Interview with Hootan Hamedani

Winner of Interior and Jewelry Design Awards

Award Winning Designer Hootan Hamedani shares insights


Interview with Hootan Hamedani at Tuesday 2nd of May 2017:

DL: Could you please tell us a bit about your design background and education?
HH : Master of Science (MS) in Architectural Engineering.

DL: What motivates you to design in general, why did you become a designer?
HH : That was not my choice. I was designer.

DL: Did you choose to become a designer, or you were forced to become one?
HH : That was not my choice

DL: What do you design, what type of designs do you wish to design more of?
HH : Building, sculpture and Fashion.

DL: What should young designers do to become a design legend like you?
HH : Being present.

DL: What distinguishes between a good designer and a great designer?
HH : Every good designer will be great one day.

DL: What makes a good design a really good design, how do you evaluate good design?
HH : the which flows more in present moment.

DL: What would you design and who would you design for if you had the time?
HH : The same thing.

DL: What is the dream project you haven’t yet had time to realize?
HH : What I am doing is my dream project.

DL: What is your secret recipe of success in design, what is your secret ingredient?
HH : Meditation.

DL: Who are some other design masters and legends you get inspired from?
HH : All of them.

DL: How could people improve themselves to be better designers, what did you do?
HH : They need to me more connected to the nature.

DL: If you hadn’t become a designer, what would you have done?
HH : Design anyway.

DL: How do you define design, what is design for you?
HH : Design is daily living being.

DL: Who helped you to reach these heights, who was your biggest supporter?
HH : Myself being silent.

DL: What helped you to become a great designer?
HH : Silent moment.

DL: How do you think designers should present their work?
HH : They don't need to present. They just need to design. The work will present itself.

DL: What’s your ultimate goal as a designer?
HH : The way I am going now.

DL: How does design help create a better society?
HH : Design is living being.

DL: What are you currently working on that you are especially excited about?
HH : Jewelry and fashion design.

DL: Which design projects gave you the most satisfaction, why?
HH : Each single one of them.

DL: Where do you think the design field is headed next?
HH : Any moment will lead it to its own destiny.

DL: How long does it take you to finalize a design project?
HH : One to three months.

DL: What is the role of technology when you design?
HH : New materials absolutely change the design.

DL: What is the role of the color, materials and ambient in design?
HH : It depends of type of project. limit is the sky.

DL: What do you wish people to ask about your design?
HH : They don't ask. they enjoy them.

DL: When you see a new great design or product what comes into your mind?
HH : When I am in silent mode.

DL: Who is your ideal design partner? Do you believe in co-design?
HH : No.

DL: Which people you interacted had the most influence on your design?
HH : everyone.

DL: Which books you read had the most effect on your design?
HH : Nature.

DL: How did you develop your skills as a master designer?
HH : Being more connected to inner energy.

DL: How do you feel about all the awards and recognition you had, is it hard to be famous?
HH : I appreciate the opportunities and enjoy being famous.

DL: What is your favorite color, place, food, season, thing and brand?
HH : 7 color of sun. World. All seasons.

DL: What makes your day great as a designer, how do you motivate yourself?
HH : One real and conscious breath make me happy.

DL: When you were a little child, was it obvious that you would become a great designer?
HH : Yes. I started when I was 10.

DL: What do you think about future; what do you see will happen in thousand years from now?
HH : The same thing that happened 2000 years ago and also the same as 10,000 years from now.