Petar Pirizovic

STW21-PETAR-PIRIZOVIC

RINGLING COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

Originally from Croatia, Petar Pirizovic is a senior, majoring in graphic design and minoring in art history. Petar has developed a strong foundation for his creative processes and skills through the joining of research, strategy, and conceptual thinking. Petar’s love for art history and paper as a medium led him to become a passionate book designer, letterpress printer, and bookbinder. When he is not designing, Petar is actively involved in the community, participates in many student clubs, and is a committee member for Ringling’s well known alternative book fair, Paper Jam. He also loves cooking and going to the Farmer’s market.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?

Born and raised in Croatia. Currently, now live between my hometown and Sarasota FL

STUDYING ON-CAMPUS OR ONLINE?

Currently studying online, but I intend to be on campus in 2021.

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?

Morning person

FAVORITE MOVIE?

I am a very passive movie watcher — as long as it is not a cheesy rom-com or Sci Fi, all movies will do.

FAVORITE BINGE WATCH?

Grey’s Anatomy and The Crown

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM?

Instagram

FAVORITE PODCAST?

Home Cooking with Samin Nosrat and Hrishikesh Hirway

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?

This is hard, but if I must choose one, it would be Kazimir Malevich.

FAVORITE BOOK?

Any cookbook, really

FAVORITE CHARITY/CAUSE?

Habitat for Humanity

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY DURING THE PANDEMIC?

Bookbinding

HAVE THE CHALLENGES OF 2020 CHANGED HOW YOU THINK ABOUT THE ROLE OF GRAPHIC DESIGN AND DESIGNERS?

They have highlighted more clearly how powerful designers are, and how they can empower many different voices.

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