AR: Simple and effective. I just wish my creations live and find their place in your home, sweet home.
CH.89: Where do you draw your inspiration from?
AR: I find my inspiration from everything around me every day.
CH.89: Can you talk a little bit about what your creative thought process is like when starting a new project/ piece of artwork?
AR: Usually, all starts with a desire, a personal need. Once the target subject, I begin, I start by looking at what is around me and the first drawings arrive. And the project is under way.
CH.89: Is there anything in particular that you would want people to take from your artwork?
AR: I just wish people would take pleasure with my creations.
CH.89: Can you talk a little bit about your lifestyle as an artist and what that is like?
AR: An ordinary life. Nothing extraordinary, except that I am master of my day.
CH.89: When starting out an artistic task, do you think it is better to have a particular direction/set plan guiding your way? Or, is it better to act on impulse and go from there?
CH.89: What is one major lesson you’ve learned as an artist thus far?
AR: Work and let go.
CH.89: Do you regard personal style & taste to be of highest importance?
AR: Yes, that is what differentiates us from others.
CH.89: What do you consider to be the hardest thing about being an artist?
AR: The lack of time.
CH.89: What is one thing you love about being an artist?
AR: Do as I please
CH.89: Is there anyone in particular, any artist’s that inspire you in any way?
AR: No one in particular. I like a lot Japanese design for its clean, minimalist side and Nordic design for its clean lines and warmth.
CH.89: What do you think of technology in terms of being a useful tool for artists today?
AR: Yes, technology is important because design evolves therewith. But I think it important to reconnect with traditional manufacturing techniques as they give extra sensitivity to the object created. Particularly wood, a material that I love.
CH.89: Do you think being an artist allows you to view the world differently from those who don’t follow creative paths?
AR: It probably brings a different look to the outside world.
CH.89: Do you enjoy traveling? If so, do you have a favorite city?
AR: Yes, I love to travel. I still have a lot to see but I love London
CH.89: Do you have a favorite author or book?
AR: Not really
CH.89: Any future goals or plans for your artwork?
AR: I simply want to continue to do what I love.
CH.89: What does being an artist mean to you?
AR: Good question. We are all artists, the difference is only the way people perceive us.
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