Nick Hart

NICK-HART

COLLEGE FOR CREATIVE STUDIES

Nick Hart states: “ I want to travel the world. I want to bring new ideas to our culture. I want to expand our way of thinking and shrink our cynical views. I see the world as a beautiful place, one in which all walks of life can be happy and appreciate one another. My mission is to bring people together to share in common values. Noble is he who helps bring mankind into the loving arms of the universe through meaningful, representations of our known reality. Design gave me purpose and presented me with a path, to help make a difference, and to bring change. I’ve made a promise to always keep my creative mind strong and healthy, so that I can stand up for what I believe in. And none of my dreams would be possible without my loving wife by my side.”

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
Born Commerce Twp MI. Currently live in Warren near Detroit.

LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
Righty

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
A consistent sleep schedule is all I need.

FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU’VE ALWAYS IDENTIFIED WITH?
Frodo Baggins

ARE YOU MUSICAL AND/OR DO YOU PLAY AN INSTRUMENT?
I used to produce alternative electronic. Design takes up most of my life now.

FAVORITE CHILDHOOD TV SHOW?
Courage the Cowardly Dog

LAST BOOK YOU READ?
Hyperspace by Michio Kaku

ANY PETS?
Two Rescue dogs ‑ a kind, white American Bulldog and a goofy yet clever, brown Hound-Pit Mix

WHAT LANGUAGES ARE YOU FLUENT IN?
English. And Love!

FAVORITE MOVIE?
2001: A Space Odyssey, Interstellar

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Alex Grey, Yayoi Kusama

FAVORITE CHARITY?
American Brain Tumor Association

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
Playing with the dogs, watching Sci-Fi and Fantasy films, camping at electronic music festivals, enjoying nature

LAST COMPLIMENT YOU GOT?
You have great hair

DO YOU COLLECT ANYTHING?
Meaningful + sometimes random objects

COLOR USED MOST OFTEN IN YOUR DESIGN?
Warm red, subtle purple

TYPEFACE USED MOST OFTEN?
Futura takes the cake! Wim Crouwel’s Gridnik pops up on multiple projects as of late.

GREATEST STRENGTH/WEAKNESS AS A DESIGNER?
Strength is feeding off my passion. Weakness is playing it safe.

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU BE?
Any job that allows immersion into the mystery of the cosmos. Or a filmmaker, though who knows maybe my design career can get me there too! Just look at Stefan Sagmeister.

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
Life should be spent finding happiness, and fighting for the happiness of others.

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