Metropolitan Home Magazine Closes It’s Doors

metropolitan-home-magazine-closes-hachette.jpgHachette Filipacchi will cease publication of Metropolitan Home with it’s December 2009 issue.
2 Years ago launched as a first of it’s kind online hub for ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home and HOME Magazine. HOME Magazine folded last year and now Metropolitan Home will be gone.
Met Home was our favorite of the three shelter magazines. Although it was deemed luxury home design, they always included a Hi/Low feature and an issue dedicated to renovation. Hachette recently redesigned and prominently highlighted their two magazines.
What will be become of With only one magazine in the stable will they just re-org under which currently resides under the PointClickHome?
We recently interviewed Anne E. Collins who is the online editor of and hope that she and her team will come through this process unscathed.

editors note: Timothy Dahl worked at HFM US and helped launch His thoughts go out to those effected by this closing.

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Timothy Dahl

Timothy Dahl

Founder/EIC at Charles & Hudson
Timothy’s background includes stints at This Old House, ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home and Woman’s Day. His work has been published on Wired Design, Bob Vila, DIY Network, The Family Handyman and Popular Mechanics and he has been featured on the Martha Stewart radio show and as a speaker at the ALT Design Summit, K/BIS and the National Hardware Show.