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Bench Called Out for Using a Young Artist's Work Without Permission

The brand's in-house artist resigns.
Bench Called Out for Using a Young Artist's Work Without Permission The brand's in-house artist resigns.

UP Fine Arts student Glendford Lumbao calls out local retail giant Bench for using one of his artworks on the brand's window display in its Glorietta store. Called “Letras y Figuras: ABaKalsaDa Letters of the Street”, the piece was a project for his Visual Design 1 class, which he posted on Facebook and on the website, Behance.

According Bench, its PR department and legal counsel have been trying set a meeting with Lumbao to settle the issue, as the company is "willing to compensate and settle the matter fairly.” Lumbao is yet to accept the offer. Read the full story here.

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