B.F.A. Industrial and Service Design
Savannah College of Art & Design 2010 - 2014
I’m interested in society and how we as humans can make a difference. I love observing people; it’s really fun and I learn a lot. I’m passionate about learning from others by listening to what they have to offer and understanding their points-of-view. I’m also very into nature, and try to spend as much time as I can outdoors. If I could name one more interest, it would be happiness. It is a need we all have and something I'm really focused on.
Humanity, where we come from, the “why” of our behavior, and "what" triggers it. I’m fascinated with culture and its influence over decision making and individual performance.
Every stage is important for the process, but I have to say I really enjoy both research and ideation stages. Overall, research is very important because the design process, for it supports the concept that is being developed. Moreover, it gives designers a better understanding of the context. I also enjoy ideating because I perceive it as the most creative aspect of the design process.
It would be the tendency of constantly judging ourselves and others. Judging is a human characteristic related to the ego, which diminishes a human’s self-esteem and generates drama. Unlike judging, constructive criticism is done objectively, removing any personal opinion and ego. In addition, when we judge we are immediately rejecting others and ourselves. We are all unique and our actions and perceptions are different, no matter the circumstances.