Shelter Magazines: MetHome’s High | Low Feature
Summing up a magazine’s vibe, look and style all in one post has proven to be a bit daunting for me so far and I’m not certain that it’s all that interesting in the end. I looked at my post about Interior Design magazine from last week and was appalled by how terribly DRY “Overview” sounded. I had an entirely unpleasant flashback to my corporate days where I toiled over pointless (pun intended!) Powerpoint decks. So for my sake, and yours, I’m going to focus on features I dig from magazines rather than trying to tackle the whole enchilada.
Today’s victim: Metropolitan Home’s High | Low feature.
I wrote about the July/August issue of MetHome over on Personism a few weeks ago because it featured the lakeside cottage that my pals Dufner Heighes recently completed in Michigan (The cover no less! I am so very proud.) The whole issue has a outdoor living Summery theme and the High | Low feature is no exception.
The spread features a lot of melamine, lacquer and resin items that would be fine choices for outdoor entertaining. Their choice of chair for the spread is mystifying unto me: Paola Navone’s polyurethane armchair (pictured above) is $557 for the “Low” version and $1277 for the “High” version, which a) lights up (buh?) and b) includes a linen slipcover. Ok, then!