134mm x 203mm
Paperback | 399 pesos
Kindle | USD3.99
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The father of Philippine modern retail
The visionary builder of Makati
The computer genius of Silicon Valley
The inventor of banana ketchup
The grand old man of Philippine art
The doctor who discovered erythromycin
The peanut vendor who became a billionaire
The first international diva
The iron lady of Asia
The dean of Philippine fashion
The greatest bowler of all time
The pioneer of women’s rights
The sailor who conquered the Pacific Ocean
The first lady of Philippine music
The initiator of the longest revolt
The heiress turned people’s servant
The prince of Filipino printers
The mother of Philippine pediatrics
The champion of human rights
The first Filipino Roman Catholic saint
and many more . . .
100 remarkable stories.
100 beautiful illustrations.
The book features 100 remarkable Filipinos of the last 500 years. They have have lived through challenges, excelled in their respective fields, conquered their competition, inspired a nation, and even gave their lives for the country. Read and be inspired!
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Noel de Guzman
Publisher, Writer and Illustrator
De Guzman is an award-winning art director and illustrator. He is the founder and creative director of Artmazing!—a Hong Kong-based publishing and design firm established in 2010.
Born and raised in Manila, he worked in various advertising agencies, including Hemisphere-Leo Burnett and J. Walter Thompson, as an art director before moving to Hong Kong in 1993 to work on various regional publications such as Hong Kong Tatler, South China Morning Post, and Time Out, to name a few. He has won multiple design and illustration awards including “Illustration of the Year” at the 13th Philippine Advertising Congress.
De Guzman has worked on a wide array of brands including: McDonalds, Citi, IBM, HSBC, 7-Up, United Airlines, Shangri-La Hotels, South China Morning Posts, World Health Organization, Kraft, National, Landmark, Lan Kwai Fong Group, Time Out, Asian Development Bank, Localiiz, Foreign Correspondents Club, Asian Investor, InsuranceAsia News, Global Health and Travel, Baccarat, Hong Kong Design Institue, Macau One, Stanley Plaza, Premiere Production Hong Kong, Cordis Hotel, City of Dreams, Osage Gallery, Bookazine, Gold Coast Hotel, Index Universe, KPMG, City of Dreams and Kerry Hotel.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, major in Visual Communications, from the University of the Philippines.
He is also an accomplished painter, having done ten solo art exhibitions and completed commissioned works around Southeast Asia. He is an active member of the Filipino community in Hong Kong and has organized more than a hundred socio-civic events such as blood donation drives, clean up drives, livelihood projects, and many more.