Tuesday, September 28, 2010

dan matutina

I chanced upon his website while surfing the internet and was blown away by his amazing work! He enjoys working with shapes, is inspired by folklore, and starts his day early. Check out the organized space of designer/illustrator Dan Matutina at the Idea!s office. :)

I LOVE his Bakunawa piece!!!

Dan Matutina
(Quezon City, Philippines)

Occupation: Designer / Illustrator

Website: http://twistedfork.me/

Favorite toy as a child: Ninja Turtles action figure

Favorite toy now: Phone, Starcraft & World of Warcraft

Turn-ons: Good vibes + coffe & tea

Turn-offs: Bad vibes

What are 5 things that inspire you right now? People I work with, family, friends, the internet, books

Top 5 movies:
Robert Benigni's Life is Beautiful
Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai
Akira Kurosawa's Rashomon
Mike De Leon's Kisapmata
Lord of the Rings Trilogy

Top 3 books:
Bruno Munari's Design as Art
Isabel Allende's Stories of Eva Luna
Mark Haddon's Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time

Music you listen to: All kinds, but right now I like chiptune & electronic

5 Favorite websites: Grain Edit, It's Nice That, But Does it Float, Net Driver, & Engadget

When you're not busy with work, what do you do in your free time? Play games, coffee, travel

If you were to choose a different job, what would it be? I would either be a cook or a scientist. Hahaha.

If you can have any super power, what would it be? Teleportation. Bamf!

What is the biggest problem of the world right now? Apathy

What do you think is the solution? Optimism :)

What's the most important life lesson you've learned so far? There's always hope. :)

Most inspiring statement/moment (heard/said/read): Be brave right through and leave for the unknown!

Monday, September 27, 2010


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