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ramon tejada

Ramon Tejada


Ramon Tejada lives in Brooklyn NY and is currently a Senior Designer at The New School. He also creates designs, collateral and digital/social media consulting, as studio He is a graduate of Wheaton College, Bennington College (MFA), and Otis College Of Art and Design in Los Angeles (MFA). He also makes work as part of US, a decentralized collective in LA, NYC, and Austin, Texas. He was born in Dominican Republic and raised in NYC, but has lived all over the USA and in Europe.

Favorite Color?
Pantone 805 U - Fluorescent

Favorite Typeface?
Akzidenz Grotesque

Favorite App?
Instagram to share work with friends

Favorite TV Show?
I could easily tell you which ones are not my favorite.

Favorite Book?
The Great Gatsby

Favorite Movies?
This year? By far, Twelve Years a Slave. Harrowing, hard to watch, tough, essential and exquisite art.

Favorite Musician or Band?

Favorite Fine Artist?
Kara Walker, Dan Flavin, Barnett Newman (especially Vir Heroicus Sublimis), Pina Bausch

Favorite Gadget?
my iPhone

Bookmarked Websites?,

Talent You Wished You Possessed?
Better Illustration skills

Favorite Graphic Designer or Art Director Today?
My contemporaries and the staff at The New School. Besides that, all the awesome people I have worked with in the last few years … especially the artists and designers during grad school at Otis College of Art and Design.

Favorite Design Firm or Ad Agency Working Today?
Here’s a few: Yasmin Khan, Karel Martens, Walker Art Center Studio, Handbuilt Studio, And/And, Willem Henri Lucas, Cornel Windlin, Mavis and van Deursen, Morag Meyerscough.