What’s special about Floh is that it is a very strong and tightly knit community. In an attempt to spotlight those that make up this community, we introduce to you – Friday Friends!
Tap into the other side of Floh member and design professional/entrepreneur, Seema Seth.
Seema Seth would like to be introduced as ‘a creative soul’. You can talk to her about design, music, coffee, Coldplay or food. These are the things that put a smile on her face. She’s also hoping to go to Japan soon… so if you have any Japan stories/must-dos, please share them with her!
What’s your story?
In short, I breathe all things design.
Where did you grow up?
I’m Punjabi, but grew up in Calcutta, and moved to Bangalore when I was 15. I’m more Bengali-Bangalorean, than Punjabi.
Did your profession choose you or did you choose your profession?
I’d like to believe that I chose my profession. But it’s a bit like the chicken and egg story.
Take us through the journey of your career?
I’ve worked with three prominent design firms in Bangalore. I started at the bottom as a design intern/ slave, and moved my way up to heading a team of my own as a Design Lead. In 2010, I set up Studio Sky – my brand design firm. I also co-founded Footsy, a brand of playful socks, in 2012. I continue to split my time between these two firms, besides being constantly distracted by other ideas.
What did you want to be when you were growing up?
Is there a celebrity’s life that you envy?
Tell us about one of your quirks.
I’m punctual. I don’t like to talk in the morning. I hate my feet being wet or dirty.
What is your style quotient?
Smart. Comfortable. Structured. I’m usually in black. I love contemporary silver jewellery.
What is your tech peeve?
Things that don’t move fast enough.
When was the last time you googled yourself and what was the most bizarre thing that surfaced?
I just did. Everything seemed normal, thankfully.
Which artist/designer and website other than your own do you enjoy viewing?
Yayoi Kusama, Anish Kapoor, Alan Fletcher, Wassily Kandinsky, Oliver Jeffers.
The book on your bedside right now.
Love in the time of cholera, by Gabriel García Márquez.
What are the causes you care deeply about?
I’ve recently started researching ethical fashion and food practices.
Anything you would like to add.
I love the sea.
If you could ask for a gift from someone, what would it be?
The restaurant you would like to go to for date night.
Toast & Tonic/ Fatty Bao.
What’s your most cherished childhood memory?
Being my older brother’s annoying copy-cat.
The last movie that had you crying tears of laughter or made you very emotional.
The True Cost (it’s a documentary). It made me angry.
Which gadget can you not live without?
My MacBook Pro.
If you were to be a world champion in a sport, which one would it be?
The place you would save up to travel to. Could be a holiday destination you’ve already visited or has been on your list for a long time.
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