The Unbreakable Rachel Furlong

Rachel Furlong is one of the designers here in Design Works. Don’t let Rachel’s quiet exterior fool you Rachel is bursting with humor and talent that is unmatched. Every design she makes blows everyone away. Rachel is a Sagittarius Let us introduce you to Rachel!

What drew you to apply to Design Works?

“I applied to Design Works because I am a graphic design major, and I knew it would be a place where I could practice my skills outside of classwork. While improving my skills, it has also helped me with working with clients and time management since there’s always something to design around here.”

What’s your favorite thing about what you do?

“I love the creativity that I get to explore in each design. There are always new ideas, styles, and techniques to try and I enjoy being able to explore those with each request and inquiry I get.”

What is your favorite project you’ve worked on?

“My favorite project that I have done at Design Works was designing buttons and stickers for Black History Month. UPC was looking for designs that could be made into stickers and buttons to be handed out at events all month long.”

What is a movie you always recommend?

“Well, I am a person who has a different favorite movie depending on which mood I am in. I would say the top two I can think of right now are “Hairspray” (2007) and “Freaky Friday” (2003).”

What artists are on your playlist?

  1. Young the Giant
  2. Matchbox Twenty
  3. P!nk
  4. Hoizer

What was your favorite show as a kid?

“I watched a lot of That’s So Raven and Hannah Montana as a kid.”

If you were hosting SNL, who would your musical guest be?

“I don’t watch SNL, but I think I would have to say Lizzo, I think she’s funny and an amazing performer.”

Do you have a dream project you’d like to complete?

“A dream project would have to be creating branding for a musical on Broadway logo, playbill, posters, like the whole shebang!”

What are your future plans?

“I am graduating in May and plan on getting a graphic design job while continuing to freelance on the side!”

We are so lucky to have Rachel on our team! Design Works wouldn’t be the same without them! Follow Rachel on Instagram @reachill_design