Office tale of Sebastien Vasquez, freelance graphic designer and art director

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Who are you :
I am a Graphic Designer and Art Director, among other things.

Your current job :
I recently graduated from Forsbergs School of Design and Advertising in Stockholm.
I am currently self employed and on the lookout for freelance work.

In which city are you located?
I am located in Stockholm, Sweden

A word to define what kind of worker you are :
Consequential.

What tools are essential to your life (app, software, etc..)
The usual adobe software is essential to my profession.

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What does your office space look like?
Well, since I don’t really have an official office yet I do most of my work from home. I then usually sit and work from this spot. It has a lot of sunlight, fresh air and a mini garden which I find pretty relaxing.

What kind of music do you listen when you are working ?
I obviously depends on the situation but a lot of jazz or jazz-influenced music.

Do you have a way to organize your day to maximize your work ?
I don’t think I have any special method or so but maybe if you kind of dissect and analyze your work for the day, divide it up to smaller steps which you then put separate deadlines for throughout the day.

What tips would you give to improve productivity ?
Don’t work too monotonous. Try to think of new ways to approach problems and execute solutions.

You're better than your colleagues to :
Being skeptical.

What is the best advice anyone has given you ?
Keep an open mind. Always ask why.

What is your best tip for saving time ?
I would probably say that planning and organizing saves time. Unfortunately I don’t really like planning more than I need to, nor do I like the concept of “saving” time.

What is your routine start and end of the day ?
I try to stay away from too much routine if possible. But as a lot of people I like to start off my mornings pretty quick and end my nights at a more relaxed pace.

Aside from your computer and your phone, what gadget can you not you go without?
My bicycle. Most effective way to get around for so many reasons.