Exhibitor Focus: Manila FAME’s Light & Shadow Companies

Stanley Ruiz, Jinggoy Buensuceso, and Wataru Sakuma worked closely with a select group of manufacturers and found themselves undertaking personal passion projects to bring to life their ideas and highlight the expertise of their partner companies for the “Light and Shadow” special setting at the 61st Manila FAME.

CSM Philippines

Designed by Wataru Sakuma; Manufactured by CSM Philippines

Designed by Wataru Sakuma; Manufactured by CSM Philippines

CSM Philippines' booth at Manila FAME March 2015

CSM Philippines at Manila FAME March 2015

CSM Philippines' booth at Manila FAME March 2015

CSM Philippines at Manila FAME March 2015

CSM Philippines' booth at Manila FAME March 2015

CSM Philippines at Manila FAME March 2015

Founded in Laguna, CSM Philippines Inc. offers world-class handmade fine bone china home decor & ornaments, tabletop accessories, giftware, and other novelty items. Acknowledged for high quality, artistic flair, and inimitable design, their handmade fine bone china are frequently featured in many prestigious home accent / decor publications across the globe. For the 61st Manila FAME, they collaborated with Wataru Sakuma for the Light & Shadow special setting and also participated as an exhibitor.

Venzon Lighting 

Venzon Lighting's booth at Manila FAME March 2015

Venzon Lighting at Manila FAME March 2015

Venzon Lighting's booth at Manila FAME March 2015

Venzon Lighting at Manila FAME March 2015

Designed by Wataru Sakuma; Manufactured by Venzon Lighting

Designed by Stanley Ruiz; Manufactured by Venzon Lighting

Venzon Lighting, from Pampanga, is a “Design and Engineering for Manufacturing” firm which caters to the hospitality and the design trade. They defy conventional lighting trends by matching local materials with modern luminaires using precision manufacturing technology finished by local craftsmen. For the 61st Manila FAME, they collaborated with Stanley Ruiz for the Light & Shadow special setting and also participated as an exhibitor.

Bon-Ace Fashion Tools

Bon-Ace Fashion Tools at Manila FAME March 2015

Bon-Ace Fashion Tools at Manila FAME March 2015

Bon-Ace Fashion Tools at Manila FAME March 2015

Bon-Ace Fashion Tools at Manila FAME March 2015

Bon-Ace Fashion Tools, from Cebu, is a name trusted for its more-than-a-decade experience in transforming natural materials into impressive works of art that offer functionality, uniqueness of forms and textures, and where fashion and modern lifestyle are meticulously created with great value. Fusing Filipino and Italian ingenuity and creativity, they combine natural materials like seashell, mother of pearl, wood, stone, parchment and bone with industrial materials like stainless steel, brass, polymers and fibers. For the 61st Manila FAME, they collaborated with Stanley Ruiz for the Light & Shadow special setting and also participated as an exhibitor.

MASA Ecological Development, Inc. 

Designed by Wataru Sakuma; Manufactured by MASAECO

Designed by Wataru Sakuma; Manufactured by MASAECO

MASAECO at Manila FAME March 2015

MASAECO at Manila FAME March 2015

MASA Ecological Dev’t Inc., from Tagaytay City, only deals with non-petroleum based and non-wood / timber based paper products. Their products are all handmade products, sourced from agricultural waste such as Pineapple and Banana fiber, kogon grass, rice straw and other local materials. Employing various paper making methods from around the world, their original products are carefully hand-made one by one. Their ecopaper products include wall paper, backlight paper, art paper, wall decor, lantern, lampshade, stationary, menu book, business card, and others. For the 61st Manila FAME, they collaborated with Stanley Ruiz and Wataru Sakuma (COO of the company) for the Light & Shadow special setting and also participated as an exhibitor.

Prado Filipino Artisans, Inc. 

Lighting installation on the left (Designed by Stanley Ruiz; Manufactured by Prado Filipino Artisans)

Lighting installation on the left (Designed by Stanley Ruiz; Manufactured by Prado Filipino Artisans)

Prado Filipino Artisans at Manila FAME March 2015

Prado Filipino Artisans at Manila FAME March 2015

Prado Filipino Artisans at Manila FAME March 2015

Prado Filipino Artisans at Manila FAME March 2015

Prado Filipino Artisans Inc., from Rizal, is a world renowned manufacturer / exporter of handcrafted home and garden décor, lighting and furniture. For the 61st Manila FAME, they collaborated with Stanley Ruiz for the Light & Shadow special setting and also participated as an exhibitor.

That One Piece

That One Piece at Manila FAME March 2015

That One Piece at Manila FAME March 2015

That One Piece at Manila FAME March 2015

That One Piece at Manila FAME March 2015

That One Piece at Manila FAME March 2015

That One Piece at Manila FAME March 2015

That One Piece Enterprise is a company from Bulacan, specializing in accent and decorative lighting, home furnishings and furniture. T.O.P. Living is the brand name of That One Piece Enterprise. For the 61st Manila FAME, they collaborated with Jinggoy Buensuceso for the Light & Shadow special setting and also participated as an exhibitor.

Industria Home

Industria at Manila FAME March 2015

Industria at Manila FAME March 2015 (Flutty Candy Light which won at last October’s Katha Awards)

Industria at Manila FAME March 2015

Industria at Manila FAME March 2015

Industria Home romanticizes steel and tempers it to evoke lightness, grace and sophistication in its design.The result is a delightful and deceptively whimsical collection of furniture and home accents, exuding elegance by its scale, form and creative manipulation of materials. For the 61st Manila FAME, they collaborated with Jinggoy Buensuceso for the Light & Shadow special setting and also participated as an exhibitor.

Shell Arts

Shell Arts at Manila FAME March 2015

Shell Arts at Manila FAME March 2015

Shell Arts at Manila FAME March 2015

Shell Arts at Manila FAME March 2015

Shell Arts at Manila FAME March 2015

Shell Arts at Manila FAME March 2015

Located in Cavite, Shell Arts Co., Inc. manufactures beautiful and luxurious product lines from home decor such as tableware, bathroom accessories, lighting and furniture to architectural products like wall covering, fire rate doors and screens made from natural seashells. For the 61st Manila FAME, they collaborated with Jinggoy Buensuceso for the Light & Shadow special setting and also participated as an exhibitor.

The 61st Manila FAME ran from March 13-16, 2015 at the second level of the SMX Convention Center.

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