Design Week Philippines is a multi-faceted platform that brings together creative visionaries from diverse backgrounds and disciplines in a series of programs and events that celebrate design and artistry. It is a celebration of the arts and design aimed at fostering creativity and spurring innovations.

Positioning the Philippines as Asia’s design destination, Design Week Philippines fosters connections between creative industry practitioners and design enthusiasts in an interactive sharing of knowledge, ideas, and trends. It is a national agenda that nurtures the creativity and design capability of the Filipinos to usher in trade opportunities.

Casa Blanca, Intramuros, Manila | 9:00 AM – 12:00 NN | 14 April 2018

With the theme “Design to Thrive,” Design Talks feature honest conversations on personal and organizational stories of failures turned into triumphs and accomplishments that now contribute to a growing creative economy. The conversations aim to inspire professionals and aspirants from the sphere of business, design, art, and other industries to enhance their way of thinking towards to a positive change.

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Jodee Aguillon

Executive Director, Pineapple Lab

Lenora “Len” Cabili

Founder, Filip+Inna

Dan Matutina

Founder, Plus63 Design Co.

Ar. Angelo Ray “Arts” Serrano

Founder, One Zero Design Co.

Ligaya Gasataya

Founder, ManilaForKids

Creative Environment provides an interactive platform of activities and workshops where participants get their hands and mind working.

Outdoor Night Film Showing

Plaza Moriones, Intramuros, Manila

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Loy Arcenas’ “Ang Larawan”

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Avid Liongoren’s “Saving Sally”

Casa Blanca, Intramuros, Manila

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Creative Leadership Workshop by Acceler8 Coworking

 

Plaza Moriones, Intramuros, Manila

1:00-5:00 PM

Baybayin Writing Workshop

Baybayin Henna Tattoo Session

Basic Silk screen Printing Workshop (Bring your own shirt!)

Live Sketching Session

 

2:00 – 6:00 PM

Air Dry Clay Making Workshop

Wire Art Making Workshop

iMake History Fortress, Fort Santiago, Intramuros,

Manila 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

LEGO Architecture Model Workshop

Plaza Moriones, Intramuros, Manila

1:00-5:00 PM

Poetry Making Workshop

Smartphone Film making workshop

Kite making and kite flying activity

Face painting activity

 

6:00 – 10:00 PM

KATHA: Tula x Sayaw Performances

Casa Blanca, Intramuros, Manila

1:00-4:00 PM

Travel Journaling Workshop with Abbey Sy

Design Tours spotlights different arts & community spaces, museums, galleries, markets, as well as culture and heritage centered establishments that are collaboratively regenerated/developed/founded by individual practitioners from diverse backgrounds to make it a contemporary place for people. 

Featured Destinations

  • Casa Manila
  • Destileria Limtuaco
  • Fort Santiago
  • iMake History Fortress Architecture
  • Escuela Taller de Filipinas
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE PHILIPPINES
10:00am-5:00pm, Tuesday-Sunday
Free Admission

METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF MANILA
10:00am-4:30pm, Monday-Saturday
10% discount, Free Admission on Tuesday
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART AND DESIGN
10:00am-6:00pm, Tuesday-Friday and 10:00am-2:00pm, Saturday
Free

AYALA MUSEUM
9:00am – 6:00pm, Tuesday-Sunday
20% discount

ART IN ISLAND
9:30am – 9:30pm, Tuesday-Sunday
20% discount

PINEAPPLE LAB
11:00am-8:00pm, Tuesday-Sunday

VINYL ON VINYL
12:00nn-7:00pm, Tuesday – Saturday

MONO8 GALLERY
1:00pm-7:00pm, Tuesday- Saturday

FUTURE MARKET
413 Escolta St., Mezzanine Level, First United Building

BGC ART MART
26th corner 9th Avenue, BGC Taguig City

SAVE SAN SEBASTIAN BASILICA TOUR
April 14, Saturday, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
April 21, Saturday, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
20% discount

FUTURE MARKET

98B COLLABoratory

Escolta, Manila

8 PM – 10 PM

RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER RETROSPECTIVE – MANILA

Goethe Institut – Philippinen

Cinematheque Center Manila

5 PM – 9 PM

 

