Question: What drew you to illustration/design? Martha: I´ve always wanted to do it. If I had known the term "illustrator" when I was five, I probably would have said at that time already that I want to become one. Question: Do you have any formal design training? Martha: No, I studied graphic design. Question: Where do you live? Martha: In Berlin. Question: Can you describe your studio for me? Martha: Untidy, when I am at work and tidy when I am done. Question: What is your biggest inspiration? Martha: Animals. Question: How do you get the best ideas? Martha: I don´t have a specific place or time. The ideas just come to me. Question: What technique do you use? Martha: I cut different papers with the cutter. Question: Tell us about a favorite project you have recently completed. Martha: The illustrations for the magazine "Eltern" (Parents) was my first bigger job. Question: What would be your dream job/Commission? Martha: I want to do many things, it should always be diversified. Question: Who are your illustration heroes? Martha: I like Nikki McClure a lot. Question: Do you keep a sketchbook? Martha: Yes, of course. Question: What are your hobbies? Martha: I like playing Doppelkopf and traveling. Question: If you were not an illustrator, what would you be? Martha: I don´t have a clue. It´s just the only thing I always wanted to be. Question: Who would you like to meet? Martha: Nobody particular. I simply like meeting people. If I could choose, I would like to end up in a room with lots of people drawing. Question: If you could travel back in time, where would you go to? Martha: I quite enjoy the time I live in now. Question: What kind of music do you listen to? Martha: Electronic music. Question: What is the funniest thing you have ever done? Martha: I don´t know where to start. Most things derived from the situation and are hard to retell. Question: If you won the lottery, would you still work as illustrator? Martha: DEFINITELY! Question: Do you collect anything? Martha: No. Question: Do you have a favorite game? Martha: Doppelkopf and Boardgames.
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