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Grew Up In: The Philippines. Currently: An Art Director at Tremendousness, a boutique creative shop in Singapore. Age: 24. On designing Scout’s logo: “It was my first magazine logo to design. I’ve done logos for bakeries, restaurants, a private equity fund, a rock band— all around really!” Design Inspiration: “Alan Fletcher’s book The Art of Looking Sideways opened up this exciting world to me. It talked about purple cows, how one plus one could be three, and the power of manipulating space. It presented everyday things with a sense of wonder and curiosity, and I thought, if I could hone such a skill, sharpen my eye and make a living out of it, that would be the dream.” Signature Style: “For my personal pieces, I have a very feminine tone. I love fanciful and wild motifs, but presented in a more minimalist way. I like to keep things simple.” “Ursula Le Guin said, ‘ The creative adult is the child who has survived.’ Always keep alive the part of you that is curious, a little reckless and full of wonder.” — AGV
Smoky art inspired by Tommy Ton's photography Hand-drawn invitations for an Alice in Wonderland and Great-Gatsby- themed wedding Flyers as part of a branding project for New York-based bakery, Sur
Blank expression? Inspired by fashion blog images, Paulina painted this person sans a face and limbs to symbolize how personalities are deduced “solely on what [people wear] and how they present themselves.“
Watercolor illustration inspired by The Sartorialist
Paulina's album packaging for Philippine rock band, Peryodiko, was Best Album a final nominee for Packaging in the NU Rock Awards (2009).