San Francisco-based illustrator and designer, Allison Filice doesn’t shy away from color. Her illustrations – bright, geometric, and a tad nostalgic – have a ’70s aesthetics meets pop culture vibes. But they’re hardly ironic. Her work colorfully explores her inner and outer worlds, as she very much enjoys visualizing the invisible, and helping people move forward into the unknown.
In an interview with The Design Kids, Filice admitted that her love for design began early on. So early, in fact, that she was drawn to it well before she knew what design actually meant. “I used to draw greeting cards, menus, magazines, and other little things when I was a kid,” she recalled.
But it took her some time till she finally realized her artistic passion, having studied first international business in college. “After multiple economics and accounting classes, I realized business wasn’t for me and I needed to do something creative,” she admitted. “I finally discovered graphic design through my counselor and switched my major to it, and was also able to learn a little industrial design as a study abroad student in London.”
Now her work covers anything from graphic design and user experience design to illustrations. And with thousands of followers on social media, it feels like she made the right choice.