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Office tale of Bruno Suraski, industrial Designer

Office tale of Bruno Suraski, industrial Designer

Published by Leonardo Calcagno

Who are you?
I’m an Industrial Designer who’s really passionate about Design. I’m obsessive, observant, ironic and a bad dancer.

Your current job:
Last year, I decided to make a turn in my line of work as an independent designer and focus on furniture design, with my own brand as the final goal.

In which city are you located?
I work at my home studio that’s located in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

A word to define what kind of worker you are

What tools are essential to your life?
My sketchbook, grayscale pens and 3D Software (Rhino, Luxology Modo and Alias Surface)

What does your office space look like?
Increasingly chaotic as the days go by. But always very comfortable, with lots of scattered papers and different drawing tools. Music always playing.

What kind of music do you listen when you are working?
I love music, so I’m always trying to find new stuff. But lately I’ve been listening to some Underworld, Poolside, and weather/mood related mixtapes.

Do you have a way to organize your day to maximize your work?
I spend a lot of time visiting different suppliers, clients and workshops. Whenever I can, I do these things together in order to savetime and then work the rest of the day at the studio.

What tips would you give to improve productivity?
Sleep well. Take procrastination as your professional enemy.

You’re better than your colleagues to
I choose to work on projects which I’m really interested in. That way, becoming obsessed about them turns into something enjoyable and productive. Usually this kind of obsessions helps me come up with a better product.

What is the best advice anyone has given you? 
“Take your pleasure seriously” Ch. Eames

What is your best tip for saving time?
Be honest. You’ll save a lot of time and energy.

What is your routine start and end of the day?
In the morning I drink my coffee while reading the news, put some music on and start my  workday. It’s never the same routine after breakfast. I always try to end my day sitting in the garden enjoying some good music and a Gin&Tonic.

Aside from your computer and your phone, what gadget can you not you go without? 
My drawing kit and my headphones.