Author: Nicole Pico Mantilla

When it comes to design the possibilities for what you can create are endless. Our main obstacle in designing is understanding this principle in order to allow ourselves to give way to ideas in whichever way they choose to present themselves. Majoring in Interior Design I myself have experienced this revelation as I stumbled upon my passion for surface and graphic design. Going back to my roots in art, my biggest challenge was trying to find a system that would allow me to meld the natural drawing experience with the capabilities of graphic design. That's when I stumbled across the power of a stylus and iPad. Now able to combine my worlds, creating was the only thing left to do. Today I continue to explore all realms of styles and design. Unlike others, I can’t say I have anyone particular style. Playing with a range of color, black & white line work, and abstracted shapes I have found that the one thing in common in all my work is the passion and love I put into it.
When it comes to design the possibilities for what you can create are endless. Our main obstacle in designing is understanding this principle in order to allow ourselves to give way to ideas in whichever way they choose to present themselves. Majoring in Interior Design I myself have experienced this revelation as I stumbled upon my passion for surface and graphic design. Going back to my roots in art, my biggest challenge was trying to find a system that would allow me to meld the natural drawing experience with the capabilities of graphic design. That's when I stumbled across the power of a stylus and iPad. Now able to combine my worlds, creating was the only thing left to do. Today I continue to explore all realms of styles and design. Unlike others, I can’t say I have anyone particular style. Playing with a range of color, black & white line work, and abstracted shapes I have found that the one thing in common in all my work is the passion and love I put into it.