Celebrating ten years of uplifting Filipino design, creativity and community this October with ‘Design Connections’ CONTRIBUTED IMAGE
NOW on its 10th founding year, Design Week Philippines is celebrating a whole decade of Filipino creativity and innovation and banners the theme Design Connections. It will usher in a new dawning of design led by the launching of the initial results of first-ever Philippine Design Economy Mapping study and the recommendations for the Philippine National Design Policy.
Design Week Philippines not only celebrates a new milestone of Philippine design but also highlights the role of design as a tool in creating impact-driven connections within the design ecosystem to create smarter MSMEs and cities, to drive economic competitiveness and innovation, and to empower designers in using design as a problem-solving tool to complex challenges.
Happening from October 18-24, Design Week Philippines is a week-long design festival and creative hub activation platform celebration that brings together creative visionaries from diverse backgrounds and disciplines in a series of programs and events that foster creativity and spurs innovation. Further, Design Week Philippines help foster local and global awareness on the design capability of Filipinos and aims to strengthen the country’s claim as Asia’s foremost design destination.
Aside from the unveiling of Design Counts – the pioneering design economy mapping study of the Philippines, Design Week will be featuring design talks, masterclass, workshops, and various other events. Attendees can expect nothing short of excellent in the tenth year of Design Week Philippines with headliners from Kickstart Ventures, Metrobank Art & Design Excellence, Globe Studios, Red Whistle, and renowned creatives leading the Design Talks, interactive activities like a virtual tour of Vivistop Baguio and a design workshop titled Dear Philippine Design, and closing the week is an epic celebration of diversity with a live performance from Manila’s top drag artists in Drag by Design.
Register now and get a 7-day access to design talks, masterclasses, live performances and sign-up here: https://bit.ly/Register-DesignWeekPH2021
Learn more about Design Week Philippines 2021 by visiting Design Center’s official Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/DTI.DesignCenterPH.