Home is Where the ART is Young Designers Exhibit at Interior Zone SM North Edsa

Sunday, February 26, 2017

This 2017, Interior Zone will be SM City North EDSA's Home of Design and Arts! Supported by the country's premier design and lifestyle event, Manila FAME, Interior Zone will take you on a design journey featuring design pieces by the country's future designers.

Home is where the ART is launch happened last February 24 at Interior Zone, SM City North Edsa. This is in partnership with Manila Fame which is considered as the country's premier design and lifestyle event. Manila FAME is a bi-annual showcase of craftsmanship, design innovation, and artisanship in Philippine products. 

The event kick off with three talented designers who were part of RED BOX Design Program. Red Box, a designer development program initiated by the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM). It aims to harness talents and nurture them to become the next generation of Philippine designers. From its first cycle, four young designers were awarded as grand winners, and represented the Philippines in select trade shows in London, Milan, and New York City.

The three speakers shared to some of the college students from Mapua and others present at the event how Red Box Design inspired and honed their ideas and craftsmanship.

 Viktoria Laguyo
Viktoria Laguyo, a graduate of University of Sto. Tomas focuses on Furniture design and most of her works were inspired by a "Ballerina theme" because she was fascinated with them plus the fact that she used to be a ballerina in the past as well. 
Micki Olaguer’s appreciation of architecture and artworks of different cultures ignites her passion in creating bold yet whimsical jewelry pieces. After the competition, Olaguer represented the Philippines during London Fashion Week’s International Fashion Showcase (IFS) at the Somerset House, London, United Kingdom in February 2016. She also won at the 2016 LOOK of Style Awards (LOSA) for her graphic jewelry using the mother-of-pearl jewelry.

Jim Torres is an industrial designer based in Pampanga. His passion and enthusiasm in furniture design has led him to an apprenticeship with Industria Edition where he was able to express his design sensibilities. After the competition, Torres participated in the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York City in May 2016, and was featured in the Interior Design Magazine as part of the Emerging Designers in ICFF.

Check out their Furniture Designs below:

Check out the works of the Junior Interior Designs Students:
Transformers by Romeo Domingo & Ma. Patricia De Vera

Pina Chair by Kim Acosta, Anne Gaw & Kayla Bunyi

Side Table and Glove Cabinet by Aj Alonzo, Kisha Flores, Michalle Hilahan, Jassie Medenceles, Bij Osias and Yang Tan.

Calla Chair by Janina Cua 

Yin & Yang by Abigail Tumala

Don't miss this celebration of design and arts!

The Young Designers Exhibit will be open till March 24th only at SM City North EDSA's Home for Design and Arts, Interior Zone!

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