This month we welcome back California-based illustrator Daren Thomas Magee. In regards to Intention, Daren says, "I rarely intend to do much of anything. I think my intuition plays a large role in what I do. If I think about it too much, I get in my head, and nothing gets done."
For a little more about Daren, here's a short Q&A!
Where is home for you?
What is your definition of a successful life?
A clear mind.
Describe your perfect day.
A long run. A hot coffee. A few hours creating. Quality time with family.
How did you get into design?
I was fed up with boring, unfulfilling 9 to 5’s so I started putting all my energy into creating until it turned into a job without the 9 to 5!
Where do you find inspiration?
All around me. It's hard not to be inspired by existence.
What's your dream design project?
Which designers or thinkers influence/inspire you?
Terrence McKenna and his willingness to explore the depths of his conscience has been an inspiration to me for a long time.
What was the inspiration behind this design?
Present is the most important thing in order to have a happy life. There is no past or future. There is only now.
At the moment, what is your favorite…
Song: ‘Apana’ - East Forest
Quote: “You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.” -Alan Watts
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