SoFA Design Institute is the Philippines’ first specialized design college. Inaugurated in 2007 as the School of Fashion and the Arts (SoFA), the college quickly developed street-credibility as the country's go-to school for design education. In 2010, it expanded its range of academic programs to include Interior Design. It has, since then, flourished as an institution with a rigorous, design-focused approach to education promoting creativity, technical proficiency, and business acumen. SoFA Design Institute graduates are trained to be Design Leaders and industry-ready professionals who are experts in translating design concepts into pragmatic solutions. Aside from being dedicated to shaping the new breed of design professionals, the college is also committed to promoting design as a positive force in the society, economy, and the lives of its students.