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
A Dutch Treat
Adobo Magazine / 2018
An Indie Sojourn
Meridian International College / 2018
College of Saint Benilde / 2012
ANC television network / 2007
Murder by Design Symposium
Philweavers / 2006
Summer Workshop for Art Directors
Summit Media / 2003