hometown: Columbus, OH
residing: People's Republic of Takoma Park
education: Bachelor of Art, Fine Arts + English + Art History, University of Maryland, College Park. RISD freshman foundation program.
design philosophy: Listen, respond creatively & collaboratively, make a difference
design hero: Sagmeister, Neville Brody, Alexander McQueen
extracurricular: Jewelry making, thrifting/collecting (but NOT hoarding!), photography, clothing reconstruction
listening: TuneYards, The Heavy, The Kills, Lumineers, whatever Jack White is doing while wearing whatever color
reading/read/loved: Locked in the Cabinet by Robert Reich, A Message from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan, Stone Arabia by Dana Spiotta, Just Kids by Patti Smith
snacking: Frozen dark chocolate dipped bananas
guilty pleasure: Vintage everything, weird handmade stuffed toys, Smalltown Security
fail: Tried to play cigar box guitar. Looked cute, sounded awful. Oh well!