What Matters: Ayse Birsel On Devouring Crabs and Using Pen and Paper To Remember

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Debbie Millman has an ongoing project at PRINT titled “What Matters.” This is an effort to understand the interior life of artists, designers, and creative thinkers. This facet of the project is a request of each invited respondent to answer ten identical questions and submit a nonprofessional photograph.

Ayse (pronounced Eye-Shay) Birsel is the co-founder of the award-winning design and innovation studio, Birsel+Seck, in New York. She is one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People In Business and Interior Design Magazine’s Best Of Year Product Designer 2020. Ayse is the author of Design the Life You Love, A Step-by-Step Guide to Building a Meaningful Future.