Keitaro Suzuki

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?

    Team Mac.

  • 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.