Guillermo “Ige” Ramos

Book designer, food writer, prolific cook and constant traveler

Ige is an award-winning book designer, visual artist, and a food writer. He is also a traveler, cook and kitchen recipe tester. He is the principal designer of Ige Ramos Design Studio and also a publisher and an independent scholar in comparative gastronomy and food history, through the Republic of Taste Food Network platform. He was the former editor-in-chief of Rustan’s Supermarket SansRival Magazine and creative director of the Inquirer Lifestyle’s Cocoon Magazine.

For the past 15 years, he has designed some of the most influential cookbooks and fine coffee table books in the country. He tirelessly collects recipes, documenting and promoting the culinary traditions of the Philippines and has the same passion for inspiring and mentoring young designers through his Editorial Design workshop at the Philippine Center for Creative Imaging.