Young Guns

Young Guns is a portfolio competition awarding creative professionals 30 years and under, including designers, illustrators, entrepreneurs, and more!

2013: "Level UP" was the theme of Young Guns 11, with a video game identity and a crystalline, pixelated Cube created by Jamie Carreiro and Grand Army. The November 7, 2013 ceremony and party continued the theme, inducting 37 new "highest score" winners into the Young Guns family.

Young Guns 11

Dan Matutina


Dan Matutina is a designer and illustrator based in the Philippines. He is a founding partner at Plus63 and Hydra Design Group. Dan was the recipient of the ADC Young Guns award in 2013.

Dan is represented by illustration agencies Agent Pekka and Visiontrack. His work is a combination of angular, graphic shapes layered with hand-painted textures. His illustrations have appeared in print, digital and animation. He has worked on projects for Google, Apple, Microsoft, WIRED, Fast Co., The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, Nike & Uniqlo to name a few.

At Plus63, he designs identity systems for brands. The studio experiments with ideas, extending its scope to include creating prototypes for furniture design pieces or custom objects for memorable retail experiences, developing business models, and taking on huge projects such as rebranding a university’s athletic team.

He's currently the Vice President of the Communication Design Association of the Philippines (CDAP).




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