Thi Nguyen

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HOWARD UNIVERSITY

Thi Nguyen (pronounced “Tee Win”) is a multidisciplinary student designer from Vietnam currently based in Washington, DC. As an art and tech enthusiast, she loves bridging visual arts with computer technology. Believing in the power of design to have significant social impact, she aspires to design meaningful and inclusive experiences for all people. With her ambitious vision and a strong passion, she is pursuing a career in UI/UX design and interactive art. While she isn’t working or learning, she is most likely brewing coffee, taking a photo walk, or surfing Soundcloud.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
I was born in the beautiful beach city of Da Nang, Viet Nam and am now living in Washington DC.

LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
Righty

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
Morning person every day, night owl on the right occasions

FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU IDENTIFY WITH?
Toru Watanabe from Haruki Murakami’s novel Norwegian Wood, for the same struggles that we both go through

FAVORITE MOVIE?
Raise the Red Lantern by Zhang Yimou

FAVORITE TV BINGE WATCH?
Atlanta

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM?
Vine (RIP)

FAVORITE PODCAST?
Lore by Aaron Mahnke

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Elaine de Kooning

LAST BOOK YOU READ?
Collection of Vietnamese Literature. Volume 7: Works from 1900 to 1945

FAVORITE CHARITY/CAUSE?
Serving the underprivileged

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
Brewing pourover coffee

DO YOU PLAY A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT?
The piano, and I’m attempting producing beats

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU BE?
Full-time coffee barista

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
“Let it go.”

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