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QUICCS Collaborates with Smart for a Limited-edition TEQ5G Toy Collectible

Limited-edition TEQ5G Toy Collectible

Smart subscribers can get a chance to win of one the 500 TEQ5G limited edition designer toy collectible created only for Smart subscribers. It's a collaboration between internationally acclaimed Filipino toy designer QUICCS and Smart Communications, Inc.

Limited-edition TEQ5G Toy Collectible

This collaboration takes place at a time when designer toys have developed a cult following of their own. People are drawn toward these high-quality collectibles more than ever before, owing to the proliferation of toymakers experimenting with new designs and the numerous partnership options with various companies. It has captivated the curiosity of the majority, and if you haven't caught on yet, you're losing out.

Limited-edition TEQ5G Toy Collectible

Juanito Maiquez aka QUICCS is a self-taught toy designer who has developed into an internationally famous visual artist via drive and endurance. QUICCS is a household name in hip-hop, basketball, street fashion, toys, and the world of street art, and a large part of his credibility stems from his collaborations with renowned businesses worldwide to create spectacular items that reflect his one-of-a-kind style and artistic vision.

Limited-edition TEQ5G Toy Collectible

By no small coincidence, his creativity was also partly molded by PLDT and Smart growing up. “My dad, Teody Maiquez, was an executive in PLDT and Smart for 35 years where he dedicated most of his life to,” QUICCS shared. “My sister, Luday/Angel Maiquez-Guiang who is also my manager, also worked with PLDT and Smart for a time. Back then, PLDT was known for holding art competitions, and my dad would encourage me to join every time.”

While he grew up to become a graphic designer, his main dream was to create, design, and produce his own toys. His road to becoming a famous toy designer in the Philippines was no doubt challenging, but his passion never wavered. QUICCS would eventually see his passion bear fruit, especially with the advancement and accessibility of technology.

That grind would eventually turn QUICCS into the internationally sought-after toy designer and artist he is now. After a long journey, his toys have become must-have icons among toy collectors and street culture aficionados all over the world, drawing tons of hype with each highly-anticipated release. He would also eventually land his career-defining partnerships with brands such as Adidas, which hugely contributed to his rising stock in the culture.

He embodies the passionate dreamer in Smart Signature customers by being a certified goal-slayer who has managed to bring his passion and love for the arts to life with the help of the world-changing power and possibilities of technology.

“You don’t need to follow the blueprint of being a traditional artist,” QUICCS said. “Back in the day, artists are expected to join art competitions and connect with galleries. Now, you can use social media as a tool to make your own gallery. You don’t have to follow the norms, there are other paths that artists can take. The world is your gallery.”

QUICCS’s trailblazing work and journey are fitting for his partnership with Smart, as the telco giant is also leading the way to new and limitless possibilities for its subscribers by providing the fastest 5G network in the country.

Win a TEQ5G toy collectible with Smart 5G
The designer collectibles made by QUICCS are all one-of-a-kind, carefully crafted, and much-anticipated pieces that people are willing to pay big bucks just to own, and the TEQ5G toy collectible exclusively designed for Smart is no different. QUICCS designed TEQ5G to embody the game-changing power of 5G technology and inspire subscribers that they too can turn their passions into reality.

TEQ5G is a limited-edition release with only 500 pieces available, and only Smart Signature 5G subscribers will get a chance to get their hands on it! They can be a lucky owner of the TEQ5G collectible for free by experiencing the power of Smart 5G. To join, subscribers only need to use Smart 5G mobile data, conduct a speed test, take a screenshot, and share it at smrt.ph/Quiccs5G along with their full name and Smart Signature Mobile Number. Subscribers may submit their entries from Sept. 10 to 30, 2021.

The raffle is open to new and existing subscribers of Smart Signature 5G SIM-Only Plans, Smart Signature 5G Device Plans, and Smart Signature Device Plans bundled with a 5G device, and the draw will be held in October with the winners to be officially announced on Smart’s official Facebook page.

This unique collaboration is in line with Smart Signature’s “Live Larger” campaign, which empowers goal-slayers to further excel and dive deeper into their passions powered by the Smart 5G, the country’s fastest and widest 5G network. Smart Signature enables customers to live larger and finally make the shift to 5G with its 5G Plans and wide selection of Smart 5G-certified handsets that suit every lifestyle. That’s not all, too—subscribers can also expect bigger things to come from QUICCS and Smart Signature in the future.

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