Nachi Ugarte

GRID Co-Founder, Creative Director

Nachi has worked as a creative director at some of the top advertising agencies in San Francisco, New York, and Barcelona. With over two decades working in creative media, he has produced award-winning work for global brands such as Sony, Volkswagen, Reebok, Bacardi, Coca Cola, and others. He’s been GRID’s Creative Director and co-founder since returning to the Philippines in 2014.

Ask Chef Alvin Cailan how his Tagalog is and he’ll quip, “Mas magaling pag lasing!” Last December, GRID sat down with him here in Manila to talk about how great food is here at home and how Fil-Am chefs abroad are taking our cuisine to new heights
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Drinks with the Egg Slut: Chef Alvin Cailan

Ask Chef Alvin Cailan how his Tagalog is and he’ll quip, “Mas magaling pag lasing!” Last December, GRID sat down with him here in Manila to talk about how great food is here at home and how Fil-Am chefs abroad are taking our cuisine to new heights

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Drinks with the Egg Slut: Chef Alvin Cailan

Ask Chef Alvin Cailan how his Tagalog is and he’ll quip, “Mas magaling pag lasing!” Last December, GRID sat down with him here in Manila to talk about how great food is here at home and how Fil-Am chefs abroad are taking our cuisine to new heights

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Podcasts have swiftly cemented themselves as the new radio. Here are some of our favorites to tune into, from talk shows to stories of true crime.
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The Rest is Noise

Podcasts have swiftly cemented themselves as the new radio. Here are some of our favorites to tune into, from talk shows to stories of true crime.

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Taking the right shot with Jes Aznar and Veejay Villafranca

Photojournalism is a deceptively simple form of photography. Fotomoto 22: Home's Jes Aznar and Veejay Villafranca talk about their journey in a discipline that balances the beauty and reality of life.

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This is the decades-long story of how the Filipino divers who made Tubbataha famous–at the cost of unsustainable fishing nearly destroying the reef–helped establish one of the most successful marine parks in the Philippines.
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Dark Mountain, Part I: A Ship Appears

This is the decades-long story of how the Filipino divers who made Tubbataha famous–at the cost of unsustainable fishing nearly destroying the reef–helped establish one of the most successful marine parks in the Philippines.

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Inseparable from the coordinated effort to protect Tubbataha is the quest to understand it. To scientists from around the world, the faraway atoll presents a bottomless mystery, offering answers that lead only to more questions.‍
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Dark Mountain, Part II: A Fathomless Frontier

Inseparable from the coordinated effort to protect Tubbataha is the quest to understand it. To scientists from around the world, the faraway atoll presents a bottomless mystery, offering answers that lead only to more questions.‍

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Fotomoto 22: Home is now open to the public in the Parola Gallery until December 9. Days before the opening reception, Stephanie Frondoso sat down with Team GRID to talk about the experience of curating this year’s exhibit.
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Behind the Scenes of Fotomoto 22: Home with Stephanie Frondoso

Fotomoto 22: Home is now open to the public in the Parola Gallery until December 9. Days before the opening reception, Stephanie Frondoso sat down with Team GRID to talk about the experience of curating this year’s exhibit.

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