PENNY W. STAMPS SCHOOL OF ART & DESIGN UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Emanuel Papageorgiou is a senior at the Stamps School of Art & Design. As a multimedia designer, he has experience in product, transportation, graphic design, and architecture. Emanuel has interned for the Charlotte Hornets of the NBA. He has also been an intern with the University Athletic Department for three years where his work has included informational graphics for the Victors for Michigan fundraising campaign, and logos and t-shirts for the Men’s Basketball team and the Big Ten Conference Indoor Track National Championships. In addition to graphic design, Emanuel is fascinated with architecture and all things moving from planes to automobiles. In October 2018, he was named a national finalist to exhibit his work in The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Museum of Design in New York. His exhibit, Conceptualizing Campus Transportation, included a redesign of the UM’s transportation system, with including electronic autonomous buses and a reimagined Central Campus Transit Terminal. Graphic design, he says, plays a crucial role in all of his projects.
WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
I was born in Miami FL but grew up in Nicosia, Cyprus, before moving back to Miami at the age of ten. I currently live in Ann Arbor MI.
LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
A good balance of being both.
FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU IDENTIFY WITH?
Saving Private Ryan
FAVORITE TV BINGE WATCH?
FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM?
I don’t listen to podcasts.
FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
LAST BOOK YOU READ?
Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes Volume I – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
St. Jude Children’s Hospital
FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
DO YOU PLAY A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT?
IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU BE?
A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
“Less is more” and “Design within reach” and “With hard work, anything is attainable”