Rebel Radio Ep. 10: Aaron Axelrod - Let Me Do Whatever I Want
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There are two things you should know about Aaron Axelrod:
First, he says 'fuck' a lot.
Second, he’s made a career out of doing whatever the fuck he wants.
Aaron makes art — painting, sculpture, multi-media, all that good shit. He’s done art for the Dash Radio studios in Hollywood, for Coachella, for the City of Los Angeles, and a lot of others. His pitch: Hire me and let me do whatever the fuck I want. The best part? It works. In fact, it works a lot. And it's not just this ethos that has made Aaron such a desirable figure in the world of art; it's also his attention to detail, how he approaches a project once he's set to begin, and a style that's unlike anyone else in the design world.
We talked to Aaron last week about his unique perspective on the super sought-after work-life balance (hint: there is no balance), the designer's creative process, and his number one reason why spending time in the desert makes him a better artist.
Check out the newest episode of Rebel Radio with Aaron Axelrod here.
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Get at you next week!