What is your specialty?
designing apparel and clothes
Where can we view your portfolio online?
What made you interested in design?
global street fashion and culture
What has been your professional career path?
i m a designer at evilarmy clothing for about 6 years now and have been freelancing for some indie brands from united states, england and indie bands
Have you received any awards for your work in the field of design?
i've seen hundred of people in Indonesia (my country) wearing shirts with my design in it, that's my best award
What is your motivation? What makes you get up in the mornings?
my responsibility to satisfy my clients
How would you define your design style?
music, street and mayhem
How do you promote and move your work?
by networking, mouth to mouth promotion, and by showing all my past works to the new clients
In which new areas would you like to experiment?
business and marketing
Shapes, color, concept: where do you usually begin when conceiving a design?
concept and ideas
What are your sources for documentation and to generate ideas?
music, cd's artwork,80's b-movies, environment and the people involved in
Which festivals or awards in your field do you find most interesting?
my goal is to make a design that people gonna wear and buy it proudly.it's all about business
What is your favourite type of customer?
smart, have a solid vision, communicative but any customer is a king, so i treat them all specially
To a certain point, is copying justifiable?
taking the essence of something and rebuild it with our own imagination and signature is valid, but copying is not
List some things you dislike seeing in design.
anything related to drugs
Do you believe the newer generations are better at designing?
they have to, its a good whip to see the newer are better and make me work harder
With which type of client would you decline in working for?
who doesn't know the process of the works and doesnt willing to pay for what its worth for
How do you calculate budgets for a design project?
deadlines, technique levels, but its very negotiable
Which professionals in your field -contemporary or past- do you most admire?
Which software applications do you most utilize in your work?
coreldraw x3, adobe photoshop cs3
Up to what point do your designs reflect your personality?
depends on the client's demand