Meradith Kill

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SAGE COLLEGE OF ALBANY

Meradith Kill is a senior Graphic and Media design student at Sage College of Albany. She received her initial degree for Illustration in 2005 and accidentally started working in insurance soon after. Eight, long, painful years later, she returned to college. At Sage, she enrolled in the Graphic Design program, and hasn’t looked back once (though she occasionally finds herself answering insurance questions on the sly). She shares a home in rural New York with her long-suffering, patient husband and their two not-so-patient dogs. Meradith enjoys drawing on bananas, trying to find people who play Pinochle, and saving the world of Azeroth with her undead warlock. In her sophomore year, she discovered e-book design and it was love at first sight. She hopes someday to work in a dark, cave-like cubicle and create e-pub masterpieces. Some windows would be acceptable, if they had blinds and there was a cappuccino maker.

FAVORITE COLOR?
Turquoise and light blue

FAVORITE TYPEFACE?
You can tell more about a person by their least favorite typeface – the answer to that is Copperplate.

FAVORITE TV SHOW?
Babylon 5, Psych

FAVORITE BOOK?
Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson, The Dragon in Lyonesse by Gordon R. Dickson

FAVORITE MOVIES?
Aladdin, Tangled, Pirates of Penzance

FAVORITE MUSICIAN OR BAND?
I can’t pick!

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA?
None, though I do have a terrible addiction to text messages.

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Alphonse Mucha

YOUR DESIGNER HERO?
W.A. Dwiggins

TALENT YOU WISHED YOU POSSESSED?
In a perfect world, I wish I could fly or turn invisible. Since we live in an imperfect one, I’d like to instantly create superb color combinations that bring about world peace.

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
Write amazing stories for lonely kids … or steamy romance novels.

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
Be a duck.

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