Manuella Bonomi

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PRATTMWP

Manuella Bonomi is a Nigerian art student currently studying Communication Design at PrattMWP. In Nigeria, she lived close to a local arts and crafts village for most of her childhood. There she discovered how much she loved art and design at an early age. Growing up in such a vibrant culture inspires Manuella to create colorful, rich designs and patterns; her work reflects a variety of Western and African influences. Beyond graphic design, Manuella is also passionate about painting, illustration and jewelry. She believes that design is a strong platform that can affect change, therefore she aspires to create designs that can resonate deeply with people!!

FAVORITE COLOR?
Purple

FAVORITE TYPEFACE?
Futura

FAVORITE TV SHOW?
Scandal, The 100, Prison Break

FAVORITE BOOK?
Blink of an Eye, If Tomorrow Comes, A Woman of Substance

FAVORITE MOVIES?
3 idiots, Stardust, The Green Mile

FAVORITE MUSICIAN OR BAND?
Asa, Lana Del Rey, Florence and the Machine

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA?
Pinterest

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Todd Shorr, Thomas Cole

YOUR DESIGNER HERO?
Michael Bierut, Alex Trochut

TALENT YOU WISHED YOU POSSESSED?
I really wish I could play the cello

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
I’d oil paint and make Jewelry full-time and probably start a bakery

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.

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