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laura lyle

SCHOOL OF ADVERTISING ART

Laura Lyle grew up in the square-mile town of Greenfield OH. She began drawing at a very young age using stacks of church bulletins and old envelopes from her mother’s purse as sketchpads. Throughout high school she took academics seriously, but always managed to fit Fine Arts into her tight schedule. Creating artwork and props for the drama department interested her, but she never saw it as a career. Her initial plan was to attend college to major in Education, but one visit to the School of Advertising Art was all it took to spark the desire to enter the world of design. Along with her creativity, Laura uses her fierce work ethic, strong academic background and crazy love of organization in her design work. Being both right- and leftbrained helps her start with the mechanics and push it through to the final design product. She is now in her final year at SAA. Laura just completed an externship at Lunne Marketing Group in Dayton and is working on projects leading into portfolio quarter, while trying to find time for a night at Starbucks with a good book.

Favorite Color?
Pink
Favorite Typefaces? Bebas Neue, Lobster
Favorite Apps?
Pinterest, Instagram
Favorite TV Shows?
SMASH, NewGirl, Extreme Couponing
Favorite Books?
The Creative Habit, Anything Nicholas Sparks
Favorite Movies?
The Vow, Miss Potter, The Devil Wears Prada
Favorite Music?
A wide variety ranging from Michael Bublé to Patsy Cline
Bookmarked Sites? colourlovers.com, siteinspire.com, thesmallthingsblog.com, dribbble.com
Favorite Gadget?
Macbook Pro
Favorite Old-Time Art Tool?
Linotype
Favorite Designer Working Today?
Ben Barry
Most Influential Designer in History?
Stefan Sagmeister
Favorite creative Firm working today?
Grain & Mortar
Favorite Design Project of Recent Times?
The Max 100 Project
Most Influential Design Project in History?
The “Keep Calm and Carry On” British WWII Propoganda Poster

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