I am a designer born and raised in Connecticut, living in New York City, where I recently graduated from Pratt Institute with a Bachelor of Industrial Design.
I chose to pursue Industrial Design because it allows me to exercise my love of drawing and appreciation for 3 dimensional spaces. Until I came to Pratt, I had considered myself a 2 dimensional artist. Filling drawing pad upon drawing pad, I loved the way I could express myself through a pencil and paper. It wasn’t until my foundation 3D class that I realized my love for 3 dimensional space. I realized the way every angle, proportion,and element of an object affects the space it occupies. The occupation of space becomes expression in itself, bringing beauty to the world around us.
Delving into the world of Industrial Design I strive to design products that change the way people view the world. It’s not up to the common person to look for beauty and charm in the everyday world. It is up to the designer to consider every aspect of an object and make it beautiful. My goal as a designer is to design the objects that make a person stop and stare. Not at its beauty in a conventional way, but in the way it evokes conversation and moves the person. In my designs I hope to channel my eccentric and daring personality, creating objects that have a life of their own.
Pratt Institute Presidential Merit Based Scholarship Award
Pratt Institute President’s List, Fall 2008- Spring 2011
IDSA- Industrial Design Society of America, 2010
National Art Honor Society President, 2007-2008
National Honor Society Vice President, 2007-2008