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SNEAK PEEK: Five Exciting Things to Look Forward To in the 68th Edition of Manila FAME

img1.jpgHanging lights of Venzon Lightings, one of the exhibitors in the 68th edition of Manila FAME on October 19 to 21, 2018.

As the country’s premier design and lifestyle event, Manila FAME is set to open its doors once again to thousands of international and local buyers on October 19-21 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila, Pasay City.

Last week, the Department of Trade and Industry, through the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (DTI-CITEM), hosted an exclusive media preview at the LRI Design Plaza to give a sneak peek of the 68th edition of Manila FAME.

Newly appointed DTI-CITEM Executive Director Pauline Suaco-Juan gave a media tour to showcase the home and lifestyle products of Triboa Bay Living, Tim Tam Ong, and Venzon Lighting. The organizers also featured a pop-up installation pf Bamboo 360° by the Design Center of the Philippines and a display of product samples from the Design Commune.

“CITEM is continuing its mission to support local companies in introducing their products to the international market and effectively promoting the Philippines through the Manila FAME as a premier sourcing destination for furniture, home and holiday décor, fashion, health and wellness and food as gifts sectors,” said Suaco-Juan.

“This media preview is just the tip of the iceberg. The plethora of exciting products from our 366 exhibitors are there to make a statement to the world – that we are a country with limitless ingenuity,” Suaco-Juan emphasized.

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Filipino artist Tes Pasola and Germany design consultant Detlef Klatt (rightmost to the left) engaged members of the press during the Manila FAME media preview last week

“CITEM is continuing its mission to support local companies in introducing their products to the international market and effectively promoting the Philippines through the Manila FAME as a premier sourcing destination for furniture, home and holiday décor, fashion, health and wellness and food as gifts sectors,” said Suaco-Juan.

“This media preview is just the tip of the iceberg. The plethora of exciting products from our 366 exhibitors are there to make a statement to the world – that we are a country with limitless ingenuity,” Suaco-Juan emphasized.

Notable personalities who attended the media preview include Rhea Matute (Executive Director, Design Center of the Philippines), Filipino artists Tes Pasola and Tony Gonzales, German design consultant Detlef Klatt, Christopher De Venecia (Pangasinan 4th District Representative), and Philippine Nickel Industry Association (PNIA) representatives Isidro Alcantara Jr. (Chairman), Clarence Pimentel (Chairman Emeritus), and Charmaine Olia Capili (Executive Director).

The media preview also hosted the signing of the partnership agreement between the Design Center and PNIA as part of the Bamboo 360° program.

As seen from the media preview, here are five things that visitors and buyers should look forward to in the event:

Manila FAME goes digital

Manila FAME launched its first-ever digital content marketing platform, Touchpoint. It seeks to complete the event experience of buyers and visitors by giving them access to the stories and product visuals of the exhibitors.

Touchpoint will feature the narratives behind local designers and artisans, highlighting the people, the products, and the brands. Among the home and lifestyle selections in Touchpoint includes houseware and home decor; fashion accessories and wearables; gifts and holiday; lamps and lightings; and furniture and furnishings.

DTI-CITEM also launched the Manila FAME App which is downloadable on Google Play (Android) and App Store (iOS). The app is envisioned to serve as an efficient channel for business-matching and interaction between buyers and exhibitors.

Design Commune: Nude+ uncovers Filipino creativity

For its third run in Manila FAME, the Design Commune will unveil the depth of Philippine craftsmanship with nude color palettes as their primary motif.

Led by the award-winning Filipino designers Tes Pasola and Tony Gonzales, Design Commune: Nude+ is set to highlight the country’s leading home and lifestyle brands to highlight the ingenious designs and techniques Philippine artistry takes pride in. The setting includes four color themes: Nude+Pastel, Nude+Spice, Nude+Earth and Nude+Luster.

Bamboo 360° flexes its material strength

With its fresh take on one of the country’s top sustainable material, the Bamboo 360° exhibit returns once again to Manila FAME through the presentation of an exquisite and innovative collection of bamboo-made products that perfectly capture the millennials’ way of life.

Artisans Village features crafts across the archipelago

As a staple in Manila FAME, the Artisans Village will feature the home and lifestyle products from the emerging micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) across the different provinces and localities in the Philippines.

This edition will highlight the works from Cebu, Bohol, Cagayan de Oro, Albay, Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental, and the Marawi City.

Engaging hands-on workshops

Buyers and visitors can participate in four hands-on workshops hosted by skilled craftsmen and advocacy groups located in the Creative Corners.

