Designer Spotlight: Abbey Mitas

Jan 12, 2016 | Designer Spotlight

Favorite things:

Pantone Color: 361c

Phone App: Instagram

Drink: Red Wine

Season: Fall

Let’s get personal:

Deepest Fear: Snakes (I found one in my bedroom when I was little – worst thing ever)

Favorite way to waste a Saturday: Binge watching TV with my husband and puppy

Superpower you wish you had: I wish I had super speed like the Flash

When I was little I wanted to be….?: a kid forever

If you could learn a new craft, what would it be?

I reupholstered an arm chair during an apprenticeship in Baltimore, but I had a lot of help. I would love to take more classes.

Who is a designer that inspires you?

Frank Loyd Wright.

Most memorable design school moment?

I have countless memorable moments of design school at Virginia Tech. My most memorable was visiting the Vitra Design Museum while studying abroad. Who doesn’t like a museum full of pretty designer chairs!!?

If you could design anything, what would it be?

Hospitals. I really enjoy healthcare design and the reward that comes along with helping others.