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Cebu Furniture

Cebu Furniture

A History of Inspiration and Innovation

By (author) Maricris Encarnacion
Edited by Michelle White


  • The only book on the Cebu furniture industry as it developed through the years
  • The majority of the publication is a gallery that features the most significant pieces that came out of Cebu
Full Description
The furniture manufacturing industry of Cebu, Philippines, saw its beginnings after the American liberation in the late 1940s. It pioneered as cottage industries around the island but in the decades that followed, it experienced tremendous growth and worldwide expansion. It had gone through the best and the most challenging of times, which now define new directions and visions for the present and the future. With the island of Cebu as a backdrop, a unique history and story of furniture production and design unfold. It is a narrative of Cebu's furniture industry that draws continuously on the wealth of a country's heritage and resources, as well as the craftsmanship and artistry of the Filipino. The publication identifies 60 years of historical milestones in Cebu furniture production and design. Contents: I. Foreword II. Introduction III. An Industry is born IV. Rattan revolution V. From trading to Manufacturing VI. growth and expansion VII. Designing for the world - Cebu furniture global gallery VIII. afterword IX. photo timeline X. Index XI. Photo credits XII. CFIF directory
14th Jun 2012
Paperback / softback
USA & Canada
9.09 in x 9.07 in
160 Pages
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