From the desk of: Camilla Trigano
Mar 17, 2016
Camilla Trigano is a long-time photography connoisseur. So it comes as no surprise that the selection of artists featured by WAX Poster, the fine art company she helms, are as compelling as they are beautiful. We sat down with Camilla to learn more about her business practices, and what it takes to get ahead as a creative professional.
What’s on your desk?
A cup of PG Tips (always), notebooks (too many), lots of pens!
Fill in the blank: "I don't show up at a meeting without _________."
What's on your reading list?
Laurent Gaude "The Scorta's Sun". I read it but love it so much I want to read it again.
What’s in your bag/always on your person?
My Ictyane lip balm that I buy in France, some sort of sour candy and some Clarins Baume Eclair Beaute for a quick fix in the middle of the day.
I'm a true believer in... / Major skeptic about...
My proudest accomplishment is... / The next goal on the horizon is...
Horseback riding again/Doing a jumping competition, again
Favorite books... / Can't wait to read...
Laurent Gaude/Submission by Michel Houellebecq
Constantly craving... / Don't see the appeal of...
Skills mastered... / I can't quite get the hang of...
Describe the creative space at your company:
Organized and disorganized
What are your design inspirations?
How does one tap into their creative side?
What’s the motto/life philosophy/advice you live by?
Stay true to yourself, listen to your gut feeling most of all
What is your favorite aspect of the job you do?
Meeting people, exploring possibilities
The paper product I can’t live without is ____ and I use it to _____.
Notebooks, I use it for everything and I keep them forever
Share an insight on your life or life in general that you’ve discovered:
Don't take anything for granted
What is a quote that inspires you:
“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” ― William Faulkner
How does your brand convey its unique personality?
By not listening to what other people are doing
Branding is __________.
Describe a typical day at work:
The beauty of what I do is that there is no typical day
What is the best professional lesson you’ve ever learned?
Never assume anything
Tell us about your latest printed project:
Two posters with photographer Joseph Szabo, "Priscilla" and "The Kiss".
What was the inspiration behind this project?
We have always loved Joseph's work and really wanted to make a poster of "Priscilla" because it is such an iconic image
How often do you use printed goods to promote your business? What's the response like to these printed goods?
People love our posters and packaging.
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