At a young age comes indecisiveness. Looking and working towards a clear career path is easier said than done. CREATE Philippines 2018 gives you the opportunity to take it from the country’s top creative minds.
Aiming to give the country a strong voice in the global discourse, the two-day event is happening on Sept. 22-23 at the Globe Tower, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. “Attendees are set for an exciting and insightful experience in the 2nd edition of CREATE Philippines which will feature masterclasses, portfolio exhibits and a networking event,” said Paulina Suaco-Juan, the newly appointed Executive Director of the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).
This year, the event will focus on Communication Design. In a booming media landscape, learn the multidisciplinary practice that shapes ideas and information. If you’re interested in print and publications, commercials and logos, to app design and front-end websites, then the event offers insights from the country’s most prominent creatives.
The event has three parts: Business Track, Design Track, and Industry Best Practices.
Emmy Award Winner and International creative consultant Chris Do is flying to the country for a whole-day masterclass in the second day of CREATE Philippines 2018. For his day-long masterclass, Do will use his first-half of his session to conduct a lecture and question-based learning on “the Business of Design.” The second half is a hands-on workshop with attendees. They can ask self-study questions or role-play problematic business scenarios that needs creative solutions.
The Business Track offers words from Love & Madness Clothing Corp. owner AJ Dimarucot. He will talk about “Learning to Design Around Life.” His background in creating solid designs includes projects with Manny Pacquiao, Michael Jackson, Nike, Jordan Brand, Adidas, Uniqlo, among many others.
Co-founder of Happy Garaje Mark Joseph Deutsch will let us in on the importance of creativity with “How Creativity Boost Business.” He previously handled graphic design work, galleries, film, picture books and many more.
If you want a young artist’s take on the industry, Raxenne Dosher Maniquiz, who is a graphic designer and illustrator for Plus 63 Design Co., will discuss the “Creative Process Behind Collaborating with Brands.”
The Design Track looks promising. Creative Cloud Evangelist of the Philippines Rollan Bañez will discuss on the “Faster and Better Product Visualization Using Adobe Dimension CC.” Bañez is an extraordinary Adobe Certified Instructor with ACI, ACE, CTT+ certifications. He is also an Adobe Creative Insider Ambassador and the Co-founder/Training Manager of Creative Nation Academy.
Under Industry Best Practices, catch Creative Economy Council of the Philippines (CECP) President Paolo Mercado who will give an “Industry Overview on Raising the Value of Design.” “I’ll be giving an update on the state of the creative economy, the projects that we’re running at the Creative Economy Council. But what I’m most excited to talk about is the recently-approved creation of a design hub within Intramuros,” said Mercado.
Joining him is CDAP president and TeamManila founder Jowee Alviar who will talk on “Growing Your Design Business.” You can also expect a conversation about his work on TeamManila.
Angel Guerrero, founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Adobo Magazine will discuss the “Business of Design from a Brand and Agency Perspective.” CREATE gives you the opportunity to take it from her 20-year career.
Featured image from CREATE Philippines 2017. Veteran Filipino designers and CDAP co-founders Brian Tenorio (left) from Brian Tenorio & Co. and Dan Matutina (right) from Hydra Design Group share a light moment during a discussion at the last CREATE Philippines 2017.
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