Hakuna Matata with Ben
Job title: Design Manager
I head up the design department, which means I…
• Take pride in training up Jess, our Junior Designer
• Help out Martin when two heads are better than one
• Constantly look for ways to improve our way of working
• Try to be the cool-headed problem-solver in the face of panic and turmoil
• Can’t make your logo any bigger than it already is!
Humming to songs I don’t even like
Choosing the right time to make a joke
Saying no to junk food
Wearing blue shirts 4 out of 5 days a week
What is your favourite thing about Talk To Media?
The new capuccino machine. Mmmm, frothy goodness.
What would you do if you won the lottery?
Have a home movie theatre, beside my basketball court (at my other house… in Tuscany)
What was the last thing you watched on TV?
‘Nobel’ – a Netflix drama series about a Norwegian special forces. Pretty good so far!
What was the last gift you gave to someone?
An LP of the Stranger Things soundtrack. Amazing cover artwork.
What inspires you in three words (or less)?
New. York. City.
Would you rather cook or get a take away meal?
How would you describe pizza to someone who doesn’t know what it is?
Italian food that Italians probably never eat
What’s one of the most interesting thoughts/ideas you have ever had?
If you want to look into the past, simply look at the stars. The speed of light is such that if a star were to explode, depending on how far away it is, we could still see it for thousands of years! Science!
What are you looking forward to?
Going to America again one day
Who is your favourite person?
Anthony Hopkins. Wait, this is excluding mums right?
When is your favourite time of the year?
What year would you time travel to and why?
The year 4999 – that’ll be one heck of a new year’s eve
Night in or night out?
Night in. Beer, food, film.
If you won an eating competition, what food would you be eating?
Char Siu Bao – those Chinese pork steamed buns
What is your favourite thing to do at the weekend?
The weekend feels wasted if I don’t… go the gym, learn something, read something, watch something and enjoy a tasty beer.
If you only had 3 things you could do for the rest of your life what would they be?
Reading, drawing, drinking Franziskaner Wheat Beer
Describe your life using film titles
The Big Lebowski
If you have/had a pet, how would they describe you?
Impulsive, firm but fair