J. Andrew Carenza


The Next


Andrew loves learning and discovery, putting them at the forefront of his principles as a designer. With a never-ending sense of curiosity, he found himself at home in design as integrates itself into just about every other field and discipline by nature. Andrew believes research and interdisciplinary understanding are what lie at the core of good design. He wholeheartedly embraces the process of investigation, breakdown and synthesis of information into strategy, creating work that is meaningful, effective and well designed. With the ability to work in a variety of media, he is passionate about designing work from inside out, with the mission, messaging and visuals that unified can change behaviour, spark thought and always reach audiences on an emotional level.


Drawing in his notebook Horseback riding Jogging, that is more like sprinting

Listening To

Madonna, Aretha Franklin, Motown (I'm an old soul)

Favourite Tools

Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, After Effects, XD, Invision

Currently Watching


Favourite Typefaces


Event Info

The Next Design Grad Show
By York University/Sheridan College

Gladstone Hotel

1214 Queen St. West

Toronto, Ontario

April 11

Industry Night


Opening Night


April 12-13

Public Viewing