Emanuel Papageorgiou

STW2019_EMANUEL_PAPAGEORGIOU

PENNY W. STAMPS SCHOOL OF ART & DESIGN UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

Emanuel Papageorgiou is a senior at the Stamps School of Art & Design. As a multimedia designer, he has experience in product, transportation, graphic design, and architecture. Emanuel has interned for the Charlotte Hornets of the NBA. He has also been an intern with the University Athletic Department for three years where his work has included informational graphics for the Victors for Michigan fundraising campaign, and logos and t-shirts for the Men’s Basketball team and the Big Ten Conference Indoor Track National Championships. In addition to graphic design, Emanuel is fascinated with architecture and all things moving from planes to automobiles. In October 2018, he was named a national finalist to exhibit his work in The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Museum of Design in New York. His exhibit, Conceptualizing Campus Transportation, included a redesign of the UM’s transportation system, with including electronic autonomous buses and a reimagined Central Campus Transit Terminal. Graphic design, he says, plays a crucial role in all of his projects.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
I was born in Miami FL but grew up in Nicosia, Cyprus, before moving back to Miami at the age of ten. I currently live in Ann Arbor MI.

LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
Lefty

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
A good balance of being both.

FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU IDENTIFY WITH?
Odysseus

FAVORITE MOVIE?
Saving Private Ryan

FAVORITE TV BINGE WATCH?
Friends

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM?
Snapchat

FAVORITE PODCAST?
I don’t listen to podcasts.

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Rene Magritte

LAST BOOK YOU READ?
Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes Volume I – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

FAVORITE CHARITY/CAUSE?
St. Jude Children’s Hospital

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
Sketching

DO YOU PLAY A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT?
Unfortunately not

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU BE?
Design Airplanes

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
“Less is more” and “Design within reach” and “With hard work, anything is attainable”

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