Filipino Artistry Featured at Ambiente 2019
Last February, Ambiente, dubbed as the most important consumer goods fair in the world, took place in Frankfurt, Germany. This event prides itself in uniting the best of the global market under one roof.
Ambiente 2019 showcased 4,451 exhibitors from 92 countries, and it attracted a total of 135,582 guests from 168 countries. Forty-two Philippine exporters participated in this grand event and proudly showcased Filipino skill and artistry.
Pauline Juan, the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM) executive director, takes pride in Filipino artistry saying, “The Philippines has always drawn visitors because we put a premium on the curation and design of our booth. We’re better at synthesizing things and presenting products.”
If you want to get your hands on the products featured at Ambiente 2018, here's a list of 7 of the exhibitors that presented in this prestigious event.
“Home Edition Manufacturing Corp. is engaged in the manufacture and export of Philippine handcrafted furniture, home accessories, functional baskets and unique lamps. Primary indigeneous materials used are rattan, buri, abaca, arurog and nito. With the use of the Philippine's vast raw materials and artistic craftmanship, we create classic and contemporary designs, which suits various themes and motif. Home Edition aims to promote Philippine ingenuity and artistry to the rest of the world.”
“Larone is the premier design and manufacturing company specializing in hand woven products made from natural plant fibers. With over 35 years of serving and delivering to our clients in the USA, Europe, and Japan, we offer the experience advantage in design, product development, quality control, and on-time delivery. Larone is run by a family working with weavers and artisans for three generations.”
“Nature's Legacy a global manufacturer of home furnishings and garden accessories and Maker of Sustainable and Innovative Materials (MOSIM)© based in Compostela, Cebu, Philippines. Their products are handmade in-house while providing livelihood for the local communities
Nature's Legacy is a global manufacturer of home furnishings and garden accessories made in the furniture capital of the Philippines, Cebu. With its pioneering Stonecast manufacturing process as its core competency, Nature's Legacy has become one of the prime movers in the stone casting industry.”
“South Seas Native Treasures has been delighting its customers with quality products for over 40 years. Recognized as the premier manufacturer and exporter of Acacia Wood products in the Philippines, our master artisans hand turn each bowl, plate and dish from a single piece of acacia wood, turning out products that are as known for their durability, sophisticated style, lustrous finish, and intricate grains.
All of our woods are ecologically forested from private lands and are certified by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Acacia wood is fast growing and non-endangered.”
"TADECO manufactures handmade scrap books, picture frames, lanterns and other natural paper processed from banana, pineapple or abaca fibers made into stationeries, paper bags, gift-boxes, t'nalak weaves and other environment-friendly novelty items.
TADECO provides livelihood programs helping weavers in Lake Sebu, generating livelihood opportunities to Banana workers of TADECO and their families, communities in the Panabo area as well as the squatter areas in Davao City. "
“It is a great pleasure to introduce Picanti the newest luxury furniture destination in Manila specializing in design and creation of both outdoor and indoor furniture and decorative landscaping products. The company’s manufacturing arm of artisans work with the latest technology in weaving crafts and reconstituted stone to create unique range of classic, contemporary and modern furniture to complement any environment.
Our range includes different designs and sizes of tables, sofas, beds, benches, chairs, fountains, urns, statues, planters and wall plaques. All items are designed exclusively to surpass each and every discriminating taste.”
“Based in the Philippines, Chrysara is a creative manufacturing company and product development workshop specializing in hand made decorative accessories, gifts, and objects. We supply our beautifully crafted products to wholesalers and retailers throughout the globe.”
Cover photo retrieved from Ambiente
Lifestyle Philippines photo retrieved from DFA