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Interview with Naoya Matsumoto

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Editor Frank Scott (FS) from DesignPRWire has interviewed designer Naoya Matsumoto (NM) for A’ Design Awards and Competition. You can access the full profile of Naoya Matsumoto by clicking here.

Interview with Naoya Matsumoto at Sunday 1st of December 2013
Naoya Matsumoto
FS: Could you please tell us more about your art and design background? What made you become an artist/designer? Have you always wanted to be a designer?
NM: For the imagination of the place of communication.

FS: Can you tell us more about your company / design studio?
NM: I have worked extensively in the interior design axis.

FS: What is "design" for you?
NM: Communication

FS: What is your most favorite design, could you please tell more about it?
NM: Bar. The fun is that you talk into the sauce.

FS: What was the first thing you designed for a company?
NM: Japanese food restaurant

FS: What is your favorite material / platform / technology?
NM: Natural materials

FS: When do you feel the most creative?
NM: When you are drinking

FS: Which aspects of a design do you focus more during designing?
NM: When sketching

FS: What kind of emotions do you feel when you design?
NM: People's surprise and joy are imagined.

FS: What kind of emotions do you feel when your designs are realized?
NM: Joy

FS: What makes a design successful?
NM: A daily pile.

FS: When judging a design as good or bad, which aspects do you consider first?
NM: Only the main point is considered thoroughly.

FS: From your point of view, what are the responsibilities of a designer for society and environment?
NM: It considers that it is continuable.

FS: How do you think the "design field" is evolving? What is the future of design?
NM: The world should be built by communication.

FS: When was your last exhibition and where was it? And when do you want to hold your next exhibition?
NM: 2012 Tokyo designer's week. I would like to exhibit next by a Milan Salone Internazionale del Mobile.

FS: Where does the design inspiration for your works come from? How do you feed your creativity? What are your sources of inspirations?
NM: Memory at the time of a child

FS: How would you describe your design style? What made you explore more this style and what are the main characteristics of your style? What's your approach to design?
NM: Daily observation

FS: Where do you live? Do you feel the cultural heritage of your country affects your designs? What are the pros and cons during designing as a result of living in your country?
NM: from Japan. The situation which is in sight just because it is in Japan is expressed for itself.

FS: How do you work with companies?
NM: It is always different.

FS: What are 5 of your favorite design items at home?
NM: A chair, a table, a clock, a flower vase, a plate

FS: Could you please share some pearls of wisdom for young designers? What are your suggestions to young, up and coming designers?
NM: Please act anyhow. If it does not move, nothing will start.

FS: Which tools do you use during design? What is inside your toolbox? Such as software, application, hardware, books, sources of inspiration etc.?
NM: Things are thought over by the river side.

FS: Designing can sometimes be a really time consuming task, how do you manage your time?
NM: The project is always gone on finely [ simultaneous ].

FS: How long does it take to design an object from beginning to end?
NM: It changes with housings.

FS: What was your most important job experience?
NM: The construction design of the wedding hall in Hyatt Regency Osaka

FS: Who are some of your clients?
NM: There are many individual owners.

FS: What type of design work do you enjoy the most and why?
NM: All the space designs are their favorite.

FS: What are your future plans? What is next for you?
NM: I want to conduct a communication I'm thinking of the world.

FS: Do you work as a team, or do you develop your designs yourself?
NM: I am the representative.

FS: How can people contact you?
NM: email/ naoya@naoyamatsumoto.com


FS: Thank you for providing us with this opportunity to interview you.

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