Shopping Guide

RL Picks: Coffee Break Must-Haves

Enjoy a cup of your favorite drink with these choices


What's breakfast without a hot cup of coffee? For those who enjoy a freshly brewed cup, here are a couple of product ideas to complete the coffee corner in your kitchen.

Picks by Tala Singson. Photographed by Louie Aguinaldo.

Read the original article in the August 2013 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App ( now! Log on to for more details.  

Bold Shots of Hue.

Make a bold statement in the morning with fun, multi-hued espresso cups.

Sauvage and Kitchen Espresso Cups by Mouveau Design, Pylones

Modern Mill

For the freshest cup of coffee, grind your beans right before you brew. 

Krups Burr Grinder, Rustan’s Department Store

Pressed for Time

Hot water in a press plus a portable frother is the fastest way to whip up real cappuccino.

Bonjour French Press and Milk Frother, Rustan’s Department Store

Espresso Yourself

This classic stovetop coffeemaker can create café-worthy espresso.

Le’Xpress Espresso Maker, Rustan’s Department Store

Sound Whistle

This amazing designer creation has a brass whistle that sings two notes—mi and si—when your water boils.

9091 Kettle by Richard Sapper, Alessi

Filtered Flavor

This stainless steel beauty uses its own PreAqua filtration system, ensuring the purest water for your brew. 

Braun Sommelier Coffee Maker, Rustan’s Department Store


Latest Stories

Avoid A High Electricity Bill This Summer While Keeping Your Home Cool

You don’t need to leave the AC unit turned on 24/7

How I Moved Out of the Family Home and Survived Living Alone

A young photojournalist shares the triumphs and struggles of living independently

This House in Pasig Has Been Under Renovation For Years

Architect Pierre Briones transformed a dated property into a stunning home filled with wooden touches, designer pieces, and handpicked accessories

This TV Show Does Home Makeovers In 15 Hours

And some of the decorators (and one judge!) are Pinoy. Check out this amazing makeover show.

This Museum In a Bahay Na Bato Is a Lesson In Pinoy History

In photos: The Destileria Limtuaco Museum in Intramuros will delight your mind and eye, not only your tastebuds

This Elevated Walkway In Ortigas Makes Pasig A More Walkable City

The walkway is one of a series of new pedestrian areas rising in Ortigas Center

How Do You Divide Conjugal Property When You Get Annulled?

It's not as simple as 50/50.

4 Questions To Ask Your Interior Designer

Develop a healthy relationship with your design professional for a beautiful home

Designer Pieces We Love in Derek Ramsay’s House in Alabang

The actor doesn’t shy away from investing in pieces that make his home distinct and personal

6 Ways To Increase Storage At Home

From custom-designed pieces to minimalist shelves, explore clever ideas to amp up your storage potential

Here's How To Keep Your Clothes Wrinkle-Free When Traveling

Get perfect OOTD's with this handy (and travel-friendly) gadget!

Neutral Colors Make This 50sqm Condo Unit Extra Homey

Taking inspiration from an accent wall, interior designers Honey Mutia Cervantes and Rosa Manduriao were able to achieve a modern yet comfy look for a one-bedroom vacation home in the city
Load More Stories

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