I've always enjoyed illustrating novels and coming up with ideas for the environment, clothes, and characters. And I adore book design, with its countless typefaces and the task of pulling it all together. After graduating from Rhode Island School of Design, I came to New York City and secured my first job as an apprentice at a tiny animation firm, where I worked on a few Sesame Street segments. My next job was in publishing, and it was there that I discovered my true love: books. At the art department of T, I held two positions.