From the Philippines to New York

by Patti Sunio Article reposted with permission from FAME+ TOUCHPOINT
Lamps and lighting: (from left) hanging lamps by LIJA by That One Piece - a proud HAPI member, candelabra and votive holders by Tadeco Home, cocoon-shaped wall lamps by INDIGENOUS, (bottom right) staircase lamp by Triboa Bay Living, (bottom left) hanging lamp by Bamburi by Native Crafts and Arts

Philippine home and fashion makers are set to take on America’s design capital, New York, as CITEM brings together 20 homegrown brands to the NY Now Digital Market, a design-centric platform that curates standout brands from all over the world, showcasing its products to a wide audience of retailers, specialty buyers, museum curators, and more.

ByHand Consulting, headed by Karen Gibbs and Colvin English, have lent their expertise in product development, merchandising, and sales and marketing to the brands in participation, taking in mind the emerging design trends and what today’s market will be looking for.

From their clever use of indigenous and sustainable materials to their mastery of traditional crafts and handmade techniques, these Philippine brands have been able to use their years-honed skills to churn out fresh, new and innovative designs, with exceptional quality still at its core.

Discover the Philippine brands on NY Now’s Digital Market at or browse through our catalogue to find out more about them.