For HCI’s first ever Feature Friday (#featurefriday @hamagami_carroll), we interviewed Art Director Alan Luong. We are however, still wondering why co-Partner Justin Carroll thought he was on acid during his interview.

What’s your favorite movie?

Rush Hour

Favorite TV show that’s currently on?

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver


American Vandal

What’s your favorite local food?

Chego! and Pizzanista. I love intense flavors.

Favorite song?

Frank Ocean

Favorite desk item?

My ‘hot sauce & sodium station’.

What’s your favorite color?


Best way to de-stress?

Sade – By Your Side

Favorite spot in LA?

My couch in front of TV

What are you listening to right now?

Right now, right now? David Chang podcast ft. David Choe. It’s intense.

Last photograph you took?

Don’t remember. I just do IG Stories now.

Three people alive or dead that you would like to have dinner with?

The original Iron Chefs

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

When you laugh at something for no reason so much that can’t stop and end up crying.

Which words or phrases do you most overuse?


Who are your heroes in real life?

(My) Parents

If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what would it be?

Everyone’s memories

What is your most marked characteristic?

Oui says I have a high tolerance for embarrassment.

How long have you lived in LA?

My whole life.

Where are you from?


What do you most value in your friends?

“They nice af.” Is what everyone says.