THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY
Rebecca Nathanson is a senior in the Graphic Design Communication program. Starting her college career as a Fashion Merchandising Major, she redirected her energies to artistry and visual communications in all areas. Expressing her talents early on, her first experience in design began with hyper-realistic pointillism and mixed media. Her experience in artistry taught her how visual communications can evoke emotional responses and considers this effect in all of her work. When not working on current projects, she fills her time with freelance work, designing at a local startup, and continues her fashion modeling for boutique designers. She gets outside in the sunshine to hike, cycle, toss the ol’ disc (frisbee), travel, and play with her two mini poodles. Her current studies are focusing on strategic branding, designing for impact, and applying these concepts to digital through UX/UI design.
WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DID YOU GROW UP?
Glen Rock NJ
MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
FAVORITE SOCIAL PLATFORM?
FAVORITE TV BINGE WATCH?
Parks and Rec
Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff by Richard Carlson
FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Currently Tony Matelli, his work is insanely hyper-realistic
Project Hello World
FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
Hanging with my pals
FAVORITE DESIGNER WORKING TODAY?
David Carson, Ben Grandgenett
AREA OF SPECIALTY?
Conceptualized strategic branding, UX/ UI design, and illustration
IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
THE BEST THING ABOUT DESIGN SCHOOL?
The ability to collaborate with other types of designers and professionals to help expand and develop my skills.
A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
“Do the work that feeds your soul not your ego.” – Jessica Walsh
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