Catherine Amelia Johnson is a designer, illustrator, and animator with a BFA in Graphic Design. During her time at Auburn, she has worked alongside brands such as Febreeze, Starbucks, P&G, and others through internships while receiving recognition from organizations such as the UCDA, Creative Quarterly, GDUSA, and more. Catherine is motivated as a designer to explore new possibilities, aiming to create imaginative stories with engaging design solutions. She is excited to begin her career and looking forward to continue growing as a designer. Her work can be found at catherinejohnsondesign.com
WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL INSPIRED?
Everything! I’m always looking around to find inspiration in little day-today things.
WHAT AREA OR AREAS OF DESIGN ARE YOU HOPING TO WORK IN OR SPECIALIZE IN?
The thing I love most about design is how versatile it is. I love having the ability to story tell in many different ways and hope I can continue growing across all avenues of design.
WHAT IS ONE THING THAT DESIGN SCHOOL HAS TAUGHT YOU THAT YOU DID NOT EXPECT?
How to camp out in the studio on game day weekends.
WHO IS SOMEONE YOU LOOK UP TO IN YOUR FIELD? EITHER TODAY OR HISTORICALLY?
My classmates. I think I’ve been really lucky to be surrounded by really talented people and their work has inspired and encouraged me a lot.
WHAT ARE YOU READING/LISTENING TO/WATCHING?
I just started reading A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara and am always watching and rewatching Adventure Time.