"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.
Elizabeth V. Reyes is a travel, arts and feature writer for various Asian magazines on the Philippines, her homeland. She is also the author of many books on Filipino design and architecture, including her groundbreaking Filipino Style and, more recently, Tropical Living.
Luca Invernizzi Tettoni has lived and worked in Asia since 1973. He specializes in books on various aspects of Asian culture, history and geography, and is well-known for his photographs in Balinese Gardens, Thai Garden Style, The Tropical Garden and Tropical Asian Style.