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Serious Studio

Founded in 2012 by Deane Cruz & Lester Cruz, Serious Studio® works with forward-thinking brands who are not afraid to experiment or push boundaries in creativity & business. Our mission is to create brands that Make Sense & Look Good®.

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Serious People

This journal is a culmination of thoughts from the Serious people of Serious Studio.

Editor-in-chief
Deane Cruz

Brand Intelligence Group
Ella Rivera
Reena Mesias
Sara Rivera
Abby Ng
Liana Lopez

Brand Design Group
Angela Chua
Paolo Geronimo
Denise Borja
Macy Escay
Eugene Tuazon
Lorenz Raymundo
Stella Santos

Management
Mayee Gonzales
Lester Cruz
Felisse Ilagan
Dani Celones


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