Interior Design students showcase Ilocos Sur’s cuisine, arts


BS Interior Design students at the UNP College of Fine Arts and Design showcased a special exhibition with the theme “Ilocolture: Showcasing Ilocos Sur’s Cuisine and Arts by Featuring Ilocano Contemporary Design Style within Commercial Spaces.” The exhibition was launched at the Provincial Farmers Livelihood Development Center on May 6, 2024 and sponsored by the Provincial Government of Ilocos Sur (PGIS).

The interior design exhibit was comprised of three commercial spaces with approximately 15 sq m per area, collaborating with local businesses in Ilocos Sur, specifically Rowilda’s Handloom Weaving, Nanang Sion Vigan Empanada, One Ilocos Sur Café, Gerry’s Souvenir Shop, and Laga Iloko Handicraft.

This year’s theme is “Ilocolture: Showcasing Ilocos Sur’s Cuisine and Arts by Featuring Ilocano Contemporary Design Style Within Commercial Spaces.”

It is the very first BSID exhibition which features Ilocano trademarks applied and seen through furniture design, lighting design, and the overall aesthetic of local businesses in Ilocos Sur.

Iloculture is also the first BSID Exhibit that is held outside the UNP premises, bringing more recognition and appreciation to the craft and skills of BSID students. It assesses the proficiency and capabilities of the students and showcases the region’s rich cultural heritage blended with contemporary influences.

The exhibition runs until May 07, 2024 and is free admission.

The team behind this exhibit were fourth year Interior Design students, namely: Mark Whyne Acid, Arhann Anthony Adriatico, Janice Aldaca, Ma. Micaela Arruejo, Raiza Aundrea Artates, Gem Barroga, Rosenda Ben, Marc Jirehcxel Bersamin, Jade Cyrelle Buenafe, Genie Buseley, Keziah Cacacho, Jan Marini Ganat, Charles Selwyn Gandeza, Ronsthan Miguel, Angelo Navarro, Bryan Jericho Ordonez, Erica Pantaleon, Erika Pascual, Jane Pasion, Lester Pasion, Don Ace Rabbon, Edmar Rafanan, Jonathan Resano, Jemverlyn Rimas, Angelica Rosoman, Rafael Christian Rugnao, Jeremee Sambajon, Mc Grady Soria, Erick Gene Soriano, Faith Tolentino, John Francis Wattang, and their instructor IDR. Marvin Juluis P. Camacho.

Article by Bianca Pajaro and Mikee Elaine Fiesta.


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