Patricia Hajjar is a senior at Woodbury University working towards a BFA in Graphic Design. She is originally from Beirut, Lebanon, and moved to Los Angeles to pursue her education and career. She has won consecutive academic achievement awards in Graphic Design studio courses, is on the President’s list, and has had her work featured at the annual Graphic Design show. She has interned at Princess Cruises and received an offer to continue working as a freelance graphic designer and production artist. Patricia remains productive on campus working in multiple departments, as well as being an Executive Board member of the Woodbury AIGA chapter. Patricia is excited to begin her professional career in design and explore its many opportunities.
WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
Born in Burbank, CA and living in Woodland Hills CA
LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
A little bit of both.
FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU’VE ALWAYS IDENTIFIED WITH?
I haven’t identified with anyone else but myself
ARE YOU MUSICAL AND/OR DO YOU PLAY AN INSTRUMENT?
Does singing alone count as being musical?
FAVORITE CHILDHOOD TV SHOW?
Teletubbies and Blue’s Clues
LAST BOOK YOU READ?
Memoirs of a Geisha- Arthur Golden
A 5-pound Chi-Poo and 50-pound Bullypit
WHAT LANGUAGES ARE YOU FLUENT IN?
English, Arabic, and fluently understand Armenian
Harry Potter series, Catch Me if You Can, Aladdin
FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Claude Monet and Adeline Meilliez
Reach Out and Read and I Have a Dream Foundation
FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
If not napping, then reading, working out, or cooking
LAST COMPLIMENT YOU GOT?
You are a very successful daughter, Patricia
DO YOU COLLECT ANYTHING?
Souvenirs and sentimental keepsakes
COLOR USED MOST OFTEN IN YOUR DESIGN?
Bondi Blue and Turquoise
TYPEFACE USED MOST OFTEN?
Futura and Gill Sans
GREATEST STRENGTH/WEAKNESS AS A DESIGNER?
Being a perfectionist is a strength and weakness
IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU BE?
As a child, ballerina. As a young adult, photographer or math teacher
A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
Take things day by day, be patient for what’s coming next, and don’t plan out your life because you just never know what comes your way.