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PIID to Hold 1st-ever Manila Interior Design Summit

Save the date for the Philippine Institute of Interior Designers (PIID)’s first-ever Manila Interior Design Summit: April 10-12, 2023. The theme for this year is #DESIGNINGTHEFUTURE.

To celebrate the future of design, society, and creativity, PIID has a lot of activities in store for for all the attendees. A PIID Creative Walk in partnership with BGC Art Foundation on April 10, A two-day CPD Seminar entitled GRN META: Metamorphosis of Green Spaces on April 11-12, and the launch of the APSDA Awards.

The summit will gather esteemed speakers from the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, and Singapore to help us formulate our individual answers to the call: How do we want the future to look like?

PIID’s Board of Trustees

The main event of MIDS is a two-day seminar for interior designers, architects, and allied professions focusing on strategies and best practices for designing the future in a sustainable manner. It explores the key principles of sustainable design, such as minimizing waste, reducing energy consumption, and using environmentally friendly materials, and how these principles can be applied in interior design and architectural projects. The seminar also emphasizes the importance of collaboration between different designers of the built environment, suppliers, and stakeholders in creating sustainable and innovative design solutions.

Aside from the two-day design symposium, PIID has also collaborated with a few collectives to present, promote, and help empower the creativity and vision of the Filipino. Creativity is a huge ingredient of cities, it greatly shapes and tells of the soul of a place. With this in mind, PIID is kicking off MIDS with creative activities and initiatives.

Award-winning Interior Designer and PIID National President Ivy Almario talks about the sustainability trends in interior design as well as what can be expected from the MIDS 2023

PIID has teamed up with the BGC Arts Foundation for an interactive Art Walk around BGC. This walk is open to all PIID members, allied professions, and students who wish to study and understand the valuable role of art in creative cities. To exercise the participants’ own sense of creativity, a photo contest shall serve as a culminating activity. The participants will be given access to the MIDS mobile application wherein the specific instructions to the interactive Art Walk could be found.

An outdoor PIID Exhibition will be installed at the open grounds of the Maybank Performing Arts Theatre. This creative installation aims to honor the pivotal endeavors of PIID as an organization and to further promote the licensed profession of Interior Designers in the Philippines to the general public.

To showcase the now and the future of Philippine Design, Arts, and Crafts, PIID seeked out Rita Nazareno and Gabby Lichauco to install the PH Arts and Crafts Exhibition at the Nutriasia Lobby of the Maybank Performing Arts Theatre. A variation of home and lifestyle products shall be showcased to inspire and ignite creative dialogues and collaborations between creative industries.

The very first PIID Gala will also take place during MIDS 2023. The goal for this event is to gather Interior Designers, Architects, Allied Professions, Educators, Policy makers, Developers, and Industry Partners for a night of fellowship and celebration of friendship and future collaborations. During this event, international delegates and Board members of the Asia Pacific Space Designers Association (APSDA) will also be present to launch the APSDA Awards – an interior design award that seeks to recognize the best and brightest designers in the industry for their outstanding projects and professionalism as well as their contribution to furthering the field of interior design.

To close off the Manila Interior Design Summit, The first 150 PIID registrants of MIDS will be given passes to an exclusive lecture on the Grammar of Movement by Carlo Calm and evening show of Diyosa Ballet will commence at the Theatre at Solaire, Solaire Resort & Casino.

This is event is open to licensed interior designers, architects, landscape architects, design educators, design students, and developers.

Have you registered yet for PIID’s first Edition of the Manila Interior Design Summit? Register now here.



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