Students to Watch in 2012
DREXEL UNIVERSITY ANTOINETTE WESTPHAL COLLEGE
Born and raised in the suburbs of Baltimore MD, Hannah Olin is currently working on completing her B.S. in Graphic Design at Drexel University. Hannah interned for six months at ex;it, an environmental graphic design firm in Center City Philadelphia that specializes in exhibit design and wayfinding. She also participated in a Design Charrette composed of interdisciplinary teams brainstorming new urban planning solutions for Drexel’s campus. Hannah has won awards from the University and College Designers Association and Creativity International for her strong sense of typography and composition. She has a wide-range of skills and interests and is enthusiastic about gaining new experiences.
What have you gained from attending design school?
If there is one thing that I have learned from my professors at Drexel that will stick with me through my career — it is process, process, process. Brainstorming is my favorite part of being a designer. Your best idea is rarely your first.
Somewhere in between maroon and magenta
Solitaire… it’s a classic
Favorite TV Shows?
True Blood, The Real World
Bossypants by Tina Fey
I’ll see any romantic comedy or thriller
Incubus, Florence + the Machine
Favorite Fine Artist?
Forgetting peoples’ names
New Year’s Resolution?
Things You Can't Live Without?
Music, friends, turkey sandwiches
Talent You Wish You Possessed?
Playing the piano
Best Gift Ever Received?
iPhone 5 (it has yet to arrive)
Mantra or Saying You Live By?
Be ambitious; don’t be afraid to take risks