Kikko Paradela studied Graphic Design at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit. His curiosity in Detroit and personal experience led him to reside at the Detroit Zen Center during his studies. After graduating, he moved to New York and worked at 2x4. Later on, he joined Base Design NYC and worked on projects ranging from fashion to cultural and educational institutions. He has received a few awards from the Type Directors Club, Adobe, HOW and Print magazine.
While in New York, his curiosity and interest in Detroit only grew. In 2012, he decided to move back and started his own practice – You vs Jesus. He currently teaches Interactive Design in the Graphic Design department at the College for Creative Studies.
- BFA, College for Creative Studies
- Adjunct Faculty