An Introduction To Jake Quodling

Friday, May 18th, 2018 by TBD Design

Nearly a year and a half ago, we flew West-Coast export Jake Quodling up from cold rainy Melbourne to join the team at TBD Design. Right in the peak of summer.  Right in the middle of the Cyclone Debbie. Flash forward a year and a bit and he has won the Townsville Men’s Premier AFL grand final, become the TBD table tennis champ, and seen his first colony of bats flying in the nights sky.

We thought it was time to sit down and ask him some hard hitting questions so you can all get an insight in to who this mysterious import is.

Tell us a little bit about yourself:

Name: Jake Quodling
Years Designing: 8
Theme Song: Dreams – Fleetwood mac
Super Power: 20/20 Hindsight
Quote: ‘FBGM’ – Christopher Wallace

Why did you become a graphic designer?

To turn my passion for art & illustration into a get rich quick scheme

What’re your hobbies?

Design, travel, illustration, sport & peeling the stickers off apples

Favourite 90’s Jam?

All Star – Smash Mouth

What’s your favourite thing about graphic design?

Creative control & typography

Favourite graphic designer / style and why?

Timba Smits (illustrator) – his style encapsulates the level and detail that I would like to reach.

If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why?

Sloth. (obvious reasons)

Pizza or Nachos?


Favourite piece of advice from Mum?

Stop eating poisonous mushrooms

A penguin walks through that door right now wearing a sombrero. What does he say and why is he here?

Noot Noot. He’s here to party.

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