a designer origin story
My dad, when he was a teen, worked at a horse riding stable near his house. When I was a kid, he knew how to sketch a few things and, by far, my favorite was his horse. To me, watching him sketch it was like magic, and I asked him to 'draw the horse' over and over.
Fast forward a few years and, as a young man, I move to Boston to attend Mass College of Art and Design.
I've always believed that the way his horse sketch made me feel, played a part in moving me toward this career that I love. And when I sketch with my own kids, once in a while I'll sketch my dad's horse for them and tell them story about him.