Featured workshops include a three-day Leather Reborn Workshop by Asia Pacific Leather Fair Ltd.; Basic Leather Workshop by H.H.S. Leather Goods Enterprises; Traditional Craft Making by CRAFT MNL; and Solar Lamp Making Workshop by My Shelter Foundation under their A Liter of Light program.

Manila FAME is one of the longest-running trade shows in the Asia-Pacific region and is the only trade event in the Philippines approved by the Union des Foires Internationales (UFI), the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry.  The event is held bi-annually every April and October.

Learn more about Manila FAME on manilafame.com/. To receive show updates, follow Manila FAME on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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On the Scene: Design PH at Maison & Objet

Design PH just finished living out another chapter of its story at Maison & Objet the 6 – 10 September 2013 at the Paris Nord Villepinte, representing The Art of the Craftsman at the City of Lights.

The new movement on the rise, Design PH brought together 12 diverse design brands for the occasion, each bringing their own style and innovation, coming together to showcase what the Philippines has to offer the world of design and modern living. Design and craftsmanship featured were by Betis CraftsHiveIndustria HomeIto Kish, LUISA HomeMASAECOMayumi by CSM PhilippinesPeter and Paul, Inc.Schema by Kalikasan CraftsTadeco HomeTriboa Bay Living, and Vito Selma.

Here are some of the sights from the recent interior trade event:

The Design PH pavilion at Maison & Objet September 2013

A closer look at some of the products showcased at the Design PH pavilion. In the photo are metal furniture and lighting from Industria Home and Kenneth Cobonpue’s Papillon Easy Chair.

Some of the Philippine-crafted furniture, furnishings and lighting at the show

A look at the Design PH showcase featured at Maison & Objet September 2013

Products from Betis Crafts, Mayumi by CSM Philippines, Domicillo by Peter and Paul, and Schema by Kalikasan Crafts

Handcrafted Philippine products from Betis Crafts, Mayumi by CSM Philippines, and Domicillo by Peter and Paul

Products from MASAECO, Triboa Bay Living, and Vito Selma

“Design tradition transformed. Craftsmanship re-created. Indigenous materials made innovative.” Design PH at Maison & Objet September 2013

A collection of the country’s premier products for furniture, furnishings and lighting at the Design PH pavilion

Show on-goers visiting the Design PH pavilion

A buyer showing interest on Schema’s products

Buyers at the Triboa Bay Living area of the Design PH pavilion

Visitors flock the Design PH pavilion

Buyers taking a closer look at Industria Home’s designs

Guests taking a closer look and feel of products from Mayumi by CSM Philippines

The Design PH pavilion was swarmed with buyers taking interest on the products and the story behind each of them

Want more of Design PH? Then don’t forget to SAVE THE DATES for Manila FAME, The Design and Lifestyle Event, 17 – 20 October 2013 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Design PH in Focus: Hive

Design PH brings exceptional Philippine design and craftsmanship to Maison et Objet on 06 – 10 September 2013 at the Paris Nord Villepinte. Hive, along with 11 other design brands, will represent The Art of the Craftsman at the biggest trade event for interior design.

A collective of creative minds in design and artisanship creating under one roof, Hive produces some of the world’s most exceptional products in lighting and interior accessories. Founded by Kenneth Cobonpue and Celso Advincula Jr., Hive merges design excellence and innovative manufacturing, using locally-sourced and sustainable organic materials in crafting unique products inspired by nature, fusing it with handmade production techniques and using tradition as a tool in creating modern design.

Design PH will also feature the products from Betis CraftsIndustria HomeIto Kish, Luisa Home by Luisa RobinsonMASAECOMayumi by CSM PhilippinesPeter and Paul, Inc.Schema by Kalikasan CraftsTadeco HomeTriboa Bay Living, and Vito Selma.

Check out the rest of our stories on Design PH in Focus series only here at FAME Speak and visit our website to know more about Design PH.

See all these design brands and more at Manila FAME, The Design and Lifestyle Event on 17 – 20 October 2013 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Design PH in Focus: Vito Selma

Design PH goes to Maison et Objet on 6 – 10 September 2013 at the Paris Nord Villepinte, representing The Art of the Craftsman through 12 design brands from the Philippines. Part of this new movement on the rise is Vito Selma, who brings his exceptional designs and woodcraft to the show.

