This month, we asked Emily Abramson to step into the Designer Spotlight and tell us what makes her designer heart tick (plus a few other tidbits that will make you smile)! Discover her designing inspiration, her three wishes, and most importantly to you — which of her amazing products have made it to her “Fave 10 Sale” this week! You can get these items for 40% off while Emily is in the spotlight. So, come along, get to know Emily a little more — then load up your cart with her favorites before the sale ends March 14, 2019.
Where does your inspiration come from?
I am inspired by everything I see! I collect vintage books and ephemera. I use a lot of those textures in my work. The older I get, the more nostalgic I become for things from my childhood.
.How long have you been designing, and how did you get into it?
I began my digital journey in 2008 as a Creative Team member. I discovered Photoshop Elements 4 as a tool in my web design business which opened up the world of digital design for me. I transitioned into my first digital designer job in 2009.
.If you were stranded on a desert island and could only choose one person to keep you company, who would it be?
It would have to be my granddaughter, Ellen. She is five years old and going on 30! She’s wise beyond her years. We talk for hours on all subjects and she makes me laugh out loud constantly.
.What cheesy song do you have memorized?
Fifty Nifty United States – I learned this song in the 8th grade while performing with a small vocal ensemble. It’s now my greatest parlor trick — reciting the 50 states in alphabetical order, super fast.
If you were granted three wishes, what would they be?
That my family would all be healthy, that we would all live in the same neighborhood, and that we would have a nickel more than we can spend.
.When not designing, what are you doing?
I love being with my family more than anything else in the world. I have a husband of 37 years, Larry. I have two daughters, Sara and Katie, along with their husband and boyfriend, Drew and Sean. And the loves of my life are Ellen, 5, and Max, 2, my grands. My family is everything to me.
Check out these favorite products — on sale for 40% off through 3/14/19