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A minute with Axel Savvides Graphic/advertising designer


Where do you live and with whom?
I live In Nicosia, but now I’m enjoying time In a cosy apartment apartment in Larnaca for few days

What did you have for breakfast?
I had an English breakfast today, just wanted to have a special morning. Usually, I don’t have much time to make breakfast

Describe your perfect day
At the age of 38, I guess for me it is to finish work early or not work at all that day. Wake up late. Enjoy a hot bath, cook something special, go for a long walk with a friend to my favourite park. End my night with some wine and a good movie.

Best book ever read? Why?
I’m not a book lover. I am a multitasking person, so I need to watch and hear, to be able to do a lot of stuff simultaneously

Best childhood memory
That’s a difficult one. I have many beautiful memories as a child. Maybe the day I got my first bicycle. Freedooommm

What is always in your fridge?
Mostly the basics. Water, some fruit and food leftovers.

What music are you listening to in the car at the moment?
I love electronic music. Mostly vocal and uplifting trance.

What’s your spirit animal? And why
For sure a cat. Serious but funny. Clever but also silly. Free spirit and an adventure seeker. Also my brother calls me cat. Childhood nickname.

What are you most proud of?
My biggest achievement is my success and recognition in the design industry. It wasn’t an easy journey, so I am so proud of myself.

What movie scene has really stayed with you? And why
The opening of the movie Scream. When the killer says ‘Hello Sindy’. My friends and I still use that as a joke.
If you could pick anyone at all (alive or dead) to go out for the evening with, who would it be?
One of my favourite DJs, Avicii. He is not alive but, I’m a huge fan of his work. I believe he was a music genius.

If you could time travel when/where would you go?
Back to my early 20s. Best period of my life. My golden age.

What is your greatest fear?
Losing myself. It’s very important that the kid inside me stays alive.

What would you say to your 18-year-old self?
Don’t be afraid to share your artwork with the world. It will change your life.
Name the one thing that would stop you dating someone

If the world is ending in 24 hours what would you do?
Enjoy the last hours to the maximum. No need to panic. It will happen anyway.

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