This October, Design Week Philippines brings a whirl of creative inspiration with another edition of sights, sounds, and textures featuring the country's very own creative identity. Together with Manila FAME and DeXign Global Philippines, Design Week Philippines presents an incredible roster of events and happenings that can only be summed up as Everyday DESIGN.
Design Week Philippines celebrates design in all its collective diversity. It is a gathering that brings together people from all walks of life. Design Week Philippines about honing and nurturing the creative mind and effecting change and milestones in life, society, and communities.
This October, Design Week Philippines is headlined by exciting features that encourages creative collaborations. With its new venue at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), Design Week Philippines presents the Design Talks with new additions such as the Pop-up Market and Design Tours.
The Design Talks, scheduled on 18 October 2013, features a roster of international and local experts in design, journalism, public relations, and business. Talks on Production Design; Fashion Journalism, PR, and Marketing; Industrial Design; and Business + Design will be held at the CCP and a Special Module by Kyoto-6: Japan Handmade with a demonstration on metal weaving will be at the SMX Convention Center.
Designers and luminaries invited to speak at Design Talks include Philippines' acclaimed critic and creative writer Dr. Nicanor Tiongson, British fashion experts Nikki Rowntree and Colin McDowell, Bangkok's celebrated artist Anon Pairot, Paris-based designer Arik Levy, Olé Rauberg of DEDON – the world's exclusive outdoor furniture company, Philippine design icon Kenneth Cobonpue, and Kyoto-6: Japan Handmade's Masataka Hosoo, Toru Tsuji and Ryo Kagami.
The Pop-up Market features millennial entrepreneurs setting up space at the CCP including select gourmet offerings and more. Meanwhile, Design Week Philippines collaborates with the Wander Team to develop a Design Guide, a comprehensive list of 100 design ideas in the Metro waiting to be explored and includes the a week-long schedule activities.
Manila FAME, The Design and Lifestyle Event and HallONE: Design for Exports also play host to some of the activities for the celebration.
Don't forget to mark your calendars for Design Week Philippines, 14 – 20 October 2013.
Visit www.designweekphilippines.com.ph for more details.