Quick interview with Michael Janda

Quick interview with Michael Janda

1. When did you realise you wanted to be a designer? I was always into art and creativity. Doodling, comic books, imagination…even a stint with Dungeons and Dragons during my middle school years. When I was in high school I thought “commercial art” (now called graphic...
Quick interview with Brendan Dawes

Quick interview with Brendan Dawes

1.When did you realise you wanted to be a designer? I don’t think I ever did. To be honest I never really thought about what I wanted to do, though maybe something creative or involving making things in some way. I really got into design as a side-effect of...
Quick interview with Colleen Gratzer

Quick interview with Colleen Gratzer

1.When did you realise you wanted to be a designer? Very early on. My parents would always say that I was born with a pencil and drawing tablet in hand. I was always drawing. I was especially big on drawing people’s faces and houses—two completely unrelated things,...
How Ancient Symbols Can Benefit Modern Design

How Ancient Symbols Can Benefit Modern Design

My name is Michela Graziani. I’m a creative designer based in Rome, Italy. I want to talk to you today about symbols. I love symbols. I love the prevalence and permanence of the symbols in our world. I love that some symbols are transitory. I love learning the stories...