27 QUESTIONS

1
WHY ARE YOU AN ILLUSTRATOR?
BECAUSE IT IS THE BEST WAY TO TELL MY STORY AT THE MOMENT.
PLUS IT IS THE ONLY THING I HAVE FULL CONTROL OVER
AND IT IS MY FAVOURITE THING TO DO.


2
WHAT STORY DO YOU HAVE TO TELL?
NURTURE YOUR INTERESTS CONSISTENTLY AND
YOU WILL BECOME INTERESTING OVER TIME.

3
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE COLOR?
MIDNIGHT BLUE.

4
WHAT IS YOUR BACKGROUND?
I HAVE A DEGREE IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN.

I HAVE 15 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE WORKING AS A CREATIVE DIRECTOR AT VARIOUS AGENCIES.

5
DO YOU STILL DESIGN PRODUCTS?
ONLY SOMETIMES IF THE JOB IS INTERESTING.
I LIKE DOING IT BUT I WANT TO FOCUS ON ILLUSTRATION NOW.

6
FAVOURITE PLACE YOU HAVE BEEN LATELY?
MOAB UTAH - IT IS ABSOLUTELY STUNNING.

7
WHAT LANGUAGES DO YOU SPEAK?
ENGLISH - DUTCH - SURINAMESE - SOME ITALIAN

8
BEST FOOD IN THE WORLD?
ITALIAN BECAUSE OF THE SIMPLICITY.
AND SURINAMESE BECAUSE THERE IS NOTHING LIKE MY MOM'S FOOD.

9
WHAT ELSE CAN YOU DO PROFESSIONALLY?
GRAPHIC DESIGN - INDUSTRIAL DESIGN - PHOTOGRAPHY.

10
FAVOURITE CAR EVER?
MCLAREN F1.

11
P1, LAFERRARI OR 918?
918 - THE DESTROYER.

12
LIVE IN THE CITY OR LIVE IN THE COUNTRY?
I AM A RURAL COUNTRY KIND OF GUY.
BUT I ALWAYS COME BACK TO THE CITY TO SEE WHAT'S NEW.

13
WHAT DO YOU LISTEN TO MOST AT THE MOMENT?
CHRIS STAPLETON - A COUNTRY SINGER.

14
WHAT DID YOU BUILD WITH YOUR OWN HANDS THAT YOU ARE MOST PROUD OF?
MY OIL DRUM BARBEQUE. IT IS THE BEST BARBECUE EVER.

15
FAVOURITE FLOWERS?
TULIPS.

16
WHAT DO YOU CARRY WITH YOU EVERY DAY?
MY MACBOOK AIR - IPHONE - MOLESKINE - PENTEL BLACK MARKER - WACOM INTUOS TABLET - SUNGLASSES - EUROPEAN ID - AMERICAN EXPRESS.

17
WHAT DO YOU HATE MOST IN THE WORLD?
MEDIOCRITY AND PROSECCO.

18
WHAT ARE YOU STUDYING RIGHT NOW?
FLYING PLANES - ITALIAN - GENERAL PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT.

19
WHAT IS YOUR BEST HABIT?
LISTENING TO AUDIOBOOKS AND PODCASTS ON THE GO.

20
WORST HABIT?
STAYING UP LATE.

21
WHAT SPORTS DO YOU WATCH IF ANY?
NFL FOOTBALL AND NBA BASKETBALL.

22
WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO YOUR 20-YEAR OLD SELF?
I DO NOT FUCK WITH THE TIME SPACE CONTINUUM. SO NOTHING.

23
WHAT BOOK SHOULD EVERYBODY READ?
START WITH WHY BY SIMON SINEK.

24
WHAT CHARITY DO YOU RUN OR PLAN TO RUN IN THE FUTURE?
TEACHING KIDS ABOUT SUCCESS PRINCIPLES, MONEY AND LOVE.

25
WHAT CAREER WOULD YOU PICK IF YOU HAD ANOTHER LIFE IN AN ALTERNATE UNIVERSE?
FLY BUSHPLANES FOR FLYING DOCTORS IN REMOTE LOCATIONS.

26
WHAT DO YOU LOVE MOST ABOUT YOUR JOB?
THAT I CAN DO IT ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD WITH JUST MY LAPTOP.

27
WHAT IS YOUR SPIRIT ANIMAL?
THE LION.

ANYTHING YOU WANT TO ADD TO THIS INTERVIEW?
LISTEN TO MY PODCAST WITH THE SELF HELP HIPSTER.

 

 

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