Adam Coe

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UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA SCHOOL OF DESIGN

I am an energetic and curious creative. I enjoy learning about the world around me and beyond with interest in things beyond our pale blue dot. But when down on Earth, I am doodling some new comic ideas or spending time with my friends and family.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DID YOU GROW UP?
Oklahoma

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
An odd mixture of both. I like staying up all night, but I also like waking up early.

FAVORITE SOCIAL PLATFORM?
Instagram; it’s the most unobtrusive

FAVORITE TV BINGE WATCH?
I don’t really binge watch TV. I occasionally watch movies when I get the chance.

FAVORITE PODCAST?
Recordings of designers and illustrators talking about their experiences interest me.

FAVORITE BOOK?
My favorite book has to be the Two Towers by J. R. R. Tolkien. Battle of Helm’s deep can’t be topped!

FAVORITE MOVIE?
Arrival. The twist is amazing!

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Francisco Goya

FAVORITE CAUSE/CHARITY?
Equality and environmentalism

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
As a senior, I have no free time. The idea of having free time soon, though, is mindblowing.

FAVORITE DESIGNER WORKING TODAY?
Hoodzpah is one of my favorite studios to follow

AREA OF SPECIALTY?
Brand design with special interest in motion graphics and illustration.

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
Animator or telling stories by illustrating graphic novels and comic books

THE BEST THING ABOUT DESIGN SCHOOL?
Even though there is a ton of time-consuming work, the work is engaging and teaches more than just design skills. It encourages a whole new way of thinking.

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
“It’s better to try and fail, than never try at all.” – William F. O’Brien

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