July 9, 2018
PIID Celebrates a month of IFI World Interiors Day 2018
The Philippine Institute of Interior Designers (PIID) celebrated National Heritage Month and “National Interior Design Week” in conjunction with IFI World Interiors Day throughout the month of May, 2018. The Philippine Institute of Interior Designers (PIID) launched the National Interior Design Festival 2018 with 3 main events: Pamana, Karunungan, at Kawang-gawa.
- Pamana promotes Cultural Heritage through a Heritage Tour. The participants experienced the rich cultural heritage of the southern Tagalog region through the survey of ancestral homes and a Catholic Cathedral with the longest nave in Asia. The activity included an in depth experience of the dying art of embroidery demonstrated by the Taal artisan embroiderers.
- Karunungan (Knowledge) provides Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminar for Professional Interior Designers and Interior Design students from different parts of the country. To deepen the awareness of the profession and practice to optimize the career’s performance and self-empowerment, to establish strong working relationships (collaboration), and gain critical and analytical insights of human behavior and the improvement the quality of life in the built environment are the objectives of the event.
- Kawang-gawa (Charity) express the Community Service program of PIID that is focused on uplifting the spirit of the elderly in a nursing home facility by providing immediate support for their basic needs by improving their environment through interior design. Bahay ni Maria Home for the Abandoned Elderly and Children with Special Needs in Calamba, Laguna, is the beneficiary for the fund raising.
In the forefront of ASEAN integration, the Filipino Interior Designer is facing practice without borders. PIID through its programs, is positive in facing this challenge; to help inspire, encourage, and to deliver world-class Filipino interior designs that is creatively unique, aesthetically desirable, and efficiently designed with a high level of global competency. This is the firm commitment of PIID.
To see more of the wonderful events put on by PIID, check out these videos: