For the love of good books

September 16, 2015 Filed Under: Artsy Advice, Book, Book Signing, Events, Tips & Advice 1 Comment


As an artist and lover of all things creative, books have always played a role in my inspiration-seeking process. Apart from that though, I always find myself engrossed in bookstores here and abroad for a number of reasons:


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So it’s definitely no secret that I love books (I have around 20 here that still NEED to be read) and bookstores in general. With that, here’s a quick rundown of some of my recent book purchases / acquisitions – mostly from my trips, and some here in Manila.

Art + Type

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Self Help + Productivity


On the desk this week

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Well, another thing that’s always on my desk is of course, my book, The ABCs of Hand Lettering (more about it here). It will and always be a constant reminder of hard work, dedication, and as cheesy as it sounds, dreams coming true. :)

See you at MIBF 2015!

Below is the lineup for Summit Books this weekend. :)





I’ll be having a book signing at the Manila International Book Fair this coming Saturday, September 19, from 4-6:30PM at the Summit Books booth in SMX Convention Center. Copies will be available at the venue or you may bring your own books and have them signed. Hope to see you! :)

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