Great Minds: James Dean Malone

James Dean Malone is a graphic designer, a dad and a lover of hats. Get to know a little more about him and what keeps him inspired.

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The Basics:

Name: James Dean Malone aka kimo

Date: 6/4/13

Time: 11:11

Location: Fountain Valley, Ca

Occupation: Graphic designer / Dad

The Nitty Gritty:

1) Before you started this Q&A, what were you doing?

I happen to be in the restroom playing this game called the simpsons on my iphone that im truly addicted to unfortunately.

2) Are you a morning or night person?

Im definitely a night person. However I do wish I were a morning person. You just get more done you know.

3) Grab the book nearest to you, turn to page 17, and find line 7, what does it say?

Pantone 718 c.

4) Do you remember your dreams?

I use to, but I guess that’s what happens when you get old haha.

5) Tell us something about you that most people don’t know.

I really enjoy cooking. I’m not the best chef in town, but I do enjoy it.

6) If you could change one thing about the world, regardless of guilt or politics, what would you do?

I don’t follow politics too much so I hate answering these types of questions, but I definitely would stop all these bombings.

7) Do you like to dance?

I like getting jiggy once in awhile.

8) What did your last text message say?

You hungry?

9) If you could have lunch with one famous person, who would it be?

Will Ferrell. I fucken love that guy!

10) What are you currently obsessed with?


11) 3 things you’d like to do before you die?

See my son grow up to be a man and my grand kids. Visit the Louvre. Inspire someone.

12) Have you ever been in love?


13) If given a yacht. What would you name it?


14) What word do you use the most?


15) Who do you admire the most?

Definitely my mom. She’s been through some heavy stuff.

 16) If handed 10,000 dollars what would you blow it on?

A chef

17) What is the one thing you can’t live without?


18) What were you doing at midnight last night?


19) What did you want to be when you grew up?

I wanted to be an architect or interior designer.

20) What would you tell your 13 year-old self?

Don’t be so stubborn.

Artwork & Photos By James Dean Malone

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Twitter: @kimoik

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