Natalie Krakirian

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WOODBURY UNIVERSITY

Natalie Krakirian is a senior working towards a BFA in Graphic Design. She has interned at One+K Design, Soothe Inc, and Starmen Design Group where she helped design websites, marketing collateral, and ad campaigns. She has also worked with HYPE Los Angeles on creating a brand identity that encompasses the heart of the non-profit organization. She believes that design is a vehicle for change that shapes the world around us. A recipient of numerous awards, Natalie was named the Emerging Graphic Designer of the Year in 2015 by the IDA (International Design Awards).

FAVORITE COLOR?
Mint Green. The mintier the better.

FAVORITE TYPEFACE?
Gotham

FAVORITE TV SHOW?
Bob’s Burgers, Rick and Morty, Game of Thrones

FAVORITE BOOK?
Can’t Buy My Love: How Advertising Changes the Way We Think and Feel by Mary Pipher

FAVORITE MOVIES?
Anastasia, Memento, Zoolander, The Room

FAVORITE MUSICIAN OR BAND?
Currently stuck between James Bay, Passenger and Sia.

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA?
Instagram
For inspiration?
Pinterest

FAVORITE FINE ARTISTS?
Malcolm Liepke, Motoi Yamamoto, Simon Prades

YOUR DESIGNER HERO?
I admire collaborative companies. I hold Landor Associates in high regard.

TALENT YOU WISHED YOU POSSESSED?
Either be able to sing or be able create typographic artworks like Seb Lester.

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
Design follows 15 years of working towards a professional career as a ballet dancer.

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again – W. Clement Stone

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