A Dozen Answers – Darren Vongphakdy of Tuesday Girlfriend


Where are you from and what did you take from there?
San diego. Anything that fit in my car.

Why do you do what you do?
I saw Swizz Beatz on rap city wearing a pastel colored Kidrobot jacket that I couldn’t afford, so I started designing my own clothes on MS Paint.

Where do ideas come from?
From reacting to certain events or moments in your life with whatever prior knowledge you have.

What’s your average workday like?
Emails and Illustrator. And then lunch is kind of a big deal in the office for whatever reason.


What’s your favorite color combo?
Navy, blue with powder blue and possibly cream or white somewhere in the mix.

What materials do you work with?
Keyboard and a Trackpad like 96% of the time.

Don’t be a wuss

What’s your favorite place on the Internet?
It’s a love/hate thing with Instagram.


Where do you hang out in Los Angeles?
Wherever I can get a ride to. I haven’t had a car for two months, so it’s been a hassle to get around.

What’s a mistake you’ve made?
Deciding not to step on my brakes.

What is love?
Friends and family are love.

Where do you see yourself in 15 years?
I haven’t thought about being 37 yet.


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