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Arts & Culture: 5 brands that use illustrations of Philippine flora and fauna by artist Feanne

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — From fashion apparel to dinnerware, artist Feanne casts deep hooks into nature with her whimsical, detailed illustrations. She primarily draws inspiration from Philippine flora and fauna, and uses intricate linework to combine an obvious love for nature with her own creative flair.

Based in the Philippines, Feanne is an illustrator and textile designer who has been exhibiting and publishing her work for over 15 years. In 2019, she was one of eight designers selected to showcase their work at the PHx Tokyo exhibition. The program, spearheaded by the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM), introduced emerging designers from the Philippines into the Japanese fashion market.

“I’m very lucky to have had the opportunity to work with these creative brands. It’s always exciting to be able to see my art in different contexts,” Feanne told adobo Magazine.

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Not shying away from different forms and mediums, Feanne has worked on projects with Adobe, Princesse Tam Tam (Fast Retailing), Town & Country, La Mer, Sunlight Air, and Shangri-la Mactan. At present, she continues to produce her own line of wearable art pieces such as silk scarves and reversible kimonos.

Interested in owning an item (or two) designed by Feanne? Check out these five brands that carry her work:

GUSTOKO

Designed in Lisbon and handmade in the Philippines, GUSTOKO is a sustainable brand that creates bags in small batches. The sea and forest come alive in this collaboration between Feanne and the brand. The three-piece collection features stunning renditions of tropical foliage and beautiful ocean creatures, using straw and glass beads on Tinalak fabric.

Happy Light Mnl

Happy Light Mnl repurposes used bottles, typically glass ones for liquor, and turns them into beautiful lamps. In a recent collaboration, the brand’s lampshades feature Feanne’s Tropical Foliage artwork in cheerful colors.

Tecnografica

Based in Italy, Tecnografica’s mission is to offer its customers the best in terms of design and technology. A selection of Feanne’s designs are available as wallpaper, exclusively at Tecnografica.

Casa Juan

Casa Juan is a homeware brand inspired by the heritage and culture of the Philippines. This chinoiserie style Sarimanok bone china set is illustrated by Feanne.

Plains & Prints

Plains & Prints designs fashionable, ready-to-wear clothes with the modern woman in mind. In an apparel collaboration, several of Feanne’s designs are featured.

You can visit Feanne’s official website here. You can also follow her on Facebook and Instagram.

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