Shawn Young (Fredericksburg, VA | November 19, 2018)
November 19, 2018. Photo by Mats Jerndal.


I'm a graphic designer and writer based in Virginia Beach, Virginia. This site contains information about my work, side interests and background, as well as ways to contact me.

What's New?

As of Winter 2019, I'm doing web and graphic design on a freelance basis. My podcast, Yo! What's up!, is available on Apple Podcasts and iTunes. I also have a newsletter called Roughing It, which you can subscribe to below. The book by former Waikiki beachboy Barry Napoleon, which I published last year, is still available on I've also been Instagramming sunrises from Virginia Beach.

You can contact me if you are interested in design services, and see what I'm up to on a somewhat occasional basis on my personal Instagram account. See below for other contact info and how to get in touch.

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