Vito Selma’s creations are deceptively simple with beautiful complexity at its heels. His chosen medium, wood, is transformed into extraordinary shapes and his designs coax the material into unexpected forms, with undulating lines belied by stillness. His pieces are crafted from unadorned natural wood, showing the medium for what it is and what it can be in its simplicity.

Design PH will also feature the products from Betis CraftsIndustria HomeIto Kish, Luisa Home by Luisa RobinsonMASAECOMayumi by CSM PhilippinesPeter and Paul, Inc.Schema by Kalikasan CraftsTadeco HomeTriboa Bay Livingand Kenneth Cobonpue’s Hive.

There’s more in store on Design PH right here at FAME Speak. In the meantime, read up on our stories under Design PH in Focus series.

Visit our website to know more about Design PH.

Design PH in Focus: MASAECO

Design PH brings Philippine design and craftsmanship to Maison et Objet on 06 – 10 September 2013 at the Paris Nord Villepinte, showcasing The Art of the Craftsman through 12 design-oriented companies at the world’s biggest trade fair for interior design. For Maison et Objet, MASAECO will highlight the versatility of paper and the kind of art it can create.

MASA Ecological Development Inc. (MASAECO) is a pro-people and pro-environment brand known for its paper artistry. Using hand-made paper, MASAECO creates paper art in varying, geometric designs, utilizing natural and sustainable materials – crafting their own paper from pineapple, banana, salago, abaca and other natural fibers, as well as reusing agricultural materials like cogon grass, rice straw, and saw dust. The company’s ecopaper products include, wall paper, backlight paper, art paper, wall decor, lantern, lampshade, stationary, menubook, business card, and many others.

Design PH will also feature the products from Betis CraftsIndustria HomeIto Kish, Luisa Home by Luisa RobinsonMayumi by CSM PhilippinesPeter and Paul, Inc.Schema by Kalikasan CraftsTadeco HomeTriboa Bay LivingVito Selma, and Kenneth Cobonpue’s Hive.

Check out more stories from the Design PH in Focus series and know more about the other design brands that will be featured in Maison et Objet.

Visit our website to know more about Design PH.

Design PH in Focus: Tadeco Home

Design PH takes 12 unique Philippine brands that represent The Art of the Craftsman and brings them to the global stage of Maison et Objet on 06 – 10 September 2013 at the Paris Nord Villepinte. For the show, Tadeco Home will introduce its distinct kind of artisanship that takes the past into the present.

From its roots as a livelihood program, Tadeco Home works with ethnic communities in Mindanao, particularly the T’boli and the Mandaya, to create home accents and lighting pieces that showcase the workmanship of the craftsmen, at the same time staying true to their mission of uplifting these communities and preserving their culture and heritage. Tadeco Home’s products are made of 100% indigenous materials like banana fibers and abaca. The craftsmanship of woven textiles, like that of t’nalak and dagmay, are also utilized in their products, taking age-old tradition and weaving them into modern designs and creations.

Design PH will also feature the design-forward creations of Betis CraftsIndustria HomeIto Kish, Luisa Home by Luisa RobinsonMASAECOMayumi by CSM PhilippinesPeter and Paul, Inc.Schema by Kalikasan Crafts, Triboa Bay LivingVito Selma, and Kenneth Cobonpue’s Hive.

Stay tuned for more here on FAME Speak and check out more stories from the Design PH in Focus series.

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Design PH in Focus: Peter and Paul

Twelve design brands from the Philippines come together under Design PH at Maison et Objet on 06 – 10 September 2013 at the Paris Nord Villepinte. Peter and Paul Inc. brings its artistry to the biggest trade event for interior design, embodying The Art of the Craftsman through its unique form of craftsmanship.

Peter and Paul Inc. creates elegant pieces of art, its craftsmanship evident in the intricacy of its designs. The company’s dazzling mirrors and home décor are crafted with the finest seashells sourced locally – white shells, green abalone shells, black lip shells, as well as other natural materials. The company takes inspiration from organic forms when creating their shell- and mirror-encrusted pieces, translating these forms into their medium and creating one-of-a-kind products for any space.

Design PH will also feature the products from Betis CraftsIndustria HomeIto Kish, LUISA Home by Luisa RobinsonMASAECOMayumi by CSM PhilippinesSchema by Kalikasan CraftsTadeco HomeTriboa Bay LivingVito Selma, and Kenneth Cobonpue’s Hive.

Don’t forget to check out our other stories on the Design PH in Focus series and read about Design PH’s other featured brands.

Visit our website to know more about Design PH.