Work Hard, Play Hard
There is, of course, above all, the argument that, in the end, websites like this are all about portraying a professional enterprise. It is said that it’s quite possible that potential clients are more interested in the service / product they will get rather than learning anything about the people behind it all. There are people that prefer the no-nonsense approach.
“We will always take design personally” says Christian Leyk, “so we want to build a relationship with our clients. We invite them to get to know us, if they want. In return, we believe the better we know them the more ‘relevant’ our design can be.”
It is the time of the year again when Christian was wondering why there is no really fitting translation in English for the German term ‘Aussteiger’ (meaning something like ‘down-shifter’ or ‘drop-out’, yet without a negative connotation) and considered watching Ridley Scott’s very inspirational movie ‘A Good Year’ again. When the United Kingdom did welcome him and Ana with freezing temperatures, gale force wind and torrential downpour after one week of exploring sunny southern Italy. Dreams are scented with oregano and thyme and the warmth of sun kissed skin is more than just a distant memory.
“The place was just amazing! We did 1300km in a little Fiat Cinquecento, explored medieval towns and abandoned villages. Crossed the mountains for the Tyrrhenian Sea to the Ionian Sea, went trekking in search of emerald pools and glittering water falls. Stepped on active volcanoes and walked the cobbled streets of a city as old as the stones…”