Honorable Mention TOKYO-2017 Fine Art / Abstract


  • Photographer
    Rommel B. Lugada

Exploring Agave geminiflora plant as a subject in abstraction for creative photography. The intent of the photographer/designer is to utilize nature and the rare tropical plant as an area of study in creating design and composition from collected images and digital cameras. Presented in five-layout design studies of window-inspired photographic collage with four concepts in portrait and an idea in landscape orientation. Photographs were taken in different times and days of visit from the single plant located at the garden of a national park in the Philippines.

Multi-awarded Filipino industrial designer/amateur fine art photographer, and a part-time senior lecturer in School of Design and Arts, De La Salle-College of St. Benilde. BFA Industrial Design, University of Santo Tomas under the Design Center of the Philippines Scholarship Award (w/ earned units in Master of Fine Arts). Former Industrial Design Specialist, Design Center of the Philippines. Freelance consultant for product design & development. Has worked with intensive product design and development for various multinational home design stores/clients in U.S.A., Europe, Australia & Asia.