ArteFino: Craft Fair for Filipino Artisans

Penthouse, 8 Rockwell, Makati Aug 25, 2017
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Filipino Artisans at Their Finest

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ArteFino debuts at 8 Rockwell on August 25 to 27, redefining the much sought-out craft fair that launches the holiday buying season.

As a matter of fact, over 70 select retailers join the collective, as it gears to bring unique offerings that sometimes are available only to the overseas buyer, or simply have no venue to present their work.

Internationally known visual and furniture designer Ito Kish is the curator and chief storyteller. Vendors working together, under Kish, will provide a tapestry for all good things Filipino.

Artefino 2Ito Kish

Immerse not only in beautiful everyday objects, but also in living traditions. Develop a deeper appreciation for the ingenious craftsmanship of the items as you get to know the artisans personally.

Furthermore, experience inspiration and innovation come through together as we present 70+ well curated brands, following the #StiloArteFino guiding principle: aesthetic, craft, story.

Accordingly, ArteFino aims to assist and promote the Filipino artistry by providing the artisans the right venue to showcase their works.

“We are working closely with our vendors to see where we can support them,” says Cedie Vargas, ArteFino organizer. Consequently, she added, “Many of them we have seen evolve. We want to keep growing. Our hope is that we can inject many of our traditions in different areas of craft, art and dining, into the mix. We want to push the movement of being truly proud of what we can do as Filipinos.”

Some of the exhibitors who’ll be joining ArteFino are the following:

Artefino 3The Olive Tree

Artefino-4 Tali Handmade Inc.

Artefino 5Kaayo Modern Mindanao

Artefino 6Silnag Jewelries


Moreover, witness the art and craft of Filipinos that are not only made with unique materials but also has unique stories to tell. Otherwise, you could spend your July 29 at Taguig making yourself artsy and crafty; join Analogue Photography and enjoy capturing the Philippines!

 

Photo via Angloinfo, Manila FameThe Olive Tree PH, Shop Latitude, Primer, Silnag

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