Oil by olive rejects labeling and the obstruction of individuality. We strive to create pieces for anyone, anywhere.
AA: Introduce yourself and your work?
O: My name is Olive, founder and head designer of OIL by Olive.
AA: What is the main inspiration behind your work?
O: The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross.
AA: What is it like be a designer in this current climate?
"It’s getting colder outside, so I’ve taken up knitting."
AA: What direction is fashion heading?
O: I don’t really know, I wasn’t paying attention.
AA: Why Berlin?
O: Cause I can’t yet afford Tokyo.
AA: Describe your brand's model customer.(Who are they)
O: I would love for all my customers to be models, and for all models to be my customers.
AA: Are collaborations important you? If so who would you want to collaborate with?
O: BVG - just love the patterns they use.
AA: How do you feel about the need to be present in social media? Does it ruin creativity?
"I get inspired by people’s stupidity, so it actually boosts my creativity."
AA: Does talent still matter as much nowadays or is it just about branding?
O: Sadly its all about money. If daddy don’t have it, find a new one.
AA: How can creativity be nurtured, what is the source of your creativity?
O: Memes and Instagram accounts of cute animals - @jensteddydwergjes is my current favor.
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