Pampanga-based industrial designer Jim Torres was mentored by Filipino designer Jude Tiotuico. Torres’ adventurous, dauntless, and determined character allows him to strike a perfect balance between art and design that can be seen through his works. He has exhibited his debut works through the Red Box program of Manila FAME. He was awarded as grand winner of the Red Box Home Accents Category for his Harris lamps.
Jim Tones is an industrial designer who has held a fascination towards working with metal ever since he became a designer for three years at Industria Edition, a brand recognized for its artisanal approach. He aims to evoke a statement by exploring the material's possibilites and redefining its common appeal. Conscious of Filipino sensibilites, Tones is devoted to following traditional techniques, and years of studying metal have made him capable of executing his creations in different perspectives.
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Special Issue 1 2019