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Print on Demand Rash Guards - Now Available in the Philippines!

Print on Demand Rash Guards - Now Available in the Philippines!

Authored By David Tan
Merchiful is proud to now offer print on demand rash guards!  These rash guards are designed exclusively by Merchiful creators in the Philippines.  Support the local Filipino arts community by ordering a rash guard designed by a Filipino artist.
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Filipino Artist Profile: Mr. Pineapple

Filipino Artist Profile: Mr. Pineapple

Authored By Vanessa Yumul
Merchiful creator Mr. Pineapple has a secret that people don't know about.  He loves pineapples and science!  This interesting fusion of interests makes Mr. Pineapple someone we want to know more about.  Learn more about him in our Filipino Artist Profile.

 

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Filipino Artist Profile: Aydapadi Art

Filipino Artist Profile: Aydapadi Art

Authored By Vanessa Yumul

Artists who have inspired you?

I love Van Gogh, Basquiat, Banksy, and of course Ronald Ventura.

New creator Aydapadi Art is ready to give us more pop culture-inspired and nostalgic designs. To get to know more about Ayda, read her full interview here at Merchiful blog.

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Filipino Artist Profile: Creativs

Filipino Artist Profile: Creativs

Authored By Vanessa Yumul
How did you get your start in graphic design?
The first time I got introduced to graphic design was when my high school teacher asked me to design an invitation card and t-shirt for her. To think that I only used windows applications like Microsoft Word and Publisher at the time! Read the full conversation with Creativs here at Merchiful blog.

 

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Merchiful Sponsors Art Exhibit

Merchiful Sponsors Art Exhibit

Authored By Vanessa Yumul

Art group ISAKAMARKA held an art exhibit last September 28, 2019 in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental.  The aim of the event was to establish their name in the art community and to encourage other Filipino artists to showcase their talents. They also sought to spread the message of taking care of our planet, delivered through creative music and drawings. Entitled "VIBES", the event was hosted by 5 music bands, fine art students from La Consolacion College, and individual Filipino artists displaying their talents in live sketching and painting. The program was well attended, and all the participants received gifts as...

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Filipino Artist Profile: UNLIMITEE

Filipino Artist Profile: UNLIMITEE

Authored By Vanessa Yumul

Meet new Merchiful creator Xeff, a very passionate man behind t-shirt brand UNLIMITEE. Expect the unexpected for he is about to make us laugh, inspire and fall in love once again through his typography designs at unlimitee.merchiful.com.

 

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Filipino Artist Profile: Tee Work Design

Filipino Artist Profile: Tee Work Design

Authored By Vanessa Yumul
Meet Archie, the genius behind Tee Work Design.  From an aspiring art student to a successful and happy man living his childhood dream, read more about Archie in his Merchiful interview here.
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Filipino Artist Profile: Peachy State

Filipino Artist Profile: Peachy State

Authored By Guia Dumancas

Looking for positive, light, and happy vibes? Meet our newest Creator, Peachy State! See light, fun, and creative designs that will surely put you in a pretty good "peachy state" mood!

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Filipino Artist Profile: JBZKY Design

Filipino Artist Profile: JBZKY Design

Authored By Guia Dumancas

"Because I didn't have any proper education in graphic design, I kept pushing myself to learn everything as much I could. I took advantage of what was available online - YouTube tutorials, forums, and blogs, until I got my first job as a graphic artist."

Meet our Creator June Bryan Robiso "JBZKY Design" who is the same person behind those punny and cute characters adoring us now!
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Filipino Artist Profile: Raspencil Designs

Filipino Artist Profile: Raspencil Designs

Authored By Guia Dumancas
"I remember one time, I did a small project. I designed a PE T-shirt for a pre-school class. When I delivered the shirts, one mother took one and put it on her son, then she smiled and said, “Aba’y kaganda, parang pang-lakad na e!” (Batangueño accent). That’s fulfillment." Ala eh, did you feel that? Read the fulfilling story of our Batangueño Creator, Richard Sarsonas.
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Filipino Artist Profile: Tabby Draws

Filipino Artist Profile: Tabby Draws

Authored By Guia Dumancas

"I’m currently diagnosed with clinical depression.  And doing productive things such as illustrations and graphic designs along with therapy and medication is my way to fight it."

