Design Philippines was recently at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York, a participation organized by the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM), the export promotion arm of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). 15 home-grown design brands were gathered to tell the story of The Art of the Craftsman and representing what Design Philippines is all about.
Design Philippines is a branding initiative that positions the Philippines as a sourcing destination for finely crafted products for the world market. It is a design movement that nurtures and celebrates the creativity and originality of a globally competitive and passionate community of Filipino designers and craftsmen.
Here are some scenes from the recent show: