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Danika Rio Navarro is the Manila-based designer and letterer behind StudioRio.co (formerly Hello-Rio.com)

In 2010, Danika graduated from BFA Information Design (ADMU) with a Loyola Schools Award for the Arts (LSAA) for Graphic Design. In the same year, she also brought home three (3) trophies from the Philippine Graphic Design Awards (PGDA) one of which is the top award for her most recognized work: the Selah Redesigned Desk Study Bible, which earned her features in local publications such as The Philippine Star and Adobo Magazine.

In 2012, she completed the 2-year Fashion Design and Marketing course at SoFA Design Institute that led her to pursue her career now in the fashion industry. Since then, she has won a fashion competition, received a style award from Candy Magazine, listed as a finalist for PEFTA, and featured in local magazines for her designs and personal style.


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Today, she does creative direction and designs ladies’ ready-to-wear for Nava Boutique, a clothing and accessories brand. On other days, she works on lettering commissions and holds lettering workshops for those who wish to learn the craft.

For project inquiries and collaborations, click here.


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All by the Grace of God.

“Yes, I am the vine; you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. For apart from me you can do nothing.” ~John 15:5

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