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First Gourmet magazine, now this?

Beloved “real-estate porn” mag bites the dust


These have been a devastating days for devotees of upscale lifestyle porn. Last month, Gourmet was shuttered. Today, Hachette Filipacchi Media announced it is shutting down home design bible Metropolitan Home. In a press release the company announced that Met Home’s December issue would be it last. It explained that the decision was strategic: “the best strategy in the upscale shelter segment is to boldly focus our resources and investment on ELLE DECOR, which is the ad-page leader within the U.S. market.”

Advertising Age

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