THE SPARK OF ONE DESIGNER’S IDEA TRIGGERS A MULTITUDE OF OTHERS; THEY BOUNCE, COLLIDE, AND COALESCE. KINETIC SHOWCASES THE WORK OF TWENTY-ONE INDIVIDUALS WHOSE COLLECTIVE FORCE TRANSFORMS ITS ENERGY INTO DESIGN.

THURSDAY MAY 9, 2013
6–9PM

2101 WINTER STREET, HOUSTON, TX 77007
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Steven Baptiste

stevenbaptiste.com

I’m Steven Baptiste and I’m a designer. I believe strong concepts and beautiful typography are the backbone of successful design. Though my work begins with sketching by hand, I embrace digital media and try to create a synthesis of digital and analog whenever possible.

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Kristin Liu

kristincliu.com

Hi there, I’m Kristin Liu! Design is all around us, and I'm excited to be a part of it. My interests lie in creating visual experiences through typography, textures or patterns. When I'm not designing, I love to knit, craft, and create!

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Yanine King

yanineking.com

Hello, my name is Yanine and I love graphic design. It's always been a part of me. I even dream about designing projects! I love colorful patterns, textures and typography. I also enjoy taking pictures of my adorable puppy.

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Tania Chua

taniachua.com

Hi! My name is Tania. I am passionate about design and typography. I believe that design is about more than just creating something visually pleasing, it should be conceptually driven as well.

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Katya Vassilyeva

katyav.com

Hello, I am Katya (some know me as Yekaterina, but I like to keep things simple). When it comes to design, I believe every little detail counts. I enjoy drawing and I apply my artistic skills to all of my work.

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Crystal Sim

simcrystal.com

Design and doodling go hand-in-hand for me. I visually express myself through organic, illustrative forms and contemporary design processes. I am also known by the name of Moonpie, because my face is round.

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Nadá Khalil

nadakhalil.com

Design is an engaging and never-ending learning process. I am fascinated by the power of design to create systems, expand knowledge, and connect cultures.

P.S. My name means generosity in Arabic.

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Emily Goad

ejgoad.com

Hello, my name is Emily Goad. I am graphic designer, idea generator, concept developer, problem solver and team player. While I love to explore and create independently I truly thrive on the energy of a fast-paced, collaborative environment. I've had the luxury of learning and working with twenty very diverse individuals for the past two years; I aim to find a professional environment that will continue to challenge and push me in new and unexpected directions.4

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Sharon Chhin

sharonchhin.com

Greetings earthling! My name is Sharon Chhin. Obsessed with all things tactile and typographic, I am a lifelong student of design, always curious, and forever searching for effective solutions and concepts.

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Nita Udhwani

nitakaur.com

Hi! I'm Nita. Nita with an exclamation point! The conceptual phase of the design process excites me the most as I enjoy digging in and gaining an understanding of my audience. Targeting the use of design elements including typography and color really get me going … as do cookies. The world is just sweeter with those!

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CJ Soukup

cjsoukup.com

My name is CJ Soukup and I like to design with a sharp tongue and have a keen eye for wittiness, simplicity and charm. I believe that beauty lies within the details, so those “little” nuances are my bread and butter. If I am not searching for new typefaces to use, I’m probably cooking, or singing, or both.

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Brandon Robinson

blrobinson-design.com

Hi, I’m Brandon Robinson. I’m a multi-skilled designer who enjoys using my cognitive abilities to solve problems and design aesthetically pleasing work that serves a purpose. I have a strong interest in how individuals interact with design, as the experience that one has with a designed object leaves a lasting impression and communicates a message.

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Circe Mendez

circemendez.com

Hi there! My name is Circe, and my aim is to bring creative solutions to design challenges. I try to work meticulously and extensively
to present well-thought-out concepts that demonstrate the message clearly. I also enjoy incorporating handmade styles and textures, which produce unique designs.

