Young Ones Student Awards

The Young Ones competition is one of the most acclaimed advertising, interactive and design student competitions. It has a tradition of excellence dating back to 1986.

2021 Young Ones Jury

Dan Matutina

Founding partner

Plus63/Hydra Design Group


Dan Matutina is a designer and illustrator based in the Philippines. He is a founding partner at Plus63 and Hydra Design Group. He was the recipient of the ADC Young Guns award in 2013. Dan’s works have appeared in print, digital and animation.

His illustration style is a combination of angular, graphic shapes layered with hand-painted textures.

He has worked on projects for Google, Apple, Microsoft, WIRED, Fast Co., The Guardian, WSJ & 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 rebranding a university’s athletic team.




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