s track record.  Legacy L ei sure Residences   checks all  those, and adds another  –   well-desi g n ed and defined spaces.   Space should  play a major  factor when choosing a place to live, whether you’re  single or with family .   “ Space is important when choosing a place to live because our homes sho uld be our san ctuaries, a stress-free zone that can provide us a respite from our busy lives. When there is a lack of spac e, we feel cramped. But with  more space, there is  less psychological distress because we are able to feel  calm and have a sense of peace, ”  says  psychologist Maria Isabel Soriano-Lemen, PhD, RPsy and Director of the Center of Psychological and Extension Services at Ateneo de Davao University.   In Davao, s pace has become a premium . The growing population has made   v ertical village living an acceptable way of