Who are you :
My name is Stefan Mayer. Co-Founder of Seite Zwei – Bureau für Design.
Your current job :
Graphic Designer and Art Director
In which city are you located?
We are based in Vienna, Austria.
A word to define what kind of worker you are :
Passionate, concept-driven and playful.
What tools are essential to your life (app, software, etc..)
My brain and the Adobe CS tools.
What does your office space look like?
The organized chaos, open and bright.
What kind of music do you listen when you are working ?
Depends on my mood.
Do you have a way to organize your day to maximize your work ?
We are working with a project management tool which helps us to get through the day.
What tips would you give to improve productivity ?
See every project as a journey. Every journey has its planned parts and it’s unpredictable parts. Do not avoid the unpredictable parts. Those are the parts that makes your project full of life. But always stick to the plan you made before starting the project.
You’re better than your colleagues to :
Start a discussion about graphic design.
What is the best advice anyone has given you ?
Just be yourself.
What is your best tip for saving time ?
Try to work focussed. One by one. You are a lot slower when you are doing things at the same time trying to save time. But that isn’t working.
What is your routine start and end of the day ?
Coffee in, Coffee out.
Aside from your computer and your phone, what gadget can you not you go without?
Pen and Paper.