Justin Lee

JUSTIN-LEE

ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY

Justin Lee is a multidisciplinary visual designer who loves combining different mediums and technologies in collaborative spaces. Born on the east coast and raised in the west, he left home to seek a BA at San Diego State University. After working as a fisherman in Alaska, he returned home to pursue an MFA in Graphic Design at Academy of Art University. For his thesis, he designed a hypothetical, youth-centric mobile bank focused on jumpstarting a healthy credit history for young consumers. When Justin is not designing, you can find him cooking in the kitchen.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
Born in Baltimore MD and now live in San Francisco CA

LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
Righty

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
Both

FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU IDENTIFY WITH?
Ratatouille

FAVORITE MOVIE?
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland

FAVORITE TV SHOW TO BINGE WATCH?
Chef’s Table and Chef’s Night Out

FAVORITE TYPE OF MUSIC?
Smooth funk and chillwave

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM?
Twitter

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Chuck Close

LAST BOOK YOU READ?
Think Wrong by Greg Galle, John Bielenberg, and Mike Burn

FAVORITE CHARITY/CAUSE?
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
High-intensity interval training. Designers, get active!

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER…?
A plant-based chef

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
If it’s easy, it’s been done before. True innovation comes from hard work.
STWP: 44

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