Cameron Roy Crosby

CAMERON-CROSBY

HOWARD UNIVERSITY

Cameron Roy Crosby is the quintessential California dude with an affinity for minimalist design and Mexican food. He’s currently finishing his BFA in Graphic Design and, before that, spent time studying architecture, design, and language at La Sorbonne in Paris. He firmly believes his 3.9 GPA is unacceptably low and if his professors are reading this he demands they review. Crosby is a design assistant at local studio Cherry Blossom Creative. His passions include visual production, traveling, watching English Premier League and La Liga fixtures, and skate/snow /surf boarding. Crosby aims to lead a life of genuine happiness through simplicity, travel, and good drinks. Cheers!.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
I’m a Bay Area-born, SoCal transplant who misses the beach like crazy. I call the hectic streets of Washington DC home for now.

LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
Right handed, right footed, and right brained.

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
I’m up when the sun’s down.

FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU’VE ALWAYS IDENTIFIED WITH?
I’m actually Gerald from Hey Arnold!, but I recently trimmed the flat top, RIP.

ARE YOU MUSICAL AND/OR DO YOU PLAY AN INSTRUMENT?
I’m an ax man, but I’ve been known to tickle the keys.

FAVORITE CHILDHOOD TV SHOW?
Rocket Power, The Weekenders

LAST BOOK YOU READ?
Currently, Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse 5. But the book I forever return to is Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein.

ANY PETS?
I have a leopard gecko and his name’s Randall

WHAT LANGUAGES ARE YOU FLUENT IN?
Yo hablo inglés, je parle espagnol, and a bit of French.

FAVORITE MOVIE?
Space Jam, BRINK!, and Jumanji

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

FAVORITE CHARITY?
Jimmy V Foundation for Cancer Research.

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
Skateboarding, watching soccer, and vibing to the soothing sounds of overpriced vinyl

LAST COMPLIMENT YOU GOT?
You have really beautiful hands. (Sort of odd, but I won’t deny it.)

DO YOU COLLECT ANYTHING?
Shoes … Low Top Vans and Nike SB

COLOR USED MOST OFTEN IN YOUR DESIGN?
Seafoam

TYPEFACE USED MOST OFTEN?
Lately, lots of Futura

GREATEST STRENGTH/WEAKNESS AS A DESIGNER?
Greatest strength would be my compositional ideologies. Biggest weakness is cheesecake.

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU BE?
Professional Band Roadie with Toro Y Moi or a travel photographer.

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
Life’s too short to even care at all. ‑ Saamer Ghadia of Young the Giant

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