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About Brian Tenorio

Tehran-born Filipino-American Brian Tenorio is a Manila/New York-based design manager and strategic design and communications consultant for international organizations and the corporate and social development sectors.

The noun “object” and descriptor “complimentary” or “in-harmony” both exist in one Filipino word: “bàgay”

I was at the woodwork studio of artist-designer Clifford Monto Espinosa (of EADE Furniture) when he outlines so passionately for me his creative philosophy–all in one word, “bàgay”. Bagay in Filipino can mean two things: used as a noun, it means “object” and as a descriptor “in-harmony”, “complimentary”. Espinosa’s current creative philosophy (while wholly original)...
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