Ben Mulkey // PSU Grad – 2008

Posted on Sep 28th, 2008 by Command Save


Ben Mulkey, What Would Herb Lubalin Do? More work by Ben, below!

What type of work are you doing? What is your position/title, group and place of work? How long have you been working there? 
Recently graduated, doing freelance web work and self-initiated design.

What projects are you working on currently?
Creating a promo book, exploring graphics, and learning a 3D program.

In what ways (faculty, program, projects, classes, etc) was PSU-GD successful in preparing you for being a professional designer?
Keeping deadlines, discussing my work, learning about the business side of design, pre-press.

What suggestions do you have for PSU-GD to improve upon or information/content that you should have had in school but did not get?
Upper division conceptual classes with projects not focused on portfolio pieces.

What recommendations to you have for any current students and/or students graduating?
Explore graphics/typography daily, try not to get discouraged, work hard and continue to improve.

Would you share a link to a site or a book that you frequent for inspiration?
The book tellmewhy by karlssonwilker, the work of designer Herb Lubalin, seeing what my super talented friends have made recently, and the video game Rez.