Kayla Watson

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NC STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF DESIGN

Kayla Watson is a senior is Graphic Design studying at NC State University College of Design. She was born and raised in High Point NC and moved to Raleigh once she started college. Prior to deciding to pursue a career in graphic design, she spent most of her high school training to play collegiate volleyball and switched paths to become a designer. As a designer, not only does she enjoy ideation, research, and problem solving, but she has a genuine passion for learning and crafting experience through collaboration. During her design career, she has gained a love for branding, typography, and print.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
I was born in High Point NC and now live in Raleigh NC

LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
I’m a righty

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
I am a morning person. And I love it.

FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU IDENTIFY WITH?
Hermione Granger

FAVORITE MOVIE?
Harry Potter. Specifically, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

FAVORITE TV BINGE WATCH?
It’s a tie between Reign or Sense8.

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM?
Instagram. 100%

FAVORITE PODCAST?
Philosophize This!

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Jackson Pollock and Keith Harring

LAST BOOK YOU READ?
The Fault In Our Stars

FAVORITE CHARITY/CAUSE?
This is a tough one! I’m really interested in education and intersectional women’s rights.

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
I love going to art museums and looking at astrology memes

DO YOU PLAY A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT?
I don’t but I’ve been told I have piano hands.

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU BE?
Another type of design or design adjacent, maybe interior designer or textile designer or own an interior design furniture store.

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
“Leave it better than you found it.”

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