What is the best thing that I love about my work? Improving myself
What is my idea of happiness? Happiness is an energy like everything in the universe. And certainly, we can feel this energy as much as possible by maintaining the right balance in all aspects of our life.
What is my greatest fear? A boring life…
What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? Impatience. I’m working on it.
Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? All those who follow their dreams no matter what happens or what people think about it.
What is my greatest extravagance? Wishing that one day humanity will be involved in spreading love, peace and light all around the world.
On what occasion would I lie? If necessary, I would lie to drive a Bugatti Veyron, ahahah…
What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? The administrative part.
When and where was I the happiest, in my work? In 2016, when I was in London in order to present my paintings to galleries. What an amazing experience.
If I could, what would I change about myself? I would like to be 10 cm taller.
What is my greatest achievement in work? I realized that painting, drawing or sculpting are tools to express myself but also to discover and improve myself : skills, consciousness, etc
Where would I most like to live? In a place full of gorgeous energies.
What is my most treasured possession? My health
What is my most marked characteristic? My creativity
What is my most inspirational location, in my city? A path surrounded by huge trees which leads to a castle, near my town.
What is my favorite place to eat and drink, in my city? I like to buy a sandwich or a pizza and go to eat it on a hill near the golf course. So I can enjoy my meal with a beautifull panoramic view of my town.
What books influenced my life and how? L’alchimiste by Paulo Coelho, Votre temps est infini by Fabien Olicard, L’homme qui voulait être heureux by Laurent Gounelle, Le pouvoir du moment présent by Eckhart Tolle, La Grâce by Thibault de Montaigu, Où serais-je sans toi ? by Christophe Bizon etc…They help me to expand my consciousness and transform my life experience.
You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day? Samba
Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? Batman
Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? All those who work on themselves to be better people and participate to make our world a better place.
Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? Bagdad Café (Out of Rosenheim) by Percy Adlon.
What role play stories in my life and work? Stories can have different roles : sometimes they inspire me, sometimes they are sorts of advisors because they offer lessons to me, etc.
What do the words ‘You are the storyteller of your own life’ to me? It reminds me that we are architects and builders of our lives. So, we are in control.
Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? All those who gave me the chance to display my work, customers also. And my family too.
Which people or companies would I like to work with?
Marcello Gandini – car designer
Frank Stephenson – car designer
Peter Schreyer – car designer
Achim Anscheidt – car designer
Mitja Borkert – car designer
Samuel Tomatis – designer
Neri Oxman – architect and designer
Tinker Hatfield – footwear designer
Étienne Salomé – car designer and yacht designer
Tom Van Der Bruggen – designer
What project am I looking forward to work on? Product design in general, automotive design in particular.
Where can you see me or my work?
Instagram : @william_naski
Linkedin : linkedin.com/in/william-naski-73215330
You can see me near Nantes, in France.
What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me? A real passion is an indelible imprint in the soul, you can feel it, live it, no matter how old you are or the place where you are.
Which creative professionals should Peter invite to tell their story?
Benjamin Workshop – car builder
Nelson Simoes – car designer
Julian Merrow Smith – painter
Anthony Jannarelly – car designer
Martin Chatelier – car designer
Alex et Manon – sculptors
Claire Barjolle – painter
Ernest Tsarukyan – car designer
Batiste Rémy – footwear designer
Camille Busson – teacher and car designer
How can you contact me?
Instagram : @william_naski