Adonis Durado

Adonis Durado is a Cebuano poet, illustrator, and graphic designer. He was born on August 25, 1975 in Cebu City, Philippines. He is a fine arts graduate from the University of San Carlos, Philippines.

He has published three books of Cebuano poetry, Dili Tanang Matagak Mahagbong[1] (2008), Minugbo Alang sa Mugbo og Kalipay[2] (2009), and Lisay sa Bugan [3] (2016). In 1999, Durado was the recipient of the Emmanuel Lacaba Prize for Cebuano poetry awarded by the |National Commission for Culture and the Arts.[4] He was also awarded the Outstanding Young Cebuano Writer by the Faigao Foundation and Cebuano Studies Center in 2002 and Writer of the Year Award by BATHALAD literary group in 2012.[5]

As designer and art director, Durado's work has won international honors from the Society for News Design,[6] the Society of Publication Designers,[7] the Society of Illustrators, the Type Director's Club,[8] the Malofiej Infographics Awards,[9] Communication Arts Magazine, Creative Quarterly Journal,[10] and HOW Design Magazine.[11] Durado helped launch and redesigned more than a dozen magazine and newspaper titles in the Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia, and had served as speaker to design conferences[12] in the United States, Turkey, Ukraine, UAE, India, Indonesia, Bangladesh and the Philippines. His works are featured and cited in the books and periodicals, including The Newspaper Designer's Handbook[13] (7th Edition / McGraw-Hill) by Tim Harrower and Julie Elman, All About Mags[14] (Sendpoints Publishing), Creative Anarchy: How to Break the Rules of Graphic Design for Creative Success[15] (How Books) by Denise Bosler.


This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 10/26/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.