THIS IS US: CELEBRATING DIVERSITY THROUGH THE LOCAL EYES

Acceler8 Coworking & Juan Portrait

Paseo, Makati

7 PM – 10 PM

MONTY PYHTON’S SPAMALOT

BGC Arts Center

BGC, Taguig

8 PM – 10 PM

BGC ART MART

BGC Arts Center

BGC, Taguig

8 PM – 10 PM

RUBBER STAMP CARVING WORKSHOP

Art in Island

Cubao, Quezon City

11 AM – 7 PM

RUBBER STAMP CARVING WORKSHOP

Art in Island

Cubao, Quezon City

11 AM – 7 PM

WATERCOLOR PORTRAIT WORKSHOP

Art in Island

Cubao, Quezon City

11 AM – 7 PM

14 – 22 April

OTTOMONDI

Pineapple Lab

Poblacion, Makati City

6 PM – 10 PM

THE 8LETTERS LITFEST

Jess and Pat’s Café, Maginhawa, Quezon City

2 PM – 6 PM

3-DAY UX CERTIFICATION BOOTCAMP

On – Off Group

The Penbrothers, Makati City

1 PM – 6 PM

17 – 19 April

CREATIVE ENTERPRISE PROGRAMME

British Council and PTTC

Philippine Trade Training Center, Pasay City

9 AM – 5 PM

GLUG CREATIVE SOCIALS

ASpace Philippines

_STUDIO Fort, BGC, Taguig

6 PM – 11 PM

HOW TO INNOVATE USING DESIGN THINKING

On – Off Group

The Penbrothers, Makati City

1 PM – 6 PM

EUREKA SERIES: POBLACION RE-IMAGINED

Dulo MNL & Acceler8 Coworking

Paseo, Makati

3 PM – 10 PM

MANILA FAME

DTI – CITEM

World Trade Center, Pasay

8 AM – 9 PM

SERVICE AS THE SECRET SAUCE

Kick Fire Kitchen

Ortigas Foundation Library, Pasig

8 AM – 9 PM

ST’ART STEAM: WORKSHOP FOR KIDS

Manila For Kids

Ayala Museum, Makati City

2 PM – 5:30 PM

TOURS FOR SAN SEBASTIAN BASILICA

San Sebastian Basilica Conservation

San Sebastian Church, Quiapo, Manila

3 PM – 4:30 PM

ACRYLIC PAINTING WORKSHOP

Art in Island and The CreaTEEv Shop

Art in Island, Cubao, Quezon City

11 AM – 7 PM

WATERCOLOR CALLIGRAPHY AND LETTERING WORKSHOP

Art in Island

Cubao, Quezon City

11 AM – 7 PM

22 April

SOUTH ARTS FESTIVAL

Duque Event Production Services

Filinvest Tent, Alabang

9 AM – 9 PM

The workshops

LEGO Architecture

Model Workshop

20-21 April 2018
LEGO Architecture Model Workshop
Design Center of the Philippines x Felta Multi-media Inc.
TIME: 10:00PM – 12:00PM
VENUE: iMake History Fortress, Fort Santiago, Manila
FACILITATOR: Felta Multi-media Inc.
Face Painting

(Art Booth)

21 April 2018
Face Painting (Art Booth)
Design Center of the Philippines x NCCA 
TIME: 2:00PM – 6:00PM
VENUE: Plaza Moriones, Intramuros, Manila
FACILITATOR: Guhit Pinas Chapter
Kite Making

& Kite Flying

21 April 2018
Kite Making & Kite Flying
Design Center of the Philippines x NCCA
TIME: 2:00PM – 6:00PM
VENUE: Plaza Moriones, Intramuros, Manila
FACILITATOR: Jericho Hanova
Poetry

Making

21 April 2018
Poetry Making
Design Center of the Philippines 
TIME: 2:00PM – 5:00PM
VENUE: Plaza Moriones, Intramuros, Manila
FACILITATOR: Allan Popa
Smartphone

Film Making

21 April 2018
Smartphone Film Making
Design Center of the Philippines x NCCA
TIME: 2:00PM – 6:00PM
VENUE: Plaza Moriones, Intramuros, Manila
FACILITATOR: Jericho Catacutan
Outdoor Film Showing: Saving Sally
22 April 2018
Outdoor Film Showing: Saving Sally
Design Center of the Philippines x FDCP
SCHEDULE: 07:00 PM – 09:00 PM
VENUE: Plaza Moriones, Intramuros, Manila