David Ostrowski wearing the Gio gilet no.002. He is an artist living in Cologne, Germany.
What is good design?
Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona Pavilion, Marcel Breuer's Thonet Freischwinger and Christian Louboutin.
Where do you find good design?
I don’t joke around: at Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion.
Who are your ideal guests?
My family or Adam Sandler.
What do you collect?
Arthouse DVD films, which I will never watch. Otherwise I swap art with my colleagues.
Can you recommend an arthouse film?
C’était un rendez-vous by Claude Lelouch.
Can you share with us a fun game?
Connect 4, it’s the only game I have ever won.
What are you wearing?
I wear the same uniform everyday. A Cotton shirt and cotton pants in either navy or dark green.
Can you share some habits or rituals?
Washing my hands for 20 seconds as soon as I get home.
What is your perfect meal?
Jewish Penicillin (Chicken Soup).
What takes you to cloud 9?
I just bought the iCloud this year, so it will probably take a while for Cloud 9.
What is dear to your heart: person, place or thing?
At night watching TV in bed.
What do you treasure most in your neighborhood or city?
Every day my son and I go to the ‘Kap’ which is a skatepark on our street. We watch skaters being cool and I hope my son doesn’t break his bones.
What does your house smell like?
There’s a warm scent of love in the air, unless laundry or the dishes have not been taken care of.
What does your house sound like?
We live by the Rhine river and at home we listen to music around the clock - "Alle meine Entchen".
Do you have a soundtrack to your life?
Do you have a mantra during this time?
Who do you find an iconic person?
Adriano Celentano because he just got it.
Where do you imagine you would find your doppelgänger?
In any Jewish quarter of this world.
Who or what is most difficult to find in contemporary culture?
Who or what do you find most exciting in contemporary culture?
What was your last download?
What do you reserve for Sundays?
Working in my studio.
What are you working on at the moment?
Trying to eat less sugar and meat.