Illuminating Designs; Roel Punzalan talks about HiFi
ArtCenter Product Design Alumni and ADP User Experience Designer, Roel Punzalan, talks about his winning designs selected for Project HiFi Hightlight - 54 new streetlights to be unveiled this month in the Historic Filipinotown.
Under the name Project HiFi Highlight, the city asked local artists to redesign 54 decorative streetlights along Temple Street in the heart of Historic Filipinotown. Every artist was asked to submit three streetlight designs, each representing a different Filipino value: kapwa (shared humanity and togetherness), lakbay (journey and travel) and kapayapaan (peace and harmony).
Roel, a Los Angeles based artist and designer who traces his ancestry to the Philippines will be speaking about this project and how his background in Product Design and User Experience have influenced his design process. “My design proposal aims to incorporate the inclusive experience and nature of Filipino culture and the ethnic diversity of Historic Filipinotown. The designs anthropomorphize three symbols with the idea that the human figure is the fundamental building block to achieve each of the core values.”
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55 S Lake Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101
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