Q: First impressions are key on Project Runway. What was the most important thing you wanted to communicate about yourself, either personally or professionally, through your designs?
JL: The biggest thing that I want to communicate through the show is that I don’t perceive my deafness as a burden, but as an opportunity to show people that there are ways to make things work. It’s just a matter of thinking outside of the box and addressing unique situations differently. With regard to my designs, I wanted to convey my love of simplicity, my architectural sense for structure, and my insistence on quality.
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