"I decided to go to school for advertising and graphic design. That was what I was gonna do but acting is that thing, it's like a splinter in your mind and you can't get rid of it. So I decided to move to L.A. a few years ago and it just snowballed into this thing called 'The Hunger Games.'"
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."Dayo Okeniyi on Steve Jobs
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."Dayo Okeniyi on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."Dayo Okeniyi on Robert Frost
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."Dayo Okeniyi on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."Dayo Okeniyi on Erma Bombeck
"I was born to a Nigerian dad and a Kenyan mom, and coming to the States was really academic."