Angela Chiarelli is an American graphic designer and artist based in Los Angeles, California. As a designer, her work focuses on interactivity and mixing the analog and digital worlds. At Woodbury University, she was able to explore many areas of design. She soon fell in love with packaging and poster design, logo design, branding, and design for the entertainment industry. Angela’s passion for art also extends to her everyday life. Her hobbies include drawing, painting, sewing, digital sculpting, and animation. When she’s not obsessing over design, Angela enjoys traveling, collecting new experiences, and visiting marketplaces with friends. She can also be spotted at the local thrift store or at a Philz coffee shop.
WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL INSPIRED?
I love art and design in all its forms, but recently I’ve found inspiration from creative collaboration, editorial photography, art history, and the imperfect minutiae of handmade objects.
WHAT AREA OR AREAS OF DESIGN ARE YOU HOPING TO WORK IN OR SPECIALIZE IN?
I have a passion for branding and identity, so my goal is to create memorable marketing that would help give brands a personality.
WHAT IS ONE THING THAT DESIGN SCHOOL HAS TAUGHT YOU THAT YOU DID NOT EXPECT?
One thing that surprised me is the importance Woodbury placed on having a well-balanced and complete understanding of the business and how it relates to creativity, brand building, and working as a team with colleagues and clients.