Taylor Hurdle

Graphic Design & Social Media Specialist

"... hatred is by far the longest pleasure. Men love in haste but detest at leisure." – Lord Byron, Don Juan Canto XIII, 1823

"I've been having these weird thoughts lately... Like, is any of this for real ... or not?" – Sora, Kingdom Hearts

Taylor is Lirio’s Graphic Designer and Social Media Specialist, charged with maintaining continuity, innovation in design and art, and supporting product development and the Lirio site in the front and back. With social media, he expands Lirio’s online presence and relativity through content distribution and smart utilization of its platform presence. He received a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Memphis and has designed for web, print, outdoor, TV, and just about every other platform you could imagine. He’s also designed menus for restaurants all across Tennessee including BB Kings Blues Clubs, the Bon Ton Café, and the Bald Headed Bistro.

LinkedIn: LinkedIn.com/in/taylorhurdle


Fun Facts

Mac or PC: “Mac.”

Favorite artist: “My modern influences include Phantom City Creative, Dan Hipp, paperbeatsscissors, Akihiko Yoshida, and Toby Fox. My classical influences include Pieter Aertsen, Artemisia Gentileschi, Hieronymus Bosch, Peter Paul Rubens, and Albrecht Dürer.”

Favorite thing as a child: “Often I could be found repetitively drawing snowmen and skulls. I don’t really draw as many snow people anymore but I’m sure I still draw at least a hundred skulls a month.”

Special Hobbies/Interests: “I’m an avid art collector and vinyl toy collector (sans FunkoPop). I also spend a lot of time playing JRPGs, watching old Horror movies, and drawing all kinds of strange Lovecraftian things.”

Location: “Originally I’m from Memphis where I worked with the Beale St. Music Company, then I moved to Chattanooga to work with Jones Management & Check Into Cash, LLC, and now I live in Knoxville and work for the fine folks here at Lirio.”