Judah Oechsle


I’m a designer and illustrator currently living in Raleigh, NC who graduated in 2018 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design from Indiana Wesleyan University. Since then I have worked in marketing, coffee, and the world of freelance design. My main goal is to connect graphic design and social consciousness in my creations, and create meaningful relationships.


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Exploration In Curiosity

In an effort to gain new perspectives on design, I completed a list of open ended prompts, recorded my findings, and attempted to visualize my experiences through the creation of icons and a home movie.

As a side project during college, my professor pushed me to put myself in new situations and learn new things in order to gain new perspective and grow my design process. I was gifted a list of prompts such as watching a film from the Criterion Collection, researching a designer and exploring their personal style, and attending a gallery opening. In total, I crossed off 15 different items on the list, wrote about what I learned, and documented everything on “film.”

In addition, I designed a flat icon of my own face (which is still a fairly accurate depiction of me, give or take some hair) and customized it to represent each experience. What I ended up with was a super fun collection of memories and a prompt that pushed me creatively and socially.

You can watch my “film” here. I’m about to hit 3 subscribers on YouTube.




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Monday Nov 5 2018