Filipino-American shoe designer and strategic design and communications specialist Brian Tenorio died at age 42.
Tenorio was the founder and CEO of design agency Brian Tenorio & Firm, and cafe chain Kape Tayo Espresso. However previous to being the chief of his personal corporations, he first produced award-winning designs for purchasers corresponding to Jaime Zobel de Ayala, the Cultural Middle of the Philippines, and the Nationwide Fee for Tradition and the Arts.
In 2004, he launched his model, Tenorio Manila, with a start-up line of high-end women and men’s equipment and sneakers. The Pratt Institute graduate was given a marker by Marikina Metropolis for his work in selling the shoe trade of his hometown, Marikina.
Tenorio can be remembered for sharing his data about design, communication, and entrepreneurship together with his instructing roles at SOFA Design Institute and his alma mater Ateneo de Manila College.
Internationally, he’s recognized for his contributions as a global marketing consultant for Branding and Design on the Asian Growth Financial institution and the World Well being Group (Western Pacific Regional Workplace).
Tenorio believed in advocating for the LGBTQIA+ Group, which was why in 2016, he based and chaired Philippine LGBT Chamber of Commerce, which goals to interrupt gender stereotypes, assist people belonging to the group to comprehend their full potential, and have fun their contributions to Philippine companies. The group believes that there’s extra to the individuals of the group than being caught in a salon, and to be handled as somebody who simply is aware of the right way to work with make-up.
“We, as a group, talk about methods to create a safer office for our workers, rights for people with regards to protections, privateness, and dignity. We really feel that we also needs to talk about the management potential of LGBT in each sector,” he mentioned. “As leaders, they may also help the individuals who work for them and are a part of their inhabitants. We should put together ourselves for the subsequent few many years the place we’re now not a minority. We should put together for a future, the place this type of variety turns into the largest demographic on the earth inhabitants.”
Not too long ago, he introduced psychological well being companies on-line by way of Mindcare Membership, a community of psychological well being counselors and areas within the Philippines. And throughout the top of group quarantine within the nation, by way of Telehealth Philippines, Tenorio introduced on-line medical consultations for individuals beneath monitoring in Marikina Metropolis, to assist shield docs and different medical frontliners from getting contaminated.
“Collectively, this is a chance for us and for the town authorities to supply efficient care to the general public and compassionate care to our well being care suppliers in these very difficult instances,” Tenorio mentioned.
Mates and family members of Tenorio shared the grief on social media.
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In the present day we are saying goodbye to our expensive buddy Brian Tenorio, a staunch and powerful advocate of LGBT Rights.
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Relaxation in peace, love and light-weight my dearest Brian Tenorio 😔.
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Relaxation in energy, Brian.