9 Home Stores to Check Out in Makati

Shopping for your new condo unit? These home stores are just a few minutes away by car from Avida Towers Asten. By Dyan Zarzuela

Home stores in makati
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There’s nothing more exciting than having a brand-new home to design and fill with your unique personality. But before you get carried away, it’s a good idea to shop around and see what’s out there. Good thing there are a lot of home stores near Avida Towers Asten—take some time to look around and figure out exactly how you would like to decorate your new home.

Home stores in makati
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Harmony & Homes (6 minutes away by car)

9635 Kamagong St., San Antonio, Makati

Wall art, tabletop decors, and artificial plants—these are three of the main specialties of Harmony & Homes. Going on its sixth year, the store sells mid- to high-end accessories for both your home and office space. You can take your pick among the year-round pieces, or focus on thematic designs when the season calls for it.

Home stores in makati
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Ethnic Home Teak Wood Furniture (12 minutes away by car)

9774 Kamagong St., San Antonio, Makati

If Indonesian interior design is right up your alley, Ethnic Home is a must-visit for you. The home store specializes in furniture, such as sofas, benches, cabinets, consoles, and dining sets, made out of tropical dark wood sourced from Bali and Java, all bearing that distinct, intricate Indonesian aesthetic. Aside from furniture, they also carry oil paintings, wood carvings, and wood relief pieces handmade by Balinese craftsmen.

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LRI Plaza
Photo from LRI Design Plaza’s Facebook page

LRI Design Plaza (13 minutes away by car)

210 Nicanor Garcia St., Bel-Air II, Makati

One of the several one-stop home stores in this selection is made up of three glorious floors of home stores, antique shops, specialty stores, art galleries, and designer and architect offices, making it a must for homeowners looking to decorate a new home or spruce things up. You’ll want to spend a whole day checking out the rustic wooden pieces at Atelier Aguila, sculptural designs at Locsin Furniture & Lighting, furniture made from all-natural materials at Luzon Rattan Industries, and a whole lot more.

Perch: Home stores in makati
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Perch Interior Furnishing (13 minutes away by car)

G/F KL Tower, 117 Gamboa St. Legaspi Village, Makati

This home store offers high-quality furniture for the bedroom, dining room, living room, and office in classic to contemporary designs. Have your heart set on a specific design that’s not in their catalogue? You can have bespoke furniture made with the help of Perch’s mother company, Athens Interior & Design Studio.

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Craftsmith Living: homestores in makati
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Craftsmith Living (16 minutes away by car)

2J Crown Tower, 107 H.V. Dela Costa, Salcedo Village, Makati

Craftsmith Living is all about hitting pause and living in the moment. Promoting simple, slow living, this home store specializes in handmade tabletop trinkets, wall hangings, and small furniture pieces.

Aside from their beautifully curated pieces, Craftsmith Living has its own line of “everyday ordinary” items, such as twine-wrapped scissors, wooden clothespins, and tea towels.

Habitat: Home stores in Makati
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Habitat Manila (18 minutes away by car)

2/F Glorietta 3, Ayala Center, Makati City

Founded in 1964 in London, Habitat brought its signature European designs to local shores. Its casual and modern furniture pieces and home accessories deserve a place in any home.

If you find yourself particularly drawn to their aesthetic, you can have your condo unit styled by Habitat Manila’s design specialist for free. The home store also frequently offers special discounts on certain items so keep your eyes peeled for good deals.

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Crate & Barrel: home stores in Makati
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Crate & Barrel (20 minutes away by car)

SM Annex Makati, San Lorenzo Village, Makati

The local flagship store of the world-famous brand is a great source of either clean and streamlined or colorful and eye-catching furniture, houseware, and bedding. Take inspiration from Crate & Barrel’s styled vignettes, or mix and match pieces to your heart’s desire.

H&M home: home stores in makati
Photo from H&M Home’s Facebook page

H&M Home (20 minutes away by car)

SM Makati, Ayala Center, Makati

Finish two errands with one trip—shop for apparel at H&M, then head to H&M Home for dinnerware, bedding, curtains, storage pods, and decorations with that sleek, unmistakably H&M touch. The home store frequently launches new collections that will fit any mood, season, or style aesthetic.

CW home depot: home stores in makati
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CW Home Depot (21 minutes away by car)

2248 Chino Roces Ave., Makati

This sprawling home store has everything you need from the ground up: building and electrical materials, paints and chemicals, appliances, kitchenware, bath supplies, tools and equipment, and a whole lot more. Overwhelmed by all the choices? Take it section by section, from the DIY/ Builders’ Superstore, to the Interior Superstore, Appliance Superstore, and the specialty stores.

With a wide range of home stores conveniently located near Avida Towers Asten, all around 20 minutes or less away by car, decorating your new condo unit is fun, easy, and hassle-free. It’s the perfect time to look for design inspo and shop for your dream home at Avida Towers Asten while Tower 1 is being turned over; Tower 2 will soon follow.

Avida Towers Asten is located at Malugay and Yakal Sts., Brgy. San Antonio, Makati.