Hi, I am Alexander.
I am a really easy going guy. I love to have sprawling and interesting conversations with friends as well as random people. I am a cosmetic packaging designer and love all things related to art and design. I am a friendly and considerate person from the Great Lakes area of the US who has traveled the world. I love airbnb!!
• I live in Dallas, TX
• I am ambitious, happy, and passionate.
• I am educated but not elite.
• I like to read, write, and draw a bunch.
• I love to have interesting conversations on ALL sorts of topics.
• I would say that I am witty, happy, and funny.
• I like to be spontaneous but also have plans & goals.
• I love to be adventurous.
• I also like to explore on foot, bike or car both urban and wild.
• I love to travel. car, boat, plane... it's all good.
• I like to work hard and play hard.
• I am very open and love experiencing new things.
• I love to eat local, seasonal, and organic when I can.
• I am not a vegetarian but don't eat tons of meat and I like veggies.
• I like to workout, although I need to do it more routinely.
• I enjoy the cultured things in life like a museum, art exhibits, etc.
• I enjoy beer; Shiner, Sam Adams & especially PBR
• I enjoy and am good at cooking.
Because I am a designer I get to listen to music all the time at work. So I listen to pandora and lastfm a lot.
music: just some good bands.
Metric, little plastic pilots, arcade fire, billie holiday, dylan, death cab, sufjan stevens, clap your hands and say yeah, postal service, radiohead, JT, yeah yeah yeahs, blacklips, TV on the Radio, tilly and the wall, damion rice, bjork, cake, bush, beck, amios, classical, alt, folk, blue grass.... Arcade Fire, Arctic Monkeys, Beck, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Bloc Party, Blondie, Blur, David Bowie, The Bravery, The Clash, Elvis Costello, The Cure, The Dandy Warhols, Devo, Doves, Editors, Franz Ferdinand, The Fratellis, The Hives, Hot Hot Heat, Interpol, Joy Division, Kaiser Chiefs, The Killers, Kings Of Leon, The Kinks, The Kooks, Le Tigre, The Libertines, Louis XIV, Misfits, Modest Mouse, New Order, OK Go, Peaches, Peter Bjorn & John, The Pixies, Iggy Pop, The Pretenders, The Pretty Things, Queen, The Ramones, The Rapture, The Raveonettes, The Replacements, The Rolling Stones, The Smiths, The Strokes, Talking Heads, T-Rex, VHS Or Beta, The Von Bondies, the White Stripes, The Who, and Wolfmother.
I read a lot of design and art books usually two at a time. So here are just a few i can think of: freakanomics, tipping point, Materials and Design, Universal Principles of Design, The Design of Everyday Things, Emotional Design, physics books and other random design books
Thinkers and such. layered cake, i heart huckibees, you me and everyone you know, underworld, Matrix, Last of the Mochians, My side of the Mt.. Spygame, Casino Royale, Crash, and Capote to name a few.
well I really like all sorts of Food. I am not a food NAzi or anything but I do enjoy fine foods. I like organics, and really like seasonal/local foods. I like great beer and wine as well. But again I am not a libation nazi... i love PBR and that is pretty basic beer. I am a big fan of coffee. usually with a little milk and sugar over ice but ill drink it black as well. I really love espresso though. Much better than coffee. lol and I like that best by itself with a lemon rhine.