Jacob Witt

JACOB-WITT

OTIS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

Jacob is a Los Angeles based graphic designer currently studying Communication Arts. His interest in graphic design stems from the aesthetics and DIY ethics of the 1980s Hardcore scene. He has worked with clients ranging from Mark Bradford and the 2017 Venice Biennale to Chicago based classical music label, Cedille records while interning at both Poly-mode and Studio Rubric.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
Born in Orange County CA but have lived in Los Angeles CA my whole life

LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
Righty

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
Night owl

FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU IDENTIFY WITH?
Snoopy

FAVORITE MOVIE?
Tie between River’s Edge (1986) and Repo Man (1984)

FAVORITE TV SHOW TO BINGE WATCH?
Seinfeld

FAVORITE TYPE OF MUSIC?
80s Hardcore/Punk

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM?
Instagram

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Hard to pick just one, my favorite contemporary artist is Christian Rex van Minnen

LAST BOOK YOU READ?
Right now I’m reading The Death Archives: Mayhem 1984-94 by Jorn “Necrobutcher” Stubberud

FAVORITE CHARITY/CAUSE?
NKLA: No-Kill Los Angeles

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
Hanging out with my dog, Sid and going on night hikes

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER…?
Full time Lyft driver

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
Serenity now
STWP: 67

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