Array
Homes

Modern furniture pieces liven up Gerald Anderson's bachelor pad

A mix of high-end designer pieces and retail accents go together well to create a welcoming bachelor pad.

Shares
Original Article: Joseph Dayrit Photography: Miguel Nacianceno Styling: Gwyn Guanzon Architect: Noel Lardizabal Tugas Interior Designer: Anla Li

Acquiring a property from his showbiz earnings is quite an achievement for young actor Gerald Anderson. He took this milestone to heart, and was very excited in decorating the home that he worked hard for. When the house by architect Noel Lardizabal Tugas was completed, he hired interior designer Anla Li to help renovate and spruce up the house.

Gerald was very hands-on with the project, providing photos and ideas to incorporate in his home. The result was exactly what he wanted: a modern and masculine home with jolts of color.  

Original article by Joseph Dayrit. Photographed by Miguel Nacianceno. Produced by Anna Pingol. House styling by Gwyn Guanzon. Grooming by Peps Silvestre. Fashion styling by Margaux Romero.

Read the original article in YES! Celebrity Homes Special 2010 issue. To download a digital copy of YES!, visit Summit Newsstand at http://summitnewsstand.com.ph/yes-magazine

House Façade

The house, sitting on a 312-square-meter property, is a modern and masculine structure. Gerald’s architect Noel Lardizabal Tugas created a design with steel, glass, and clean lines. 

Since the kapamily actor wanted pops of color in his home, the narra front door is painted red.

Living Room

Gerald’s living area is bathed in natural light, thanks to the tall glass windows that go all the way to the second-floor ceiling. He says the new look is a big departure from the house’s early days, when the living room only had the gray couch, two metal chairs, a center table, and a gray rug. 

Living Room

In the living room, two wrought-iron chairs from Pampanga serve as seating options. A wrought-iron lattice divider conceals an air conditioning unit.

Living Room

A popular center table by Japanese sculptor Isamu Noguchi is paired with a patterned area rug from Décor in Shagri-La Plaza Mall in Mandaluyong.

Dining Room with Bar

The dining room is furnished with streamlined pieces, including the black dining table, chairs, and benches. 

Dining Room with Bar

A colorful abstract painting and statement walls brighten up the dining room. A small bar divides the dining area and the kitchen.

Kitchen with Breakfast Nook

This dirty kitchen was once an open space for laundry that also provided easy access to the garage. In November 2009, Gerald renovated it with the help of Jude Cialbo of Aquarius Design.

Kitchen

Gerald’s kitchen has a bar and countertop made of black granite tiles, and modular cabinets made of melamine boards of a light grayish-brown color with copper accents. For visual interest, portions of the walls are covered in mosaic tiles in deep blue and black. The Krups coffeemaker is a gift from a fan who lives abroad. 

Breakfast Nook

In the middle of the kitchen is a small dining area where Gerald enjoys his breakfast—when his schedule permits him to have breakfast! Where once there were black plastic chairs, now there are leather-upholstered, black wooden chairs and a matching table.

Staircase

Since the house is so modern, gleaming and polished hardwood floors add warmth to the space.

Entertainment Room

The focal point of the second floor entertainment room is a 65-inch Panasonic flat-screen TV. A modern L-shaped couch has a matching ottoman used as a center table. The entertainment console’s linear shelves echo the house’s overall design.

Bedroom

The cozy bedroom has warm-colored walls and a coved ceiling. In keeping with the masculine theme, the sheets and throw pillows are . A small black leather couch sits at the foot of the bed. Above the headboard hangs a portrait of Gerald done by Lex Marcos.

Bathroom

Gerald’s bathroom follows a modern design aesthetic and features a color palette of black and white with bold touches of red.

Bathroom

White pebbles are placed under Gerald’s sink because he told his architect that he wanted a spare design that matches his spare grooming ritual. “Sa akin, hilamos lang, lalo na pag may makeup ang mukha ko after taping,” the young actor says. “Bago ako matutulog, kahit gaano ako kapagod, naghihilamos ako. ’Yon lang.”

Brother’s Room

The bedroom of Gerald’s younger brother is furnished with a double decker bed. The actor saw a similar bed in a magazine and was inspired to have one made.“Maganda naman, di ba?” says Gerald. “At saka, mahilig naman siya magpatulog ng mga kaibigan niya.”

Shares

Latest Stories

The Ultimate Quiapo Bargain Shopping Guide

Ready to go on a Quiapo adventure? From Ilalim ng Tulay to Plaza Miranda, you are bound to spot a budget home find. Read on for our list of stores and buyers tips.

The New Holiday Balikbayan Guest Solution: Airbnbs

They will surely feel right at home!

Your P2,000 Budget Can Afford A Mini Makeover

Turn sad corners and uninspired nooks into spaces that wow

18 No-Fail Building Materials For Your Home

These designer-recommended products would make your home last a lifetime, saving you money in the long run

You'll Love These Pieces That Combine Style and Function

An elegant blend of design and style, these picks make a great addition to any room.

All The Breathtaking Design Details At The ASEAN Summit

In photos: Pinoy design and Asian elements took center stage, from the arrival area to the closing ceremonies

This Is How To Choose The Best Products For Your Home

Top tip: seek professional advice!

These Photos Will Inspire You to Display Your Favorite Bags

Showcase your precious totes and purses while keeping your home clutter-free

Home Improvement Projects That Don't Add Value To Your Property

Are the repairs you're working on doing more harm than good?

Decorate Your Home for Christmas for Less Than P1,500

A trip to the bookstore is in order

Have Your Audrey Hepburn Moment With An Actual Breakfast At Tiffany’s

The luxury jeweler has just opened a cafe at their flagship store in New York, and it is so swell!

A Look Inside Bar Luce, The Quirky Cafe Designed by Wes Anderson

The offbeat world of filmmaker Wes Anderson comes alive in this Italian coffee shop
Load More Stories

Get inspiring design ideas and handy hints.
Subscribe to our newsletter now!