Larisa Martin

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COLLEGE FOR CREATIVE STUDIES

Larisa is a graphic design student currently studying at College for Creative Studies in Detroit MI. Last summer, Larisa participated in a study abroad program, De Program, where she traveled to The Netherlands and took part in workshops led by influential Dutch designers. Larisa also is just about to start a motion design internship at Lunar North while she finishes up her last semester at CCS. When she is not doing homework, Larisa likes to binge watch TV with her cat, as well as spend time with her family and friends.

FAVORITE COLOR?
Stripes

FAVORITE TYPEFACE?
Too hard to pick! My go-to’s are Brandon Grotesque, Archer, and Eames

FAVORITE TV SHOW?
The Office, Survivor, Project Runway, Game of Thrones, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Fargo … I could go on forever, I watch a lot of TV

FAVORITE BOOK?
Harry Potter and whatever I read last, which was The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime

FAVORITE MOVIES?
Depends on my mood. I love Little Miss Sunshine, Across the Universe, Rear Window, Crazy Stupid Love, anything Pixar… again, I could go on forever

FAVORITE MUSICIAN OR BAND?
Haim, The 1975, Disclosure, Beyonce

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA?
Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Roy Lichtenstein

YOUR DESIGNER HERO?
Charles and Ray Eames, Alvin Lustig, Ed Fella, Paula Scher, Hansje van Halem, Liza Enebeis, Fraser Davidson, Danny Yount, Pengatram, Buck, LUST … Hard to pick because it changes everyday and from project to project

TALENT YOU WISHED YOU POSSESSED?
I wish I could sing

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
Honestly, I can’t imagine not being a designer

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
None

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