Owen Rendel

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THE MODERN COLLEGE OF DESIGN

Owen is an overall creative, driven by a vast passion for design. He is fusing his skills in graphic design with his skills in website development to create attractive, innovative designs to help businesses meet their marketing needs. He is rethinking outdated and cluttered designs, and replacing them with designs that work rather than simply looking “cool.” He works as an intern at Ruef Design while in his final year at The Modern. Whenever there comes a break from college and work, he loves to travel. Favorite trips include exploring Europe while an exchange student in Germany and this past summer’s visit to Aruba. Owen wants people to know him for just being him.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
Born in Jasper IN and living now Dayton OH

LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
Right-handed but left-footed

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
Night owl

FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU IDENTIFY WITH?
Steve Jobs, the man got things done!

FAVORITE MOVIE?
Ocean’s Eleven at least once a week

FAVORITE TV BINGE WATCH?
Parks and Recreation

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM?
Instagram

FAVORITE PODCAST?
For inspiration: Creative Pep Talk. For a laugh: VIEWS

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Keith Haring

LAST BOOK YOU READ?
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

FAVORITE CHARITY/CAUSE?
World Wildlife Fund

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
Going out to eat with my friends!

DO YOU PLAY A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT?
I tried out to play trumpet in 5th grade, if that counts.

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU BE?
I might have been a chef

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
“Releasing a great design and having people love it is one thing, but if people know who you are and respect you, you will have both respect for yourself and your designs.”

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