Hayden Loos earned a BFA from the University of Missouri-St. Louis where he accrued thousands of hours of internship experience and completed his senior thesis on virtual reality as a branding tool. Originally from Memphis, Hayden lived in Fukuoka, Japan for three years before returning to the U.S. to begin his BFA.

Creative Heroes:

Kandinsky, Moholy Nagy, Saul Bass, Anagrama, Studio Muti, Anano Miminoshvili, Owen Davey, Fraser Davidson, Markus Magnusson… and Beethoven.

Favorite Podcast?

The Observatory, TED Talks, or 99% Invisible. To shut my brain off: Comedy Bang Bang.

Last Book I Read:

The Lies of Locke Lamora.

Go-to Beer(s):

Stouts and porters — the darker the better.

Hidden Talent?

Obscure, completely useless trivia.

Favorite Museum:

I love the museums in London, especially the National Gallery, V&A, and the Tate.

Desert Island Packing List:

A decent knife, a flint, and a solar-powered GPS satellite radio.

Object I Collect:

I spend way more money than any sane person would spend on loose leaf teas.