LUCA DI BATTISTA
“I’m a graphic designer with illustrator’s aspiration.
I started few time ago to illustrate with perseverance (almost one year),
but I always spent a lot of my time with the drawing, colors and magazine.
One year ago I decided to give consistency to my illustration.”
THREE WORDS TO DESCRIBE YOUR WORK?
WHAT DOES DESIGN MEAN FOR YOU?
“Solving problems, but doing it with style and smartness.”
HOW DOES YOUR WORKSPACE LOOK LIKE?
“I know how I would like it: ordered, essential, giant;
and I know how it looks like: complete the opposite.
But I have enough space to contain my macbook pro + 22” monitor + cintiq.
I realized over time that the space for me is never enough.”
WHAT KIND OF MUSIC DO YOU USUALLY LISTEN WHEN YOU WORK?
“The music is really important for me regardless of my work,
I listen an album until I’ll sick of and as someone said before me: if it doesn’t sick me they
are the Beatles.
Wow / Verdena since one month is my daily loop.
My actually playlist also includes:
Oversteps – Autechre
Essential – Charlie Parker
Heros – D. Bowie
Koi no Yokan – Deftones
Malevic – Malevic
Les Revenants – Mogwai
Good – Morphine
Year Zero – NIN
Memorial – Russian Circles
The Complete Riverside – Wes Montgomery
Wow – Verdena (from one month is my daily loop)”
WHAT’S THE BEST PERSONAL ADVICE YOU CAN SHARE WITH US IN ORDER TO BE MORE CREATIVE?
“For me is essential “be in moving”, you can work at home if you are a freelance but
do not lose touch with people, give yourself breaks from time to time. You have a wide
selection of places that could help you to think, for me is the supermarket, fruit and
But the point is: find your way, if you learn to work on yourself, everything becomes even
more fun because everything becomes a discovery. Happiness is the key.”
LUCA DI BATTISTA