AKA Antonio Layug
- 1st Filipino international designer of furniture and interiors to open a showroom in the United States (1984)
- 1st Filipino furniture designer whose Budji’s Giant Bamboo designs were first shown in the United States as part of Bloomingdale’s “The China Exhibit” (1981)
“We have to think globally, but not lose ourselves. You need to know your own identity first before you can go global.”
The Budji Collections, Inc.
Budji Layug wins a following in Bangkok
A Filipino designer for the world