Sam is a graphic designer and Pixar addict living and working in NYC. Much like Peter Pan, Sam remains young at heart but as all must do, he had grow up. Having previously worked in tv/film, architecture, advertising, and now design, Sam has always been passionate about telling great stories. While having some design experience, he decided to go back to school at Shillington to build a portfolio showcasing his storytelling skills while also feeding his desire to be creative every single day. Sam is thrilled to be beginning a new chapter working as a Senior Designer for Time Magazine.
WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
Born and raised in New York
LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
Neither, I have the most energy midday
FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU IDENTIFY WITH?
Grumpy – a grumpy exterior while still being adorable and heroic
Toy Story, but really anything Pixar
FAVORITE TV SHOW TO BINGE WATCH?
Breaking Bad. I would’ve enjoyed chemistry more if Walter White was my teacher.
FAVORITE TYPE OF MUSIC?
Epic film scores, there is something about listening to the Lord of the Rings soundtrack that amps you up.
FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM?
Instagram, nothing better to check out new designers
FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
LAST BOOK YOU READ?
Origin by Dan Brown
American Wildlife Foundation
FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
Nothing better than reading under a blanket an a cold winter afternoon
IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER…?
A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them – Walt Disney