Array
Lifestyle

7 Things To Look Out For At This Big Furniture Show

PIFS 2018's must-see moments include wallpaper by Pinoy designers, an experiential paint booth, and a woodworking shop

Shares
Photography: Christina Gaston & Yvette Fernandez (Main Photos)

One of the most-awaited design fairs in the country is the Philippines International Furniture Show (PIFS), and the 2018 edition doesn’t disappoint. This year’s theme is “Reflections,” with designers and artists collaborating to create pieces that reflect a special way of living. Here’s what not to miss:

1. Wallpaper by local designers and artists.



ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Artists such as Robert Alejandro, Tata Montilla, and Garapata, along with designers such as Eric Paras collaborated with Wallmasters for these unique and proudly Philippine-designed wallpaper patterns displayed at the entrance.

2. The beauty of bamboo in a special exhibit.


Various exhibitors showcased the sleek form of bamboo in these modern pieces.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

3. Woven wonders from Negros and Cebu.


A PIFS show isn’t complete with woven wonders; these furniture pieces by Hacienda Crafts (main photo, left) and Obra Cebuana (above) are just excellent.

4. The romantic Las Palmas “house.”


ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

The furniture company’s mix of finely made classic and contemporary furniture are arranged in vignettes within a booth that looks like an actual house, complete with shutters!

5. The fantastic paper Felix booth.


The paper-screen walls of the Felix booth lets their lighting fixtures’ effects shine through.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

6. The nostalgic collection of antiques and furniture of Osmundo.


Osmundo Esguerra is known for his fine furniture, antiques and artifacts, and his booth is laid out an old collector’s office, complete with ephemera and vintage books. Don’t miss the elegant Art Nouveau-style cabinet on show.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

7. Boysen Paint’s experiential rooms.


In the Interior & Design Manila 2018 section, the standout is Boysen’s translucent booth for their Color Perspectives display, where guests go into fun, experiential rooms with optical illusions, mirror tricks, and miniature spaces to get the feel of their trendy colors. Tip: They are all selfie-friendly!

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

8. Matimco’s DIY woodworking section.


If you’re dreaming of becoming a DIY diva, head over to the Matimco booth, where you can choose wooden tags where you can hand-etch a design and stain it, too. There are also fun games you can try your hand out on to win special Matimco prizes!

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW


Other things not to miss: the Estilo De Vida students’ exhibit on the ground floor, and the various designer talks on the second floor. The Philippines International Furniture Show will run at SMX Convention Center until March 10, 2018 Saturday. Visit their website for more info.

More on Realliving.com.ph

Shares

Latest Stories

7 Plants That Can Help You Keep Dengue Away

You need to do more than just plant them outside your home

Make Your Home Smell Like a Fancy Hotel for Less Than P700!

Shop for scented candles, room sprays, and more essentials while maintaining your budget

10 Things You Need to Clean to Avoid a Stinky Home

We tend to overlook how scent contributes to the first impression our house makes on guests �" or on us!

5 Organizing Ideas We Can Learn from this Family Home in San Juan

This home doesn't just have picture-perfect rooms. Let it inspire you to get organized.

Amoy Kulob at Mabaho? Here Are Ways to Keep Your Home Smelling Fresh

Because a beautiful house needs to smell good, too

Those School Buildings We Grew Up With Are Called Gabaldons

The President recently signed a law that mandates their conservation

These Are The Reasons Why You Have a Messy Home

Manage the clutter in your house with these tips from an interior designer

Which One is Best for Your Home: A Diffuser or A Humidifier?

Here is a quick guide between a diffuser and humidifier to help you decide which one is better for your space

6 Convincing Reasons Why It's Better to Rent Than Buy a Home

Paying monthly dues is less stressful compared to managing real estate taxes

9 Affordable Ways to Give Your Kitchen Cabinets a Makeover

Updating the look of your cabinets can greatly improve the overall ambiance of your kitchen

Is Your House Making You Sick?

Household pollutants may cause respiratory diseases and other health problems

These Cozy Laundromats Offer Good Food and Coffee, Too

These well-thought-out spaces are making us look forward to laundry day!
Load More Stories

Get inspiring design ideas and handy hints.
Subscribe to our newsletter now!