2019 Northeast District Student Merit Award Finalist
Daniel Smelansky was born in Belarus and immigrated to the United States when he was two years of age. He was introduced to graphic design in high school which led him to pursue industrial design in college. Now, he is figuring out how to formulate a creative practice that can sustain him economically while leaving space to experiment. In the design realm, he leans towards research and strategy with a love for illustration, storytelling, and speculative design.