Emily Prestridge

EMILY-PRESTRIDGE

AUBURN UNIVERSITY

Emily Prestridge recently completed her BFA in Graphic Design. She’s a lover of music and famous for giving high fives. Growing up in a small, Southern town has spiked her thirst for the unknown. Her intrinsic curiosity spreads to all areas of life including her love for people. Her favorite part of the design process is the initial brainstorming when a spark of creativity can lead to ingenuity. In the near future, she plans to expand her knowledge in motion graphics and illustration as an Art Director. She hopes she can influence younger designers to explore new ideas and face challenges with excitement and passion.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
I was raised in the small town of Roanoke AL and live in Auburn now

LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
Righty

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
Night owl all the way!

FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU’VE ALWAYS IDENTIFIED WITH?
Audrey Hepburn

ARE YOU MUSICAL AND/OR DO YOU PLAY AN INSTRUMENT?
I’m a novice ukulele player.

FAVORITE CHILDHOOD TV SHOW?
The Parent Trap and The Sound of Music on repeat.

LAST BOOK YOU READ?
The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis

ANY PETS?
I will adopt a pit bull one day.

WHAT LANGUAGES ARE YOU FLUENT IN?
English

FAVORITE MOVIE?
Into the Wild, Annie Hall

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Rinko Kawauchi

FAVORITE CHARITY?
Not For Sale

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
Anything spontaneous with friends.

LAST COMPLIMENT YOU GOT?
Your pants are very colorful today. I think that’s a compliment?

DO YOU COLLECT ANYTHING?
Matchbooks

COLOR USED MOST OFTEN IN YOUR DESIGN?
Pop colors! Using the same color bores me.

TYPEFACE USED MOST OFTEN?
A mono type, but it depends on the design.

GREATEST STRENGTH/WEAKNESS AS A DESIGNER?
Greatest strength is color play; greatest weakness is knowing when to be finished.

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU BE?
A ballet instructor

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
Don’t take life too seriously. Seriously.

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