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Get the low down on your fav Manila creatives, how they started out and if they’re hiring!
Jumping on to photoshop early Risa Rodil changed her childhood dream of becoming a dentist to what she is now a Designer, Illustrator & Letterer! Read on to hear how Risa went from Web Designer to Illustrating an animation for Nick Jr 😄! She's got some top tips to share on discovering your style and what works for you.
Plus63 / Hydra Design Group
We had a chat with Dan Matutina — Co-founder, Designer, Illustrator of Plus63 / Hydra Design Group — who shared with us the importance of sharing experiences and lessons he's learnt from starting up/running a studio, helping to build and educate the community of Manila. Not only that, Dan heads up a design team and does his own solo work as an illustrator!
Bad Student is a Risograph Art Press and design studio in Manila run by Co-owners and bad ass boss ladies Pau Tiu & Dyam Gonzales! These guys started Bad Student with the desire to empower and encourage the DIY publishing community in the Philippines. AWESOME! Check out how these guys got started and some great advice they dish out.
Jill Arteche, Graphic Designer and Illustrator, explores her creativity through her visual diary @jillarteche capturing experiences, people and the things she loves finding 'beauty in the unattractive, which I express as it is, in all its comically grotesque glory.' We're loving Jills point of view—check out how she developed her style and some top tips on how to find yours ☺️
Influenced as a teen by editorial cartoons Aaron Asis began his creative journey to becoming the illustrator he is today. We love the free flowing brush strokes Aaron uses to express his ideas and bring out a message—read on to hear how he developed his style and the journey he took getting there.
Check out the industry standard of work in Manila - how it is shot, what do they present?
Our top picks for recommended articles, blogs and companies in Manila.
Neon Moiré is a curated event guide of the world's most interesting design conferences and events on our digitized world. The agenda will focus on graphic, typography and interaction design conferences, not to forget design film festivals and an overview of the top design summer schools.
Man v’s nature
I came across Irenaeus Herok’s Insta feed (@iherok) today and was blown away. He takes images of remote locations around the world, specialising in landscape and portraiture photography. I find his aerial photography, such as these images of highways surrounding Dubai in the UAE, particularly fascinating. Whist our screens are currently (…)
Our resident synesthesiac, Shai Samana, believes that it's those silent in-between moments of a song that can sometimes spark our imaginations the most. The post Playlist: Space appeared first on High On Design.
Queensland Theatre 2019
For The People created a strong season identity for Australia’s fastest growing theatre the Queensland Theatre. An interplay of darkness and light with strong contrasting colours on a backlit set, inspired by the dramatic lighting of the stage. Together with photographer Tim Jones and his team, they created eight unique (…)
Tips for the Perfect Ph…
Your design portfolio is your chance to present your projects in their best light, which is why photographing them well is a crucial part of the process. Here’s how to nail your photoshoot. The post Tips for the Perfect Photoshoot for Your Design Portfolio appeared first on High On Design.
Digging this cover artwork by Ju Mu monster for Susobrino’s Mapajo!
‘Tis the Season to Foll…
Some briefs are uninspiring from the get go. Here’s how to be proud of your work even with the most mundane briefs. The post ‘Tis the Season to Follow the Brief: Designing Holiday Greeting Cards appeared first on High On Design.
A look behind the scenes during the making of Alphaputt. Sennep co-founder Matt Rice takes us through the team, process and motivation behind their latest mobile game where crazy golf meets typography. Alphaputt is now available for pre-order on iOS. You can listen to the full interview below. We worked together with Sennep (…)
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