Leslie Adelaide Carol

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RINGLING COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

Leslie Adelaide Carol is a senior graphic designer at Ringling College of Art and Design. She was inspired at a young age by her artistically inclined older cousins to draw and paint. At the age of twelve, she moved to the US and began taking art courses in middle school which eventually led her to discover her love of graphic design. Creating visual pieces that communicate and inspire meaningful ideas is a key driving force behind Leslie’s designs. She aims to explore as many avenues and mediums as possible but always has a soft spot for book arts and publishing. Having learned so much while working at varied companies such as Miles Partnership, Warner Brothers and Solstice Architects, Leslie is excited and hungry for more. She would also like to take this opportunity to thank her amazing professors for getting her through the past 3 years not only of school, but of life.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
I was born in Lima, Peru and now live in Sarasota FL

LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
Officially righty, aspiring ambidextrous

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
Night owl

FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU IDENTIFY WITH?
A combination of House MD and Hei Hei from Moana

FAVORITE MOVIE?
The Pianist

FAVORITE TV BINGE WATCH?
House MD

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM?
Facebook, it keeps me close to my family

FAVORITE PODCAST?
Invisibilia

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Chuck Close for his perseverance and craft

LAST BOOK YOU READ?
Sagmeister & Walsh: Beauty

FAVORITE CHARITY/CAUSE?
The Ocean Cleanup

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
Socializing with those who I care about and who inspire me

DO YOU PLAY A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT?
Played piano for a little while, many many years ago

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU BE?
Actively find a way to incorporate art into whatever I’m doing

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
“Do unto others”

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