Q: What is your major?
A: Graphic Design.
Q: Why did you get into graphic design?
A: I was very interested in fine arts like drawing and painting but couldn’t see a future for myself in those areas and was naive to let graphics in, so I tried it out and liked it a lot.
Q: What’s one of the most important things you’ve learned over the years as a graphic designer?
A: There are always the basics of typography and layout and visual basics, and I’ve also learned mostly about concept and how to work that into projects. Also, some presentation and social skills.
Q: Who do you admire in graphic design?
A: I would say in general that designers who design for a good cause and also design for local and international companies. Not any one person specific.
Q: What’s been your biggest accomplishment so far?
A: Getting an internship in San Francisco at Chen Design.
Q: If you could take the place of one designer, who would it be and why?
A: Well, there’s a lot, but one that comes to mind right now because we just left Minneapolis is Joe Duffy. But I would go back in time when he was just starting out because that would be the most fun.
Q: If you could watch one YouTube video on loop all day, what would it be?
A: I have done that, and its called “Nugget in a Biscuit.” Everyone should watch that for at least two hours.
Q: What would you say the dumbest thing is that ever happened to you?
A: I almost cut my own fingers off with a machete.
Q: Are you interested in any other art?
A: Yeah. Drawing, a little bit of painting. Screenprinting is cool. I also like to listen to music, that’s music arts. Also I like to eat good food, that’s culinary arts.
Q: How would you describe yourself in two words?
A: Tuffactin Tinactin.
Q: If I looked through your browser history, what would be on there most?
A: Facebook, Yahoo, the Dieline and Behance.
Q: What would your dream job as a designer be?
A: Owning my own place in Utah and working for clients that I want to work for.
Q: If you would be one piece of fruit, what would it be and why?
A: A mango because they are really good.