2023—2024 Showcase > Mica Aquino

Mica Aquino

GDD Diploma

Mica is an emerging Filipino graphic designer, brings a rich tapestry of cultural influences to the design scene. Born and raised in the Philippines, she recently moved to Canada, infusing the vibrant spirit of Filipino culture into every design endeavour. Armed with a bachelor's degree in interior design, her love for the islands fills her rich colour palette, growing up surrounded by the beautiful archipelago. With a strong foundation in branding, Mica promises a visual journey that harmonizes diverse influences, creating designs that resonate globally.

Dean's List 2022 and 2023

Isla Sorbetes | Visual Identity System

Brand Identity

Isla Sorbetes, or Island Ice Cream, draws inspiration from the beloved Filipino street food "dirty ice cream." The brand aims to evoke the essence of a tropical paradise by offering flavors indigenous to the Philippines, including ube, queso, and mango, providing a nostalgic taste of warm summers by the beach. Rooted in the rich cultural tapestry of the Philippines, where traditional sorbetes is a popular street food, Isla Sorbetes pays homage to this culinary tradition, blending carabao or coconut milk with local favorites like ube, queso, milo, mango, and more, often sold from vibrant carts on bustling streets.