Alongside the Philippine Gold exhibition at the Asia Society Museum in New York, top Filipino designers showcase the country’s rich cultural heritage through world-class craftsmanship.
Filipino culture, craftsmanship, and artistry are on spotlight spotlight this September until January 2016 at the Asia Society Museum New York as Filipino designers showcase their exclusive collections alongside the Philippine Gold exhibition. Entitled “Filipino Design Now,” the exhibition provides an opportunity to experience the rich culture and heritage of the country. This momentous collaboration of top Filipino designers promote appreciation of and inspiring pride in Filipino design, material, and craftsmanship.
Co-conceptualised by Asia Society and Filipino jewellery designer Federico de Vera, the designer showcase features uniquely Filipino creations like home textiles, jewellery, home accents, apparel, accessories, among others. Guests would be able to see some items by Jewelmer Joaillerie as well as works of Maricris Brias, Lenora Cabili, Federico de Vera, Ian Giron, Natalya Lagdameo, Josie Natori, Tina Ocampo, Wynn Wynn Ong, Anne Marie Saguil, Ditta Sandico, Rafe Totengco, Bea Valdes, and Al Valenciano.