Alex Tomlinson

ALEX-TOMLINSON

THE COOPER UNION

Alex is currently a senior studying art and graphic design. He loves exploring pattern, color, and incorporating small illustrations of birds whenever possible in his work. In 2016, he co-founded Polyphony, a creative agency with Kelsey Mitchell and Richard Yee. The agency’s work has been featured as a staff pick on Fonts In Use and on siteinspire.com.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
I was born in Scranton PA and now live in New York City

LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
Lefty

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
Night owl

FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU IDENTIFY WITH?
The Jesse Eisenberg-voiced blue macaw from the animated film Rio

FAVORITE MOVIE?
Harold and Maude

FAVORITE TV SHOW TO BINGE WATCH?
Malcolm in the Middle

FAVORITE TYPE OF MUSIC?
Anything with a glockenspiel or toy piano

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM?
Flickr before Yahoo killed it

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Omer Fast

LAST BOOK YOU READ?
Roadside Picnic by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky

FAVORITE CHARITY/CAUSE?
The Wild Bird Fund in New York City

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
Phonography

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER…?
I would probably fix computers for a living

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
Treat others the way you would like to be treated.
STWP: 59

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