Alice Taranto

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RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN (RISD) BFA IN GRAPHIC DESIGN

Alice Taranto is a native New Yorker savoring her senior year at RISD. Alice collaborates on multi-format zine publications with her twin sister Daphne, who is a senior at the Maryland Institute College of Art. The sisters are currently producing the seventh issue of YTB Zine, which they founded their freshman years. When she is not in the GD studios, Alice can be found making neon signs, continuing her interest in glass. Things people don’t normally know about Alice include that she plays the flute and is one of seven siblings.

FAVORITE COLOR?
Orange, in the pumpkin direction

FAVORITE TYPEFACE?
Brown by Lineto

FAVORITE APP?
Yahoo Weather … can’t get dressed without it

FAVORITE TV SHOW?
Orange Is The New Black, Arrested Development

FAVORITE BOOK?
Seeing is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees by Lawrence Weschler

FAVORITE MOVIES?
Clueless, The Royal Tenenbaums, Leave It To Beaver (the new one)

FAVORITE MUSICIAN OR BAND?
I’ve been really enjoying Francis Bebey and the Allah-Las recently

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Keith Sonnier

BOOKMARKED WEBSITES?
It’s Nice That, PrintAllOver.Me, The New York Times

YOUR DESIGN HERO?
Tibor Kalman

TALENT YOU WISH YOU POSSESSED?
The ability to eat extreme foods with ease

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
Neon sign-maker full time

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
Work Smoothly, Lifetime Peace ‒ A Monk in Times Square

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