Leah Zahorujko is a 23 year-old designer and illustrator and a recent graduate of a Masters degree in Visual Communication at the University of South Australia, Adelaide. She previously graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Communication in 2012 at the same university, majoring in Graphic Design.
Her particular interests within the design profession are illustration, print design (posters and publications such as magazine design), as well as web design and typography. She enjoys working with both traditional and digital media.
She is inspired by a multitude of different things, including Lana Del Rey, flowers and botanical gardens, historical female figures, bright and pastel colours, gold and silver, Art Deco and Art Nouveau, Impressionism, mythology and folklore, Gods and Goddesses of ancient civilisations, Philosophy, Egyptology and Archaeology, crystals, wanderlust and beautiful fabrics and prints, to name a few.
To design a publication targeting 18-25 year old women (university-aged) which is a hybridisation of a magazine and a zine, fusing the structure of a magazine and the creativity of a zine. Two 30-page issues were designed in a digest-sized format to show the progression of themes and design styles.