Materials Innovation Centre – Cebu’s Creative Hub

As the creative industry of Cebu continues to evolve, the need for innovation centres that follow through with sustainable production also increases. During the Tech-Driven Solutions focus group discussion organized by the MATIC HUB in partnership with Department of Science and Technology Region 7 last October 11, 2017, challenges for Cebu’s creative industry were tackled…

Designer’s Guide to Color 4

Title  Designer’s Guide to Color 4 Author  Ikuyoshi Shibukawa and Yumi Takahashi Publisher  Chronicle Books LLC, San Francisco Description  “The books that make up the classic Designer’s Guide to Color series were created as professional tools for the graphic designer, but with more than 1,000 innovative color combinations presented in each volume, they are an…

Design Chronicles: Significant Mass-Produced Designs of the 20th Century

Title  Design Chronicles: Significant Mass-Produced Designs of the 20th Century Author  Carroll M. Gantz, FIDSA Publisher  Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Description  “This book will entertain you with descriptive vignettes and illustrations of popular culture as it progressed through the 20th century.  In a sense, it is a photo album of everyday material “stuff” that makes our…

Pleats Please

Title Pleats Please Author  Issey Miyake Publisher  TASCHEN GmbH, Köln Germany Description  “Creative minds coming together to bring a product to fruition.  There is no other clothing line that captures this contemporary feeling more than PLEATS PLEASE!  A book magazine on the journey of this clothing by Miyake.” (Pleats Please)   Sneak peek inside!

Interwoven: Kvadrat Textile and Design

Title  Interwoven: Kvadrat Textile and Design Contributions by Saville, Peter, et al. and Wallace Sewell Publisher  Prestel Verlag in association with Violette Editions Description  “A book on the beginning and evolution of Kvadrat textile of Ebeltoft, Denmark.  Since its foundation in 1986, the Danish textile company Kvadrat has nurtured relationships with an evolving creative community,…

Designed in China: The Engrossing Oriental Concept

Title  Designed in China: The Engrossing Oriental Concept Author  Zhang Qun Publisher  China Youth Press, Roaring Lion Media Co., Ltd. And CYP International Ltd. Description  A book on understanding the design concepts of the orient through a catalog of top Chinese brands  and their ingenious designs.   Sneak peek inside!


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Plastic Couture

With the concrete jungle fast becoming a plastic jungle, creative minds around the world unite to contribute ingenious solutions.