Rory King

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CRANBROOK ACADEMY OF ART

Rory King is currently in Cranbrook Academy of Art’s 2D Design MFA program, and teaches typography and design at Wayne State University. Previously, he has worked as a designer at Pratt Institute and 2×4. His work involves creating dark aesthetics with the intention of engendering spaces of public intimacy.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
Born in Bethlehem PA and now live outside of Detroit MI

LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
Right-handed

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
Night owl

FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU IDENTIFY WITH?
Dogs

FAVORITE MOVIE?
The Sandlot

FAVORITE TV BINGE WATCH?
Freaks and Geeks

FAVORITE TYPE OF MUSIC?
Goth or Eno

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM?
Twitter

FAVORITE PODCAST?
None

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Mark Fisher

FAVORITE CHARITY/CAUSE?
Gun control

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
Dancing If you were a designer, what would you do? Dog walker

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
“I know I’m going to get got, but I’m going to get mine more than I get got, though.” – Marshawn Lynch

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