Monika Mockute of Axent Studio
What led you to become an interior designer?
Problem solving, experimentation and creation of something not done or seen before, social aspect in terms of being able to correctly identify the client’s visions, and of course excitement of project realization – seeing something you might have worked on for years becoming real!
What is your favorite aspect of being an interior designer?
Being able to merge creativity and practical thinking. Even more importantly than the aesthetics, the interior has to function fluently, meaning that logic and understanding of the end user’s behavior are the essential aspects in the design process.
What have you learned the most from your career in interior design?
Daily life is your best lesson and source of information. Constant observation of the environment and people is a key in understanding the behavior and the needs of the society. This is crucial in order to become a socially and culturally responsive designer.
What tips and ideas do you have for other’s who would like to be interior designers?
Find your own style that you are truly passionate about. Yes, the designer has to be flexible according to the client and the project, however likewise the designer should have an identity. Also don’t forget to share your passion with others, because that is how you meet like-minded individuals and together come up with best ideas.
What are your favorite features of being an interior designer?
Traveling and the social interaction makes interior design profession really fun. Meeting new people and exchanging ideas truly broadens your knowledge and opens up your perspectives.
What is at the heart of your career in interior design that you want your clients to take home?
Axent Studio focuses on designing the experience and creating personal interaction with the space. We aim to offer an emotional wellbeing: a unique identity which takes beyond the ordinary, and creates an ever lasting memory.
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