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Merlgen’s modern rustic kitchen in creamy white, wood tone.

“ I enjoy the cool weather and openness of the home, ”  said the owner of the newly-built family rest house in the cool highlands of Eden, East of Davao. It was intended as a mountain get-away for the family of six who sought to escape the confines and heat of the city during the pandemic.     It ’ s a   contemporary rustic weekend  cottage  in a size that ’ s easy to manage, according to the owner, who designed it to her specifications with her daughter-architect-baker helping out. It sits on the high ground of the sloping terrain surrounded with towering trees and lush foliage. The house ’ s orientation to the East allows the residents to enjoy the morning sun, whether they ’ re at the large second floor bedroom or at the veranda and adjoining deck that hugs two sides of the house.   Daylight streams through the large windows and  wide  glass-panelled accordion  door  brightening the spaces on the ground floor. The latter gives seamless connection between the indoors and the outdoor

A modern Merlgen kitchen brightens up a new riverside home.

  A modern kitchen in white with black set in the corner of a home with expansive picture windows that frame the view of a picturesque river. It ’ s a view anyone would want to see from the break of dawn to twilight. It ’ s a set-up that will never grow old.   It was how a 30-something couple from South Cotabato envisioned their home to be. The space most used should have one of the best views with natural light filling the indoor space. The kitchen, after all, goes beyond its purpose of food preparation. It has become an area where the family gathers and entertains guests.    The 15-square meter kitchen area is clad in wood finish wall cladding, center of ceiling is recessed with cove lighting, floor is tiled in bleached wood design.   Knowing what they want for their lakeside home, the couple came to Davao and visited  the Merlgen Euro Designs showroom with kitchen design pegs on hand and asked,  “ Do you cater to clients outside of Davao? ”   “ Distance is never an issue with Merlge