An interview with universo

Read about our TCO17 Finalists.
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UI Design

How has Topcoder changed your life?

Zero to Hero

Do you have a favorite Topcoder customer or project? If so, which customer or project?

I totally enjoy all projects, especially their prizes 🙂

What is the funniest thing that has happened to you within the Topcoder community?

I didn't expect to win but sometimes the result placed me as the winner.

Tell us about an achievement that you are most proud of.

Become one of the TCO 17 finalists, highest GPA in my college & reaching 30k+ followers on my Instagram art account @stevedesign_studio (don't hesitate to follow).

Best music album to design to?

Katy Perry

What books do you recommend?

I'm not a reading book person

Who is your favorite copilot and why (and you can't pick yourself!)?

Thanks to all of them who help me to answer all of my questions & guide me in every challenge.

Do you have a favorite designer/artist or other inspiration?

The people behind Apple design

As a designer, what is your biggest pet peeve?

Cockroach & Mosquito

What are the top 3 applications that you use when you design?

Photoshop, Illustrator, PDF

If you could design one world - renown item such as the Olympics logo, a new country flag, or redo a massive brand logo such as Coca Cola, what would you want to design and why?

I'm a fashion addicted person. So if i have a chance, I would redesign Christian Louboutin's logo. Their logo isn't my favor, sorry.

We asked the Finalists to use emojis in response to the following questions.

How do you feel about the TCO17 Finals?


How do you feel when you win a Topcoder challenge?


What is your spirit animal?


What's the weather like at your house right now?


What are your hobbies?



Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC)
Booz | Allen | Hamilton
Meituan Dianping

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