Quiccs Maiquez (QUICCS), an illustrator, toy designer, and graffiti artist, has a style deeply rooted in his love for Japanese robot culture and hip-hop influences since his childhood days.
He has launched a line of his original and custom designer toys under the brand Hidden Fortress and continues to create them as an independent toy producer since 2012. He has also collaborated with Designer Toy producers from around the world such as Flabslab from Singapore, Kidrobot, and Devil Toys from Hong Kong to come up with Resin, Vinyl, and Action Figures based on his original characters such as The Ghost of Kurosawa, Sharko & Remi, and his flagship character, TEQ63. Kidrobot has worked with Quiccs on the Designer Toy Awards Dunny Series, Kidrobot.com Exclusive TEQ63 Figures, the Hello Kitty Art Figure by Quiccs, Ukami x Hitsuji Art Figures, Exquisite Corpse Dunny Series, and HELLBOTS MEGATEQ.
Quiccs currently co-owns the commercial design firm Burnwater Design Studios. He also represents the international Graffiti crews Zinc Nite Crew, Three Flare Krew, and the Filipino local artist collective Pilipinas Street Plan.