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2018 Press Articles


[Philippine Star] Ystyle Picks: Artefino 2018

Celebrating the finest in the Filipino, artisan fair ArteFino is at 8 Rockwell until Sunday. With over a hundred selected retailers to choose from, here are the four local brands we think you shouldn’t miss.


[Metro.Style] Not Just For The Titas of Manila: ArteFino is Happening

After the various features on the people selling their artisanal wares at the ArteFino bazaar held on the 21st floor of 8 Rockwell, it’s good to report that ArteFino is actually happening, and it’s been an unqualified success.

[NOLI SOLI] ArteFino products you need to check out before they’re gone

For many who love artisan crafts and local products—or even for those who are just getting into it—ArteFino, now showcasing over a hundred local makers, is the best and easiest place to get a glimpse of and actually try these products from all over the country.

[Wonder PH] ArteFino 2018: A Shopping Guide

Pinoy pride, like some omnipresent, shapeshifting creature, takes on many forms. For the quintessential tita, it’s sharing any news tidbit that lauds a kababayan for their singing prowess or academic genius.

[Town & Country PH] The Story Behind the Bagobo Tagabawa Tribe’s Limited Handmade Collection for ArteFino

ArteFino has been proudly championing Philippine-made products, concepts, and ideas since its incepction. This is, in fact, the main philosophy behind the whole movement of the annual art and craft fair.

[Town & Country PH] 11 Things You Must Try at Eats by ArteFino This Weekend

An ArteFino staple for those in the know, its selection of classic and creative dishes are good enough reason to take a break from shopping. Our favorites are the bagnet and chicken inasal wraps that are easy to devour as you walk around the fair, however, the tamago ramen and Angus beef belly with garlic rice are worth sitting down for.

[Town & Country PH] Mouthwatering Offerings You Can Expect at ArteFino’s Eats Section

ArteFino, the annual Philippine crafts fair and a haven for indigenous and artisanal finds, launched Eats by ArteFino in partnership with Town & Country and Rockwell Land at the function room of the Edades Tower in Rockwell.

[Esquire] The Barracks At ArteFino Is Where To Stock Up On Gentlemanly Gear

Fan man Monchet Olives does not want to use the word “curated” when describing The Barracks, the for-men section of ArteFino 2018.

[Town & Country PH] 8 Fabulous Filipino Finds at This Year’s ArteFino Fair

ArteFino, Manila’s most fabulous artisan fair, is returning to 8 Rockwell next week from August 30 to September 2. This year, the long-awaited craft fair promises a whole new selection that promotes, showcases, and supports Filipino artistry.

[Lopez Link] Exhibitors showcase all-new lines at 2nd ArteFino Fair

ArteFino returns to 8 Rockwell on August 30-September 2, 2018, redefining the much sought-out craft fair that launches the holiday buying season.

[Lifestyle Asia] Local is the New International

The ArteFino shopping experience is always special. This year’s theme is “Local is the New International” with participating exhibitors offering all-new exclusive lines. Local entrepreneurship and craftspeople benefit from every penny spent at the four-day event.

[Philippine Primer] ArteFino Fair 2018: Local Is the New International

Adorn your house with graceful furnishings and give elegant handcrafted gifts this coming holiday season by coming to this year’s ArteFino Fair 2018 at the Penthouse of 8 Rockwell in Makati this August 30 to September 2, 2018.

[Metro.Style] Artisan Steals You Should Not Miss At the ArteFino Fair 2018!

With the second edition of ArteFino Fair coming to 8 Rockwell Makati for a four-day event filled with an all-artisan spread well-curated for its bigger audience this year, it’s truly one of the most anticipated shopping events of the year.

[Business World] ArteFino focuses on the artisanal

YOU CAN slap the “artisanal” label on anything these days, from bread to soap, no matter how it was made — but what does it really mean? Arte-Fino, a fine crafts fair to be held at Makati’s 8 Rockwell’s penthouse from Aug. 30 to Sept. 2, seeks to explore what it really means for something to be “artisanal.”

[GMA News] ArteFino 2018 is a gift for stylish Filipino men looking for chic local pieces

Every annual fair — be it for the visual arts or anything else — seeks to be bigger and better with every iteration. Once you’re established as the country’s biggest artisan fair, where do you go?


[Metro.Style] ArteFino 2018: All That Glitters’ Amanda LuYm Is Passionate About Creating Jewels That Shine But Never Outshine The Wearer

“Jewelry is the most transformative thing you can wear,” says fashion icon Iris Apfel. We cannot agree more. There is no denying the power of jewels to add more character and a personal touch to one’s look.

[Metro.Style] ArteFino 2018: Rosanna Ocampo, With Her Luxe RTW Tops, Creates Stories Through Color And Texture

“I was recently asked ‘Why do you do what you do?’ My work gives me a sense of purpose. The stories I create through color and texture bring me much to joy and I hope to translate this emotion to the people who wear it.

[Metro.Style] ArteFino 2018: Bibai Gaisano-Puyat Helps A Community Of Artisanal Burdaderas With Her Clothing Brand, Christiana Manila

Who is Christiana Manila? You can think of her as your wardrobe stylist, your personal shopper, or even your best friend who simply wants you to feel beautiful and confident in whatever you wear. She curates chic and understatedly elegant clothes for you—easy-to-wear, easy-to-pair pieces that are bold and statement-making without looking flashy.

[Metro.Style] ArteFino 2018: EJ And Eva Espiritu’s Cornerstone Of Art In Faith

Perseverance, passion, and the belief that talent is not solely one’s own, but given with grace by God—this is the formula that has set the stage of success for husband and wife team, EJ and Eva Espiritu.

[Metro.Style] ArteFino 2018: Jor-El Espina Weaves The Story Of Culture

Priceless, unique, and brilliant—these are the words that fashion designer Jor-El Espina uses to characterize his creations, and more importantly, those he uses to describe the Filipino culture which he lives to preserve.