Augusto Ayo is the sole founder of A2 Design Lab. He is professionally trained as a brand developer and received his double major degree in Studio Arts and Industrial Design from the University of the Philippines. A highly detailed graphic design professional with over 13 years of proven experience in the action sports industry through his unique and sustainable design practices. Augusto has traveled the world in working with various international companies in defining their brand identity with originality, clarity and focus. He continues to pursue his passion in creating products which exceptionally stands out with the demands of a highly competitive global market.
Senior Designer - Industrial Design
Wilson Alinea is the Product Designer, 3D Developer and head of the Product Design department for the studio. He graduated with a Bachelor of Industrial Design from the University of Santo Tomas, Philippines. His passion in product conceptualization stages, analysis of design parameters and excellent skills in 3D space adds an incomparable contribution for the team. His ideas are eloquently visualized with his acquired knowledge and skills in mastering the craft of freehand product rendering and styling. During his free time, he goes out of town for surfing and skateboarding.
Designer - Industrial Design
He graduated Bachelor of Fine Arts, Industrial Design with Cum Laude from the University of the Philippines, Diliman. Curiosity is the main driving force for him as a designer and an integral part of his design process. A by-product of this curiosity leads to his out-of-the-box thinking and innovative concepts. He believes in his work and is committed fully to every step of the design process. For him, each step in the process is just as important and valuable as the final product itself. After all, he believes excellent products come from an excellent design process, a philosophy which is deeply rooted from car design; a deep passion of his.
Senior Graphic Designer - Brand Communication
Sherilyn Santiago graduated with a Bachelor in Fine Arts Major in Advertising from the University of Santo Tomas, Philippines. However, she decided to pursue her interests in illustration which later on lead her to join A2 Design Lab. Her combined narrative style of illustrations and vivid colors has been delightfully accepted by various snowboarding and freestyle skis companies as well as applications in packaging labels. She is currently studying and developing info graphics along with its different applications and platforms.
Graphic Designer - Brand Communication
Meili Merin was a Visual Communication Major at University of the Philippines. Ranging from well known companies in the field of print design and layout to even CosPlaying. She definitely has grown her appetite for art through the years, alongside her pool of creativity of course. Always striving to re-invent the wheel of creating design solutions that have a high visual impact.
Team Lead - User Experience
AJ graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Software Development and Computer Information System from the Centro Escolar University, Philippines. She heads the Interactive Design department and is in-charge of updating A2 Design Lab's official website as well as developing user interface design for cross platform applications. She has also completed her Web Development Training to increase her skill set. AJ's passion for both design and coding serves as driving force to explore new processes and achieve excellence in all her works.
Interface Designer - User Experience
Graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Information Technology from St. Paul University of Quezon City. She decided to focus on designing user interface to give life and color to what she is coding for. Aside from that she's also pursuing her interest in web development and recently studying other web programming languages and frameworks.
Tasked of running the day-to-day operations of A2 Design lab. Katrina is committed to establishing and maintaining the company’s policies in order to achieve an efficient work system throughout the organization and in keeping the studio a comfortable environment to work in. Kat also communicates with prospective clients and coordinates with both local and international suppliers.