Who said only Science can treat depression? Art also has its own magical way of healing! Learn how one of our Creators made her craft a weapon to combat depression.
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Filipino Artist Profile: Mymy Illustrations

Filipino Artist Profile: Mymy Illustrations

Authored By Guia Dumancas

Creator Mymy Buligan reveals who helped her find her art niche!

Mymy Bulgian is a 29 year old IELTS Academic Writing Teacher from Davao City who can sketch anything she can think of. She tried many things before finally finding what she's into. Her four dogs: Hero, Echo, Yuri and Yuna have inspired and helped her find her art niche which is pet illustrations.
 
Read the story of our Creator, Mymy Buligan who found inspiration on her dogs and is now excelling in doing pet illustrations at Merchiful.
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Dogs of Instagram: Alfie the Balfie

Dogs of Instagram: Alfie the Balfie

Authored By Guia Dumancas

"Don't grow up too fast little one!! You'll always be our little girl no matter what. We love you sooo much!"

Get to know Merchiful's cuttest doggo Creator, Alfie the Balfie. This 1 year old Miniature Pinscher started to join contest to get a real bed but turned out she's into modelling and started doing so for many events. Now, Alfie started to venture on creating her own merch at Merchiful.com! Read it here!

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Esports Profile: Wanits Gaming

Esports Profile: Wanits Gaming

Authored By Guia Dumancas
Get your game on!  Meet a female gamer who turned her childhood passion of playing games into a professional gaming career. Online gamer "Wanits" is now venturing into offering her own esports jersey collection.  Read her full story here.
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Filipino Artist Profile: Curiano

Filipino Artist Profile: Curiano

Authored By Guia Dumancas
"When I graduated college, we discovered I have heart disease. I got rejected at every company I applied to and because of that, I would always feel stressed and depressed. So in order to make money, I self-studied how to do graphic design."
 
Witness how Maricris Mabingnay, one of Merchiful's Creators, fought for her passion in arts despite her heart illness.
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Filipino Artist Profile: The Good Villain

Filipino Artist Profile: The Good Villain

Authored By Guia Dumancas
"From monochromatic to colorful graphic shirt designs!" This is what Creator Carmela Tolentino promises customers will see from her new shop collection.
 
This 25 year old Computer Graphic and Design graduate has a wide range of talents, doing a variety of designs from adorable cartoons to profound surrealism. I'm sure you'll want to know more about this creative artist and her designs, so let's get straight into it.
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Filipino Artist Profile: The Sketch Artwear

Filipino Artist Profile: The Sketch Artwear

Authored By Guia Dumancas
"It feels like breathing, you know that it's essential to keep on learning. Its very satisfying to finish an artwork you put an effort to."
 
Get to know our newest Creator, Mykie Janina P. Dahildahil as she tells us how she feels when she's making sketches. This 26 years old gal from Bacolod City wil  tell her story to us and her passion for graphic designs!
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Upcoming Products

Upcoming Products

Authored By David Tan
The Merchiful team is hard at work with several exciting new print on demand products in the pipeline.  These include: bicycle jerseys, track pants, leggings, and hoodies.  This means that you'll be able to buy customized designs of these items from your favorite independent artists soon on this website!
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Philippine Charities

Philippine Charities

Authored By David Tan

We want to give back to the Filipino community. Merchiful is looking for a handful of Philippine Charities to work with.  

How does it work?
We want to add a new section of merch to our website focused specifically on charitable causes. This can be for any charity group, as long as it is based in the Philippines.

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Why Merchiful?

Why Merchiful?

Authored By David Tan
When you think of merch in the Philippines, what comes to mind?  We want you to think of Merchiful first.  Merchiful is a Philippines-based company made by Filipinos for Filipinos.  With most of the popular Print on Demand websites such as TeeSpring, Printful, Represent.com, and Tee Public based in the U.S., we decided that it was time to create something similar, but targeted specifically for the Philippine market.
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