Collection by Allie Weiss

Modern Designs from the Philippines


Twice a year, the Manila FAME design show highlights locally produced furniture, lighting, and products. In the Philippines, wood and rattan or textile weaving are prevalent, and many local designers use those materials to offer updated takes on modern silhouettes. Click through the slideshow for a few of our favorite picks from the show and beyond.

These woven pendants from OMO Furniture are made of rattan.
Philippines-based firm Industria produced these geometric pendants with red cords.
Filipino designer Eric Paras curates A11, a concept shop that fills a series of 1950s homes in Manila with local and...
More hand-woven lighting by S.C. Vizcarra.
An array of tabletop wares, in stone, porcelain, and other materials, from local designers.
A local favorite, design brand Schema creates geometric lighting fixtures and other objects from metal wires.