FEATURED ARTIST: Interview with Netherlands Artist, Mohamed Samir

We are happy to have, Mohamed Samir, as our Featured Artist, he may not think Graphic Design is an Art Form, but lucky for him We Do, and are here to present to you the artist behind the art, ENJOY!

Find Mohamed: Instagram – @mohamedsamirdesign / Behance

How old are you?

Where are you from?
Egyptian, living in The Netherlands

How long have you been an artist? What is your specialty?Where do u find inspiration?
Since I discovered I have a talent I think five years old.
But What I am doing now is Design which is different from art. I started doing design since 2009.

Do you have a job in the art industry? If So, what’s one thing you don’t like about it? If no, where would your dream job be? 
Well, If you mean the creative industry, so yes I am a Senior Designer and I worked in three different continents since I started.

Do you have a favorite Artist?
Well, I appreciate alot of pieces from different artists . But I usually find art when I look around from the details on the butterfly wings to the structured randomness of the huge mountains.

What is one accomplishment you’ve had in your life? Does not need to be art related.
I am trying to build an identity for the design coming from the Middle East region. this is my main goal.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years? 10 years? 20 years?
Following my dream.


How is one way you make money with your art?
I do not make money through art. But I do money through my job which is graphic design.

If you could go anywhere in the world where would it be and why?
I wish I can visit everywhere in the world. I want to experience all the human being cultures and see the beautiful nature of our planet earth.

What is your favorite brand of art supply? Whether it’s a brand of pencils or brand of camera or software
I use Adobe Creative suite most of the time.

Any advice for young artists?
Yes, Test different things at the beginning. Know your strengths points and focus on them. No one is a perfect artist or designer, but you should find your own thing.


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