OCTOBER 2015

Design Talks is the platform for industry practitioners, design aficionados, and people from the academe to gain insights and inspiration from the experiences of design visionaries, innovators, and industry leaders from all over the world. It is an opportunity for dialogue and discussion to enhance knowledge, fuel creativity, encourage collaboration, and expand design networks.

The October 2015 edition of the Design Talks took inspiration from the values of the maker culture: the urge to Collaborate, the drive to Innovate, and the freedom to Play. The Design Talks took a multi-disciplinary approach, featuring speakers from the fields of technology, fashion, industrial design, advertising, and engineering.

OCTOBER 2015

Design Tours are bespoke visits to authentic design destinations in the country that evidence the Filipino’s creativity and design sensibility.

For October 2015, the Artisanal Filipino Design Tour was conducted a whole day trip to north of Manila in order to highlight craftsmanship as the strength of Philippine design. Called as. It provided a peek inside the showroom of Betis Crafts, Inc. / JB Woodcraft, Inc.; a visit to Betis Galleria where the collection of sculpture made by the famous Willy Layug were displayed; and, an escape to Prado Farms for an engaging Steiner clay workshop.

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OCTOBER 2015

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OCTOBER 2015

The recipients of last October Katha Awards include: Twist by Vito Selma (Home Décor), Loopy Chair by Jude Tiotuico of Industria Edition (Furniture), Roma Collection of Ring Stands by Georgina Teng of Alchemista Inc. (Fashion), Marble Tray by Janina Firmalo-Herrera of Marmol Stone Work (Holiday Décor and Gifts), P&B Valises et Compagnie, Inc. (Booth Display), and the Gold Paper Bowls by Jinggoy Buensuceso of MASAECO (Eco-Design Award).

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