About the research

It explores how makerspaces and incubator spaces can drive the progress of local arts, culture, design and technology beyond the pandemic by fostering a do-it-yourself (DIY) maker culture in Cebu, Philippines. The study aims to create practical and modern creative spaces that can contribute to a sustainable creative economy for Cebuanos.

Research theme

The research tackles the creation of a business model of creative businesses and the analysis and comparison of stakeholders in the UK and the Philippines.

Meet the grantee:

Stephanie Tudtud, Cebu-based designer and educator ©

White Brick

Stephanie Tudtud (Cebu, Philippines)

Stephanie Tudtud is a designer, educator and a curious explorer based in Cebu, Philippines. She has a master's degree in Art & Design (Design Futures) from Cardiff Metropolitan University and a BFA in Visual Communication from the University of the Philippines-Diliman. Currently, she is a faculty member of the University of San Carlos – Advertising Arts programme. She is also the co-founder and creative director of White Brick, a Cebu-based visual communication studio.  

Stephanie’s research interest is in the field of sustainable consumption and the role of creative industries towards the future of consumption. 

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