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Shaun Dorris

spdorris.com

Hello all, I’m Shaun Patrick Dorris, I’m an experienced designer with a passion for experimental forms, user interaction and fabrication. Ask me about my lasers. *Pew Pew*

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Melenie Yuen

mcyuen.com

So ... I’m a graphic designer. I like pretty things. I like making pretty things. But I enjoy making pretty smart things more. Oh, and I love Corgies.

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John Meng

johngmeng.com

For me, the discipline of design involves a never-ending learning process. I believe that strong concept development gives design meaning and I enjoy the challenge of grounding my work with critical design thinking.

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Shaoshao Chen

shaoshaochen.com

I have descended from my mighty cloud to wreak havoc upon your world. Fear me for my name is Shaoshao.

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Amarís de la Isla

adelaisla.com

Hi there! My name is Amarís de la Isla. And I’m a design-aholic. Textures, typography and colors are what catch my eclectic eye. From the simple to the complex, I appreciate the multifaceted layers great design has to offer. Once you get to know me, you'll find that I have a thing for mustaches, calaveras and cute critters.

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Victoria Rosenbloom

victoriarosenbloom.com

Hello! My name is Victoria Rosenbloom. I am a graphic designer who loves simplicity with touches of vibrant color! I have a special interest in creative packaging. I also love all forms of design media, especially the messy ones!

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Sereen Zaini

sereenzaini.com

Greetings & Marhaba! My name is Sereen Zaini. I’ve never met a problem that design couldn't solve! The limitless possibilities of design fascinate me. As a designer I can utilize a variety of medias and create unique solutions that are functional and fun!

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Brittany Urquhart

brittanyu.com

Hello! My name is Brittany, and I am a passionate individual who tries to bring to life dynamic design ideas. I love color, working in a variety of media, and incorporating illustration whenever possible.

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Seniors

Graduates

  • Erica Ciesielski Chaikin
  • Carlos Corona
  • Linh O'Briant
  • Tom So
  • Rhonda Wolverton
  • Seth Lapeyrouse
  • Jason Wheeler

Seniors

  • Steven Baptiste
  • Shaoshao Chen
  • Sharon Chhin
  • Tania Chua
  • Amaris de la Isla
  • Shaun Dorris
  • Emily Goad
  • Nada Khalil
  • Yanine King
  • Kristin Liu
  • Circe Mendez
  • John Meng
  • Brandon Robinson
  • Victoria Rosenbloom
  • Crystal Sim
  • CJ Soukup
  • Nita Udhwani
  • Brittany Urquhart
  • Katya Vassilyeva
  • Melenie Yuen
  • Sereen Zaini

Juniors

  • Amanda Bell
  • Alejandro Banegas
  • Leah Brening
  • Ashley Cole
  • William Greenshield
  • Greg Jackson
  • Zainya Khan
  • John Mark Reamer
  • Averegine Riguerra
  • Katie Smetherman
  • Stella Limuel
  • Candice Loud
  • Laura Martinez
  • Andres Moros
  • Alina Nusrat
  • Luis Perez
  • Jairo Razo
  • Jennifer Wong
  • Gabrielle Young
  • John Mark Reamer
  • Averegine Riguerra
  • Katie Smetherman
  • Jennifer Wong
  • Gabrielle Young

Faculty

Cheryl Beckett
Beckham Dossett
Lisa Garrett
Sibylle Hagmann
Fiona McGettigan

Faculty

  • Cheryl Beckett
  • Beckham Dossett
  • Lisa Garrett
  • Sibylle Hagmann
  • Fiona McGettigan

Donors

  • Jameel Zaini
  • Hal Kantner
  • Ann Chhin
  • Maria Guitierrez
  • Robin Tooms
  • Tam Truong
  • Marina Fatima
  • Jomana Joma
  • Tom So
  • Sergey Vasilyev
  • Lenore Dorris
  • Cameron Doby
  • Danika Lebrant
  • Iryna Marchenko
  • Augustus Tello
  • Lisa Garrett
  • Rachel Flores
  • Osama Ashawa
  • Mark Dunham
  • Christie Pham
  • Jomana Joma
  • Tom So
  • Sergey Vasilyev
  • Osama Ashawa
  • Mark Dunham
  • Christie Pham