Educating students about fashion since: 2007
Founding directors: Amina Aranaz-Alunan and Loralee Baron-Soong
Known for: Design Thinking and Innovation
Notable faculty: Danilo Franco, Loida Hunter, Gian Romano, Gerry Katigbak, Marina Benipayo, Luis Espiritu, Richard Papa, Amina Aranaz-Alunan, Raymund Isaac, Jackie Aquino, Dean Arch Tobias Guggenheimer, Ivy Almario, Cynthia Almario
Thoughts on the PEFTA platform: We love that Preview is supporting and honing young design talents. We believe that through this competition, their design skills are tested and developed even further. It definitely supports our philosophy in providing [a] real-world style of education. PEFTA is a great platform for any young designer to showcase their creativity and the result of their education.
SoFA students who have participated in PEFTA:
2010 (handpicked): Noelle Llave, Vania Romoff, Camille Co
2011 (top 10 finalists): Dan Duran
School's latest developments: New and improved campus, offering Bachelor of Science in Interior Design, signing on of Academic Dean Tobias Guggenheimer
Course schedules: Mondays to Saturdays, 3 hours per class. To know more about their programs, click here.
Enrollment begins: This year, term begins in September (enrollment ongoing). Starting next year, every June and November.
For more information, call (02)4784611 or 22, visit www.sofamanila.com, or visit them at G/F Enzo Bldg., 399 Gil Puyat Ave., Makati City.