Kenneth Cobonpue is a multi-awarded designer and is the creative director of Hive. He began his passage to design in 1987 studying Industrial Design at Pratt Institute in New York. Several of his designs were selected for the prestigious International Design Yearbook 2002, 2004, and 2005. The books "& FORK" and "DESIGNNOW" underscore Kenneth's position as a leader of a new movement incorporating technology and craft.
With his masterful way of integrating nature, traditional craft and innovative technologies, designer and creative director Kenneth Cobonpue has earned international awards and recognition for his creative, organic, and expressive pieces. Working closely with some of the world’s leading designers, from household names to emerging talents, Kenneth has been pushing the envelope for design in the Philippines and sharing his vision to a global audience.