Philippine Daily Inquirer
BEA VALDES’ WOVEN CENTERPIECE WELCOMES GUESTS TO AURELIA RESIDENCES
Designer Bea Valdes, who is known for her contemporary collections of bags, jewelry and home décor, has long been fascinated with Filipino craftsmanship.
Internationally renowned for her inspired use of natural materials, her works are proudly Filipino and infuse local artistry and aesthetics into world-class luxe items that have garnered acclaim from Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. She embodies the modern ideals of gracious living, finding passion in her art and translating her ideas into understated and elegant masterpieces.
Valdes created Sibol, a housewarming gift for the new homeowners of Aurelia Residences. The bespoke woven centerpiece pays tribute to our culture and heritage.
Its woven natural materials form the shape of infinity, which signifies connections and the eternal circle of heritage.
Aurelia Residences celebrates Filipino craftsmanship with the inclusion of luxe elements inspired by the artistry of traditional barong Tagalog. It was the ideal backdrop for Valdes’s trunk show, where she showed her latest collection of handcrafted masterpieces.
Her pieces show her design style of living graciously in the modern urban setting, underscoring luxury as understated elegance and refinement. It conjures a life surrounded by objects that reflect personal taste in a space where one can relax in comfort.