Who are you :
I’m Marc Thomasset, I work under the acronym of TM™. Concept provider, graphic designer, maker. Oh, and book and typography lover.
Your current job :
I’m an Art Director, Graphic Designer and novice Designer.
A word to define what kind of worker you are :
Like most Art Directors and Graphic Designers, I’m a bit obsessive.
What tools are essential to your life (app, software, etc..)
Eyes, hands and brain (from time to time) and all the tools that link them to the work I produce.
What does your office space look like?
A mix of old and new, with little hearts cut out in color paper that my daughter made for me.
What kind of music do you listen when you are working ?
It changes all the time. I recently visited a train museum which had an original Trans-Europe Express on display. After seeing it, I have been listening to the Kraftwerk’s song compulsively for a few days.
Do you have a way to organize your day to maximize your work ?
Working way too much and too late. So “no” would be the answer, I’m afraid.
What tips would you give to improve productivity ?
You’re better than your colleagues to :
What is the best advice anyone has given you ?
Keep it simple.
What is your best tip for saving time ?
Avoid meetings if they are not absolutely necessary. Start with sketches before going for the computer. Take a stroll from time to time.
What is your routine start and end of the day ?
Tea in the morning, reading at the end of the day.
Aside from your computer and your phone, what gadget can you not go without?