Our Story


[ku-bo] noun: a traditional Filipino hut; home

kubo is an online store of consciously crafted purposeful goods for the modern lifestyle. We feature objects for home and travel that are skillfully handmade by local makers in the Philippines.

 

Rooted in Tradition

We believe in making meaningful purchases and that knowing the story behind each product makes it uniquely special. By combining traditional techniques with modern aesthetic, we offer one of a kind pieces that are truly a work of art. 

 

Filipino Makers

We aim to promote, preserve and sustain traditional ways of making things in the Philippines. We have built strong partnerships with communities of talented Filipino makers who pay close attention to craftsmanship, quality and design. 

 

Sustainable Partnerships

Through collaboration with local communities of crafstmen and indigenous people, we deliver unique, handmade goods, preserve cultural traditions and create sustainable futures for the makers and their families.