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lizza gutierrez is a dreamer. She is the principal graphic designer and illustrator of lizza's room, a design studio she established in the Philippines in 2002. lizza takes a perceptive approach to design, and embraces a passionate lifestyle of constant learning.


lizza has an M.S. degree in Communications & Packaging Design from Pratt Institute in New York. She has taken further studies under the guidance of Milton Glaser at the School of Visual Arts in New York. lizza has also attended a masterclass for design educators under Lucille Tenazas.


lizza started teaching at the Meridian International College in 2012. Two years later, she was appointed to be the Program Head of the Multimedia Arts Department where she continues to teach.


lizza’s work has garnered the Editorial Merit recognition from HOW’s International Design Competition. In 2005, she was selected as one of the top three finalists of The British Council’s International Young Design Entrepreneur of the Year.

works featured in the following publications


How Magazine International Design Annual

by F+W Media, Inc.


Letterhead + Logo Design 12

by Oxide Design


100 Habits of Successful Freelance Designers

by Steve Gordon Jr and Laurel Saville.


The Best of Cover Design: Books, Magazines, Catalogs, and More

by Altitude Associates


The 8th Asia Graphic Design Triennial 

by the Korean Ensemble of Contemporary Design and ICOGRADA


365 Habits of Successful Graphic Designers: Insider Secrets from Top Designers on Working Smart and Staying Creative

by Laurel Saville, Joshua Berger, Steve Gordon Jr and Sarah Dougher


written articles, interviews, talks & workshops conducted


Likha Guide

Likha: A Creative Guide / 2024

A Dutch Treat

Adobo Magazine / 2018


An Indie Sojourn

Meridian International College / 2018


Design Matters

College of Saint Benilde / 2012


Shop Talk

ANC television network / 2007


Murder by Design Symposium

Philweavers / 2006


Seventeen Magazine



Summer Workshop for Art Directors

Summit Media / 2003

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