Resource Speaker/Expert: Guillermo ‘Ige’ Ramos
Room C – May 31, 2018 | Thursday, 9:30 am – 12:30 nn (Half day)
Design for food is fast becoming a niche in the graphic design industry. More and more stand-alone kiosks, food trucks, eateries, and restaurants are opening every day and they all need the graphic design, branding, and marketing to initiate a formal public engagement. It is true that through our eyes we eat the food before we eat them. This workshop will show you how to make results-oriented graphic materials, based on his case studies from flyers, to menu and to restaurant branding. This is not just for designers, but it is also open to corporate communicators, PR practitioners and people interested in pursuing a career in food communications.
Meanders the lush and layered forest of the theater, museum and cultural work, graphic design, publishing, food, travel and creative writing. His pioneering efforts in the field of digital art earned him top honors in the International Designers’ Network (IdN Club, Philippines) since 1998 and the very first winner in the Digital Art Category when it was first instituted in the 53rd Art Association of the Philippines Annual. He has designed dozens of books including A Pilgrim’s Diary and The Governor-General’s Kitchen, which won him consecutive National Book Awards for Best Design in 2005 and 2006. In 2008, his design for The Governor-General’s Kitchen won Best Design in the Philippines and Finalist in the Best Culinary History in the Gourmand World Cookbook Award-Best in the World. He is the principal designer of Ige Ramos Design Studio (IRDS) and the Publisher of ZeusBooks, where he co-published Jessica Zafra’s Twisted 8. Ige is an instructor at the Philippine Center for Creative Imaging.