Emily Ianacone

emily-iaccone

MARYLAND INSTITUTE COLLEGE OF ART MASTER OF ARTS IN SOCIAL DESIGN

Emily Ianacone is a candidate for a Master of Social Design at MICA, a program that applies design thinking to contemporary social issues. She is a graduate assistant in the Center for Social Design, and a member of a student team that is working with the Baltimore Campaign for Grade Level Reading to increase the literacy rates in Baltimore City. She received a BFA in graphic design from the Rochester Institute of Technology, where she later taught several courses on public and social service design. Emily currently serves on the board for Girls Rock! Rochester, a nonprofit music camp for girls, and teaches screenprinting at camp. She has a strong interest in behavioral health and the well-being of children, and is doing her thesis work on trauma. One of her favorite things is making complicated things simple.

FAVORITE COLOR?
100% Yellow

FAVORITE TYPEFACE?
Eames

FAVORITE APP?
Spotify

FAVORITE TV SHOW?
Chopped, House of Cards

FAVORITE BOOK?
His Dark Materials

FAVORITE MOVIES?
Moonstruck, The Baxter

FAVORITE MUSICIAN OR BAND?
Kate Bush, Future Islands

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Kara Walker

BOOKMARKED WEBSITES?
But Does It Float

YOUR DESIGN HERO?
Tibor Kalman

TALENT YOU WISH YOU POSSESSED?
Fluency in many languages

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
Teach and travel

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
Do no harm but take no shit

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