RINGLING COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN
David is a senior student of Graphic Design at Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota FL. He has previously interned on Google’s Material Design team in San Francisco and is now spending a semester abroad at Willem De Kooning Academy in the Netherlands. David values thoughtful design, and exploring spaces of layout, typography and branding. That space between perfection and humanism.
WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
I was born in Orlando FL and am on exchange for a semester in Rotterdam.
LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
A consistently exhausted pigeon.
FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU’VE ALWAYS IDENTIFIED WITH?
BMO from Adventure Time.
ARE YOU MUSICAL AND/OR DO YOU PLAY AN INSTRUMENT?
In another life I play the cello.
FAVORITE CHILDHOOD TV SHOW?
LAST BOOK YOU READ?
Where I’m Calling From by Raymond Carver
Just some flowers on my windowsill.
WHAT LANGUAGES ARE YOU FLUENT IN?
English and Swedish
Beyond The Black Rainbow
FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Mondrian, but only because I want to argue with him the most.
FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
Biking to sunset
LAST COMPLIMENT YOU GOT?
I believe in you, your magic is real.
DO YOU COLLECT ANYTHING?
Handwritten notes, letters, post-its.
COLOR USED MOST OFTEN IN YOUR DESIGN?
Off-white, slightly yellow
TYPEFACE USED MOST OFTEN?
GREATEST STRENGTH/WEAKNESS AS A DESIGNER?
IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU BE?
A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
Look at what the light did now…