Gabriel Lichauco holds a Master degree in Industrial Design from Scuola Politecnica di Design (Milano). He has been practicing design since 2005, the same year he established his design firm Openstudio. It is a multi-disciplinary design practice based in Manila, Philippines focused on space design, installations and everyday objects by combining references and studies from art, architecture, interiors, industrial design and manufacturing.

To date, Gabriel participated in several International trade shows and exhibitions. He is displayed for the first time by the Concilio Europeo dell’Arte during the 57th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia with Alamak! Project – Islands in the Stream, where he designed the Magazine Lounge of the pavilion.