Students to Watch in 2012
Rhode island school of design
Dinah Fried is a graphic designer pursuing an MFA at Rhode Island School of Design. After receiving a BA in English from Tufts University, she worked as a project manager at Pentagram Design and an editor at HarperCollins, and has designed book covers and other knickknacks in her spare time. After school, she looks forward to moving back to New York and making more things.
What have you gained from attending design school?
I’ve gained many things from design school, among them a wealth of design knowledge, a supportive and dynamic community, and a plethora of student loans.
Ultra grape, ultra white
You have to choose the shoe that fits the foot
Favorite TV Shows?
Arrested Development, Antiques Roadshow, Friday Night Lights
A Visit from the Goon Squad, The Age of Innocence,
Exercises in Style
Manhattan, Baby Boom, Spellbound
Carly Simon, Paul Simon, Nina Simone
Favorite Fine Artist?
Does Brian Eno count?
Are binder clips considered gadgets?
Listening to the same song over and over again
New Year’s Resolution?
Draw fewer straight lines, fewer circles
One Thing You Can't Live Without?
My Family, Buddies, Books
Talent You Wish You Possessed?
Best Gift Ever Received?
A sea-foam-green bicycle
Mantra or Saying You Live By?
Bird by bird