Creative Lives — “Being a designer can actually be really fluid” – Elise Santangelo, design director at DesignStudio

Posted 09 May 2017 Interview by Indi Davies

Originally from California, design director Elise Santangelo’s curiosity and proactivity took her far away from her motherland at a young age. Opting to move to Melbourne, she studied applied design and visual communication ahead of working for local design practice Studio Round. When the travel bug kicked in again, Elise was drawn to Italy to work for Fabrica, and most recently she relocated to London for a position at DesignStudio. While graphic design is at the root of her work, Elise is determined to keep her interests and output wide-ranging, experimental and challenging – whether that be through fashion, architecture and photography…or cheese making.

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