modern Filipino and the artist-entrepreneur. It serves as a launchpad and a “multiplier” for proudly Filipino and world-class products, concepts and ideas. Specifically, it provides an avenue for people to discover modern applications of Philippine indigenous materials and connect with innovative artisans from different industries.ArteFino is a movement that celebrates the
Its flagship event, the ArteFino Fair, will debut at the Penthouse, 8 Rockwell on August 25-27, 2017.
The ArteFino Fair is an annual art and craft fair that upholds high and discerning standards in the curation of the products showcased. All brands featured in the three-day event carry the “StiloArteFino” characteristic—that is, a distinctly Filipino way of living.
StiloArtefino, the brand campaign, celebrates the art and heart of Filipino life and style. This is through embodying the modern Filipinos—open-minded, forward-thinking and valuesdriven individuals who see that the future of local is global.
Immerse yourself in the finest Philippine artisanal products of over 70 select retailers. ArteFino offers a unique experience by focusing on aesthetic, craft and narrative. Participants will acquire a better understanding of the products by learning about their history, materials and processes. They can also get to know the artisans personally, creating a deeper appreciation for the ingenious craftsmanship of the items.
ArteFino lets participants immerse not only in beautiful everyday objects, but also in living Filipino traditions.
More than exhibiting local artisanal products, ArteFino promotes the pride, integrity and dignity of Filipino creativity. It aims to introduce a new ecosystem that empowers artisans and supports sustainable livelihood for communities. At the heart of Filipino life and style is an interdependent relationship between artist-entrepreneurs and consumers where, through connection and collaboration, everyone is inspired to reimagine, innovate and elevate Filipino craftsmanship.