Materia: Bamboo

Materia: Bamboo champions the integrity, relevance, and global appeal of bamboo as a raw material for design-forward furniture and furnishings. Under the guidance of Budji Layug, fifteen (15) manufacturers from the Pampanga Furniture Industries Foundation, Inc. (PFIF) collaborate with Design Center Product Specialists Dem Bitantes, Stephen Buni, Jonathan Esteban, and Rey Soliven, to challenge the perception of bamboo as a “traditional, ethnic, and rural material.” Leveraging on the ingenuity and skill of Filipino artisans, the formidable team succeeds with an innovative collection of tables, chairs, lighting, wall decor, and other furniture pieces made through modern techniques and material manipulation.

Participating Companies

  • Betis Crafts, Inc.
  • Ellen's House of Frames and Crafts
  • Furnitureville Inc.
  • Mallari's Nursery Furniture
  • Peter's Custom Built
  • Philiana Design
  • More than A Chair