Interview with Mads Berg

Welcome Mads Berg today: He is an illustrator living and working in Denmark. His artworks – although it must be said that Berg doesn’t see himself as an artists – are a modern interpretation of Art Deco motifs, a design style from the 1920s to 1940s.

In our interview you can read more about Mads Berg and his work and life.

Why and when did you start making art?
Still hoping it will happen soon 😉  I see myself more as a craftsman

What kind of art do you make?
I try to extract the most beautiful traces of my motives and skip all
other. Everything is attractive from at least one angle.

Where do you draw your inspiration from?
I do not search for inspiration, I rather filter my visual intake.

What does your usual workday look like?
attack – doubt – reattack – reward – coffee

How do you spend a perfect sunday?
doing things slowly.

What is your favourite taste of chocolate?
Dark chocolate with a hint of chili.

Show me your favourite artwork (from your own collection or another artist)
Animals.. Vespa …Fokus

Whom should we interview next?
Jan Callesen.

If you could have coffee with a famous artist – dead or alive – whom would you choose?
Georges de la Tour (1593-1652)

What is your philosophy of life?
Do your best!

Thanks, Mads!