Madeline Honig

STW2020_VCU

VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY (VCU)

Madeline Honig is currently a Senior in the Art Direction track of the Creative Advertising program. She was the 2019 recipient of the Barbara Fultz Women in Advertising Scholarship, and is currently VP of the Ad Club at VCU. When in school, Madeline is interning or working as a docent at the Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU. Nothing excites her more than a new design project, and she’s constantly coming up with new side projects to do in her little spare time. Her many interests include vintage movies, art history, historical fashion, painting, and Pantones; all of which inspire her work.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DID YOU GROW UP?
Yorktown VA

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
Night owl for sure

FAVORITE SOCIAL PLATFORM?
Instagram

FAVORITE TV BINGE WATCH?
Maniac and Black Mirror

FAVORITE PODCAST?
My Brother, My Brother, and Me

FAVORITE BOOK?
A Clockwork Orange

FAVORITE MOVIE?
Gone With the Wind, Anna Karenina, We Need to Talk About Kevin

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Banksy

FAVORITE CAUSE/CHARITY?
Environmental sustainability and zero waste living

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
Watching movies

FAVORITE DESIGNER WORKING TODAY?
Kunel Gaur

AREA OF SPECIALTY?
Branding and packaging design

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
Elementary school art teacher

THE BEST THING ABOUT DESIGN SCHOOL?
The projects I’m assigned that challenge me to think outside the box

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
“If you can’t love yourself how in the hell are you gonna love somebody else?” – RuPaul

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