I'm a 29 years old art director and visual designer at SHIFTBRAIN in Japan
I learned graphic design while learning economics and management at the university. And I have worked web industry for 6 years. I love movies and music. Many inspiration from them.
10 questions for Keitaro Suzuki:
What did you do before becoming a designer/developer?
I learned graphic design while learning economics and management at the university.
Where do you turn for inspiration?
Basically, from my RSS managed Feedly.
Which are your favorite studios, designers or agencies?
-favorite agencies W+K, AKQA -favorite studios Fantasy interactive, Hello Monday, Kinetic Singapole -favorite designers Universal Everything, Christophe Huet
Who do you side with: Team Mac or Team PC?
Is your city a good place for designers?
Maybe good place!
Which technologies are you excited about?
I'm excited about physical computing technologies.
How many hours do you work each week?
About 50~60 hours.
Do you listen to music while you work? Describe your playlist.
We listen to music out loud at work and I very rarely get to DJ. But my set would be what some might call an eclectic mix - David Bowie of course. Depeche Mode is another headliner. Metronomy. Joy Division. Queen. Brian Eno. 2 Door Cinema Club. Nine Inch Nails. Daft Punk. Pixies. Justice. Nirvana. Talking heads. Soundgarden. The Cure.
What is your favorite book?
I like Japanese novels of Haruki Murakami, Keigo Higashino, Miyuki Miyabe.
What is your favorite sport?
I like sports in general, especially swimming and tennis, ultimate.